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Wednesday, September 11
10:05 am - 11:15 am

Declaring Independence: Battle Stories of States Modernizing UI and Workforce IT Systems

Terrace Room (Lower Lobby)


Many states have freed themselves from the challenges of outdated IT systems and processes. Some states are preparing their battle plans to declare their independence. Hear from the states preparing for their modernization projects and learn from the states that have won the Battle of Modernization! One day you might experience the same battles.

Moderator: Lou Ansaldi, Technical Director, UI IT Support Center, National Association of State Workforce Agencies


  • Patricia O'Brien, Deputy Director, Unemployment Compensation, Maine Department of Labor
  • Anthony Vaughan, Business Services Manager, Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Tim Cummins, Software Manager, New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions
  • Lou Ansaldi, Technical Director, National Association of State Workforce Agencies