Conference: IT Modernization Conference @930gov - September 6, 2017 1

AGENDA – August 20, 2019

Titles and times subject to change

AI, Machine Learning and Emerging Technologies

7:30am   Registration Opens
     
8:10am   Welcome & Opening Remarks
Chris Beckford eTRANSERVICES   Chris Beckford, CEO, eTRANSERVICES Corporation and former U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Lead Systems Architect and Project Manager (MC)
     
8:15am   The Trifecta Impact on Governance – The Future According to Blockchain, AI & IoT
Ian Khan Tech Futurist   Ian Khan, 3x TEDx Speaker, @Forbes @CNN Featured Futurist, Author & Creator of “7 Axioms of Value Creation” & Host of the new Documentary, “Blockchain City”
    Session Synopsis: Today the impact of emerging technologies including Blockchain, Internet of Thing and Artificial Intelligence can be seen worldwide. From governments across the world banking on these new technologies to create efficiency and to deliver better, faster and more secure citizen services, the state of nations worldwide is changing. In a tale from the trenches, Technology Futurist Ian Khan talks about the global technology revolution within governments. 
     
9:30am   Visit Exhibit Hall & Networking Break
     
10:15am   IT Modernization – Integration of AI, Machine Learning and Emerging Tech
Jason Miller Federal News Network   Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Network (Moderator)
Dorothy ARONSON NSF   Dorothy Aronson, CIO, National Science Foundation and Co-Chair, Federal CIO Council Workforce Committee
Gary Barlet OIG   Gary Barlet, CIO, OIG, United States Postal Service
     
11:00am   Machine Learning: The Art of the Possible
Wilfred Justin AWS   Wilfred Justin, Head AI/ML Evangelism and Partnerships, AWS
     
11:30am   IT Modernization and Virtualization from the Foundation Up
Stephen Opferman CenturyLink   Stephen Opferman, Senior Director of Innovative Technologies, CenturyLink
    Session Synopsis: Your network is the foundation from which your agency delivers innovative IT modernization solutions – whether at headquarters, a remote office or on the battlefield. It enables virtualization through low-latency, high-throughput connectivity solutions. This virtualization helps agencies improve cyber posture, simplify cloud adoption and provides actionable data that can be used to improve the operating environment and gain enterprise-level efficiencies – to better serve constituencies and deliver on the mission.  In this session we’ll discuss: The role of Infrastructure-as-a-Service in IT Modernization; How the scope of APIs is evolving; The impact of emerging technologies like blockchain, AI, and IoT; Examples of network-driven solutions and their impact.
     
12:00pm   Visit Exhibit Hall & Networking Lunch Break
     
1:15pm   Ten Critical Requirements for Your Digital Transformation
Derick Deleo Nuxeo   Derick Deleo, VP Solution Consulting, Nuxeo
Jim Farmer Nuxeo   Jim Farmer, Director of Channel, Nuxeo
    Session Synopsis: Digital Transformation is being attempted by organizations across all industries. But many Digital Transformation initiatives fall far short of expectations or simply fail (88% delayed, reduced in scope or cancelled). This session will cover ten critical requirements to help ensure Digital Transformation success. 
     
2:00pm   Customer-Centric IT Modernization
Sylviane Haldiman, SSA   Sylviane Haldiman, Assistant Deputy Commissioner, IT Business Support, Social Security Administration
    Session Synopsis: This session is a study in how one agency responded to the challenges it faced by transforming into an agile, customer centric, organization, and how others facing similar constraints can leverage their lessons learned within their organizations.Attendees will gain an understanding of the drivers which led to a customer centric transformation, how to begin their organization’s product journey, and how this approach has impacted the American Public and agency employees.
     
3:00pm    Conference Concludes
     
3:00-4:00pm   7th annual 930gov Networking Reception