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  • Clyde's of Gallery Place (map)
  • 707 7th Street NW
  • Washignton, DC 20001

Government technology modernization initiatives launched in 2018 have jump-started innovation by expanding the use of modern commercial technologies that are effective, economical, and secure; reducing the impact of cybersecurity risks by safeguarding IT systems, sensitive data, and networks; leveraging common solutions and innovative practices to improve efficiency, increase security, and ultimately meet citizens’ needs.

This briefing will discuss the findings of the 55th annual 2019 PSC Vision Federal Market Forecast of defense and civilian projected I.T. spending with a panel of agency thought-leaders looking ahead to 2019 and their purchasing priorities.

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.

U.S. Marines will be on hand to accept toys and financial contributions for this year’s Toys for Tots program.



Kevin Cummins, Vice President of Technology, PSC; Click here for Kevin’s bio.


Dorothy Aronson, Chief Information Officer, National Science Foundation; Click here for Dorothy’s bio.

Additional Speakers TBD



Nicole Johnson, Managing Editor, GovLoop; Click here for Nicole’s bio.

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide a concise, quantifiable assessment of the budgets, programs, priorities, and issues in a rapidly changing environment in government procurement.

  • Define industry’s role in technology innovation, requirements development, upcoming opportunities, and future needs of government.

  • Understand approaches to encourage greater government / industry communication and interchange on issues, technology, programs and other areas of mutual interest.

  • Explain budgetary priorities across the defense and civilian agencies and the funding for areas of growth.


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

In the spirit of this season of giving, AFFIRM will continue our annual tradition of supporting the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program. Kindly bring unwrapped toys, books, other gifts or cash/check donations to our December event. We will highlight this annual toy collection and our special Marine Corps guests at this December program. If you cannot attend, please click here to give a gift to Toys for Tots directly.


Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th Street, 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.