U.S. Communities

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U.S. Communities offers a range of educational and informational webinars to help your organization get the most out of cooperative purchasing. Subjects vary from introductory U.S. Communities overviews to presentations addressing specific topics such as supplier offerings or e-commerce. Webinars are free but registration is required. New webinars are added on an ongoing basis so check back regularly.

Upcoming Webinars

  • May 26

    Webinar: New Technology Contract - Insight Public Sector Technology Products, Services and Solutions

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  • Jun 1

    Webinar: Don’t Be in the Dark: 3 of the Biggest Misconceptions About Outdoor LED Lighting (and How to Overcome them)

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  • Jun 7

    Webinar - Optimize Data and Information Management with Commvault

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  • Jun 8

    Webinar: Apple Technology Solutions

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  • Jun 8

    Webinar: Information Governance - Identify the Value, Risk and Cost of Your Data

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  • Jun 13

    Webinar: Saving with the Home Depot and U.S. Communities in Iowa

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  • Jun 15

    Webinar: HP Inc. Offering Available through Technology Contract

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  • Jun 16

    Webinar: HDBaseT – Structured Connectivity for Digital A/V

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  • Jun 21

    Webinar: Citrix Technology Solutions

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  • Jun 22

    Webinar: Symantec - How Cybercriminals are Threatening Public Sector Security & Why our Defenses are Not Working

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"Webinar: New Technology Contract - Insight Public Sector Technology Products, Services and Solutions"

Join Insight -- the premier provider of information technology products, software and advanced IT services in the public sector -- as they outline the products and services available through the new technology contract and identify how their offering can address technology challenges and deliver solutions to public agencies.

Thursday, May 26th at 10 am PDT / 1 pm EDT

Contact: Christine Gilbert (cgilbert@uscommunities.org)

Speaker: Erica Falchetti (SLED and Healthcare Capture Manager Insight)

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"Webinar: Don’t Be in the Dark: 3 of the Biggest Misconceptions About Outdoor LED Lighting (and How to Overcome them)"

While LED lighting has become the predominant light source in new construction, many existing facilities still use and maintain costly and inefficient exterior lighting fixtures. The rapid pace of product and technology advancements reinforce the need for facility leaders to challenge long-held perceptions about relighting outdoor spaces. This webinar from Acuity Brands will discuss strategies to overcome the 3 biggest misconceptions about LED lighting for outdoor applications.




10:30 a.m. CDT

1-hr Webinar

We’ll buy you a cup of coffee.
Be one of the first 50 attendees*

Contact: Graybar (uscommunities@graybar.com)

Speaker: Karyn Gayle, EDAC, MIES (Vice President, Healthcare, Acuity Brands)

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"Webinar - Optimize Data and Information Management with Commvault"

It's a challenge to retain the right data, for the right amount of time, in the right place. Taking the time to model the actual retention of data can turn the vision of optimized long-term retention demands into a reality. Attend this webinar to learn how future proofing requirements are evolving as data is retained for longer periods. We'll also cover:

  • Modern approaches to agile data retention, archive and storage management that consolidate cost without compromising business access or operational efficiency.
  • Strategies for seamlessly integrating and implementing multi-tiered approaches to data retention for a range of content types aligned to appropriate storage technologies including Cloud solutions.
  • The innovative role of a data management platform for the proactive management of information in eDiscovery, Compliance and Record Management use cases.

Tuesday, June 7th at 11 am PDT / 2 pm EDT

Contact: Sarah Mallon (smallon@uscommunities.org)

Speaker: David Langley (Sr. Director, Systems Engineering, Commvault)

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"Webinar: Apple Technology Solutions"

Join us for a webinar to learn how Apple is helping State & Local agencies transform the way in which they do business today. Through our Apple Device Enrollment Program and Mobile Device Management, agencies can easily deploy and manage iPad and Mac. Learn more about Apple’s comprehensive approach to security through integrated hardware, software, and services. 

This webinar will NOT be recorded.

Wednesday, June 8th at 10 am PDT / 1 pm EDT

Contact: Christine Gilbert (cgilbert@uscommunities.org)

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"Webinar: Information Governance - Identify the Value, Risk and Cost of Your Data"

When data volumes go up-visibility goes down-and risk exposure skyrockets. Over time, many of you have pursued a "store everything" approach for all of your data. U. S. Communities participants need information insight that will empower you to make decisions about what data to keep and what to delete. Veritas' Information Governance portfolio arms you with a three-step approach to gain visibility, take action, and assume control over their information. Please join us to learn how to leave junk data behind, minimize your security exposure, reduce your storage costs, and put your best information to work.

Wednesday, June 8th at 8 am PDT / 11 am EDT

Contact: Sarah Mallon (smallon@uscommunities.org)

Speakers: Charles Cephas (Veritas SLED Business Development Manager) , Chris Ebner (Veritas Senior Principal Technical Education Consultant, Information Intelligence)

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"Webinar: Saving with the Home Depot and U.S. Communities in Iowa"

Are you taking advantage of the savings with the U.S. Communities maintenance and hardware contract with the Home Depot? Join Chris Oltmanns, Program Manager for U.S. Communities along with Lana Schmidt, Pro Account Representative for The Home Depot in Iowa for a complimentary one-hour webinar to discuss:

  • How to drive efficiencies by using a cooperative contract with U.S. Communities
  • Cost advantages and rebates through the Home Depot contract
  • The State of Iowa's adoption of the U.S. Communities/Home Depot contract and how you can begin purchasing via the contract now

Monday, June 13 at 11:00 am ET
Friday, June 17 at 2:00 pm ET

Contact: Chris Oltmanns (coltmanns@uscommunities.org)

Speakers: Chris Oltmanns (Program Manager, U.S. Communities) , Lana Schmidt (Pro Account Manager, the Home Depot)

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"Webinar: HP Inc. Offering Available through Technology Contract"

Join us for a webinar to learn how HP Inc. can provide value to your organization through the Insight Public Sector technology contract.

Wednesday, June 15th at 10 am PDT / 1 pm EDT

Contact: Sarah Mallon (smallon@uscommunities.org)

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"Webinar: HDBaseT – Structured Connectivity for Digital A/V"

As we enter a new world of UltraHD and advanced digital AV content we find that we must manage signals which may demand as much as 20Gbit/s thru-put. HDBaseT was certified by the IEEE as a global standard for advanced AV connectivity in February 2015. In this session Legrand will dissect and explore HDBaseT technology and applications.




10:30 a.m. CDT

1-hr Webinar

We’ll buy you a cup of coffee.
Be one of the first 50 attendees*

Contact: Graybar (uscommunities@graybar.com)

Speaker: Joseph Cornwall (Technology Evangelist, Legrand N.A.)

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"Webinar: Citrix Technology Solutions"

Addressing mounting security concerns, constant budgetary constraints, and evolving regulations are at the forefront of government business today. At the same time, many agency IT departments struggle with management of multiple devices, legacy system migrations, and data center consolidations. Today's digital government needs seamless on-demand access to applications and data while optimizing networks, reducing costs, and enhancing workforce productivity. Join Citrix as they outline how their solutions can help build a comprehensive strategy to solve these challenges.

Tuesday, June 21st at 11 am PDT / 2 pm EDT

Contact: Christine Gilbert (cgilbert@uscommunities.org)

Speaker: Jon Jumento (Sales Engineering Manager, Citrix)

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"Webinar: Symantec - How Cybercriminals are Threatening Public Sector Security & Why our Defenses are Not Working"

Understanding how cybercriminals are threatening security is the first step to securing your information and your company's goals. From social media vulnerabilities to digital extortion, the 2016 Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) leverages an unparalleled amount of data and is the resource needed to quickly uncover digital threats.  We will drill-down into some of the finer points of the "Key Findings" and offer solutions to combat cyber threats including: Discussion around the historical events that lead to our current environment where “I’ve been hacked” is the new norm, Internet of Things (IoT) and its impact on Corporations and me, Practical implementation of tools & practices to reduce risk, and what can I do to be better protected.

Wednesday, June 22nd at 11 am PDT / 2 pm EDT

Contact: Christine Gilbert (cgilbert@uscommunities.org)

Speaker: Robert Myles, CISSP, CISM (National State & Local Government Practice Manager, N. America, Symantec)

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