Top of the List–National Report on IT Priorities and Maryland’s Tech Expo

Route Fifty releases a national report on County priorities in information technology, MACo finalizes line-up for Summer Tech Expo and meeting of the Maryland Association of County IT Officers.


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Click to download the new report from Route Fifty.

Route Fifty, a publication specializing in innovative ideas for state and local government, has released a special report offering a handful of stories from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers Midyear meeting. According to Route Fifty, topics include:

  • Broadband,
  • Cybersecurity,
  • Disaster preparedness and recovery,
  • Economic development, and
  • Interviews with state technology leaders from Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

For more information, download the full report for free from Route Fifty.

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Also, its time to save the date for the summer meeting of the Maryland Association of County Information Technology Officers and the MACo Tech Expo. The Association is still building its meeting agenda, but exhibitors are already crowding in to register for the technology focused exhibit hall, and topics featured in the Tech Expo’s educational session will include small cells, cybersecurity, biotech, and dark data.

  • Place: MACo Summer Conference
  • Location: Roland Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, MD
  • Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
  • Time: 10 am – 4:15 pm



MACo’s Summer Tech Expo – Wednesday, August 15, 2018


10 am—11 am               Meeting of the Maryland County Information Technology Officers
11 am – 4 pm                   Tech Expo Exhibits Open
11 am – noon                  Educational Session: Surf’s Up! Small Cell Tsunami
noon – 12:45 pm            Lunch–Visit the Tech Expo Exhibits!
12:45 – 1:45 pm              Educational Session: All Hands on Deck: Cybersecurity for County Governments
1:45 – 2:00 pm                Break–Visit the Tech Expo Exhibits!
2:00 – 3:00 pm                Educational Session: Anchor Your Local Economy with Biotech
3:00 – 4:00 pm                Visit the Tech Expo Exhibits!
3:15 – 4:15 pm               


Educational Session: Still Waters Run Deep: Dive Into Your Dark Data Potential

These events are part of the MACo Summer Conference, August 15-18, 2018. For more information, and to register click here.

Registration is not required to attend the Maryland County Information Technology Officers Meeting. Registration is required to attend the Tech Expo. A separate Wednesday registration may be purchased.