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Southland Technology Conference Agenda – Friday, October 26, 2012
Track & Times Project Management/
Business Analysis
Quality Assurance/ITIL Personal Development/
Social Networking
Strategic Technologies
7:30 – 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
8:30 – 9:45 International Ballroom
Opening Keynote Address: Cindy McKenzie, SVP Information Technology, Fox Entertainment
Topic: From My Desk to Yours - A CIO's Perspective
9:45 – 11:00 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
10:00 – 11:00 Pacific

BMC Software
Mike Murphy


ITIL Payback: Myth or
Reality?
International #2

Shelly Wright
Scorpion Computer
Services, Sr. VP of
Operations and Business
Development

Justifying the Cost of
Quality
Atlantic

Debra Boelkes
President & CEO
Business Women Rising

Infinite-Win
Leadership: Innovative
Secrets to Success
International #1

Kenneth Akari
Sr Attorney, SoCal Edison

Online Privacy in the
Workplace and Beyond:
What Keeps Your Lawyers
Up at Night
11:00 – 11:15 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
11:15 – 12:15 International #1

VENDOR PANEL
Carol Schlocker, Queen of
iSpace, Moderator
Panelists from: Microsoft,
Fox Entertainment Group,
Alvarez & Marsel & Oracle

How to Get the Most out of
Working with Your Vendors
International #2

Dave Cornelius, Sr Mgr,
Cognizant, ITSM Practice

Implementing IT Service
Management: A Simple
Guide for Success
Atlantic

Abdel Tefridj, VP
Workforce Analytics,
CareerBuilder

Hire Intelligence:
Leverage Data &
Technology to Drive
Innovation
Pacific

Dinesh Srirangpatna,
IT SR. Mgr. IDC

Capitalizing on Cloud and
Mobility Opportunities
12:15 – 1:15 International Ballroom
Lunch and Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
1:15 – 2:15 International Ballroom
Keynote Address: Paul Tobia, CISSP - Senior Principal, Symantec
Topic: Strategic Security Overview - Trends and Directions in Information Security
2:15 – 2:30 Break & Vendor Showcase
2:30 – 3:30 Pacific

Jon Grunzweig
Vision Business Systems

Controlling Project Costs
International #2

Sunil Dumpala
Director, LOB
Development,
LA Times/Tribune

Test Driven Development
and the Challenges IT
faces to implement it.
Atlantic

Robin Borough
President, Omikron
Systems

Competing for Your
Future: Job tips for
the Next Generation
International #1

Jennifer Wong
Program Manager, Boeing
Defense, Space & Security
Space & Intelligence
Systems

Leading Innovation
3:30 – 3:45 Break & Vendor Showcase
3:45 – 4:45 Pacific

Kevin Parikh
Global CEO, Sr. Partner
Avasant

Moving from IT
Management to Business
Empowerment
International #1

ITIL PANEL
Roc Paez, HP, Moderator
Panelists from: Xerox,
Pacific Life, Migration
Technologies, IT
Transformation Institute
How to get ROI out of
Implementing ITIL
Processes
Atlantic

Robert Tipton, Pres &
CEO, Change
Management Pro

Change is Hard....
(Until it Isn't!)
International #2

James Tu, DIrector of
Security, Int'l Rectifier

Traditional IT
Infrastructure & Security
Convergence
4:45 – 5:00 Vendor Showcase & iPad Raffle (winner must be present to win)
5:00 – 8:00 SoTeC Tweetup – Come network with Speakers, Vendors and Attendees in the Hilton Lobby Bar
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Southland Technology Conference Agenda – Saturday, October 27, 2012
Track & Times Project Management/
Business Analysis
Quality Assurance/ITIL Personal Development/
Social Networking
Strategic Technologies
8:00 – 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 International Ballroom
Keynote Address: Mark Van Lue, Chief Operating Officer, Habitat for Humanity
Topic: Project Management; Habitat for Humanity Style
9:30 – 9:45 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
9:45 – 10:45 Pacific

Bruce Strump, IT Senior
Manager Residential
Enterprise Projects, DIRECTV

Utilizing Imagination in
Project Management
International #1

George Viegas
Director QA and
Information Security,
Thomas Reuters Elite

Playbook for running
successful QA teams
Atlantic

Ed Langhammer, Jr.
Kaufman, Dolowich,
Voluck & Gonzo, LLP

Managing Social Media
and Networking in the
Workplace -
What IT PMs
Need to Know Now!
International #2

Al Brown, CTO & CIO,
BMS

Building a High
Productivity Captive
Development Center
in Europe
10:45 – 11:00 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
11:00 – 12:00 International #1

Jerry Wang
PMO Director
KShenWang inc.

Applying your
Lead-er's Edge
International #2

Mickey Nakamura &
Maziar Adi

Xerox State Local
Solutions,Inc.
/ County of Orange DC

Real World Proactive ITIL
Continuous Improvement
Practices
Atlantic

Neal Schaffer,
President, Windmill
Marketing

Maximizing Social
Media for
Professionals &
Business
Pacific

Galen Gruman
Executive Editor,
Infoworld

IT in the
Consumerization Era
12:00 – 12:15 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch & Vendor Showcase- International Ballroom
Inspiration Award Presentation – Suzy Jarrett, Inspiration Committee Chair
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch & Vendor Showcase- International Ballroom
Inspiration Award Presentation – Suzy Jarrett, Inspiration Committee Chair
1:15 – 2:15 International Ballroom
Structured Networking – Talk with your Peers and the Experts about your HOT TOPICS – Cloud Computing, Mobile
Computing, Certifications (PM, BA, QA), HR, Making your LinkedIn Profile stand out, Pick a topic! VERY popular at prior
year’s conferences.
2:15 – 3:15 Pacific

George Schlitz, Founder,
Principal Coach,
Big Visible Solutions
Jim Elvidge,
Principal Coach,
Big Visible Solutions
Creating an Innovative
Environment through
Catalytic Leadership
International #1

MOBILITY PANEL
Frederick Ring, Moderator
Panelists from Fox,
Herbalife, magnify360

MOBILE DEVICES –
So much to
talk about!!!!
Atlantic

AnnMarie Griffin, Career
Strategist & Life Coach

5 Common Potholes in
Career Planning - And
How to Avoid Them!
International #2

Malorie Lanthier, CIO
Frederick's of
Hollywood

How to Speak
Business: a Translator
for IT Professionals
3:15 – 3:30 Break & Vendor Showcase
3:30 – 4:30 International Ballroom
Keynote Address: Peter Coffee, VP and Head of Platform Research, Salesforce.com
Topic: Possible, Inevitable, Essential: the Social and Mobile Cloud
4:30 – 5:00 Vendor Showcase & iPad Raffle (winner must be present to win)
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