Join contract and acquisition experts from various agencies in an interactive panel format. We will explore ways to improve the federal and defense technology acquisition cycle through collaboration, shared agency service consolidation, other transaction authorities, open feedback loops and more.
What you can expect: GovernmentCIO Media & Research events bring together leading academic, government, and industry technology transformers for real conversations, organic collaboration and networking.
When: June 20, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Observation Deck at CEB Tower, Arlington, Va.
Fireside Chat: Defense Acquisition
How is the U.S. Navy acquiring the best platforms, systems and technology to operate around the globe in defense of our Nation? Hear from the top Navy acquisition executive about what’s changing and still considered the biggest hurdle in the process.
Panel Discussion: Health Tech Acquisition
Health care agencies have adopted industry best practices and onboarded new emerging technologies to improve patient services. Government leaders will discuss how they have adapted and improved acquisition practices to keep pace.
From acquisition vehicles to Centers of Excellence, GSA has covered a lot of ground in exploring different avenues for federal government services and system acquisition. What’s working, trending, or changing?
Panel Discussion: Fast Tracking Acquisition
Hear some of the latest methods and success stories for how agencies are incorporating accelerators, education opportunities, user experience and fast prototyping approaches to improve missions.
Panel Discussion: Strategic Sourcing
Strategic Sourcing involves the establishment or modification of acquisition vehicles to better address Federal Government procurement needs and/or more effectively leverage spend, market position, market knowledge (e.g., price benchmarks), and capabilities (e.g., IT integration) in contract terms and conditions.
Fireside Chat: Federal Acquisition
How are the largest agencies acquiring the best IT goods and services to support our Nation? Hear from the longest serving administrator about the acquisition Myth-Busting Campaign, what’s changing and still considered the biggest hurdle in the federal acquisition process.
GovernmentCIO Media and Research is the online destination for thought leadership and research focused on the transformation of government IT. Our experienced team collects the best practices and research regarding the advancing technology and management landscape.
We invest in creating engaging editorial content, live events and research and depend on speakers/interviews and sponsors to accomplish our mission of transforming government IT. Please contact us if you are interested in speaking/interviewing (executive academic or federal employees), sponsoring (industry) or contributing (see guidelines).
CXO Tech Forum events are designed to share solution-oriented and engaging dialogue across government agencies to increase the likelihood of success across all IT initiatives. We started this series in 2017, producing 6-8 events per year.
Given the high-level discussions that take place within each forum, we recommend this event to federal executives across defense, intelligence, and civilian communities. Past event speakers and attendees hail from various programs across DHS, DOD, HHS, GSA, VA and more.
Thank you to our speakers and respective agencies for participating and sharing information about acquisition innovation initiatives to improve collaboration and accelerate progress among agencies, industry and academia
Enter the Observation Deck Box Office on North Moore Street (not 1201 Wilson Blvd side), Arlington, VA 22209. It is directly across from the Rosslyn Metro, which is at 1850 North Moore Street. Parking garages are located nearby.
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Chelsea Oudin Blake
VP Events & Marketing
GovernmentCIO Media & Research