GIST 2024: Government Innovation, Strategy and Technology Conference

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GIST24 explores the missions, strategies, and operational goals that government agencies face in delivering successful mission outcomes and meeting the needs and expectations of citizens and other stakeholders, and the major role that AI is playing. Gartner foresees a transformative shift in 2024, projecting that 60% of government investments in AI and data analytics will directly shape operational decisions and outcomes.


GIST24 unravels practical insights, validated strategies, and real-world case studies that empower government agencies in navigating challenges and seizing opportunities within the realm of AI and data-driven decision-making. Esteemed federal leaders will delve into pivotal topics, including accelerating innovation with engineering excellence, pioneering technology for citizens' empowerment, gaining momentum in the global race for AI advantage, and how agencies are leveraging the TMF to finance high priority projects


GIST24 is a platform for thought leadership but also a powerful networking opportunity. Connect with industry experts, technology partners, and fellow government IT professionals to forge new relationships and learn from each other's experiences.


Together, we will shape the future of government by harnessing the transformative superpower of data-driven innovation in action.


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Speaker and Presenter Information

Michael Anthony

Chief Information Officer

National Transportation Safety Board


Shane Barney

Chief Information Security Officer

U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services


Michele Bartram

Chief Customer Experience Officer

U.S. Census Bureau


Amanda Bullock, PhD

AI Lead

Air Force Research Laboratory


Sheena Burrell

Chief Information Officer

National Archives and Records Administration


Louis Charlier

Deputy Chief Information Officer

Department of Labor


Sean Connelly

TIC Program Manager & Cybersecurity Architect, Cybersecurity Division

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)


Lisa Einstein

Senior Advisor for Artificial Intelligence & Executive Director, Cybersecurity Advisory Committee

Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)


Jon Elliott

Chief of Test and Evaluation & Director of AI Assess and Assurance

Department of Defense, CDAO


Justin Fanelli

Acting CTO 

U.S. Navy


Mina Hsiang


U.S. Digital Service


Matt Gilkeson

Director, Innovation Task Force

Transportation Security Administration


Jamie Holcombe

Chief Information Officer

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


Markus Rogers

Chief Data Officer

United States Transportation Command (TRANSCOM)


Nathan Sanfilippo

Executive Director, Multi-Channel Technology, Veterans Experience Office

Veterans Affairs


Harrison Smith

Acquisition Innovation Advocate

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation


Aaron Stienstra

Sr. Customer Experience Strategist

Office of Management and Budget


Jennifer Swanson

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Data-Engineering-Software)

U.S. Army


Ron Thompson

Former Chief Data Officer & Deputy Digital Transformation Officer



Dr. Matt Turek

Deputy Director, Information Innovation Office (I2O)



Colt Whittall


BRAVO 17 (Former CXO, Dept. of the Air Force)

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.), State Government, County Government, CIA, FEMA, Office of Personnel Management, National Institutes of Health, FAA, Census Bureau, USAID, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, FDA, NSA, FCC

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Wed, Apr 10, 2024, 8:00am - 5:00pm


Government/Military:  $0.00
Washington Technology Insider:  $345.00
Contractor/Private Sector/Retirees:  $395.00

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