September 6, 2017

IT Modernization CONFERENCE @930gov

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As of 9/5/2017 – Subject to Change



7:30AM   Registration Opens
8:15AM   IT Modernization Revolution: The Way Forward
  • Venkatapathi “PV” Puvvada, President, Unisys Federal and Vice Chair, Professional Service Council Executive Committee and Board of Directors
  • Panelists
    • Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio
    • Adelaide O’Brien, Research Director, Government Digital Transformation Strategies, IDC Government
    • Amy Rall, Group Vice President, Unisys Federal
    • Ron Ross, Ph.D., Fellow, National Institute of Standards and Technology
9:30AM   Before Searching for Solutions – It’s All About the Data
  • Stephen Watts, Federal Strategist, Information Governance, Veritas
10:00AM   Visit Exhibit Hall & Networking Break
10:45AM   IT Modernization for Mission Delivery Success
  • Adrian Gardner, CIO, FEMA*
11:15AM   IT Modernization: Citizen Services, Cybersecurity, and Cost Efficiencies
  • Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Federal
11:45PM   Visit Exhibit Hall & Networking Break
1:00PM   Government IT Modernization Visionaries
  • Jennifer Napper, Vice President, Defense & Intelligence, Unisys (Moderator)
  • Avi Bender, Director, NTIS
  • Douglas Nash, CIO, Operations and Infrastructure, USDA
  • Kim Tran, Solutions Architect, GSA
1:45PM   Visit Exhibit Hall & Networking Break
2:00PM   1102s (Contracting Officers) and IDIQs: A Perfect Match for End-of-FY and Beyond
  • Mark Amtower, Consultant and Founder of the Government Marketing Master Continuing Education Program (Moderator)
  • Bridget Gauer, Acting Director, NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)
  • Omar Saeb, Alliant Program Manager, GSA
  • Cheryl Thornton, Director, IT Hardware Contract Division, Office of Information Technology Category, GSA
  • Joanne Woytek, Program Manager, NASA SEWP
3:00PM    5th annual 930gov Networking Reception
4:30PM    Event Concludes
    * Due to increased FEMA duties related to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Adrian Gardner will not be able to present at this time. Agenda adjustments are pending.