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COVITS 2013 will be held Sept. 9 - 10, 2013 at the Richmond Marriott (500 E Broad Street
Richmond, VA, 23219).
2012 Governor’s Technology Award Winners Announced
Sept. 6, 2012 – The prestigious Governor’s Technology Awards were presented to honorees in 10 categories at a special ceremony today at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) in Richmond. On behalf of Governor Bob McDonnell, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling presented the awards to a distinguished group of Virginia government entrants, including state and local government, universities and a local high school.
Read the announcement of the winners.
View executive summaries of all finalists, with winners noted.
"Information technology is extremely important to the Commonwealth of Virginia and our effort to restructure and reform government operations. I encourage you to participate in the 2012 Commonwealth of Virginia's Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS), the state's preeminent forum for collaboration and participation in government technology. We hope you can attend this year's event!"
Bob McDonnell, Governor, Commonwealth of Virginia
"The one chance each year for state and local technology professionals to gather in one place is upon us again. The Commonwealth of Virginia's Innovative Technology Symposium (COVITS) is the premier forum for collaboration and idea sharing in government technology. More than ever these partnerships and cross-boundary relationships are needed to continue to move the Commonwealth forward. We look forward to seeing you at this 15th Annual COVITS!"
Jim Duffey, Secretary of Technology, Commonwealth of Virginia
"When government and business work together, we explore new and exciting ways to serve the citizens of Virginia by enabling the business of government though technology. COVITS offers both public and private sector interests a venue to share ideas, discuss business needs and collaborate on how best to maximize tax payer dollars. We value the business sponsors of this event and appreciate their support of our efforts to serve the public. COVITS exemplifies the spirit of partnership, and I look forward to seeing you at this year's event."
Sam Nixon, Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia
This event is for and about state and local government. The purpose of the event is to foster discussion and dialogue on the use of information technology as a strategic tool for managers, executives and policy makers.
Who Should Attend
If you influence or participate in technology decisions or implementations at any level, you will find benefit in attending.
Don't miss this opportunity to see the latest in digital government solutions, keep abreast of current policy issues and network with key government executives, technologists and industry specialists.