Agenda 2013

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Southland Technology Conference Agenda – Friday, November 1, 2013
Track & Times Project Management/
Business Analysis
Quality Assurance/ITIL Personal Development SMAC
Social, Mobility,
Analytics & Cloud
7:30 – 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
8:30 – 9:45 International Ballroom
Keynote Address: Andrea Hoy, CISO, SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
Topic:      "What's the BIG deal around Cyber-Security"
9:45 – 11:00 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
10:00 – 11:00 Pacific
Dr. Lance Eliot
AccentCare, Inc

"Crucial Do's and Don'ts
of an IT PMO"
International #1
PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator Jeff Eyrich
Leverage Point Corp.

"The Evolution of the
QA Profession - Industry
Trends and What They
Mean to Your Career"
Atlantic
Rushdi Ariss
Disney Consumer
Products

"Looking to take
your team to the
next level? L.I.T.E.©
them up!"
International #2
Wayne Haubner
ADP

"Responsive Design, a
Strategic Conerstone to
Innovation"
11:00 – 11:15 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
11:15 – 12:15 Pacific
Craig D. Wilson
Matincor, Inc

"The Agile Enterprise: A
View From the Captain's
Chair"
International #1
Roc Paez
Hewlett-Packard (HP)

"Change Management:
The Secrets to Success"
Atlantic
Gayl Murphy

"From Long Beach
to Silicon Beach: The
3-Steps to
Networking
Like a Hollywood
Star!"
International #2
Galen Gruman
Editor in Chief Info
World

"Welcome to the
Permanent Wild West
of Technology"
12:15 – 1:15 International Ballroom
Lunch and Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
1:15 – 2:15 International Ballroom
Keynote Address: Mario Leone, Founder, Apri Technology Partners, (former CIO Ingram Micro)
Topic:      "Managing the Introduction of New Technology Products and Services - A CIO Perspective"
2:15 – 2:30 Break & Vendor Showcase
2:30 – 3:30 Pacific
Shawna Cullinan
Live Nation

"Epic Program
Management: How to
eat an elephant (and
stay lean!)"
Atlantic
Mark Galligan
First American
Financial

"Getting in gear with
the Service Catalog"
International #1
PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator Carole
Schlocker
iSpace

"Gatekeepers
Panel: Secrets from
inside the Human
resources and
Recruiting
Departments"
International #2
Bob Yates
Microsoft

"Cloud: Economics and
how to get there"
3:30 – 3:45 Break & Vendor Showcase
3:45 – 4:45 Pacific
Hasan Hboubati
Rouse Asset Mgt.

"Big Data - The Next BIG
Thing"
International #1
PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator
Jim Thomas
OptumRx

"Change Management:
Benefit or
Bureaucracy?"
Atlantic


Anil Parambath and
PRabhu Mergua
CSS Corp

"Drive Business
Innovation Through
Mobility"
International #2
Dr. John Mooney
Pepperdine University

"Realizing Business
Benefits from Cloud
Computing"
4:45 – 5:00 Vendor Showcase & New iPad Raffle (winner must be present to win)
5:00 – 8:00 SoTeC Meetup – Come network with Speakers, Vendors and Attendees in the Hilton Lobby Bar


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Southland Technology Conference Agenda – Saturday, November 2, 2013
Track & Times Project Management/
Business Analysis
Quality Assurance/ITIL Personal Development SMAC
Social, Mobility,
Analytics & Cloud
8:00 – 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 International Ballroom
Opening Keynote Address: Daryl Pelc, VP Engineering & Technology, Boeing
Topic:      "Rapid Prototyping at Boeing Phantom Works"
9:30 – 9:45 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
9:45 – 10:45 International #1
PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator
Lynda Murray-
Thomas
NBC Universal

"Project Management
Tools: The Real Deal"
Pacific
Kevin Harger Jones
Microsoft

"Use ISO 20000:2011 to
Lead Your ITSM
Implementation"
Atlantic
Sarita Maybin


"How To Get more
Done with less Stress"
International #2
Neal Schaffer
Maximize Social
Business

"Social Media for
Information
Technology in 2014:
What You Need to
Know"
10:45 – 11:00 Break & Vendor Showcase, Job Fair & Resume Reviews
11:00 – 12:00 Pacific
Mark Layton
Platinum Edge

"Agile EstimationL Faster,
Easier and More
Accurate"
International #1
Lana Shkilnik and Lezlie
Peterson

Sun America

"Managing Testing
Lifecycle in a Financial
Environment"
Atlantic
Kevin Reilly
KR-PM Training
Solutions

"Volunteering as a
Networking Technique
for
Professional Success"
International #2
Kevin Parikh
Avasant

"Leveraging SMAC
to Transform
Businesses and
Enhance Customer
Experience"
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
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
Alicia McLain
Carefusion

"Agile practices, the key
to building high
performing teams"
International #1
Dr. Magdy Hanna
International Institute
of Software Testing

"Designing and Executing
Tests in Agile Projects"
Atlantic
Margie Dietz
ZynxHealth

"Your Experience as a
Candidate: What the
Company is Really
Telling You"
International #2
Justin Simonds
Hewlett-Packard
(HP)

"Beyond the Data
Warehouse:
Harnessing Big
Data"
3:15 – 3:30 Break & Vendor Showcase
3:30 – 4:30 International Ballroom
Keynote Address: Kim Terry, CIO, Guthy-Renker, LLC
Topic:      "Using Technology for Innovation - the Guthy Renker Experience"
4:30 – 5:00 Vendor Showcase & New iPad Raffle (winner must be present to win)


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