TAG Public Sector Presents: How Local Government is Leveraging Technology to Build Smarter Communities

ATLANTA (March 22, 2016) – The Technology Association of Georgia’s Public Sector Society announce a luncheon panelist discussion on how Local Government is Leveraging Technology to Build Smarter Communities at the Johns Creek Environmental Campus on March 31, 2016.

For too long local government has believed that technology solutions were out of their reach. Traditional solutions were provided as expensive custom software that was non-flexible and after a few years obsolete to current processes. Smaller county or municipal jurisdictions didn’t even begin the search for solutions.

The tide is now changing for local government. A new crop of suppliers and innovators are using the technology that we use in everyday life and incorporating them for specific governmental functions. This includes low cost cloud based and mobile app based solutions.

Join TAG Public sector for an exciting expert panel consisting of Richard Barron, Director of Registration and Elections at Fulton county; Chris Floore, Assistant to the County Manager for Public Affairs at Macon-Bibb County; and Sallie Wright, CIO at Fulton County Government.

Johns Creek Environmental Campus is located on 8100 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, GA 30022.The evening event will take place on Thursday, March 31st from 11:30am-1:00pm. Check-in starts at 11:30pm.  The panel discussion will start at 12pm. Registration is required. Please visit our registration page at http://bit.ly/localgovernmenttech or visit our TAG Public Sector website, http://www.tagonline.org/chapters-and-societies/public-sector/.

The event is sponsored by Citilabs and the society is sponsored by Comcast Business & QTS.

For further information, please contact Joseph Santoro, Director of External Affairs, Technology Association of Georgia, at 404-526-6049 or Joseph@tagonline.org.

About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology.  TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies. For more information visit the TAG website at http://www.tagonline.org/


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