Registration | Breakfast
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Strategy Management, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration
Visionary Panel : How to Guide on Requirements Management
Federal regulations and agency policies can slow down the procurement processes. This stops an organization from being able to utilize the newest technologies. How can an organization deliver goods and services faster, more accurately, and with more predictable outcomes while following the needed guidelines? Tune in to this session to hear the challenges and successes of operating within the parameters of an organization’s requirements.
Acquisitions Analyst, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Dept of Homeland Security
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Resource Management, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Energy
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisitions, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Pending Agency Approval)
Tradewind Execution Lead, Chief Digital Artificial Intelligence Office, U.S. Department of Defense (Pending Agency Approval)
Meikle Paschal Jr
Program Manager, Robotic Process Automation, Office of Information Technology, U.S. Dept of Homeland Security
Director, Project Accelerator Transition Innovation Office, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Col Debra Daniels
Vice Procurement Services Executive & Deputy Director, Defense Information Systems Agency, U.S. Department of Defense
Moderator, GovExec (Invited)
Emerging Technology Talk
Solutions Success Manager, Appian
Visionary Panel : Emerging Technology as a Tool for Source Selection
Many organizations have budgets that expire at the end of the fiscal year. This can cause a rush to utilize the funds and may lead to choosing low-quality projects at the year’s end. In fact, spending in the last week of the year is 4.9 times higher than the rest of the year, according to the American Economic Review! How can an agency insure that their funds are being used in the best ways possible? There have been recent studies on the performance of machine learning and various data analytics practices helping organizations to limit their risks when choosing a project. By analyzing workforce, costs, financial health, influence, supply chains, past performance, and other factors, automated tools can help managers focus their resources on potential risks that might have been buried in large, diverse data.
Listen in as Federal government leaders discuss how ML can be implemented in their source selection processes and where they see the future of source selection heading!
Digital Transformation Lead, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Procurement Data Scientist, Internal Revenue Service
Chief of Contracts for Commercial Services, U.S. Space Force
Director, Acquisition Operations Division, Program Accountability and Risk Management Office, U.S. Dept of Homeland Security (Pending Agency Approval)
Executive Editor, Federal News Network
Visionary Panel : A Focus on Vendor Management, Silo Breakdown, and More
Federal leaders have discussed the challenges and successes of abiding organizational requirements as well as the abilities of ML in source selection. But, what if the problem lies within their own organization? A silo-style workflow may inhibit procurement as departments focus on their own goals, instead of the organization at large. Panelists will discuss how to break down silos, centralized Vendor Management, and address changing regulations quickly.
Director for Strategic Enterprise Programs, Bureau of Administration, U.S. Department of State
Senior Procurement Executive, Director, Procurement Department, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Director, Office of Acquisition Operations, Office of the Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Acquisition, U.S. General Services Administration (Pending Agency Approval)
Contracting Officer and Team Leader, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Invited)
Editor In Chief, Air Force Magazine (Invited)
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