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The IJIS Institute's Mid-year Briefing is a must-attend conference focused on technology and information sharing and safeguarding standards.

Join us for the IJIS Institute Mid-year Briefing, August 15-16, 2018, at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel in Denver, Colorado, to connect with technology executives and leaders from industry and government at this unique event and engage in constructive dialogues about technology trends, issues, and solutions. Collaboratively explore various perspectives on the challenges of, and future for, technology and information sharing and safeguarding.

Keynote speakers for the 2018 Mid-year Briefing:

  • Cynthia Coffman, Colorado Attorney General
  • Paul Steinberg, Motorola's CTO
  • Garry Briese, Executive Director of the CO Fire Chiefs Association
  • Joe Thome, Deputy Director of the Colorado Division of Criminal Justice

Session topics for the 2018 Mid-year Briefing will include:

  • Using Data to Combat the Growing Opioid Crisis
  • Using Secure Data Environments to Improve School Safety
  • Broadband for Public Safety: FirstNet and NIST’s Public Safety Communications Research
  • Challenges with Non-Law Enforcement Background Checks
  • Fusion Center Priorities and Challenges
  • Demystifying the Blockchain
  • Improving Outcomes with Colorado’s Justice-to-Health Exchange
  • Corrections Technology in the Future...Where are We Heading?
  • Understanding N-DEx and NIBRS
  • The Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • The Colorado Criminal eDiscovery System

See the detailed agenda for session descriptions.

Why attend?

  • Register Now ButtonEducational programs on information sharing and safeguarding practices, technology, and standards and national programs that are turning standards into information sharing success.
  • Gain insight and knowledge about current and future markets.
  • Engage in active dialog with colleagues and IJIS Institute partners on the challenges facing law enforcement, justice, and public safety leaders in the acquisition and secure use of information technology.

Who should attend? Executives, key decision makers, and software developers from the private sector and federal, state, and local information technology communities who are interested in information sharing. 

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Hotel Information

Renaissance Denver Stapleton HotelThe 2018 Mid-year Briefing will be held at the newly renovated Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel, situated conveniently between Denver International Airport and downtown. The Renaissance embraces its locale, serving up Denver realness to visitors offering breathtaking views of downtown Denver and mountainous backdrop. IJIS Members receive a group discount of 159.00 USD per night. Hurry and book your group rate for the IJIS Institute Mid-year Briefing now! The last day to book at the discounted rate is July 23, 2018.


Get your company's name in front more than 120 of today's industry and government technology leaders at the IJIS Institute Mid-year Briefing. See the sponsorship opportunities here.

Attendee demographics: The audience has in the past been composed of 27% government, 67% industry, and 6% nonprofits focused on justice, public safety, intelligence, and homeland security. Attendees are executives, key decision makers, and senior software developers from government and industry information technology communities who are interested in information sharing.

Titles of Attendees: President/ CEO, Vice President, VP of Innovation, Senior Software Engineer, Circuit Judge, Executive Director, State CIO, CTO, Assistant Director/CIO, General Manager, Chief Scientist-Intelligence, Managing Principle, Sr. Policy Advisor, Sr. Security Architect, Special Agent in Charge, and many more.

Check out the limited sponsorship opportunities for the Mid-year Briefing and make your sponsorship plans today! To inquire about sponsorship's, visit the sponsorship opportunities page and complete the form, contact sponsorships@ijis.org, or call Pam Thomas at 703.726.8553.


Refund Policy for IJIS Events:
  • Cancellations must be sent in writing to pamela.thomas@ijis.org.

  • Cancellations received 30 days or more before the opening of an event, will be issued a refund less a $50 cancellation fee.

  • Cancellations received less than 30 days before the opening of an event, are not entitled to a refund.

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