The Federal Data Strategy's action plan was reworked in response to the COVID-19 crisis, while state and local governments are simultaneously expanding health data initiatives and looking for more cost-effective data solutions. Add in the growing importance of data-intensive cyber threat detection and the broad potential of AI and automation, and it becomes clear: Agencies' data challenges are evolving rapidly, and a solid data strategy is mission-critical.

In this virtual event, data experts from all corners of government will discuss the problems they're solving, the initiatives they have underway and the mission impacts they're seeing. Attendees will come away from these sessions better able to:

  • Break down organizational silos and maximize data sharing
  • Develop effective data governance
  • Secure data from attack or misuse -- and balance security with sharing
  • Plan for the data needs of AI and automation initiatives
  • Unlock the data in legacy systems
  • Find training and recruiting solutions to bridge the talent gap
  • Get their organization's leadership to see data as a mission asset


  • Pluralsight
  • Uptake
  • Dell Boomi
  • Dell Technologies
  • ServiceNow


Tuesday, November 10, 2020

8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
8:30 AM - 8:35 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:35 AM - 9:05 AM Armed with Data
  • Gregory Garcia Acting CIO U.S. Army/G6
  • Tony Holmes* Practice Lead for Solutions Architects Public Sector Pluralsight

    *providing session opening remarks
9:05 AM - 9:25 AM Artificial Intelligence Improves Defense Readiness
9:25 AM - 9:50 AM Innovation in Action: How AI Supports National Security
9:50 AM - 10:10 AM Welcome to the Age of Integrated Experiences
10:10 AM - 10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM Developing a State Data Sharing and Analytics Platform
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM New Industry Alignment Accelerating AI Adoption
  • Melvin Greer Chief Data Scientist, Americas Intel Corporation
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM Managing VA’s Data as a Strategic Asset Over Its Lifecycle
  • Kshemendra Paul Executive Director, Data Governance and Analytics, Office of Enterprise Integration (OEI)
    Chief Data Officer
    Department of Veterans Affairs
11:25 AM - 11:45 AM Building the Data-Driven Navy
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM Getting New Value Out of Existing Systems and Datasets
  • Beth Killoran Deputy Chief Information Officer U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
12:10 PM Closing Remarks


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.

Number of CPE Credits: 3

CPE Accreditation: Program knowledge level is overview and there is no prerequisite education or advanced preparation require.

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Field of Study: Information Technology

Registration # 137543

1105 Media is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Data & Analytics -- Smart Strategies for 2021

DATE: November 10, 2020

TIME: 8:30 am - 12:10 pm
(all times are ET)


COST: FREE for Government Attendees*

*Government registrations require a valid .gov/.mil email address for verification


To learn more about sponsoring this event, please contact:

Kharry Wolinsky
Public Sector 360
[email protected]