AGL Summit to feature 30+ government executives and digital service experts on Nov. 7 in Washington DC

The AGL Summit on Nov. 7 in Washington, D.C. will feature presentations from more than 30 government executives and digital service experts from federal, state and local government and the technology industry.

Former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer Cori Zarek will serve as master of ceremonies for the day-long conference that will include keynote speeches, lightning talks, and panel discussions.

Conference admission is free for government staff. See the complete agenda, lunch menu (included for all attendees), and register here:

November 7, 2019 – 8:30 am – 5pm

Knight Conference Center at the Newseum
Washington, D.C.
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C.

Panel discussions will include:

  • Procurement reform with federal and state digital service acquisition experts
  • Data strategy by federal Chief Data Officers
  • The partnership of UX and agile methodologies
  • The role of nonprofit associations partnering with government

Topics will include:

  • Public service innovation
  • User-centered design
  • Talent and workforce development
  • Lean methodologies, iterative development
  • Product management
  • Open and participatory government

Speakers and panelists include:

  • Adrien Abrams, Founder, Beeline Strategy, Former Chief Product Owner, CMS
  • Ashleigh Axios, CXO, & Partners, Former Creative Director, Obama White House
  • Larry Bafundo, Director of Product Management, Ad Hoc
  • Melinda Burgess, Director of Community Engagement, AGL Association
  • Chris Campione, CIO, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Kirsten Dalboe, Chief Data Officer, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Kaitlin Devine, Former Director of Engineering, 18F; Former Director of Innovation, AdHoc
  • Nancy Dierker, Director of Procurement, Colorado Governor’s Office of IT
  • Ann Dunkin, CIO, County of Santa Clara, Former CIO, U.S. EPA
  • John Foster, COO and Partner, Fearless
  • Greg Godbout, Former CTO at U.S. EPA, Co-founder at 18F
  • Kirsten Green, Acquisition Strategist, U.S. Digital Service
  • Everett Harper, CEO and Founder, Truss
  • Joyce Hunter, Vulcan Enterprises, Former Deputy CIO, USDA
  • Pamela Isom, CDO Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Ted Kaouk, Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture (invited)
  • Steve Kelman, Professor of Public Management, Harvard University
  • Natalie Kurz, Director of User Experience, Flexion
  • Maia Laing, Senior Business Consultant, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dan Levenson, Chief Strategy Officer, Agile Six
  • Jeff Maher, Principal Engineer, Canadian Digital Service
  • Brent Maravilla, Acquisition Strategist, U.S. Digital Service
  • Ashley Owens, Director of Acquisition, 18F (invited)
  • Michael Palmer, U.S. Digital Service at Department of Homeland Security (invited)
  • Aaron Pava, Executive Director, AGL Association | CXO, CivicActions
  • Celestine Pressley, Director of IT, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; Exec. Office of the President
  • Shannon Sartin, Executive Director, Digital Service at Dept. of Health and Human Services (invited)
  • Kelli Shewmaker, Community Outreach Lead, Code for DC (invited)
  • Caroline Smith, Digital Service Expert, U.S. Digital Service
  • Ronald S. Thompson, Chief Data Officer, NASA (invited)
  • Traci Walker, Procurement Strategist, U.S. Digital Service
  • Cori Zarek, Former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Director of the Digital Service Collaborative, Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation
2019-10-31T10:08:35-08:00 October 31st, 2019|Categories: Agile government|Tags: |

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