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CALLING ALL PUBLIC SECTOR TECH PROFESSIONALS –  State & Local Government, Municipal, K12, and Higher Education!

MRA International is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual InterNETworking 2018!

Join us for an exclusive annual event that will bring public sector professionals together to network by the beach, in an open and relaxed environment! Don’t miss your chance for a special CIO meeting at 9:00AM, open to all public sector CIO’s and tech-related professionals, as well as key learning on trending topics by our featured Keynote speakers! Industry experts will explore Cyber Security & Smart Cities.

All guests will enjoy a one-of-a-kind day of learning and a chance to collaborate, meet, and mingle with a beautiful ocean view!

InterNETworking was designed to stimulate, inform, and connect our guests to the Industry’s Top Leaders, offering knowledge and an unforgettably valuable experience. MRA gathers leaders of the public sector with an agenda formulated to explore topics in the industry that are relevant and actionable to the organizations attending. Please note, there is no cost to register or attend.

Be sure to take advantage of this unique opportunity and gain CEU Credits approved by the NJ Department of Education to support your profession!

Make sure to stay for dessert after 3pm, and join us on the deck for networking with industry peers, paired with a breathtaking view overlooking the beach!

Registration is now OPEN! 

Upon registration, you will receive email confirmation and further information will be emailed to you as we get closer to the event.

MRA International looks forward to seeing you at the event of the summer!

REGISTER NOW


AGENDA

Start End Description Presenter
08:30 09:00 Registration & Coffee  
09:00 10:15 Public Sector CIO Meeting  
10:20 10:30 Welcome Remarks – Intro to Keynote Speaker  
10:30 11:30 Opening Keynote: Smart Cities Lev Gonick
11:30 11:35 Intro to MRA Video  
11:35 11:40 Intro to MRA CEO, Bruno Tirone  
11:40 11:55 Address the Attendees Bruno Tirone
12:00 12:55 Lunch  
12:55 01:00 Intro to Keynote Speaker  
01:00 02:00 Keynote: Developing a Cybersecurity Ecosystem Michael T. Geraghty
02:00 03:00 Closing Remarks, Dessert & Informal Networking  


MEET OUR SPEAKERS

LEV GONICK

LevGonick is an educator, technologist, and smart city architect. He has been teaching, working, and living on the Net for more than 25 years.

On November 1, Lev became the Chief Information Officer at Arizona State University. He will lead the ASU University Technology Office that provides technology services to all students, faculty, and staff.  He is also cofounder of DigitalC, previously OneCommunity, the award-winning non-profit organization enabling and celebrating innovation, collaboration, and productivity through next-generation broadband networks, big open data solutions, and IoT for public benefit.

Lev was CIO at Case Western Reserve University from 2001-2013. He and his colleagues were internationally recognized for technology innovations in community engagement, learning spaces, next-generation network projects, and organizational development. Lev’s innovations, including the Case Connection Zone, catalyzed national projects such as US Ignite and Gig.U.

Inside Business Magazine named Lev one of their Power 100 in 2015. In 2011, Government Technology awarded Lev one of their “Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers in Public-Sector Innovation.”​ In the same year, Crain’s Business Cleveland named Gonick one its “10 Difference Makers”​ in Northeast Ohio, and Broadband Properties honored him with their Cornerstone Award for “using fiber to build an inclusive society and empower individuals.”​ In 2010, he received recognition as “Visionary of the Year” from NATOA. Lev has been recognized by ComputerWorld as a Premier 100 IT leader and honored by CIO magazine with a CIO 100 Award.

A frequent invited speaker and consultant on Smart Cities, Lev currently serves on the Boards of Monarch Teaching Technologies (software for special needs children), DecisionDesk, Groundworks Dance Theater, Jewish Family Services, and Cleveland Independents (Restaurants).

Specialties: Smart City Solutions, Smart City Architecture, The Future of Education, Broadband, Social Networking and Network Economy, Fiber to the Home, Innovation and Technology, Smart and Connected Communities, Internet of Things, Programmable City, City as an Operating System, Political Economy and Information Technology

MICHAEL T. GERAGHTY

Michael Geraghty is New Jersey’s Chief Information Security Officer and the first Director of the New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) located at the Regional Operations Intelligence Center. Director Geraghty manages the day-to-day functions of the NJCCIC, the State’s central hub for cyber operations and resources.

Geraghty brings a wealth of public- and private-sector experience to this role, having served as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Hudson’s Bay Company, Chief Information Officer of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and Vice President of High Technology Investigations at Prudential Financial. Previously, Geraghty served 12 years with the New Jersey State Police, where he led the formation and development of the High Technology Crimes Investigations Unit.

Geraghty has lectured extensively throughout the world on the topic of cybersecurity, high tech investigations and computer forensics, providing technical and investigative assistance to law enforcement agencies both domestically and internationally, including the FBI, Secret Service, Department of Homeland Security, Naval Intelligence, New Scotland Yard, and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Service. He has provided expert testimony before Congress and in federal, state, and international courts on computer crime investigations and forensics. Geraghty is also a past president of the Northeast Chapter of the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association and has held leadership roles in the National Strategic Policy Council on Cyber and Electronic Crime.