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CES Government 2020 Agenda

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 7

10:00AM – 6:00PM

CES DAY ONE
Las Vegas Convention Center

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8

9:00AM – 6:00PM   

CES DAY TWO
Las Vegas Convention Center

9:00AM – 4:00PM

CES Government 2020 Registration
Griffith Room 7, Park MGM Hotel

6:30PM – 9:00PM

CES Leaders in Technology Dinner
The Wynn Hotel
*By invitation only. Transportation provided with confirmation.

7:00PM – 9:00PM

Welcome to CES Government 2020 Reception @ Top Golf
Top Golf, MGM Grand Hotel
*Pre-registration by CES Government 2020 attendees required

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9 - CES GOVERNMENT DAY ONE

9:00AM – 6:00PM

CES DAY THREE
Las Vegas Convention Center

8:00AM – 3:00PM

CES Government 2020 Registration
Griffith Room 7, Park MGM Hotel

10:30AM – 11:45AM

CES Government 2020 DHS TOWN HALL
Balboa Room, Park MGM Hotel
**Must pre-register to attend.

 

Participants

Moderator: Adam Cox, Director, Strategy and Policy, DHS Science and Technology
David Pekoske,  Administrator, Transportation Security Administration
Andre Hentz, Deputy Under Secretary (Acting), DHS Science and. Technology
Rick Driggers, Director, DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
Chris Pietrzak, Director of Innovation,  US Customs and Border Protection
Matt Hayden, Deputy Assistant Secretary, DHS Private Sector Office
Austin Gould, Assistant Administrator for Requirements and Capabilities Analysis, Transportation Security Administration
 

12:00PM – 1:30PM

CES Government 2020 Executive Roundtables: Session One
Griffith Room 1-6, Park MGM Hotel

 

 

CYBER 2020: GLOBAL THREAT MATRIX

Participants
Co-Moderator: Michael ‘Mick’ Stawasz, Deputy Chief for Computer Crime, Criminal Division, US Dept. of Justice
Co-Moderator: Josh Ray, Managing Director | Global Cyber Defense Lead, Accenture Security
Sean Plankey, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of. Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, US. Dept. of Energy
Adam Lee, VP, Chief Security Officer, Dominion Energy
Sandy Peavy, Chief Information Officer, The Ambit Group
Rick Driggers, Deputy Assistant Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, US Dept. of Homeland Security
Mittal Desai, Senior Risk Advisor, Federal Energy. Regulatory Commission
Michael T. Dent, Chief Information Security Officer, Fairfax County, VA

 

MAKING THE CASE FOR TBM IN GOVERNMENT

Participants

Co-Moderator: Lim Vemeer, President and CEO, Cost Control, Inc.
Co-Moderator: Maria A. Roat, Chief Information Officer, Small Business Administrator
Brian P. Burns, Deputy Assistant Commandant for C4I, Deputy Chief Information Officer, US Coast Guard
Teddy Vagias, President, Mason-Harriman
Debbie Stephens, Deputy Chief Information, US Patent and Trademark Office
Shiva Verma, Principal, Grant Thornton
Dominic Cussatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Deputy Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Robert Meteer, Senior Analyst and Engagement Manager, Govini

 

GLOBAL INFORMATION SHARING IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

Participants

Co-Moderator: Dale McFee, Chief of Police, Edmonton Police Services (Canada)
Co-Moderator: Mike Pullen, Vice President, Strategic Operations, CGI Federal
Donna Roy, Chief Information Officer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Jason Henry, Unit Chief, Law Enforcement Information Sharing Initiative, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, US Dept. of Homeland Security
Christopher Amon, Chief, Firearms Operations Division, US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Wayne Salzgaber, Director, INTERPOL Washington, US National Central Bureau
Jose Rivero, Commander, IT Services Bureau, Miami-Dade Police Department

1:35PM – 3:05PM

CES Government 2020 Executive Roundtables: Session Two
Griffith Room 1-6, Park MGM Hotel

 

CYBER 2020: TECHNOLOGIES AND SOLUTIONS

Participants

Co-Moderator: Cameron Chehreh, Chief Technology Officer, VP Pre-sales Engineering, Federal, Dell Technologies
Co-Moderator: Dr. Ron Ross, Senior Fellow, Cybersecurity, National Institute for Standards and Technologies
Arthur G. Hatcher, Jr., Associate Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, USAF
Francis Bedel, Chief Digital Officer, International Union of Railways, Ports of Virginia
Shaun Khalfan, Chief Information Security Officer, Freddie Mac
John Higginbotham, President, Blue Ridge Networks
Dr. Christopher Rodriguez, Director, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA), District of Columbia
Kevin Graber, Chief Information Security Officer, US Secret Service

 

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES TO FIGHT CRIME, TERRORISM AND PROTECT THE HOMELAND

Participants

Co-Moderator: Elizabeth Cappello, Chief Information Officer (Acting), US Dept. of Homeland Security
Co-Moderator: Charlie Armstrong, Co-Chair, Government Business Executive Forum
John Donohue, Chief of Strategic Initiatives, New York City Police Department
Brian Lee, Police Commander, Homeland Defense Bureau, Phoenix Police Department
Dale McFee, Chief of Police, Edmonton Police Service (Canada)
Jon DeLapp, President, East Bay Partnership, LLC.
Bill Schrier, Senior Advisor, First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), US Dept. of Commerce
Tim LeMaster, VP, Systems Engineering, Lookout

 

PREVENTING AN AI WINTER

Participants

Co-Moderator: Ron Keesing, VP, Director of AI and Machine Learning, Leidos
Co-Moderator: Renee Wynn, Chief Information Officer, NASA
Randall G. Walden, Director and Program Executive Officer, Rapid Capabilities Office, USAF
Henry ‘Jamie’ Holcombe, Chief Information Officer, US Patent and Trademark Office
General William ‘Bill’ Bender USAF (ret)., SVP, Strategic Accounts and Government Relations, Leidos
Chris ‘Rocky’ Campione, Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Energy
Christophe Arend, Member of Parliament, French National Assembly
Justin Legary, Division Chief, Office of Information Technology, US Citizenship and Immigration Services

 

CLOUD MIGRATION AND IT MODERNIZATION

Participants

Co-Moderator: Brett McMillen, Director, US Federal Civilian, Amazon Web Services
Co-Moderator: Dominic Cussatt, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Deputy Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Chris Ginder, Regional Director, Civilian Agencies, US Public Sector, NetApp
Andreas Beebe, Global Account Leader, Nutanix
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President for Enterprise Analytics, US Postal Service
Brian Bonacci, Senior Director, Partners and Channels, Equinix Government Solutions
Gundeep Ahluwalia, Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Labor
Joe Zuramski, Chief Executive Officer, Reliasource

3:10PM – 4:40PM

CES Government 2020 Executive Roundtables: Session Three
Griffith Room 1-6, Park MGM Hotel

 

CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE: GLOBAL MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE AND GOODS

Participants

Co-Moderator: Charles ‘Chuck’ Harrington, Chief Executive Officer, Parsons Corporation
Co-Moderator: John Wagner, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection
Sjoerd Blum, Chief Information Officer, Schiphol International Airport, Netherlands
Rich Ceci, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Virginia International Terminals, Port of Virginia
Bob Osborn, Chief Technology Officer, Global Government, ServiceNow
Matthew Perdew, Chief Executive Officer, Wind Talker Innovations, Inc.

 

INNOVATION AND ACQUISITION

Participants

Co-Moderator: Jose Arrieta, Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Health and Human Services
Co-Moderator: Greg Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, Veritas
Harrison Smith, Deputy Chief Procurement Officer, Internal Revenue Service, US Dept. of Treasury
James Gfrerer, Assistant Secretary for Information Technology, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Tim Smith, President, OnPoint
Anil Cheriyan, Director, Technology Transformation Services, Deputy Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, US General Services Administration
Jeanette Lee, Chief Executive Officer, IIA Technology, Corp.
Tony Bardo, Assistant Vice President, Government Solutions, Hughes Network Systems

 

21ST CENTURY WORKFORCE

Participants
Co-Moderator: Hon. Bryan Slater, Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, US Dept. of Labor
Co-Moderator: Jane Seu, Senior Partner, Korn Ferry
Tom Soderstrom, IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, NASA Jet Propulsion Labs
Maria A. Roat, Chief Information Officer, Small Business Administration
Mark Radlinski, Chief Security Officer, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Sean Plankey, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, US Dept. of Energy
Ian Moore, Senior Account Executive, Trustwave Government
Yemi Oshinnaiye, Deputy Chief Information Officer, US Citizenship and Information Services
Ronald G. Jones, Jr., Senior Director, Technology Strategy, Public Sector, Americas, Blue Prism

 

5G WILL DRIVE IT MODERNIZATION

Participants

Co-Moderator: Michael Maiorana, Senior VP Public Sector, Verizon
Co-Moderator: Robert ‘Bob’ Costello, Executive Director, Enterprise Networks and Technology Support Directorate, US Customs and Border Protection
Gundeep Ahluwalia, Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Labor
Jaspal Sagoo, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Centers for Disease Control
Ron Thompson, Associate Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer, NASA
Rob Brown, Chief Technology Officer, US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Ryan Luther, LSSGB, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Wind Talker Innovation, Inc.

5:30PM – 7:30PM

CES Government 2020 15th Anniversary
Opening Reception
On the Record Speakeasy and Club, Park MGM Hotel

7:30PM – 9:30PM

GBEF Post-Reception Dinner
*GBEF Members and by invitation

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10 – CES GOVERNMENT PLENARY DAY 1

9:00PM – 4:00PM

CES DAY FOUR
Las Vegas Convention Center

6:00AM – 7:00AM

CES Government 2020 Registration
Griffith 7, Park MGM Hotel

7:00AM – 7:50AM

CES Government 2020 Networking Breakfast
Griffith Room 1-2, Park MGM Hotel

8:00AM

Welcome to CES Government 2020
Donald W. Upson, Founder and CEO
Presidio Ballroom, Park MGM Hotel

8:10AM

CES Government 2020: The Data Behind IT
“America’s Eroding Technological Advantage: Defense R&D Priorities in Light of Global R&D Trends”
Tara Murphy Dougherty, President, National Security Practice, Govini
Jim Mitre, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Analysis, Govini
**Govini is the big data and analytics partner of CES Government and the GBEF.

8:30AM

CES Government 2020: Keynote
“Leading in a Dangerous World”
General John F. Kelly, U.S Marine Corps (Ret.)

9:00AM

CES Government 2020: Industry Keynote
“Artificial Intelligence: The Power of Data Integrity”
Greg Hughes
Chief Executive Officer, Veritas

9:20AM

CES Government 2020: Government Keynote
“Mission Critical: Everything Now”
Rich Haley
Executive Assistant Director, Information and Technology
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

9:40AM

CES Government 2020: Coffee and Conversation

10:00AM

CES Government 2020: Critical Infrastructure Keynote Panel
“The Smart Movement of People and Cargo”

John Wagner
Executive Assistant Deputy Commissioner
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Rich Ceci
Senior Vice President and Chief information Officer
Port of Virginia

Sjoerd Blum
Chief Information Officer
Schiphol International Airport, Netherlands

10:50AM

CES Government 2020: Focus on Technology
“Defense, Intelligence and Critical Infrastructure”
Charles ‘Chuck’ Harrington
Chief Executive Officer
Parsons Corporation

11:10AM

“AI, Analytics and the Commercialization of Space”
Tom Soderstrom
IT Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, NASA Jet Propulsion Labs

11:30AM

“Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning and Mission”
Chad Steelberg
Founder and CEO, Veritone

11:50AM

“AI, Risk Targeting and New Directions in Law Enforcement”
Dale McFee
Chief of Police Services, Edmonton (Canada)

12:10PM

“Rapid Acquisition and Artificial Intelligence”
Randall Walden
Director and Program Executive Officer, Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office, USAF

12:30PM

CES Government 2020: Keynote Luncheon
“Acquisition, Innovation and the American Warfighter”
Honorable James “Hondo” Geurts
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, US Navy

1:40PM

CES Government 2020: Government Technology CIO Roundtable
“AI, Cloud and IT Modernization “

Christopher Ginder
Regional Director, Civilian Agencies
US Public Sector
NetApp

Gundeep Ahluwalia
Chief Information Officer
US Dept. of Labor

 

Elizabeth Cappello
Acting CIO
US Dept. of Homeland Security

James Gfrerer
Assistant Secretary for Information Technology
US Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Jeff Johnson
Vice President for
Enterprise Analytics
US Postal Service

2:20PM

“The Power of 5G in Government, Business and Critical Infrastructure Innovation”
Moderator: Nick Nilan, Director, Public Sector Product Development, Verizon
Bob Costello, Executive Director, Enterprise Networks and Technology, U.S.
Customs and Border Protection
Michael Sherwood, Director of Information Technology, City of Las Vegas
Sean Reyes, Attorney General, State of Utah

2:55PM

“Tech Trends 2020: A Government Perspective”
Scott Buchholz, Chief Technology Officer, Deloitte Government and
Public Sector Practice

3:10PM

“Accelerating Innovation for Public Safety”
Ed Parkinson
Chief Executive Officer, FirstNet

3:20PM

CES Government 2020: CIO Healthcare IT Roundtable
“AI, Analytics and Efficient Healthcare Delivery “

 

Michael McCalip
VP, Government Programs and Strategy
Carahsoft

Dominic Cussatt
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Deputy Chief Information Officer
US Department of Veterans Affairs

Jaspal Sagoo
Chief Technology Officer
Center for Disease Control

Jose Arrieta
Chief Information Officer
US Dept. of Health and Human Services

 

4:05PM

“Out of the BOX with Skunk Baxter”
Jeffrey “Skunk” Baxter
National Security SME, Musician, Artist

4:30PM

CES Government 2020: Day 1 Adjourns
Closing Remarks

6:30PM – 8:30PM

CES Government 2020 15th Anniversary Celebration Reception with Entertainment
American Vinyl with Jeffery ‘Skunk’ Baxter

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11 – CES GOVERNMENT DAY THREE

7:00AM – 8:00AM

CES Government 2020 Networking Breakfast

8:00AM

CES Government 2020: Opening Remarks
Chrissie Coon
President and Co-chair CES Government

8:10AM

Critical Infrastructure Panel
“Cybersecurity and  Critical Infrastructure: ENERGY”
Moderator: Bob Osborn, CTO, Global Government, ServiceNow
Adam Lee, Chief Security Officer, Dominion Energy
Sean Plankey, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, U.S. DOE
Chris ‘Rocky’ Campione, Chief Information Officer, U.S. DOE

Robert Osborn
CTO, Global Governments
ServiceNow

Adam Lee
Chief Security Officer
Dominion Resources

Karen Evans
Assistant Secretary
Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security,
and Emergency Response
U.S. Department of Energy

Rocky Campione
Chief Information Officer
US Dept. of Energy

 

 

9:00AM

CES Government 2020 Keynote
Matt Perdew
Chief Executive Officer, Wind Talker Innovations

winde talke innovations

 

 

 

 

9:20AM

“AI and American Technology Leadership”
Jamie Holcombe
Chief Information Officer
US Patent and Trademark Office

9:20AM

“ELECTION 2020: CONGRESS AND THE TECHNOLOGY AGENDA”
Stephen M. Ryan, Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery

10:00AM

“Innovation IN Acquisition”
Harrison Smith
Deputy Chief Procurement Officer
Internal Revenue Service, US Dept. of Treasury

10:20AM

“NEW TECHNOLOGY FRONTIER IN PUBLIC SAFETY”
Moderator: Andrew Liu, Senior Vice President, Parsons Corporation
John Donohue, Chief of Strategic Initiatives, New York City Police Department
Brian Lee, Police Commander, Homeland Defense Bureau, Phoenix Police Department
Jose Rivero, Commander, IT Services Bureau, Miami-Dade Police Department
Dale McFee, Chief of Police, Edmonton, Canada

11:15AM

“Building a 21st Century Technology Workforce”

Tom Soderstrom
Chief Technology Officer
NASA Jet Propulsion Labs

Jane Seu
Senior Partner
Korn-Ferry

Karen Evans
Assistant Secretary
Cyber Security, Energy and Emergency Response

Maria Roat
Chief Information Officer
Small Business Administration

12:00PM

CES Government 2020 Closing Remarks

12:30PM – 5:00PM

CES Government 2020 Golf Experience

2:00PM – 4:30PM

CES Government 2020 Bowling Experience

6:30PM – 9:00PM

GBEF 2020 MEMBER KICK OFF RECEPTION AND DINNER
Vetri Cucina at the Palms Hotel, 56th Floor
**GBEF members and by invitation

 

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