Chair, GITEC Awards Committee. Deputy Associate Chief Information Officer for Transformation and Data and Deputy Chief Data Officer, NASA
10:20 AM-12:00 PM
Presentations by GITEC Award Nominees
Division Director, HHS (inivted)
Director, National Technical Information Service
Director, Office on Trafficking in Persons, HHS
Dr. Wayne Clark
Chief, Cyber/IT Workforce Management Branch, US Transportation Command
FedRAMP Program Manager for Cybersecurity, GSA
Chief of Operations and Development (DevOps), US Transportation Command
Deputy Assistant Secretary (Acting), Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans, DHS
Deputy Chief of Defensive Cyber Operations/DOD Information Network Operations, US Transportation Command (invited)
Program Executive, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR/STTR), NASA
Dr. Steven A. Harrison
DISA Computer Scientist, Data Engineer, DOD
Division Chief, DCO and DODIN Operations, US Transportation Command (invited)
IT Service Management Branch Chief, US Transportation Command (invited)
Former Administrator and Federal Chief Information Officer, Executive Office of the President
ACOS, Medical Informatics, Veteran Administration (pending agency approval)
Deputy Assistant Commissioner, IT Acquisition FAS, GSA
Deputy Administrator and Deputy Federal Chief Information Officer, Executive Office of the President
Deputy Division Chief, Communications Directorate, U.S. Census Bureau
Deputy TBM Program Lead, Office of Government-wide Policy, GSA
Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture (invited)
Sr. Systems Engineer, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity
Product Owner, US Census Bureau
Chief Technology Officer, US Department of Veterans Affairs
12:00- 1:00 PM
Award Reveals in GITEC Award Categories:
Advancing AI & Data Analytics Award
The Advancing Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Award will recognize a federal government leader/team for their demonstrable effort to promote AI technology and innovation in the federal government as a whole, and for their methods to increase efficiency and reduce cost using cutting-edge AI technologies.
Advancing DevOps Award
The Advancing DevOps Award will honor the efforts and achievements of a federal government individual or team operating within the DevOps space and successfully overcoming cultural, organizational, and technology implementation challenges while adopting DevOps tools and methodologies to advance their agency mission.
Digital Experience Award
The Digital Experience Award will be presented to a federal government individual/team for promoting exceptional citizen service experiences through the use of digital technology. They have implemented best practices to radically improve the experience of government and pushed the boundaries to build customer-centric human connections in our digital world.
Excellence in Cybersecurity Award
The Excellence in Cybersecurity Award will spotlight a federal government individual/team who exemplifies excellence in government cybersecurity through contributions to programs that protect critical data and systems. The award will recognize a thought leader who has developed and operationalized innovative strategies or programs to address government cybersecurity challenges.
Workforce Innovation Award
The Workforce Innovation Award will showcase outstanding achievement by a federal government individual or team in advancing re-skilling, up-skilling and change management among federal workforce to prepare employees for future work, while aligning improved productivity with employee retention and satisfaction.
RockIT Emerging / Future Leader Award
The RockIT Emerging/Future Leader Award will celebrate a junior government staff member, demonstrating an outstanding ability to guide and inspire others in the federal IT sector. Judged on the ability to inspire others to achieve success through collaboration, his or her impact on others, the ability to act as an agent of change, and helping to transform the culture of an organization.
Government Chief Executive Officer of the Year Award
The Government Chief Executive Officer of the Year Award will salute a federal government individual with demonstrated leadership and management expertise in the field of innovation and future trends.
Industry Executive of the Year Award
The Industry Executive of the Year Award will honor an exceptional industry leader and innovator who has championed emerging technology adoption in federal space, and promoted close industry-government collaboration to navigate the rapidly evolving technology ecosystem.