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Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics Agenda

Oct 24, Marriott Metro Center, Washington, DC
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Oct 24, 2019

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7:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast and Opening of Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics Technology Showcase

The Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Technology Showcase is a valuable market research tool for IT practitioners within the Federal Government. This immersive technological learning experience features demonstrations of innovative products and solutions from private industry that will provide agencies with greater mission efficiency.

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8:00 AM

Opening Remarks

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8:30 AM

Visionary Keynote Briefing on Federal Data Strategy

The new data strategy is linked to AI as the necessary foundation that needs to be developed before ensuring the success of intelligent automation. Later in 2019 after the release of the strategy, the administration will issue a one-year action plan for the actions set out in the plan.

Lynne Parker

Lynne Parker

Assistant Director for Artificial Intelligence at White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, OMB (invited)

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9:00 AM

NEXT – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a new, innovative approach for solving challenging problems that we encounter in practice, and as an enabler of disruptive innovations and smarter world. AI’s renaissance is driven by recent complementary developments, including major advances in the AI arena, realistic expectations, and recent success in its applications. AI is also raising some major concerns, real and perceived. Nevertheless, AI is trending to become a new normal and is increasingly being adopted in many applications despite its concerns and limitations. This panel will examine the new realities of AI in the federal space.

Christine Gex

Christine Gex

Innovation and RPA Lead, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army Financial Information Management (DASA-FIM) of U.S. Army (invited)

Charles Worthington

Charles Worthington

Chief Technology Officer, VA (invited)

Elise Sweeney Anthony

Elise Sweeney Anthony

Executive Director, Office of Policy, ONC, HHS (invited)

Edward Dowgiallo

Edward Dowgiallo

DOT Principal Solutions Architect (invited)

Moderator: Frank Konkel

Moderator: Frank Konkel

Executive Editor, Nextgov

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10:00 AM

Market Research in ATARC Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics Technology Showcase

The ATARC Artificial Intelligence & Data Analytics Technology Showcase is a valuable market research tool for IT practitioners within the Federal Government. This immersive technological learning experience features demonstrations of innovative products and solutions from private industry that will provide agencies with greater mission efficiency.

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10:30 AM

Ask the CIO Live with Jason Miller – Bridging the Data Analytics Gap

As a result of the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary, (OPEN) Government Data Act that became law, Chief Data Officers (CDOs) are now mandated. How can CDOs bridge the gap between other agencies and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regarding best practices on how to use agency data?

Michael Conlin

Michael Conlin

Chief Data Officer, Department of Defense (invited)

Kris Rowley

Kris Rowley

Chief Data Officer, General Services Administration (invited)

Ted Kaouk

Ted Kaouk

Chief Data Officer, USDA (invited)

Pam Isom

Pam Isom

Chief Data Officer and Deputy Chief Information Officer, DOE (invited)

Moderator: Jason Miller

Moderator: Jason Miller

Executive Editor, Federal News Network

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11:15 AM

Visionary Keynote Briefing

During this keynote briefing, Dr. Pappas will discuss how he works to coordinate and leverage data resources across the health care system in order to build a sustainable network that can answer questions today and in the future about the safety and efficacy of medical devices.

Dr. Greg Pappas

Dr. Greg Pappas

Associate Director for National Device Surveillance, FDA (invited)

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11:30 AM

Visionary Keynote Briefing

AI technologies are transforming nearly every area of our lives. As the pace of AI innovation increases around the world, how does the federal government keep pace? Dewayne Whitfield will give his insights as a technology product and innovation strategist.

Dewayne Whitfield

Dewayne Whitfield

Technology Product and Innovation Strategist, USPS (invited)

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11:50 AM - 1:15 PM

Lunch in ATARC Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Technology Showcase

The Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Technology Showcase is a valuable market research tool for IT practitioners within the Federal Government. This immersive technological learning experience features demonstrations of innovative products and solutions from private industry that will provide agencies with greater mission efficiency.

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1:15 PM

Federal Times Fireside Chat

As Director of the Technology Transformation Service’s Innovation Portfolio, Parcell serves as an advisor and strategist for digital public engagement, collaborative innovation approaches and evangelizes new technology adoption. During this fireside chat, Parcell will discuss how agencies can better implement and executive congressionally mandated digital innovation policies and modernization initiatives.

Jacob Parcell

Jacob Parcell

Director, Innovation Portfolio, Technology Transformation Service, GSA (invited)

Jill Aitoro

Jill Aitoro

Executive Editor, Federal Times

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1:45 - 4:30 PM

Collaboration Session 1: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Ed Burrows, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Program Manager, Office of the CFO, GSA (invited)
  • Glenda Hayes, Principal Engineer, MITRE

Collaboration Session 2: Blockchain and Big Data

  • Ben Bergesen, CIO, USTDA (invited)
  • Mark Wahnish, Principal Engineer, MITRE

Collaboration Session 3: Data & Analytics in Health

  • Dr. Neil Evans, Chief Officer, Connected Care, VHA (invited)

Collaboration Session 4: Maximizing Commercialization, Innovation, and Public Use of Government Data

  • Eileen Vidrine, Chief Data Officer, USAF (invited)
  • AJ Bognar, Principal Engineer, MITRE
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1:45 - 4:30 PM

Government-Only 1102 Training Series

This session centers on training specific to federal GS-1102 contract specialists. The GS-1102 series includes positions that manage, supervise, perform, or develop policies and procedures for professional work involving the procurement of supplies, services, construction, or research and development using formal advertising [i.e., sealed bidding] or negotiation procedures; the evaluation of contract price proposals; and the administration or termination and close out of contracts. The work requires knowledge of business and industry practices, sources of supply, cost factors, and requirements characteristics.

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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

ATARC Reception

Grand Ballroom Foyer

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