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Deadline looming for Best of Kentucky awards

State government agencies have until April 8 to submit nominations for this year’s Best of Kentucky Technology Awards.
Commonwealth Office of Technology recognizes the best tech efforts in state government annually during the Kentucky Digital Government Summit, an event hosted by Government Technology Magazine. Five awards will be presented this year in the following categories:  Visionary Award, Best Application Serving the Public, Most Innovative Use of Technology, Best Risk Management Initiative, and Best IT Collaboration Among Organizations. 
To access the submission form, please visit State agencies may submit entries in more than one category.
Questions regarding the nomination process should be directed to Brian E. Kiser, executive director of COT’s Office of Enterprise Technology by phone at (502) 564-1635 or via e-mail (
The summit provides an opportunity for technology leaders from across the commonwealth to gather and share ideas on crucial IT issues. 
This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Steve Uzzell, a renowned photographer who will discuss creative problem solving, according to Government Technology’s Web site, while John Peirce, vice president of global IT infrastructure and services at EMC, will deliver the general session address on IT skill sets of the future.
A number of topics will be covered in break-out sessions, including:

* Cloud Computing: Software Services and Applications
* Mobile Technologies: Driving Change in Infrastructure, Networks and Devices
* Kentucky One-Stop
* Security in a New Era
* IT Skill Sets of the Future
* Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Storage
* Mobile Technologies: Driving Change in Government Services and Applications
* Smart Government
* Cool Tools and Trends
* Broadband Initiatives in the Commonwealth
* Access Management - Meeting Today's Challenges

For registration information, see Government Technology Magazine's Kentucky Digital Government Summit info page:


Last Updated 3/31/2011