2nd Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit

April 24-25, 2019 | American Institute of Architects National HQ, Washington, DC

The 2019 Blockchain and Automated IT for Government Summit will provide a forum for members of DoD, Federal Government, Private Industry, Academia, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss the innovative applications of blockchain and emerging automated IT technologies aimed at improving security, efficiency and transparency of key data management and business processes within the Federal IT enterprise.




2019 Confirmed Speakers: Gary Washington Chief Information Officer US Department of Agriculture John M. Bergin, SES Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Information Management Department of Defense Bill Rockwood Legislative Assistant Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) Keith Nakasone Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Acquisition Management Office of Information Technology Category GSA Jennifer Hill Financial Innovation and Transformation Department of the Treasury Oki Mek Chief Product Officer, Acquisition Division Department of Health and Human Services Sherri Sokol Innovation Lead DISA

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Why You Should Attend This Summit:

The 2019 Blockchain and Automated IT for Government Summit will provide a forum for members of DoD/Government, Private Industry and Academia to discuss the increasing adoption of innovative IT capabilities and the evolving federal applications for blockchain, robotic process automation, emerging machine-learning capabilities, data management technologies and IT architecture services.

The implementation of these critical IT modernization initiatives significantly contributes to the transformation of key government processes into ones with greater efficiency, security, transparency and reliability. Speakers from across the Federal government will highlight pertinent use-cases for these technologies and will discuss the current programs underway at their respective organizations aimed at integrating these technologies. Furthermore, the Summit will feature two panels focusing on hot topics within the community. The first will examine blockchain’s role in transforming the healthcare industry and the second will highlight the use of blockchain in securing the digital thread in additive manufacturing. Attendees at DSI’s 2019 Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit will have a unique opportunity to engage in open and honest conversation with key decision makers representing federal agencies including DoD, HHS, Dept, of Treasury and GSA. Attendees will gain valuable insights into navigating the IT technology acquisition process and will hear about urgently needed enterprise technology solutions. Lastly, this Summit offers a unique opportunity to engage with government officials and industry experts regarding federal use cases for disruptive technologies and their perspectives on government IT and Data policies. DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Summits' content and focus areas, and we will assemble the most respected minds in the enterprise IT communities, as well as key policy-makers across military and civilian offices. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all services and organizations to bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________



Topics to be Covered at the 2019 Summit:  

- Identifying Applications for Blockchain Technologies Within the DoD/Federal IT Environment

- Implementing Robotic Process Automation to Increase Speed and Efficiency of Government Processes

- Leveraging Machine Learning Technology for Enhanced Data Management

- Modernizing Supply Chain Management and Security

- Supporting Federal Financial Management Processes Through the Adoption of Automotive IT Services

- Applying Emerging Technologies to Developing, Innovative Acquisition Models

- Securing the Additive Manufacturing Digital Thread

  ___________________________________________________________________________________ At our Symposium You Have the Ability To:
  • Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the most complex issues facing the DoD and Federal Government as it relates to blockchain-based and automated IT technologies.
  • Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover some of the latest blockchain-based and automated IT services and solutions of interest to the Federal Government and DoD.
  • Influence: Help foster ideas. Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. Our town hall format is your opportunity to address our speakers with questions or comments on the current mission.
___________________________________________________________________________________________< Exhibit and Sponsorship Information: The 2019 Blockchain & Automated IT Summit provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions. Download the Sponsorship and Exhibiting Prospectus Here.

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________________________________________________________________________________________ Participating Organizations at Last Year's Summit: Accenture, Accenture Federal Services, Addx Corporation, Advanced Systems Development, Inc. (ASD), AlphaSix Corporation, Anika Systems, Arsiem Corporation, B&D Consulting, block.one, Blocksafe, Booz Allen Hamilton, CALIBRE, Census Bureau, Chenega ABS, Colvin Run Networks, LLC, CoreAlpha Technologies, DoD, DISA, Deloitte, DOJ, DHS S&T, DSA, Inc., EPA, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), FedCentric Technologies, Federal Resources, GSA, Georgetown Analytics, Government Blockchain Association, Guardtime, HHS, HumanTouch LLC, IBM, iC-1Solutions, LLC, Information Builders, INSA, JFHQ-DODIN, Kearney & Company, KPMG, NIST, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Resilience Labs, Software Engineering Institute/Carnegie Mellon University, Technica Corporation, Telos Corporation, The MITRE Corp, U.S. Army, U.S. Census Bureau, USAF, USAID, USN, USPS ________________________________________________________________________________________ Operating Guidance for Government Attendees:

- DSI’s symposium will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

- The symposium is open and complimentary to all Federal government employees and is considered an educational training forum, and a widely attended gathering.