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October 13, 2020, Marriott Metro Center, Washington, DC
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October 13, 2020

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7:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast and Opening of ATARC Cloud Technology Showcase

The ATARC Cloud 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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8:15 AM

Opening Remarks

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8:30 - 9:00 AM

Visionary Keynote Briefing 

Gerald Caron

Gerald Caron

Acting Director, ENM, Department of State

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9:00 - 9:45 AM

Ask the CIO Live with Jason Miller: Federal Migration to the Cloud

As agencies migrate to the cloud, they must navigate a variety of obstacles. This panel will examine cloud migration and the process of moving elements to a cloud computing environment, as well as the various types of cloud migrations that can be performed.

 

Ceresh Perry

Ceresh Perry

IT Specialist, Army (pending agency approval)

Devin Seth

ISSM, DHS (invited)

Kam Salisbury

Kam Salisbury

Cloud Engineer, DOJ-USTO

Nalin de Silva

Nalin de Silva

OJP, DOJ (invited)

Dan Pomeroy

Dan Pomeroy

Deputy Associate Administrator, GSA (pending agency approval)

Moderator: Jason Miller

Moderator: Jason Miller

Executive Editor, Federal News Network

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9:45 - 10:00 AM

Cloud Talks

Government customers and select Cloud & Infrastructure Summit exhibitors co-present on their experiences with technology modernization during these 7.5 and 15 minute talks.

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10:00 - 10:35 AM

Fireside Chat

Agile ATO/Zero Trust and Cloud Security Architecture

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10:35 - 11:00 AM

Market Research in ATARC Cloud Technology Showcase

The ATARC Cloud 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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11:00 - 11:45 AM

Image result for govloop logoVisionary Panel: Federal Cloud Training and Re-skilling

What are the challenges faced by DoD and civilian agencies in re-skilling for the Cloud? Federal agencies need actionable policies to train and re-skill workers and companies for the digital age of Cloud.

Robert Duffy

Robert Duffy

Special Advisor, DHS (invited)

Eric Eskam

Eric Eskam

Program Manager, GSA (invited)

Bill Hunt

Bill Hunt

Chief Architect, SBA

Ben Bergersen

Ben Bergersen

CIO, USTDA (pending agency approval)

Richie Balkisoon

Richie Balkisoon

Cloud Architect, DHS (pending agency approval)

Moderator: Nicole Johnson

Moderator: Nicole Johnson

Managing Editor, GovLoop

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11:15 - 11:30 AM

Cloud Talks

Government customers and select Cloud & Infrastructure Summit exhibitors co-present on their experiences with technology modernization during these 7.5 and 15 minute talks.

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12:00-12:30 PM

Visionary Keynote Briefing

Paul Puckett

Paul Puckett

Director, ECMO, Army (invited)

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12:30 - 1:30 PM

Lunch in ATARC Cloud Technology Showcase

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1:30 - 1:40 PM

Recognition for Cloud Successes in Government

Over the course of the past year, many government agencies and individuals have achieved remarkable progress in the adoption of cloud for improving service delivery. ATARC will provide recognition for some of the marquee moments in cloud over the past year.

Tom Suder

Tom Suder

Founder/President, ATARC

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1:40 - 3:30 PM

Collaboration Session 1: The Future of Migration: Severless Computing for Legacy Systems

Serverless computing offers a new computational paradigm that also relies on a new software architecture. Migrating legacy systems to a serverless computing environment introduces challenges not addressed by current automation. This session will focus on methods, challenges, and opportunities around automated migration of legacy systems into serverless environments.

Calvert Smith

Calvert Smith

Director, Cloud Adoption, CoE, GSA (invited)

Kathryn Shontz

Kathryn Shontz

Cloud Innovation PM and Enterprise Product Strategist, NOAA

Manan Dalal

Manan Dalal

Cloud Technical Director, IT Architect (Acting), NOAA

Katy Warren

Katy Warren

Principal Engineer, MITRE (invited)

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1:40 - 3:30 PM

Collaboration Session 2: Buying Cloud for the Edge: SLAs for Cloud-enabled Edge Computing

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Emerging computational tools are ushering in a renewed interest in edge computing for mobile and IoT devices that is enabled by cloud. However, these new tools introduce concerns beyond “just” computation usage and associated costs. This session will explore the new considerations government should have over edge computing SLAs, such as energy consumption rates, virtualization and migration costs/ease, and third-party API/data access.

Michaela Iorga

Michaela Iorga

Senior Security Technical Lead (invited)

Mari Spina

Mari Spina

Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, MITRE

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1:40 - 3:30 PM

Collaboration Session 3: Revisiting Cloud-based DevOps: Managing Orchestration

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Commercial industry has made significant strides in implementing DevOps in cloud environments. As government moves to keep pace and adopt the same strategies, understanding how orchestration, monitoring, and other aspects of cloud management will be affected by DevOps practices is increasingly important. This session will explore these challenges and potential solutions.

Gavin Schmidt

Gavin Schmidt

Principal Engineer, MITRE

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1:30 - 4:30 PM

Collaboration Session 4: Preventing Cloud Whiplash: Cloud procurement for hybrid cloud

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Selecting a cloud provider is becoming more challenging with the evolving and expanding commercial options. Selecting a cloud provider for a hybrid cloud environment is even harder. This session will discuss the challenges and opportunities for selecting selecting a cloud provider for hybrid cloud environments that use a combination of private and commercial networks and services.

John Chambers

John Chambers

Technical Director, USAF (invited)

Justin Brunelle

Justin Brunelle

Principal Researcher, MITRE (invited)

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1:40 - 3:30 PM

Collaboration Session 5: Cloud & ZTA: Increasing Security

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Potentially the CAP Goal within IT Modernization around limited personnel access

Zach Baldwin

Zach Baldwin

FedRAMP PM - Strategy, Innovation, and Technology, GSA (invited)

Rock Sabetto

Rock Sabetto

Principal Systems Engineer, MITRE (invited)

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4:00 - 6:00 PM

ATARC Reception

Grand Ballroom Foyer

 

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