Conferences

Fall 2020 Georgia GMIS Conference

Monday, October 26, 2020 LGCIO Leadership: Assessing the Political Environment


 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Agile For Leadership


 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Enrichment Session


Thursday, October 29, 2020 Virtual Business Meeting


 

 

Geek Trak Videos

Monday, October 26, 2020


 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020


 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


 

 

Dear Georgia GMIS Members,

The GA GMIS Board is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 GA GMIS Conference will be held virtually on October 25 – 29.

The theme for our conference, “Re-imagining Technology”, is quite appropriate as we all adopt entirely new ways of working and supporting those we serve. One of our goals is for you to participate in training, networking and vendor interactions that better prepare you for re-imagining what you do. We commit to providing a single platform experience that allows for better learning and collaboration opportunities.

The Schedule for GA GMIS Fall Conference October 25 – 29:

Oct. 25 – Sunday

  • Half-day sessions – CGCIO and Geek Trak. 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Oct. 26 – Monday

  • General Session – Welcome. 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
  • Full-day sessions – LGCIO/CGCIO and Geek Trak. 9:00 AM – 12 Noon, and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Two-hour session – 15 vendors. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Networking Suite – Time to be determined.

Oct. 27 – Tuesday

  • Full-day sessions – LGCIO/CGCIO and Geek Trak. 9:00 AM – 12 Noon, and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Two-hour session – 15 vendors. 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM•Networking Suite – Time to be determined.

Oct. 28 – Wednesday

  • Half-day session – CGCIO. 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Full-day session – Geek Trak. 9:00 AM – 12 Noon, and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM•Full-day session – Enrichment. 9:00 AM – 12:15pm, and 1:15pm – 4:00 PM

Oct. 29 – Thursday

  • Two-hour session – Annual Business Meeting. 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

The GA GMIS Board will continue to work with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, scheduled trainers and vendors to provide you more detailed information. Please be on the lookout for email announcements and monitor the website for updated information.

Sincerely,

Brett W. Lavender, CGCIO™ | CPM | LGCIO
Chapter President, Georgia GMIS
President@gagmis.org

Download the GA GMIS 2020 Fall Conference Conference Booklet

There are two ways to register.
1. Register online and pay with a credit card
or
2. Download the mail-in registration form. Once complete, mail the form with your check to the address on the form.

There are two ways to register.
1. Register online and pay with a credit card
or
2. Download the mail-in registration form. Once complete, mail the form with your check to the address on the form.

As you know, the upcoming GA GMIS Fall Conference will be held completely virtually.  Our original host hotel, The King & Prince Resort in St. Simons Island, has graciously extended the offer to honor previously contracted rate(s) beginning at $163++ for standard rooms.  Other room types at corresponding rates may also be available.  This offer is valid for all GA GMIS members and is based on room availability.  For more information or to make reservations, please contact The King & Prince Resort at 1-800-342-0212. 

Conference Schedule

Geek Trak: Sunday, October 25-Wednesday, October 28 10/25/2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Geek Trak (Concurrent Session) 10/25/2020 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Wireshark (Fall Geek Trak 2020)

Wireshark is one of the most popular and powerful tools used for network analysis today. Whether it be for network troubleshooting or security analysis, Wireshark provides meaningful and actionable insight to what is going on within your network environment. This workshop focuses on the skills and knowledge required to analyze network traffic using Wireshark by immersing participants in techniques for sniffer deployment, capturing and analyzing normal network traffic and producing and analyzing malicious network traffic. Each section includes real world exercises to apply concepts learned. The following is the outline overview and schedule for the workshop:

Day One

Sunday, October 25, 2020
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Section 1: Workshop Overview and Orientation

This section introduces participants to the workshop by ensuring everyone has access to the workshop material and lab environment. This section also starts the overall discussion on Wireshark.


Section Outline:

  • Verifying Material Access
  • Lab Environment Orientation
  • Wireshark Overview

 

Day Two

Monday, October 26, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Lunch Break 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Section 2: Sniffer Deployment

This section explores techniques on using Wireshark to capture network segment traffic.


Section Outline:

  • Wireshark Installation and Usage

  • TAPsSPAN Ports

  • Filters

 

Day Three

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Lunch Break 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Section 3: Capturing and analyzing TCP/IP traffic

This section explores techniques on how to use Wireshark to analyze both live and pre-made captures of core network protocols.


Section Outline:

  • Breakdown of TCP/IP Model using Wireshark

  • Analyzing Network Protocols

 

Day Four

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Lunch Break 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Section 4: Investigating malicious activity

This section explores techniques on how to use Wireshark to analyze both live and pre-made captures of malicious network traffic.


Section Outline:

  • Producing Attack Traffic

  • Analyzing Attack Traffic

Participants’ systems should have at least 16GB of memory, preferably more. Although it is not required, participants can improve overall workshop experience with a two-screen setup.

General Session : Welcome (General Session) 10/26/2020 8:45 AM to 9:00 AM

LGCIO: Monday, October 26 10/26/2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Assessing the Political Environment (Concurrent Session)
Accurately assessing the political environment is a critical task for public leaders, especially in times of change and conflict. This interactive workshop explores an approach for assessing the political environment to help public leaders increase their insights into the value they offer, obtaining the resources and authorization they need to deliver that value, and ensuring their organizations actually deliver that value.

LGCIO: Tuesday, October 27 10/27/2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Agile for Leadership (Concurrent Session)
Agile methodologies were born out of a need to perform in different and more effective ways than traditional IT. We will look at the various incarnations of Agile and how they are used. How do we plan, implement, and lead these agile teams. We will cover Kanban, SCRUM, and other hybrids that enable our teams to deliver more for our clients.

Enrichment Session: Wednesday, October 28 10/28/2020 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Enrichment Session : Multiple topics (9:00 AM-4:00 PM) (Concurrent Session) 
2020 CARES Act; Network and IT Asset Management for Software and Security Updates; Remote Working and A Secure Network: Is it Possible?