5th Government IT Modernization Summit

After decades of inertia, Government IT Modernization has reached a tipping point, with new legislation, funding opportunities, and technologies in place to jumpstart progress toward the future state of government IT.

Join us to hear how top federal and state CIOs are capitalizing on this renewed momentum to boost the efficiency, performance, security of their agencies' IT systems.

The event will explore the latest challenges being faced by the government and how they plan to modernize the current technology within our federal information systems.

The topics covered at the event will include:

  • Streamlining IT Acquisition processes so that agencies can modernize at the pace of technological change
  • Strengthening cybersecurity by leveraging best-in-class processes and solutions
  • Transitioning from outdated legacy technology to commercial grade solutions including the cloud
  • Closing IT skills gaps and preparing the workforce is ready for the demands of modernized IT
  • Applying Agile processes to optimize development and deployment
  • Leveraging Shared Services to reduce costs and unlock new efficiencies
  • Laying a solid foundation for the adoption of cutting edge tools and technologies like AI, Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics, IoT, and Blockchain
  • Enhancing Citizen services through intuitive, reliable, up-to-date solutions
  • Forging productive partnerships with the private sector to achieve modernization success

2019 Speakers

Kirit Amin

Chief Information Officer
U.S. International Trade Commission

Dorothy Aronson

Chief Information Officer
National Science Foundation

Shawn Hughes

Director of Enterprise Network Modernization
Department of Homeland Security

Dr. Lawrence W. Anderson

Associate Chief Information Officer
Office of Personnel Management

Frank Konieczny

Chief Information Technology Officer
U.S. Air Force

Chad Sheridan

Chief, Service Delivery and Operations
U.S. Department of Agriculture

John Marshall

Founder & CEO
Shared Services Leadership Coalition

Sanjay Gupta

Chief Technology Officer
Small Business Administration

Jeanette Duncan

Chief Information Officer
National Endowment for the Arts

Gerald Caron

Acting Director
Enterprise Network Management, U.S. Department of State

Gwanhoo Lee, Ph.D.

Professor of Information Technology and Analytics
Kogod School of Business, American University

Min-Seok Pang

Associate Professor
Dept. of Management Information Systems Fox School of Business

Jessica Salmoiraghi

Associate Administrator
Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP)

William Miller

Founding Partner-Owner
ProvenIT Finance

Craig Hollenbeck

Founding Partner, Principal Consultant
Proven IT Finance

IT Modernization Is At a Tipping Point



of federal finance, IT, and procurement pros have felt a shift in momentum toward the future state of Federal IT in the past year.


say their agency is tackling IT modernization in a more integrated, holistic way than ever before.


agree that the Federal government “can’t have modern technology without a modern workforce


feel very confident in the way their agency is preparing employees for the future of government IT


agree their agency’s future mission success depends on IT modernization


Source: Meritalk: Reinventing Government IT

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IT Modernization Priorities

Improve threat detection, intelligence, and management

Invest in modern architecture as a foundation for digital transformation

Reduce network complexity through automation and reusable solutions

Improve technology business management

Utilize innovative platforms to speed delivery of new or re-platformed agency capabilities

Leverage shared services for interagency collaboration


Source: Meritalk: Reinventing Government IT