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Government Innovation FEDERAL

Connecting Leaders & Ideas to
Build a Better Public Service

Virtual Event

Wed. December 8, 2021 &
Thu. December 9, 2021 | 12pm ET

Event Overview

 As we begin to break free from the confines of COVID; a “renewed normal” has begun to take shape across the country. 

Now, more than ever, public sector innovation is a must. By leveraging new approaches to old problems – from policy design to service delivery, new technologies and improving the use of data – we stand to improve the performance and responsiveness of government to the challenges we face today. Ensuring that recovery is both fast and equitable, we need to collaborate, share ideas and accelerate innovation throughout the public sector, ultimately to delivery better services to all stakeholders, and better outcomes for citizens. 

In that spirit, Public Sector Network would like to invite you to join the conversation at our Government Innovation FEDERAL virtual event – where we will spotlight both leaders, and initiatives, from across the Federal Government that will inspire and motivate you to keep reaching for excellence! Gain the ideas, the inspiration, and the practical knowhow needed to drive innovation in this new era. 

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“A great collaborative day. It was interesting to share journeys and challenges from other agencies and to hear from agency leaders. ”

Department of Education

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2021 Featured Speakers

Ann Dunkin, Chief Information Officer, US Department of Energy

Ann Dunkin

Chief Information Officer,
US Department of Energy

Courtney A. Winship, Deputy Chief Data Officer, USCIS, US Department of Homeland Security

Courtney A. Winship

Deputy Chief Data Officer,
USCIS, US Department of Homeland Security

Karen S. Howard, Director of the Office of Online Services, Internal Revenue Service

Karen S. Howard

Director of the Office of Online Services,
Internal Revenue Service

Zunera Mazhar, Deputy Chief Innovation Officer, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Zunera Mazhar

Deputy Chief Innovation Officer,
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Scott E. Simpson, Digital Transformation Lead - Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Procurement Innovation Lab, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Scott E. Simpson

Digital Transformation Lead - Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Procurement Innovation Lab,
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Scott Beliveau, Branch Chief, Enterprise Advanced Analytics, Office of the CTO, US Patent & Trademark Office

Scott Beliveau

Branch Chief, Enterprise Advanced Analytics, Office of the CTO,
US Patent & Trademark Office

Donald E. Bauer, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Technology Services, Global Talent Management, Executive Office, U.S. Department of State

Donald E. Bauer

Chief Technology Officer, Office of Technology Services, Global Talent Management, Executive Office,
U.S. Department of State

Todd Cheng, Director of Customer Care & Support, US Department of State

Todd Cheng

Director of Customer Care & Support,
US Department of State

Captain Michael Ahmadi, Team Lead, Digital Communications at the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

Captain Michael Ahmadi

Team Lead, Digital Communications at the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute,
National Institutes of Health

Steve Witt, Director, Public Sector, Nintex

Steve Witt

Director, Public Sector,
Nintex

Agenda Snapshot

12:00pm ET
PSN Welcome & Opening Remarks from the Chair: Setting the Strategy for Innovation in the Public Sector
12:20pm ET
Government Keynote Session: Leveraging Process & Cultural Innovation in Disruptive Times
12:40pm ET
Government Case Study: Leveraging AI for Past Performance Assessment
12:55pm ET
Partner Session: Readying your Applications and Services for New Ways of Service Delivery
1:10pm ET
Panel Discussion: Integrating Emerging Technology into Existing Operations
1:45pm ET
Fireside Chat: Leading by Listening to Your Customers: Applying Innovation to Transform the Taxpayer Experience
2:00pm ET
Government Case Study: After Action Reporting: Designing Your Improvement Plan
2:15pm ET
Partner Session: Leveraging FedRAMP Authorization to Drive Innovation in Automation
2:30pm ET
Panel Session: Leading Innovation – Lessons Learned from Catalysts and Trailblazers
3:00pm ET
Closing Remarks from the Chair & Event Adjourns
12:00pm ET
PSN Welcome & Opening Remarks from the Chair: Setting the Strategy for Innovation in the Public Sector
12:20pm ET
Government Keynote Session: Building our Innovation Capabilities: People, Processes and Technology
12:40pm ET
Government Case Study: Topic TBD
12:55pm ET
Partner Session: Topic TBD
1:10pm ET
Panel Discussion: Developing Organizational Capabilities to Pre-Emptively Address Major Challenges
1:45pm ET
Fireside Chat: Spinning-In: Developing a Venture Capital Model for Federal Innovation
2:00pm ET
Partner Session: Topic TBD
2:15pm ET
Panel Session: A Practical Guide to Procedural Innovation
2:45pm ET
Q&A and Best Practices Sharing Session
3:00pm ET
Closing Remarks from the Chair & Event Adjourns
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Why Federal Government Leaders Attend

Explore the Innovations – both technological and cultural – that will define the future of the public sector

Leverage lessons learned from crisis-driven responses to COVID-19 to reprioritize your processes and services in a way that supports efficiency, usability, equity & inclusivity

Explore policies and perspectives that will help you to better adhere to your vision – and identify the right people, processes, and tools to support that vision

Discuss opportunities to learn new skills, increase capabilities, and reduce redundancies

See What Past Attendees Had to Say About the Event

“Great event and excellent speaker group! It was good to hear from others in the region.”

Dir. Innovation & Technology - City of Sioux Falls, SD

"The event was well run and moderated, the mix of providers and practitioners worked well, and the topics were timely and met my expectations. Thank you."

CIO - Marin County, CA

"Loved the diversity of presentations!"

Technology Director - City of Reno, NV

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