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May 9, 2019
The Jack Morton Auditorium, GWU, Washington, DC
GovernmentCIO Media & Research partnered with George Washington University to survey government IT leaders to find out how emerging technologies have improved services and what challenges and opportunities will inform the next decade and beyond. Leaders from the White House, General Services Administration, George Washington University, Small Business Administration and the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs and Health and Human Services discussed what's over the horizon for government technologies.

CXO Tech Forum Tech Futures 2019

Event Highlights

A new government IT survey will reveal how emerging technologies have improved services.

Preliminary report findings reveal challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for government IT.

How do some of the biggest government agencies continuously monitor fraud or threats and stay ahead of the game?

Leaders discuss tackling endless IT modernization efforts that have cascading effects across various sub agencies and end users.

Government agencies continue to increase the mountains of data they collect. Leaders discuss breaking through digital overload.

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Speakers

Shane Barney photo
Shane Barney
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Chief Information Security Officer
Paul Cunningham photo
Paul Cunningham
Veterans Affairs Chief Information Security Officer
Shuba Dasgupta photo
Shuba Dasgupta
George Washington University Associate Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management
Brian Ensor
Brian Ensor
Assistant Vice President, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, at The George Washington University
Sanjay Gupta, Small Business Administration, Chief Technology Officer
Sanjay Gupta
Small Business Administration Chief Technology Officer
Beth Killoran photo
Beth Killoran
GSA Deputy Chief Information Officer
Major General Lee E. Payne photo
Maj. Gen. Lee E. Payne
Defense Health Agency Assistant Director for Combat Support
Jake Taylor photo
Jake Taylor
White House National Quantum Coordination Office Interim Director
Joy Whitt Presidential Innovation Fellow, Veterans Affairs Digital Service
Joy Whitt
Presidential Innovation Fellow, Veterans Affairs Digital Service

Agenda

7:30 - 8:30 am
Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 8:35 am
Opening Remarks
8:35 - 9:05 am

Panel: Preliminary Report Findings about Tech Futures in Government
 

GovernmentCIO in partnership with George Washington University interviewed more than 100 federal CIOs in the D.C. area to learn more about cyber, digital, data and IT transformation impacts and considerations for future technology adoption, security and workforce. Hear about preliminary findings before the report is released in July.

  • Shuba Dasgupta, George Washington University Associate Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management
  • Brian Ensor, George Washington University AVP for Strategic Planning and Initiatives, Engineering, and Research Technology Services
  • Andrew Underhill, GovernmentCIO Chief Technology Officer
9:05 - 9:35 am

Panel: Cybersecurity Threats
 

How do some of the biggest government agencies continuously monitor fraud or threats and stay ahead of the game to protect itself and the American citizens served? Security tactics, policy and risk management are ever evolving.

  • Paul Cunningham, VA Chief Information Security Officer
  • Shane Barney, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Chief Information Security Officer 
9:35 - 10:05 am

Panel: IT Modernization
 

How do federal agencies tackle what seems like endless IT modernization efforts that have cascading effects across various sub agencies and end users? Automation, change management, customer service, and strategic roll out are a few important elements for success.

  • Beth Killoran, GSA Deputy Chief Information Officer
  • Maj. Gen. Lee E. Payne, Defense Health Agency Assistant Director for Combat Support
10:05 - 10:35 am

Panel: Data & Digital Breakthroughs

 

Government agencies continue to increase the mountains of data they collect. How do we break through digital overload to process meaning and waste in a timely manner? And what tools and emerging technologies will agencies use to draw conclusions and find opportunities with this data?

  • Jake Taylor, White House National Quantum Coordination Office Interim Director
  • Sanjay Gupta, Small Business Administration Chief Technology Officer
  • Joy Whitt, Presidential Innovation Fellow, Department of Veterans Affairs Digital Service
10:35 - 10:40 am

Closing Remarks

10:40 - 11:30 am

Networking

Panel on stage with audience