Smart Cloud, Smart Government

IT modernization is a leap into the digital future, and cloud computing is its springboard. In the federal sector, cloud is quickening the advancement of mobile technology, data analytics, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, agile computing, streamlined development models and advanced cybersecurity. The outcome is growing efficiency and effectiveness in agencies’ missions, improved customer service at agencies seeking to emulate the experiences of digital customers in the private sector.

In this session, experts will share their experiences with using cloud computing to:

  • Improve customer service
  • Extract value from previously unusable data sets
  • Automate functions to reduce inefficiency and waste
  • Improve cybersecurity even as the number and type of threats continue to grow
  • Adopt web-based services that improve operational flexibility

Workshop Information

FCW Workshop :
Smart Cloud, Smart Government

August 14, 2019

7:30AM - 12:00PM

Willard InterContinental
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

FREE for Government Attendees


To learn more about sponsoring this event, please contact:

Kharry Wolinsky
Public Sector 360
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 703-300-5825


  • ServiceNow
  • Smartsheet
  • Acquia


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
8:30 am - 8:35 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:35 am - 9:05 am Cloud Smart: Making the Grade
  • Kshemendra Paul Cloud Action Officer, Deputy Director for Strategy and Mission
    Department of Homeland Security
9:05 am - 9:20 am IT Transformation Viewpoint
  • Sri Murthy Senior Manager, Solution Consulting ServiceNow
9:20 am - 9:40 am Letting Go – How DOJ Overcame the On-Premise Paradigm
  • Melinda Rogers Deputy Chief Information Officer Department of Justice
9:40 am - 9:55 am Cloud Security and the Shared Responsibility Model
9:55 am - 10:15 am Networking Break
10:15 am - 10:35 am IT Modernization and Law Enforcement
10:35 am - 10:45 am Cloud Insights
10:45 am - 11:05 am Integrating Mission and IT Decision-Making
  • Brian Merrick Deputy Director, Cloud Program Management Office Department of State
11:05 am - 11:25 am Workshop
11:25 am - 11:30 am Closing Remarks


The Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW | Washington, DC 20004 | (202) 628-9100


The Federal Triangle Metro stop (orange/blue lines) is 2 blocks away and the Metro Center metro stop (red line) is three blocks away, both within walking distance of the hotel.


The Willard Hotel offers valet parking at the main entrance on Pennsylvania Ave NW. The hotel public parking entrance is located on F Street NW behind the Willard Hotel, between 14th Street NW and 15th Street NW. There are additional public garages on F Street NW and at the National Press Building, with two entrances on 13th Street NW. Please note: Parking is not included with your registration.


NASBA CPE Registry

In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour.

Program Level: Basic with no pre-requisites required

Delivery Method: Group Live, Information Technology - Technical, Registration # 137543

Credits Earned: 2

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