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CXO Tech Forum AI 2019

CXO Tech Forum Artificial Intelligence
CXO Tech Forum Artificial Intelligence

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GovernmentCIO Media & Research President Michael Hoffman welcomed the leading academic, government, and industry technology transformers in attendance.

The chairmen of the House of Representatives caucus aimed at ensuring rapid innovation in artificial intelligence discuss the social impacts and opportunities the technology brings plus how…

Federal agencies have big decisions to make on the technology and platforms they want to invest in to build AI and RPA into their capabilities and processes. Similarly, agencies have already…

Nolan Greene, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Robotic Automation & Workforce Intelligence, Pegasystems discusses how his platform works for better government.

The growth of AI and RPA has raised important questions around ethics, bias and the future of the workforce. The panelists will address these issues and more.

The Department of Health and Human Services has a wealth of data sets. The agency is exploring ways it can use AI and RPA technologies to better use this data and improve the services it offers.…

Automation processes require a solid data management strategy. Panelists discuss success stories at agencies, such as government’s first blockchain ATO, and where they see opportunities to expand…

The GSA and DOD’s Joint AI Center have launched a discovery sprint as part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence initiative. The sprint will address ways the government can accelerate and expand how it…

Meredith Clinton, Innovation Storyteller, Engagement Manager, Blue Prism spoke to the assembled audience.

GSA is at the forefront of widespread adoption of robotic process automation thanks to an effort that sprouted from the CFO’s office. The office’s chief shares how other agencies can get involved…

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Agenda

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast with Views
8:30 - 8:35 a.m.
Opening Remarks
8:35 - 9:00 a.m.
Interview: Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus

The chairmen of the House of Representatives caucus aimed at ensuring rapid innovation in artificial intelligence discuss the social impacts and opportunities the technology brings plus how legislation fits in.

  • U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, Co-Chair, Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus
  • U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, Co-Chair, Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus

Moderator

  • Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Platforms and Digital Assistants

Federal agencies have big decisions to make on the technology and platforms they want to invest in to build AI and RPA into their capabilities and processes. Similarly, agencies have already invested in chatbots and digital assistants to improve citizen services. Leaders on this panel will discuss what platforms and systems hold the most potential for government.

  • Gil Alterovitz, Director of AI, Veterans Health Administration
  • Cmdr. Alex Holston, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Defense Health Management Systems
  • Dr. Pragyansmita Nayak, Chief Data Scientist, Hitachi Vantara Federal

Moderator

  • Peter Kinch, Director of Platforms, GovernmentCIO
9:30 - 9:40 a.m.

Industry Perspective

  • Nolan Greene, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Robotic Automation & Workforce Intelligence, Pegasystems
  • Peter Kinch, Director of Platforms, GovernmentCIO
9:40 - 10:10 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Governing AI & RPA Growth

The growth of AI and RPA has raised important questions around ethics, bias and the future of the workforce. The panelists will address these issues and more.

  • Gundeep Ahluwalia, CIO, Department of Labor
  • Anil Tilbe, Director of Enterprise Measurement & Design, Veterans Experience Office, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Dr. Tin Yan Alvin Liu, Johns Hopkins University

Moderator

  • Jason Windsor, Chief Health Information Officer, GovernmentCIO
10:10 - 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break

10:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Interview with Health and Human Services Chief Technology Officer Ed Simcox

The Department of Health and Human Services has a wealth of data sets. The agency is exploring ways it can use AI and RPA technologies to better use this data and improve the services it offers. CTO Ed Simcox is helping oversee this effort and making decisions on the way HHS plans to invest in platforms and technologies.

  • Ed Simcox, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Erin Mirsky, Senior Vice President, GovernmentCIO
  • Faith Ryan, Researcher, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
10:50 - 11:20 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Data Models and Processing

Automation processes require a solid data management strategy. Panelists discuss success stories at agencies, such as government’s first blockchain ATO, and where they see opportunities to expand applications of artificial intelligence by first making sense of the data.

  • Kris Rowley, Chief Data Officer, GSA
  • Oki Mek, Senior Advisor to the Chief Information Officer, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kirk Kern, Chief Technology Officer, NetApp
  • David Maron, Statistician, Department of Veterans Affairs

Moderator

  • Amy Kluber, Managing Editor, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
11:20 - 11:40 a.m.

Panel Discussion: How to Buy AI

The GSA and DOD’s Joint AI Center have launched a discovery sprint as part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence initiative. The sprint will address ways the government can accelerate and expand how it adopts and integrates new AI technologies.

  • Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi, Acquisition Lead, GSA Centers of Excellence
  • Michelle McNellis, Acquisition Lead, GSA Centers of Excellence

Moderator

  • Andrew Underhill, Chief Technology Officer, GovernmentCIO
11:40 - 11:50 a.m.

Industry Perspective

  • Meredith Clinton, Innovation Storyteller, Engagement Manager, Blue Prism
11:50 - 12:10 p.m.

Fireside Chat: Leading the Community of Practice

GSA is at the forefront of widespread adoption of robotic process automation thanks to an effort that sprouted from the CFO’s office. The office’s chief shares how other agencies can get involved, how the agency measures progress and the areas he sees the technology having the most impact.

  • Gerard Badorrek, Chief Financial Officer, GSA
  • Amy Kluber, Managing Editor, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
12:10 - 12:15 p.m.
Closing Remarks
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. 
Networking Lunch with Speakers

Speakers

 
Jerry McNerney
Congressman Jerry McNerney
Artificial Intelligence Caucus Co-Chair, U.S. House of Representatives
Representative Pete Olson
Congressman Pete Olson
Artificial Intelligence Caucus Co-Chair, U.S. House of Representatives
Gil Alterovitz
Gil Alterovitz
Director of AI, Veterans Health Administration
Gundeep Ahluwalia photo
Gundeep Ahluwalia
Department of Labor Chief Information Officer
Kris Rowley
Kris Rowley
Chief Data Officer, GSA
Gerard Badorrek
Gerard Badorrek
Chief Financial Officer, GSA
Meredith Clinton
Meredith Clinton
Innovation Storyteller, Engagement Management, Blue Prism
Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi
Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi
Acquisition Lead, GSA Centers of Excellence
Nolan Greene
Nolan Greene
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Robotic Automation & Workforce Intelligence, Pegasystems Inc.
Michael Hoffman photo
Michael Hoffman
President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
Alex Holston
Alex Holston
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, DoD Healthcare Management System Modernization
Kirk Kern
Kirk Kern
CTO Americas, Director Office of Technology and Strategy, NetApp
Peter Kinch
Peter Kinch
Director of Platforms, GovernmentCIO
Amy Kluber
Amy Kluber
Managing Editor, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
T.Y. Alvin Liu
T.Y. Alvin Liu
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
David Maron
David Maron
Statistician, Veterans Affairs
Michelle McNellis
Michelle McNellis
Acquisition Lead, GSA Centers of Excellence
Oki Mek
Oki Mek
Senior Advisor to the HHS CIO
Erin Mirsky photo
Erin Mirsky
Senior Vice President, GovernmentCIO
Pragyansmita Nayak
Pragyansmita Nayak
Chief Data Scientist, Hitachi Vantara Federal
Faith Ryan
Faith Ryan
Staff Writer, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
Ed Simcox
Ed Simcox
CTO, Health and Human Services
Anil Tilbe
Anil Tilbe
Director of Enterprise Measurement & Design, Veterans Experience Office
Andrew Underhill photo
Andrew Underhill
Chief Technology Officer, GovernmentCIO
Colonel Jason Windsor
Jason Windsor
Chief Health Information Officer, GovernmentCIO

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