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Mark Your Calendars & Make Time To Join Us!



On behalf of the conference planning committee and honorary advisors, we invite you to join us at the 2015 Louisiana IT Symposium on November 18th.

The Louisiana IT Symposium connects senior-level IT leaders with peers in their communities—providing valuable opportunities for knowledge-sharing, professional development, collaboration, and career advancement to help shape the next generation of IT leaders.

We’re confident that you will find the Louisiana IT Symposium to be beneficial through the information received, relationships generated, and exciting keynote line-up. The Symposium will enable you to connect with fellow executives and learn from industry leading professionals on how to drive your business, featuring:

   •Keynote speakers on leadership and cutting edge IT topics
   •Interactive breakout sessions with national and local experts
   •Ample networking opportunities with their peers from throughout the region

With annual participation of this event expected to top over 225 executives this year, you can’t afford to miss the Louisiana IT Symposium.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Sincerely,

The Louisiana IT Symposium Planning Committee


Strategic Partners


Advisory Board

Timothy Babco

Timothy Babco
CIO
Pool Corp

Ridley Boudreaux

Ridley Boudreaux
Dir. IS
Jefferson Parish Government

Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley
CIO
CenturyLink

Roger Champagne

Roger Champagne
CIO
Laitram

Ruark Chick

Ruark Chick
CIO
Jones Walker

Tony Cloud

Tony Cloud
Director of IT
Pelerin Milnor

Brian Darouse

Brian Darouse
CIO
Louisiana Lottery Corp.

Michael DeBoer

Michael DeBoer
CIO
GE Capital

Scott Erlichman

Scott Erlichman
Chief Technology Officer
Hancock Bank

David Fahr

David Fahr
CIO
Community Coffee

Mike Gauthier

Mike Gauthier
CIO
Intl. Matex Terminals

Sean Goodgion

Sean Goodgion
VP IT
CGB

Marcus Hobgood

Marcus Hobgood
CIO
University Health - Shreveport

Colin Hulin

Colin Hulin
CIO
People's Health

Don James

Don James
MIS Director
Carver Darden Law Firm

Anthony Landreneau

Anthony Landreneau
Director of IT
LA Federal Credit Union

John Lever

John Lever
CIO
Naval Meteorology & Oceanography Command

Charlie McMahon

Charlie McMahon
VP of IT
Tulane University

Claudette Millsap

Claudette Millsap
CIO
National Finance Center

Robert Moerland

Robert Moerland
CIO
Louisiana Public Health Institute

Tony Moore

Tony Moore
VP of Technology Administration
Xavier University

Ed Nettles

Ed Nettles
CIO
Lamar Advertising

Brian Nichols

Brian Nichols
CIO
LSU

Eliel Oliveira

Eliel Oliveira
Assoc Dir of IS & Analytics
Louisiana Public Health Institute

Bettina Owens

Bettina Owens
Asst VC of IT
LSU Health Science Center

David Politz

David Politz
CIO
Associated Grocers

Scott Reitan

Scott Reitan
SVP, IT
Pan American Life

Chris Rigamer

Chris Rigamer
Director of IT
Phelps Dunbar Law Firm

Zeeshan Sheikh

Zeeshan Sheikh
CIO
Entergy

John Smith

John Smith
VP IT
Reily Foods Company

Stephen Toups

Stephen Toups
CIO
Turner Industries

Charles Vasquez

Charles Vasquez
CIO
Crescent Bank and Trust

Kent Alphonso

Kent Alphonso
Former VP & CIO
Stewart Enterprise

Sam Dantin

Sam Dantin
IT Program Manager
Ingalls Shipbuilding

John Weathersby

John Weathersby
Executive Director
Open Technology Center of Excellence

Don D'Arcourt

Don D'Arcourt
Director of IT
Hornbeck Offshore Operations LLC

Carl Fravel

Carl Fravel
Director of IS & Knowledge Mgmt
Canal Barge Company Inc

Mark Kurt

Mark Kurt
CIO
Turbo Squid

Kevin Phillips

Kevin Phillips
EVP of IT & PMO
Eatel

Carlos Thomas

Carlos Thomas
CIO
Southern University System

Mike Walker

Mike Walker
Head of Technology & Ops (CIO)
Receivables Exchange