• June 2, 2015
  • National Press Club
    Washington D.C.


On November 29th, FCW held its first Big Issues Conference, focused on the Presidential Transition and the key strategies and technologies that the new administration should look to leverage in the coming years.

If you missed the Conference, you can download additional content below to learn more about this topic.

Keep Pace with Data

Enterprise data management requires cultural and policy changes, as well as advanced technology. As federal agency data management programs continue to evolve, agency staff is finding the cultural, organizational and policy issues present the biggest challenges, not the technology. Technology helps agencies make the most out of the data they gather so they can make informed decisions to best support their mission. Read the full summary here.

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
8:25am - 8:30am Opening Remarks
9:00 am - 9:40 am Government & Industry Panel: Digital Services: Implementation and Transformation
  • Joseph Castle Director, Digital Service U.S. General Services Administration
  • Andrea Ippolito VA Innovators Network Lead VA Center for Innovation
  • Michael Valivullah Chief Technology Officer, National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
9:40 am - 10:20 am Government & Industry Panel: The Future of Cloud-based Government
  • Robert Bohn Cloud Computing Program Manager, Advanced Networking Technologies Division, Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Ashley Mahan FedRAMP Agency Evangelist U.S. General Services Administration
  • Stephen Rice Chief Information Officer, Assistant Administrator for Information Technology Transportation Security Administration
10:20 am - 10:40 am Networking Break
10:40 am - 11:10 am Partnership for Public Service: Workforce of the Future
11:10 am - 11:50 am Government & Industry Panel: Advanced Analytics: The Next Wave
  • Mark Krzysko Deputy Director, Enterprise Information Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics
  • Kris Rowley Chief Data Officer U.S. General Services Administration
  • Wes Wilson IC & Federal Law Enforcement Business Development IBM Federal Software Group
11:50 am - 1:00 pm Lunch, Networking & Government Keynote: The Modernization Conundrum
  • David DeVries Chief Information Officer Office of Personnel Management
1:00 pm - 1:40 pm Government & Industry Panel: Enterprise Infrastructure: Rebooting the Federal Enterprise
  • Randall Conway Deputy Chief Information Officer for Information Enterprise (DCIO IE) Department of Defense
  • Bill Zielinski Assistant Commissioner, Office of Information Technology Category, Federal Acquisition Service General Services Administration
1:40 pm - 2:20 pm Government & Industry Panel: Cybersecurity: New Strategies, New Solutions
  • Mark Kneidinger Acting Director, Federal Network Resilience U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Darryl E. Peek II Director of Operations, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Technology Officer Department of Homeland Security
2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Afternoon Government Keynote: The Cyber Imperative
2:50 pm Closing Remarks


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