ITPalooza’16 is special, not just because there’s an all-day agenda in an exciting new venue but also because we have selected some of the best Subject Matter Experts (SME) in the region to present content in our tracks. Each of our SMEs is an authority in their particular area of expertise and each has years of practical experience to add weight to the topic.


Marine Toys for Tots Pledge Ticket
FREE. Promise to bring 2 unwrapped toys (valued at least $15 each) for the Marine Toys for Tots Drive. Grants you access to all activities taking place throughout the day. EXCLUDES VIP activities and CIO Only track.

General Admission Tickets
Includes Lunch. Grants you access to all activities taking place throughout the day. EXCLUDES VIP activities and CIO Only track.

VIP Ticket
Includes Lunch. Grants you access to all activities PLUS VIP Activities, Exclusive Networking Opportunities, Complimentary Food and Beverages at The VIP ITPalooza Party. Buy VIP tickets irrespective of sponsorship level/participation. Use this option to add to your VIP guest list. Excludes CIO Only track.

Student Ticket – Requires Student ID
For students only. You MUST present a current Student ID Card along with your ITPalooza ticket at registration. If you cannot produce a valid student ID card, you will be asked to pay the difference between the student ticket price and the full ticket price.

Here’s the Day’s Session Schedule (sorted by session time)

Morning Keynote Keynote: Rethink Security – Identity is the new security perimeter Bill Mann 09:00 AM 09:45 AM Main Stage
Security Borderless Enterprise and Invisible Enemy Sanjay Deo 10:00 AM 10:45 AM Security Salon
Security Security Tales from the Trenches: Challenges in implementing a robust security program Jerald Dawkins 10:00 AM 10:45 AM Palm Salon
IoT Cognitive Computing: The present and the future Asif Malik 10:00 AM 10:45 AM IoT Salon
Cloud What if you were able to deploy software to your users with the push of a button? Joseph Cutrono 10:00 AM 10:45 AM Cloud Salon
Agile Agile Serious Play – Learn Agile Through Games Anjali Leon 10:00 AM 10:45 AM Agile Salon
Security Building an Insider Threat Program Ana Roldan 11:00 AM 11:45 AM Security Salon
Cloud Data Science: Current State of the Art Joe Homnick 11:00 AM 11:45 AM Palm Salon
IoT Microsoft Azure and the Internet of Things Blain Barton 11:00 AM 11:45 AM IoT Salon
Cloud Intermediate Machine Learning William Hahn 11:00 AM 11:45 AM Cloud Salon
Agile Applied Design Thinking Matthew Lavoie 11:00 AM 11:45 AM Agile Salon
CIO Only 2016 IT Workplace trends – key aspects of talent recruitment and retention Kathy Van Peit 11:30 AM 12:50 PM CIO Salon
Security Ryan Gillis – Paloalto Networks Ryan Gillis 01:00 PM 01:45 PM Security Salon
Security Applying Lessons Learned from the Payment Card Industry across your Organization Mark Agulnik 01:00 PM 01:45 PM Palm Salon
IoT Charles C. Irizarry Charles C. Irizarry 01:00 PM 01:45 PM IoT Salon
Cloud Monitoring 101: Finding Signal in the Noise Jason Yee 01:00 PM 01:45 PM Cloud Salon
CIO Only Cyber Space and the craft of intelligence -AND- The intelligence officer as futurist Jack Thomas Tomarchio 01:00 PM 01:50 PM CIO Salon
Agile When will it be done – Probabilistic Predictions Prateek Singh 01:00 PM 01:45 PM Agile Salon
Security Emerging Threats and Strategies of Defense Stephen Coty 02:00 PM 02:45 PM Security Salon
Cloud AWS Cloud for Higher Education Brian Beach 02:00 PM 02:45 PM Palm Salon
IoT Build Your Own IoT Infrastructure Using Low Cost Devices and the Public Cloud – A Practical Tutorial Mahesh Neelakanta 02:00 PM 02:45 PM IoT Salon
Cloud A Journey to the Cloud – Panel presented by CloudHesive Jim Walker 02:00 PM 02:45 PM Cloud Salon
CIO Only Big Data, IoT, and Machine Learning – How to make smarter decisions William Hahn 02:00 PM 02:50 PM CIO Salon
Agile Kanbanizing Team Gadget – 3C Interactive’s Journey From Scrum to Kanban Laisa de Almeida 02:00 PM 02:45 PM Agile Salon
CIO Only A Great Leader Must Be a Great Negotiator – How to Become the Best Negotiator in the Room Mark Grossman 03:00 PM 03:50 PM CIO Salon
Security Understanding Encryption Options for Amazon Web Services EC2 Monty Wright 03:30 PM 04:15 PM Security Salon
IoT Building a Culture of Innovation within Corporate IT Departments Jennifer Torlone 03:30 PM 04:15 PM Palm Salon
IoT Going Serverless: How to create, build and deploy on AWS Kyle Kanouse 03:30 PM 04:15 PM IoT Salon
Cloud What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas? Not Really – A recap of AWS re:invent 2016 Steve Abraham 03:30 PM 04:15 PM Cloud Salon
Agile The Scaling Problem Dan Rawsthorne 03:30 PM 04:15 PM Agile Salon
CIO Only The Case for Agility Anjali Leon 04:00 PM 04:50 PM CIO Salon
Afternoon Keynote Keynote: Cloud is the NEW Normal Ed Omland 05:00 PM 05:45 PM Main Stage

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