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ATARC Federal CIO Virtual Summit

January 25, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET | 3.0 CPE Credits Available for this Event***
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10:00 AM

Visionary Keynote

Gerald Caron

Gerald Caron

Chief Information Officer (CIO), Assistant Inspector General for Information Technology (AIG/IT), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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10:30 AM

Federal CIO Panel: Diving Into the Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Biden’s executive order on cybersecurity outlined new security standards that each Federal Agency must comply with. Federal agencies will need to aim to “identify, deter, protect against, detect, and respond to” cybersecurity threats. The order lays out eight directives for strengthening the nation’s response to cyber threats, mostly focused on preventive and planning measures but including responsive measures as well.

Tune into this panel as Federal CIO’s dive into the Cybersecurity Executive Order and what it means for their agencies. What best strategies do these CIO’s have for ensuring that they’re able to fulfill the guidelines outlined in the document?

Guy Cavallo

Guy Cavallo

Chief Information Officer at U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM)

Gerald Caron

Gerald Caron

Chief Information Officer (CIO), Assistant Inspector General for Information Technology (AIG/IT), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Jim Kovach

Jim Kovach

VP, Public Sector, Zimperium

Moderator: Melissa Harris

Moderator: Melissa Harris

Staff Writer and Researcher, Government CIO Media

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11:00 AM

Emerging Technology Tech Talks

SBOMs and the Executive Order: How an SBOM Can Help with the Next Log4j

One of the key requirements of the Cybersecurity Executive Order will require software suppliers to provide a software bill-of-materials (or SBOM) to federal agencies. The recent Log4j zero-day vulnerability showed how an SBOM can help speed detection and remediation. Find out why an SBOM is the foundation of supply chain security and how the SBOM can help speed your response.

Josh Bressers

Josh Bressers

VP Security, Anchore

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11:15 AM

Federal CIO Panel: The Future of IT Modernization

Modernization is key to success in this area as well as adapting to the “new normal” brought on by COVID-19. New ways of working, new consumer behaviors and new business reorganization all require new digital tools and technology within the business, to find out how to rapidly innovate your digital capabilities. 

 Tune into this panel to hear from Federal CIO’s  as they discuss how Government agencies have had to adapt to the new workforce, as well as where they see the future of IT Modernization going. What best practices do these CIO’s recommend to help further agencies IT Modernization?

Jamie Holcombe

Jamie Holcombe

Chief Information Officer, US Patent and Trademark Office

Ann Dunkin

Ann Dunkin

Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Energy

Tina Donbeck

Tina Donbeck

Vice President and Chief Information Officer, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

Nick Psaki

Nick Psaki

Principal Technologist, Office Of The CTO , Pure Storage, Inc.

Moderator: Kiersten Patton

Moderator: Kiersten Patton

Working Group Program Manager, ATARC

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12:00 PM

Federal CIO Panel: The Role of Emerging Technology in the Hybrid Workforce

Post-pandemic, a new future is emerging – one where work can often be done from anywhere. A more virtual workforce opens opportunities for expanded recruiting, greater operational efficiency, and more engaged employees. As employees bring their own environment to work, leaders will need to rethink policies, IT modernization, security, and training to integrate them.

Tune into this panel to hear from Federal CIO’s on the best strategies for strengthening Emerging technology as the workforce makes a return to the workplace. What best practices do these Federal CIO’s have for incorporating Emerging Technologies as the Federal Workforce transitions into a hybrid workforce?

Shaun Costello

Shaun Costello

Acting Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission

Nagesh Rao

Nagesh Rao

Chief Information Officer, Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce

Thomas Peng

Thomas Peng

Chief Information Officer, Peace Corps

Moderator: Kiersten Patton

Moderator: Kiersten Patton

Working Group Program Manager, ATARC

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*** ATARC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. Program Level: Overview, no prerequisites required. Advance preparation: none. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Field of Study: Information Technology. Registration #140762. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. Refund, cancellation and complaint resolution policy.