Azure Gov Meetup: Achieving speed to capability in government



Today’s mission speed continues to outpace government’s ability to deliver modern capabilities to end users. To keep pace with mission demands, agencies are reimagining their IT efforts including leveraging powerful technologies such as continuous software deployment, container management, automated machine learning, and serverless PaaS.

 

To hear about the latest trends, tools, and tech empowering government, we invite you to register and join us for this virtual Azure Government meetup hosted on Teams Live.

 

During this event, which is free and open to the public, government and industry speakers will discuss:

  • Current state, evolution, and best practices for enterprise-class DevOps tools in government
  • Top challenges to driving mission capabilities
  • Solutions including CloudBees DevSecOps and Red Hat OpenShift
  • Enterprise open-source services on Azure

AGENDA (*subject to change / all times US Eastern)

 

6:3O PM – 6:40 PM | Welcome & announcements

  • Karina Homme, Senior Director, Azure Government, Microsoft
  • Vishwas Lele, CTO, AIS, and Microsoft MVP/RD

6:40 PM – 7:00 PM | Presentation: Red Hat

  • Dave Cohn, Azure Red Hat OpenShift Field Strategy Lead, Public Sector, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
  • Jason Dudash, Principal Solutions Architect, Red Hat

7:00PM - 7:20PM | Presentation: CloudBees

  • Tyler Johnson, Solutions Architect, CloudBees

7:20 PM – 8:00 PM | Panel: Accelerating speed-to-capability in government

  • Ken Kato, Entrepreneur in Residence, Navy Digital Warfare Office, White House Presidential Innovation Fellows
  • John Soscia, CI/CD Initiative Manager, Internal Revenue Service
  • Viktar Zherdetski, Director, Innovation, SAIC
  • Karina Homme, Senior Director, Azure Government, Microsoft (moderator)

Please be sure to register today to join us, and share this event with your colleagues and connections via social media using #AzureGovMeetup.

 

About Azure Government DC user community

 

The Azure Government User Community was created to bring together professionals interested in learning about government innovation especially around cloud computing technologies and capabilities. It's open to the community and provides a non-sales environment to share best practices and learnings during monthly meetups (now virtually) that draw an average of 150+ government and industry attendees per event.

 

We also invite you to join our government cloud community of innovators of more than 3,600 members. Please visit the Azure Government user community on the Meetup site to connect and hear about upcoming events: www.meetup.com/DCAzureGov

Speaker and Presenter Information

  • Ken Kato, Entrepreneur in Residence, Navy Digital Warfare Office, White House Presidential Innovation Fellows
  • John Soscia, CI/CD Initiative Manager, Internal Revenue Service
  • Dave Cohn, Azure Red Hat OpenShift Field Strategy Lead, Public Sector, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
  • Jason Dudash, Principal Solutions Architect, Red Hat
  • Tyler Johnson, Solutions Architect, CloudBees
  • Viktar Zherdetski, Director, Innovation, SAIC

Expected Number of Attendees

200

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Census Bureau, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, USAID, State & Local Government, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies, NSA, FCC


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Event Type
Virtual


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When
Wed, Dec 2, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:00pm


Cost
Complimentary:    $ 0.00


Website
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Organizer
Microsoft Azure Government DC User Community


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