[9:45 a.m. ET/6:45 a.m. PT]The virtual environment is open! Welcome and Housekeeping
Download resources on transformation techniques throughout the environment. These resources will help you solve some of your agency's biggest challenges.
[10:00 - 10:20 a.m. ET/7:00 - 7:20 a.m. PT] Opening Government Case Study: Exploring the Foundations of Equity in Tech
Jeanne Holm, Deputy Mayor for Budget and Innovation, City of Los Angeles
The City of Los Angeles is home to almost four million residents. Those residents need all the same city services like trash, building permits, DMV, and health services. However, equitably distributing services is not always easy. In this engaging opening keynote, you'll hear how technology is enabling more equitable distribution of city services.
[10:30 - 11:10 a.m. ET/7:30 - 8:10 a.m. PT]Session 1: How Gov Can Deliver Better, Faster, More Resilient Services
Michael Peckham, Chief Financial Officer, Program Support Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Arthur Ford, Director of Public Sector Strategy, Tricentis
Join us online to learn how agencies can rely on low code software to accelerate your agency’s mission delivery. Specifically, you’ll learn:
- The benefits of low code or no code and accelerating the mission for the public sector.
- How agencies can track end-to-end testing in a post-COVID world.
- How agencies can deliver a better constituent experience by improving software quality.
[11:20 - 12 p.m ET/8:20 - 9 a.m. PT] Session 2: Crisis Response in Gov = Innovation + Speed
Bill Smith, Chief Information Officer, State of Alaska
MJ Jackson, AVP, Public Sector + Healthcare Strategy, DocuSign
This session will explore how the pandemic accelerated goverment's digital transformation by decades by prioritizing projects that maintained continuity of operations, generated quick wins, and were deployed rapidly. Specifically, you'll learn:
- How COVID-19 accelerated digital transformation.
- How agencies prioritize, scale and implement new programs.
- The biggest barriers to rapid innovation.
[12:10-12:30 p.m. ET /9:10 - 9:30 a.m. PT] Government Keynote: Best Practices for Transforming Your Organization
Courtney Winship, Deputy Chief Data Officer, USCIS
In the past decade, the pace of technological change has accelerated to unheard-of proportions. In order to keep up, the policies, procedures and workforces within government need to modernize too. In this government keynote, you'll hear from a USCIS innovator who successfully navigated the transformation challenge. She'll share her five best practices based on her experience transforming her organization for the better.
[12:40 - 1:20 p.m. ET/9:40 – 10:20 a.m. PT]
Session 3: How Gov Transformation Is Fueled By Automation and DevSecOps
Bill Bensing, Software Factory Lead, Managing Architect, Red Hat
John Willis, Senior Director, Global Transformation Office, Red Hat
Sean Brady, DoD Senior Lead for SW Acquisition, OUSD (A&S) / Acquisition Enablers
The truth is, most organizations fail to either properly implement auditing or fail to scale their governance because they approach the task from a traditional perspective.
This session will discuss how the U.S. Government can leverage modern governance with a DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Reference Design compliant approach to define a new perspective on software compliance at scale.