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Efficient IT Modernization Strategies Summit 21 Nov 2013

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Federal Computer Weekly, Government Computing News and SoftwareAG have crafted an event I believe every enterprise technologist in government should be tracking. It is the 21 November 2013 Efficient IT Modernization Strategies Summit, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington.

If you work in IT security, design, or strategy, or if you are responsible for ensuring technology aligns with business/mission objectives, you will want to be at this event.

I’ll be at the event all day and look forward to interacting with the folks gathered there. I also get the special honor of being on stage with my friend and hero John Crupi, one of the nation’s greatest technologists and experienced CTOs. John is also co-author (with Deepak Alur and Dan Malks) of the book Core J2EE Patterns: Best Practices and Design Strategies, a book that remains one of the best references to enterprise application development.

Regarding this “must-attend” conference, sign up here: www.fcw.com/efficientagencyit

Here is more from their website:

Public sector leaders are seeking to drive efficiency across their organizations—and those responsible for technology implementation and management are focused on maximizing available resources, from funding, to human capital, to IT infrastructures. Successful technologies are mission-driven, trusted, and integrated with agency policies, and they can evolve to incorporate innovation and best practices.

With a focus on supporting effective government service delivery, the Efficient Agency IT Modernization Strategies Summit will address programs that are being implemented today and can be applied to future public sector operations.

Expert speakers in this professional educational agenda will cover top-of-mind issues, including IT optimization, aligning technology with mission support, integrated approaches to current government programs, and recommendations for managing and analyzing big data.

7:30 – 8:30 AM
Registration, Continental Breakfast & Networking
8:30 – 8:45 AM
Welcome, Introductions, and Program Overview
Tod Weber
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Software AG Government Solutions
Bill Lochten [Executive Host]
National Vice President, Software AG Government Solutions
8:45 – 9:35 AM
Session 1: Opening Plenary Session
Leveraging Optimization for Faster IT Evolution
Kevin Carroll
President, The Kevin Carroll Group and former Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), U.S. Army
David Taylor
Vice President, State & Local Government Solutions, Software AG Government Solutions and former Chief Information Officer, State of Florida
Christopher Dorobek [Moderator]
Founder and Editor of the DorobekINSIDER
9:35 – 10:15 AM
Session 2: Featured Federal Perspective
Transforming Global Operations and Mission Support–The USTRANSCOM Strategy
10:15 – 10:30 AM
Networking and Visit Exhibits
10:30 – 11:15 AM
Session 3A
Ensuring Justice for All with Integrated Approaches
Executive Director, IJIS Institute
Session 3B
Business Process Management and ACA Healthcare Reform
Nicholas Appolonia
Chief Executive Officer, HIT Consulting
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 4A
Using Technology to Detect
and Prevent Fraud—Leverage Global Expertise
Session 4B
Managing Information as an
Asset [and Complying with the Open Data Policy]
Darryn Graham [Moderator]
Solutions Engineer, Software AG
Reynold Schweickhardt
Director of Technology Policy, U.S. House of Representatives
12:00 – 12:45 PM
Networking Luncheon and Visit Demonstration Pavilion
12:45 – 1:35 PM
Session 5: Keynote
IT Modernization Today—Realities, Challenges, and Opportunities
1:35 – 2:20 PM
Session 6A
Leveraging Affordable Care Act Data to Improve Government Efficiency
Assistant Director of Program and Technology Services, IJIS Institute
Session 6B
Understanding In-Memory Computing for Mainstream Users
Michael Ho
Vice President, Software AG Government Solutions
2:20 – 3:15 PM
Session 7: Plenary Session
Morphing Big Data into Valuable Government Information
John Crupi
Vice President, Research & Development, Software AG
Bob Gourley [Moderator]
Publisher, CTOvision.com and CTO, Crucial Point
3:15 – 3:30 PM
Closing Remarks
David Taylor [Executive Host]
Vice President, State & Local Government Solutions, Software AG Government Solutions and former Chief Information Officer, State of Florida

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