GAMEIS 2021 AGENDA

Detailed agenda available June 2021

2:00 - 6:00
Golf Tournament
8:00am - 5:00pm
Registration

Workshop 1:  Microsoft – Review new features and best practices for Microsoft O365, networking and security in K-12 (3 hours)

Workshop 2:  Google – Review new features and best practices for GSuite, Chromebooks, and Google Security in K-12 (3 hours)

Workshop 3:  K12 Network/Data Security (1.5 hours) and E-Rate Update from USG (1 hour) Speakers: Robert Clough, IT Security Analyst, Fulton County Schools and Derrick Johnson, Director IT Security, Fulton County Schools.  The Fulton County Schools IT Security Team partnering with Forsyte IT Solutions and Microsoft, will discuss challenges faced during the pandemic and best practices used in K12 to monitor and counter Network/Data Security threats.

Workshop 4:  Mist Wireless (1.5 hours) and E-Sports (1.5 hours)

Workshop 5:  Apple

Opening Keynote: Dr. Keith Osburn, Chief Information Officer, Deputy Superintendent for Technology Services, Georgia Department of Education

Topic: Technology: Mission Critical

Dr. Keith Osburn
12:45pm - 2:00pm
Roundtable Lunch
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sponsor Educational Sessions
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Expo Hall Open
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sponsor Educational Sessions
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ice Cream Social
7:30am - 5:00pm
Registration
8:00am - 5:15pm
Expo Hall Open
8:00am - 9:00am
Breakfast
9:00am - 10:00am
Sponsor Educational Sessions
10:00am - 10:30am
Networking Break
10:30am - 11:30am
Sponsor Educational Sessions
11:45am - 1:00pm
Presidential Luncheon
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Sponsor Educational Sessions
2:15pm - 2:45pm
Networking Break
2:45pm - 3:45pm
Sponsor Educational Sessions
3:45pm - 4:15pm
Networking Break
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Sponsor Educational Sessions

Dinner & Entertainment @ Kehoe Iron Works

8:00am - 9:30 am
Breakfast & Birds of a Feather Roundtables

Keith Osburn, Ed. D.
Chief Information Officer
Deputy Superintendent for Technology Services

Levette Williams
Associate SuperIntedent​Chief Privacy and Information Security Officer

Nicholas Handville
Director of Data Collections, Analysis, and Reporting

​Jay Heap
Associate Superintendent for Enterprise Services and Applications

Amanda Williamson
Director of Virtual Learning

Joyce Bearden
Director of Knowledge and Resource Management

Topic: GDOE Technology Services Update

GaDOE Team

Over 235 attendees registered!

GAMEIS Attendees 6-18-21

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what people say

“A great conference to attend if you are a Georgia vendor in edtech! One of the premiere edtech conferences in the South. The intimate environment allows for networking and relationship building with educational districts in and around Georgia. We look forward to this conference every summer!”
Kristin B
“GAMEIS is a great conference to network with other district leaders and meet potential companies that offer edtech solutions that meet our needs. The best part is the family atmosphere. Being in Savannah, GA, our family makes a vacation around this conference every year!”
Chuck L
GAMEIS is an invaluable event to network with colleagues and vendors. Whether you are looking for edtech software or hardware solutions, this conference has it all. You can’t beat the historic Savannah, GA scene for an edtech event”
Heather F

Location

  • Savannah Convention Center,
  • 1 International Dr. Savannah, GA 31421
  • GAMEIS@kinsleymeetings.com