From AI to VR, blockchain to the Internet of Things, emerging technology has the potential to fundamentally reshape the way government operates, interacts with citizens, and achieves its mission. At this event, Nextgov exploreD the biggest trends in emerging technology, highlighted case studies from early government adopters, and examined how agencies can begin preparing now for the technology of the future.
|8:00 AM||Registration & Networking Breakfast|
|8:25 AM||Opening Remarks|
Keynote Address: DARPA's Emerging Tech Strategy
As the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) continues its trailblazing research and applications in fields of artificial intelligence, microsystems and quantum computing, to name a few, its Defense Sciences Office utilizes the game-changing research to impact national security. Hear from the office's director, Dr. Valerie Browning, to get an inside look at the disruptive technologies DARPA employs and how its emerging tech strategies enable the agency to reach mission-critical goals.
Panel: Securing Public and Private Data through the Blockchain
As blockchain’s benefits and applications become widely known, many agencies, public and private alike, stand to secure their data and services like never before, all while increasing efficiency and reducing costs. As government begins to explore the blockchain’s potential, hear from those who are leading government’s charge to implement this disruptive technology.
Spotlight on Innovation at the Department of Veterans Affairs
Federal Vision 2030 presented by Accenture
Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain are reshaping government and faster than many realize. But which trends are poised to have the most disruptive impact and how can federal agencies keep pace? In this presentation, Dominic Delmolino shares exclusive research on how some federal agencies are already emerging as leaders in embracing new operating models.
|10:20 AM||Networking Break|
Panel: Work Smarter: Harnessing Artificial Intelligence and Automation
The dawn of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation opens up previously impossible opportunities in the federal government, affecting workforce, budgets, overhead and much more. This panel will delve into the current and future applications of these technologies, their benefits and challenges, and what they can help the federal government and defense communities achieve next.
Presented by Pluralsight: Fireside Chat
Closing Exclusive Interview
|12:00 PM||Closing Remarks|