AGL Summit 2019-04-25T18:16:13+00:00

AGL Summit

Charting the path forward for government transformation and digital services in California

California is kicking off an exciting new era of digital services and government innovation. Join the AGL Association, state officials, and current and former U.S. Digital Services executives to discuss the Golden State’s digital future.  

This day-long event in Sacramento will feature lightning talks, panel discussions, and interactive sessions for government innovators to get inspired, learn best practices, and help chart the path forward.


May 23, 2019
9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Secretary of State’s Office
Main Auditorium and Multi-Purpose Room
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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Who should attend

  • Government innovators at all levels
  • State, county and local IT staff, managers, and executives
  • Department and agency CIOs
  • Social impact partners
  • Civic technologists




  • Public service innovation
  • Talent and workforce development
  • User-centered design
  • Lean methodologies
  • Iterative development
  • Product management
  • Open source
  • Open and participatory government
Judi Brown
Judi BrownPartner and Chief Impact Officer, CivicMakers
Krista Canellakis
Krista CanellakisChief Innovation Officer, City and County of San Francisco
Ann Dunkin
Ann DunkinChief Information Officer, County of Santa Clara
Rob Klopp
Rob KloppFormer Chief Information Officer, Social Security Administration
Lloyd Levine
Lloyd LevineAssembly Member (Ret.), State of California
Eduardo Ortiz
Eduardo OrtizDirector at U.S. Digital Service (formerly)
Joel Riphagen
Joel RiphagenSenior Advisor to the Director, FI$Cal Project
Chaeny Emanavin
Chaeny EmanavinDirector, Office of Innovation, California Health and Human Services Agency
Dan Levenson
Dan LevensonChief Strategy Officer, Agile Six
John O'Duinn
John O'DuinnSenior Strategist, CivicActions


Participate in interactive sessions and hear directly from government agencies that have successfully created and delivered digital services at the federal, local and state levels.

9:00 am – Registration Opens

9:30 am – Opening Remarks

9:45 am – Panel Discussion: Future of Digital Services in California

10:20 am – Lightning Talk: Recent History of Innovation in California

10:30 am – Lightning Talk: Culture of Innovation and Change

10:40 am – Lightning Talk: User Centered Design

10:50 am – Panel Discussion: Modular Procurement

11:20 am – Break

11:30 am – Panel Discussion: Agile Approaches and Overcoming Impediments

12:00 pm – Lunch (on your own)

1:00 pm – Keynote Address

2:00 pm – Break

2:15 pm – Interactive Sessions

4:00 pm – Closing Remarks

4:15 – 5:30 pm – Networking




Our Principles

The AGL Summit is modeled on the principles of the AGL Association: to help government modernize through shared knowledge and community building.

Speakers and topics have been selected based on their merits and ability to objectively inform the community and benefit the public sector. No person or company is paying to present content on stage.

The AGL Summit is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. See our code of conduct here.


For questions, or to help sponsor this event, contact [email protected]