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IT Modernization Summit Agenda

Dec 11, Marriott Metro Center, 775 12th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Government RegistrationIndustry Participation

Dec 11, 2019

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Registration, Breakfast and Opening of IT Modernization Technology Showcase

The IT Modernization 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.

8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

8:35 AM

Visionary Keynote Briefing

Anil Cheriyan

Anil Cheriyan

Director, Technology Transformation Services, GSA

9:00 AM

NEXT: IT Modernization – A Federal Priority

This panel will explore federal IT Modernization goals and challenges to include accountability for achieving enterprise-wide outcomes that enhance IT service effectiveness and reduce cybersecurity risks; adoption of cutting edge commercial technologies and implementation of patchwork network architectures.

Wanda Jones-Heath

Wanda Jones-Heath

CISO, USAF

Venice Goodwine

Venice Goodwine

CISO, USDA

Elanchezhain Sivagnanam

Elanchezhain Sivagnanam

Chief Architect, NSF

John Skudlarek

John Skudlarek

Deputy CIO, FCC

Brian Muolo

Brian Muolo

Director for Infrastructure Modernization, GSA

Moderator: Brandi Vincent

Moderator: Brandi Vincent

Technology Reporter, Nextgov

9:45 AM

IT Modernization Talk

Today’s networks are the foundation for delivering all things digital.  Advancements in network technology are enabling federal agencies to modernize and innovate, not just for today, but for the future as well.

As your agency continues its IT modernization journey, your network will be called upon to do much more than it has in the past.  The technology and strategy choices you make today, such as how you securely connect to the cloud, will be vital to your mission success. By taking advantage of successful use cases, applying private sector practices and by capitalizing on technology advancements in agile IT, your agency can reduce the risks and challenges and lay a secure foundation to achieve your mission.

Zain Ahmed

Zain Ahmed

VP & General Manager, Civilian & Law Enforcement Practice, CenturyLink

David Young

David Young

Public Sector Senior Vice President, CenturyLink

10:00 AM

Visionary Keynote Briefing

Suzette Kent

Suzette Kent

Federal CIO, OMB

10:30 AM

Ask the CIO Live with Jason Miller – Emerging Technology Transformation

During this panel discussion, panelists will discuss how they’re approaching emerging technology along with procurement, staff training and expectations management to maximize return on investment.

Nagesh Rao

Nagesh Rao

Director, SBA

Sherri Sokol

Sherri Sokol

Blockchain Lead, DISA

Jim Trinka

Jim Trinka

Chief Talent Management Officer, Office of Information and Technology, VA

Gwanhoo Lee

Gwanhoo Lee

Professor and Chair, Department of Information Technology and Analytics, American University

Moderator: Jason Miller

Moderator: Jason Miller

Executive Editor, Federal News Network

11:15 AM

Market Research in ATARC IT Modernization Technology Showcase

The ATARC IT Modernization 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.

11:45 AM

IT Modernization Talk

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

Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson

VP, Software AG Government Solutions

11:55 AM

IT Modernization Talk

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

Osama Malik

Osama Malik

Digital Strategy and Management - Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton

Sid Sinha

Sid Sinha

Director of Enterprise Architecture, IRS

12:10 - 1:30 PM

Lunch in ATARC IT Modernization Technology Showcase

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The IT Modernization 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.

1:30 PM

IT Modernization Talk

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

Stephen Kovac

Stephen Kovac

VP of Global Government and Compliance, Zscaler

1:45 PM

Visionary Keynote Briefing

Brian Whittaker

Brian Whittaker

Deputy Executive Director, GSA

2:15 PM

IT Modernization Talk

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

Chris Oglesby

Chris Oglesby

Founder and CEO, MorphWorks

2:30 - 4:00 PM

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

MITRE Chair

Mano Malayanur

Mano Malayanur

Principal Infrastructure Engineer, MITRE

Collaboration Session 1: Cloud Adoption

This breakout session will examine how agencies can successfully integrate cloud services by helping agencies select, and fashion, the right migration path to implement by an industry partner.

Syed Azeem

Syed Azeem

Cloud Adoption CoE Lead, GSA

Dr. Merrick Watchorn

Dr. Merrick Watchorn

Adjunct Professor, UMUC, Cyber Graduate School and Development Team Lead, FedRAMP High Baseline

Katy Warren

Katy Warren

Principal Engineer, MITRE

Collaboration Session 2: CX and Contact Center of the Future

What do agencies need to do in order to better facilitate Customer Experience (CX)? How can agencies improve external-facing contact centers at customer agencies? This breakout session will examine what is necessary in order to establish a repeatable methodology to help agencies improve service delivery and citizen interaction.

April Battle

April Battle

Director CX Customer Outreach, U.S. Department of Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service

Howard Horowitz

Howard Horowitz

Solutions Engineer Manager, DataStax

Darryl Peek

Darryl Peek

Senior Manager, Strategy and Business Development, Salesforce

Diane Kuhla

Diane Kuhla

Principal Engineer, MITRE

Nicky Crane

Nicky Crane

Principal Engineer, MITRE

Bruce Patterson

Bruce Patterson

Principal Network Systems & Distributed Systems Engineer

Collaboration Session 3: Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics

How can the use of Data Analytics increase the quality of  data-driven, evidence based decisions at both the executive and program delivery level? This breakout session will include a discussion on effective data management, organizational capacity, analysis and enterprise analytics infrastructure.

Alexandra Porter

Alexandra Porter

Data Analytics CoE Lead, GSA

Susan Wedge

Susan Wedge

VP & Partner, IBM GBS Public Sector

Erik Miller

Erik Miller

Principal Engineer, MITRE

David Levermore

David Levermore

Systems Engineer, MITRE

Collaboration Session 4: IT Infrastructure Optimization

The breakout session discussion will center on lessons learned regarding federated data center consolidation, application landscape modernization, security improvements and IT infrastructure cost inefficiency elimination.

Scott Brindamour

Scott Brindamour

Sr. Director, NA Architect Team, Advanced Solution Engineering, CenturyLink

Rob Persinger

Rob Persinger

US Federal Sales Director, Denodo

Hugh Goodwin

Hugh Goodwin

Principal Engineer, MITRE

1102 Session on IT Modernization Acquisition

This training session will focus on IT Modernization acquisition within the government. The training is appropriate for the customer, 1102’s and computer specialists!

Ken Brown

Ken Brown

Industry Relations Manager, NASA SEWP

Bettie Hartley

Bettie Hartley

Contract Specialist, NITAAC

4:15 - 6:00 PM

ATARC Reception

Grand Ballroom Foyer

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