GITEC Emerging Technology Virtual Awards 2021 Ceremony

ATARC is excited to announce the nominees for its GITEC Emerging Technology Awards 2021.  This year’s awards will focus on recognizing Government teams and their initiatives that have made significant contributions in the advancement and implementation of technology innovations.


These awards focus on Government teams deserving recognition for their advancements in Government IT modernization in support of increased agency mission. Our 2021 awards will recognize innovations within major emerging technology themes, efforts to promote current Federal Administration priorities, as well as accomplishments unique to the challenges of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic era.


Finalists for each category will be announced on Friday, October 29. The award recipients will be presented at the 2021 GITEC Emerging Technology Virtual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. 


Speaker and Presenter Information

-Adrienne Cox, Senior Marketing Communications Advisor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
-Larry Hale, Director, IT Security subcategory, Office of IT Category Management, General Services Administration
-Brendan Applegate, Lead for Fleet Experimentation and Exercises at Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division
-Selma Al-Salam, Lead Software Engineer, NSWC Dahlgren, U.S. Navy
-Melissa Crawford, Information Technology Specialist, Library of Congress
-Steven McAndrews, Director of Federal Cybersecurity, Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget
-Keith Sonderling, Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
-Darlene Gore, Director, Identity Management Solution Division, General Service Administration
-Tom Beach, Federal CDO Council Data Skills Working Group Chair | Interim Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce
-Dr. Marie Bernard, Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity, National Institutes of Health
-Jeff Rhodes, Product Owner, Supervisor, Cloud Software as a Service (SaaS), U.S. Office of Personnel Management
-Tony Ranard, Lead, Human Resources Information Systems, DoN, NAVSEA, Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division, U.S. Navy
-Stephanie (Christel) Meredith, Eco-Management Analyst, U.S. Department of State
-Allen Himler, Branch Chief, Enterprise Management Office, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
-Ellery Taylor, Director, Strategic Solutions, General Services Administration

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, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, State & Local Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies, NSA, FCC

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Wed, Dec 15, 2021, 10:00am - 3:00pm ET

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