Federal Stimulus Package Expert to Address Campus Safety Conference


The Campus Safety Conference announces Roy Cales, managing director of the technology sector at NSI as the second keynote speaker for its event taking place at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, St. Petersburg, Fla., April 26-28, 2009. He will present “How the Federal Stimulus Package Will Impact Education and Healthcare” on Tuesday, April 28th from 9 – 10 a.m.

In 1999, Cales was appointed by Gov. Jeb Bush as Florida’s first state CIO. In this capacity, he was responsible for all technology initiatives in the state’s executive agencies with an annual budget of more than $2 billion. Additionally, he developed and implemented the State Technology Office, a statewide regulatory agency aimed at bringing a consistent, global approach to the state’s technology projects.

In his role as CIO, Cales led the outsourcing of the state’s law enforcement radio system, which was the largest public-private partnership within state government and also led efforts to rewrite the state procurement laws for Florida.

Cales is the managing director of the technology sector for NSI (www.nationalstrategies.com), a business-to-government consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. He works with national technology clients to develop a strategic approach to serving the public sector. His in-depth experience in government allows him to provide critical expertise to NSI’s clients and strategic guidance to state CIOs.

Attendees who register for the Campus Safety Conference before April 5 will save $125. More information on the Campus Safety Conference can be found at www.CampusSafetyConference.comor by calling (800) 576-8788.

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