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Digital Transformation Summit

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pmWednesday, March 17, 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pmWednesday, March 17, 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
2021-03-16 09:00:00 2021-03-17 15:00:00 America/New_York Digital Transformation Summit See more details at: https://www.actiac.org/act-iac-event/digital-transformation-summit VIRTUAL, , ,
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Training Fees: 

$395 for industry members
$495 for non-members
$0 for government

Event Details

Overview

Digital Transformation Summit:  Accelerating Federal Adoption of RPA, Ai and Blockchain

Description

Federal agencies are rapidly deploying intelligent automation to increase operational efficiency, reduce low-value workload and improve citizen services.  Meanwhile, Industry continues delivering new and innovative solutions to the RPA, AI and Blockchain markets.

Co-hosted by GSA and ACT-IAC, the Digital Transformation summit is a virtual two-day event set to examine the latest developments in intelligent automation and the work done to ignite low-value to high-value transformation in the federal government.

Digital Transformation Summit features:

  • Federal leader keynotes describing their vision for automation in the government
  • Industry expert panels on the future of intelligent automation
  • Technology demonstrations and exciting use-cases
  • Interactive breakout rooms and vendor booths
  • Tap into the expertise of industry leaders and start viewing your agency's automation capabilities through a new lens.
keynotes

Gerard Badorrek, Chief Financial Officer, Office of the Administrator, General Services Administration (Confirmed)
Maria Roat, Administrator and Federal Chief Information Officer (Acting), Office of E-government and Information Technology, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President (Invited)

presenters

Nel Abdiel, PhD, Presidential Innovation Fellow (Invited)
Combiz Abdolrahimi, Emerging Technology and Innovation Leader, Deloitte (Confirmed)
Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft (Confirmed)
Dorothy Aronson, Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer, National Science Foundation (Invited)
Darren Ash, Assistant Chief Information Officer, Farm Production and Conservation Mission Area, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Confirmed)
Matthew Baker, Process Analyst, FAS Automation Center, Deloitte (Confirmed)
Edward Burrows, Vice President of Intelligent Solutions, Brillient Corporation (Confirmed)
Andrew Cather, Principal Solution Engineer, Salesforce (Confirmed)
Cheryl Cohen, Chief Technical Officer, Management Concepts (Confirmed)
Bryan Eckle, Partner, Summit2Sea Consulting (Confirmed)
Ian Eisele, Senior Process Analyst, FAS Automation Center Support, Deloitte (Confirmed)
Jorge Ferrer, MD, Informatics Health System Specialist, Department of Veteran Affairs (Invited)
Craig Fischer, Supervisory Program Manager, Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation, Department of Treasury (Invited)
Christine Gex, Robotic Process Automation Program Manager, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Invited)
Adam Goldberg, Acting Assistant Commissioner for Financial Innovation and Transformation, Department of Treasury (Invited)
James Gregory, Robotic Process Automation Program Director, General Services Administration (Invited)
Michael Grace, Chief Technology Officer, VerticalApps (Confirmed)
Todd Hager, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Macro Solutions (Confirmed)
Jeremy Hogg, Vice President of Federal Sales, Kolfax (Confirmed)
Pamela Isom, Dputy Chief Information Officer, Office of Architecture, Engineering, Technology and Innovation, Department of Energy (Invited)
Richard Jacik, Chief Digital Officer, Brillient Corporation (Confirmed)
Krista Kinnard, Lead Artificial Intelligence, General Services Administration (Invited)
John Kirby, Managing Consultant, Blockchain, IBM (Confirmed)
Jeffrey Lau, Regional Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration (Invited)
Jim Liew, PhD, Chief Operating Officer of SoKat.co and Associate Professor at John Hopkins Business School (Confirmed)
Kathy McNeill, Director of Artificial Intelligence, General Services Administration (Invited)
Oki Mek, Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer, Department of Health and Human Services (Invited)
Meikle Paschal Jr., Program Manager for RPA, United States Citizen and Immigration Service, Department of Homeland Security (Invited)
Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Executive Vice President, Digital Workforce Solutions, Automation Anywhere (Confirmed)
Brian Reid, Robotic Process Automation Manager, General Dynamics Information Technology (Confirmed)
Sumit Shah, Chief Data Scientist, CGI Federal (Confirmed)
Alison Smith, Chief Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton (Confirmed)
Jesse Spiro, chief Government Affairs Officer, Chainalysis (Confirmed)
Andrew Stegmaier, Chief Operating Officer, Management and Science Innovation, General Services Administration (Invited)
Frank Stein, Director, Analytics Solution Center, IBM (Confirmed)
David Stirling, Associate Partner, IBM (Confirmed)
Nick Surkamp, Director Digital Transformation, Management Services and Innovation, General Services Administration (Invited)
Amanda Sweeney, Director, Federal Intelligent Automation KPMG (Invited)
Erica Thomas, Office of Under Secretary of Defense Comptroller, CFO Data Transformation Office and RPA Program Manager, Department of Defense (Invited)
James Walker, Chief Technology Officer, UiPath (Confirmed)
Dave Wennergren, Chief Executive Officer, ACT-IAC (Confirmed)
Monika Wilczak, Managing Director, Ernst & Young (Confirmed)
Dylan Yaga, Computer Scientist, Computer Security Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology (Invited)
 

training credits

The individuals who successfully complete this program are eligible for 10 Continuous Learning Points (CLPs).

Individuals seeking CLPs may obtain their CLPs by sending an email request to training @actiac.org (mail to:  [email protected])

Cancellations

Registration cancellations made on or before February 23, 2021 will receive a refund.  Registration fees are non-refundable starting February 24, 2021.  Substitutions are available at any time for no fee.  Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected] (mail to:  [email protected]).  Requests for cancellations will not be accepted by telephone.

Agenda

Agenda - By Date

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

9:00 am to 9:15 am
Welcome

A review of the days agenda and key learning outcomes.

Edward Burrows, Vice President of Intelligent Solutions, Brillient Corporation, Industry Chair
James Gregory, Robotic Process Automation Program Director, General Services Administration, Government Chair

9:15 am to 9:35 am
Keynote Address: Accelerating the Adoption of Emerging Automation Solutions in Government

High-level overview of automation progress in the Federal Government, announcing the Emerging Automation solutions COI, and big goals for cross-government innovation in FY21 and beyond.

Gerard Badorrek, Chief Financial Officer, Office of the Administrator, General Services Administration

 

9:45 am to 10:45 am
Emerging Automation Solutions Primer: What are RPA, Blockchain, IA, and AI?

Establishing a baseline understanding for participants of emerging automation solutions including RPA, Blockchain, and AI.  this session will also highlight how the solutions are currently impacting the federal government and the potential for growth.

Nick Surkamp, Director Digital Transformation, Management Science and Innovation, General Services Administration, Moderator

Combiz Abdolrahimi, Emerging Technology and Innovation Leader, Deloitte
Susie Adams, Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft
Amanda Sweeney, Director, Federal Intelligent Automation, KPMG
Monika Wilczak, Managing Director, Ernst & Young
 

10:55 am to 11:20 am
The State of Federal RPA: An Industry and Federal Perspective

Reviewing state of Federal RPA and ACT-IAC executive interviews to describe where RPA Stands in government and where it is heading

Cheryl Cohen, Chief Technology Officer, Management Concepts
Dave Wennergren, Chief Executive Officer, ACT-IAC

11:20 am to 11:45 am
BREAK
11:45 am to 2:25 pm
Emerging Automation Solutions: Industry Tools to Ignite Low-Value to High-Value Transformations - Robotic Process Automation

Predictions from the Pros:  The Future of RPA  (11:45AM to 12:45PM)

Industry experts prognosticating on the future of RPA including technical capabilities, Government-wide impact, and changes for the Federal workforce.

Andrew Stegmaier, Chief Operating Officer, Management Science and Innovation, General Services Administration, Moderator

Jeremy Hogg, Vice President of Federal Sales, Kolfax
Rajesh Radhakrishnan, Executive Vice President, Digital Workforce Solutions, Automation Anywhere
James Walker, Chief Technology Officer, UiPath

BREAK (10 minutes)

Integrator Panel (12:55PM to 1:55PM)

Federal practitioners and industry integrators discuss successfully deployed automations in the public sector, best practices, and impact on agency operations.

Jeffrey Lau, Regional Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration and Matthew Baker, Process Analyst, FAS Automation Center, Deloitte along with Ian Eisele, Senior Process Analyst, FAS Automation Center, Deloitte

Meikle Paschal Jr., Program Manager for RPA Programs, United States Citizen and Immigration Service, Department of Homeland Security and Michael Grace, Chief Technology Officer, VerticalApps 

Christine Gex, Robotics Process Automation Program Manager, The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Brian Reid, Robotic Process Automation Manager, General Dynamics Information Technology

BREAK (10 minutes)

Federal Considerations (2:05PM to 2:25PM)

2:25 pm to 2:35 pm
Closing Comments

Edward Burrows, Vice President of Intelligent Solutions, Brillient Corporation
James Gregory, Robotic Process Automation Program Director, General Services Administration

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

9:00 am to 9:20 am
Welcome

A discussion of Federal progress on implementing emerging automation solutions, the Day 2 agenda, and promise for future operational impact.

Maria Roat, Administrator and Federal Chief Information Officer (Acting), Office of E-Government and Information Technology, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President

9:20 am to 10:15 am
Early Adopters Pushing the Envelope in Government

Three Federal leaders pushing the envelope on adopting emerging automation solutions discuss their strategies, outcomes and future vision for radically transforming the Government operations.

Andrew Stegmaier, Chief Operating Officer, Management Science and Innovation, General Services Administration, Moderator

Dorothy Aronson, Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer, National Science Foundation
Pamela Isom, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of Architecture, Emergency, Technology and Innovation, Department of Energy
Oki Mek, Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer, Department of Health and Human Services
Other Presenters to be named shortly.

10:25 am to 12:45 pm
Emerging Automation Solutions: Industry Tools to Ignite Low-Value to High-Value Transformations - Artificial Intelligence

Predictions from the Pros:  The Future of AI  (10:25AM to 11:25AM)

Industry experts prognosticating on the future of AI including technical capabilities, Government-wide impact, and changes for the Federal workforce

Krista Kinnard, Lead, Artificial Intelligence, General Services Administration, Moderator

Nel Abdiel, PhD, Presidential Innovation Fellow
Andrew Cather, Principal Solution Engineer, Salesforce
Kathy McNeill, Director of Artificial Intelligence, General Services Administration
Frank Stein, Director, Analytics Solution Center, IBM

Presenters to be named shortly.

BREAK (10 minutes)

AI Use Cases in Government:  Army, Treasury and USDA (11:45PM to 12:45PM)

Joint industry and government presentations of AI projects driving mission success

Edward Burrows, Vice President of Intelligent Solutions, Brillient Corporation, Moderator

Darren Ash, Assistant Chief Information Officer, Farm Production and Conservation Mission Area, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Richard Jacik, Chief Digital Officer, Brillient Corporation

Erica Thomas,Office of Under Secretary for Defense Comptroller, CFO Data Transformation Office and RPA Program Manager, Department of Defense and Bryan Eckle, Partner, Summit2Sea Consulting

Adam Goldberg, Acting Assistant Commissioner for Financial Innovation and Transformation, Department of Treasury and Alison Smith, Chief Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton
 

 

12:45 pm to 1:15 pm
BREAK
1:15 pm to 3:05 pm
Emerging Automation Solutions: Industry Tools to Ignite Low-Value to High-Value Transformations - Blockchain

Predictions from the Pros:  The Future of Blockchain (1:15PM to 2:15PM)

Industry experts prognosticating on the future of blockchain including technical capabilities, Government-wide impact, and changes for the Federal workforce

Todd Hager, Vice President Strategic Initiatives, Macro Solutions, Moderator

Jorge Ferrer, MD, Informatics Health System Specialist, Department of Veteran Affairs
Craig Fischer, Supervisory Program Manager, Office of Financial Innovation and Transformation, Department of Treasury
Jim Liew, PhD, Chief Operating Officer at SoKat.co and Associate Professor at John Hopkins Business School
Jesse Spiro, Chief Government Affairs Officer, Chainalysis
Dylan Yaga, Computer Scientist, Computer Security Division, National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)

BREAK (10 minutes)

Blockchain Demo from Industry (2:25PM to 3:05PM)

Industry experts showcase the great promise of Blockchain technologies to automate low value work and creating organizational capacity

Sumit Shah, Chief Data Scientist, CGI Federal


John Kirby, Managing Consultant, Blockchain, IBM and David Stirling, Associate Partner, IBM
Description:  The Learning Credential Network (LCN) is a next-generation, Could & Blockchain-enabled solution that provides a secure mechanism for permissioned education institutions (issuers) to place learning artifacts with students and professionals (holders).

 

 

 

3:05 pm to 3:15 pm
Closing Comments

A call to action for Federal adoption of emerging automation solutions

Gerard Badorrek, Chief Financial Officer, General Services Administration

Keynote

Gerard Badorrek
Chief Financial Officer, General Services Administration

Chairs

Government Chair:

James Gregory, Robotic Process Automation Program Director, General Services Administration

Industry Chair:

Edward Burrows, Vice President of Intelligent Solutions, Brillient Corporation

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