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  • Clyde's of Gallery Place (map)
  • 707 7th Street Northwest
  • Washington, DC, 20001
  • United States

Digital transformation continues to power government and the adoption of emerging technologies to deliver the mission. Agencies are using chatbots and artificial intelligence for more citizen-centric services. Digital natives in the workforce develop apps for Americans whose primary device is a cell phone. And, as the #1 target of hackers, government is exploring new advances such as blockchain to build trust and authentication.

This briefing will bring together agencies who are revolutionizing government services by tapping emerging technologies today. 

This event is on the record.

AFFIRM is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). There are 1.25 PDUs available for this program.


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Dr. Joseph Ronzio, Deputy Chief Health Technology Officer, Veterans Health Administration; Click here for Dr. Ronzio’s bio.


Dr. Michael Grove, Principal Deputy for Technology and Countermine, U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), Night Vision and Electronics Sensors Directorate (NVESD); Click here for Dr. Grove’s bio.


Dr. Leslie Perkins, Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Air Force Information Dominance & CIO (SAF/CIO A6); Click here for Dr. Perkins' bio.


Jeffrey J. Charlesworth, Director, Strategic Technologies and Investments, DLA Information Operations; Click here for Jeffrey’s bio.



Chris Dorobek, GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER 

Learning Objectives:

  • Define emerging technologies such as blockchain, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning.

  • Understand the drivers behind innovation including driving down costs, improving government services, and policy initiatives.

  • Explain technologies essential to better manage cybersecurity risk and deter malicious cyber activities.

  • Detail how other government agencies are using new technological approaches to improve mission delivery from healthcare to emergency response to agriculture.


Registration: 11:30am
Luncheon: 11:50am
Program: 12:15pm
Adjourn: 1:30pm

Registration Costs:
Government & Academia employees: Complimentary
AFFIRM Sustaining Partners: $70.00
Industry Non-members: $110.00

Pre-registration is closed. Onsite registration is available. 

Register through Eventbrite. Onsite registration adds $10.00 to the ticket price.

Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

Chinatown/Gallery Place (Red/Yellow/Green Lines)

Parking is available in the building. The entrance to the Gallery Place parking garage is off of 6th Street, NW between H and G streets, NW.