Convergence: 2021 CMS IT Conference



The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding its sixth Information Technology (IT) Conference, “Convergence 2021” virtually on Thursday, August 12, 2021. This conference provides a single forum where technology efforts, including lessons learned from recent projects are shared across the organization. The Office of Information Technology (OIT), hosts this annual event in order to maintain open communications within the agency and to provide visibility into technology efforts by various components within the organization. This forum enables collaboration, facilitates communication, and provides the opportunity for technology alignment throughout the agency. Business components throughout CMS are presenting the material for each of the information sessions.

Why Exhibit:

  • Over 700 people attended Convergence in 2019.
  • Some of the most popular job titles included Chief Growth Officer, Director, Information System Security Officer (ISSO), IT Specialist, and Technical Advisor.
  • Exhibitors can attend sessions.
  • This is one of our most popular events (the last event sold out in just 5 minutes after being released)!

CMS OIT Functional Statement:
  • Serves as the CMS Chief Information Officer and is responsible for providing implementation services and operational support for CMS component-specific information technology (IT) needs and enterprise-wide services.
  • Serves as the lead and system integrator for enterprise-wide and component-specific software development efforts to ensure that the functions of Medicare, Medicaid, and Marketplace are carried out.
  • Serves as the lead for developing and enforcing CMS' information architecture, policies, standards, and practices in all areas of IT.
  • Provides IT hosting, managing and oversight of the operations, enhancement, and delivery of services for the IT infrastructure, including enterprise network communications.
  • Provides IT support services through execution of IT contracts and the oversight of IT contract vehicles that may be utilized by CMS and other Federal Agencies.
  • Develops and maintains enterprise-wide central databases, data warehouses, statistical files, and general data extracts and access paths, ensuring the quality of information maintained in these data sources.
  • View the full statement here.

Relevant Government Agencies

Dept of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

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When
Thu, Aug 12, 2021, 8:30am - 4:00pm ET


Exhibit Dates
Thu, Aug 12, 2021


Cost
Complimentary:    $ 0.00


Where
VIRTUAL
Virtual


Website
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Organizer
Federal Business Council (FBC)


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