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CXO Tech Forum Acquisition Innovation 2019

Panel on stage with audience

CXO Tech Forum: Acquisition Innovation

Join government and industry contract and acquisition experts from various agencies in an interactive panel format. We will explore ways to improve the federal and defense technology acquisition cycle through collaboration, shared agency service consolidation, other transaction authorities, open feedback loops and more.

When: June 20, 2019

Time: 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Observation Deck at CEB Tower, Arlington, Va.




7:30 - 8:30 am
Registration and Sunrise Breakfast Views
8:30 - 8:35 am
Opening Remarks
8:35 - 9:05 am

Fireside Chat

How are the largest agencies acquiring the best platforms, systems and technology to operate around the globe in support of the nation? What’s changing and still considered the biggest hurdle in the process?

9:05 - 9:35 am

Panel Discussion: General Services Administration

From acquisition vehicles to Centers of Excellence and 18F, GSA has covered a lot of ground in exploring different avenues for federal government services and system acquisition. What’s working, trending, or changing?

9:35 - 9:45 am
Networking Break
9:45 - 10:15 am

Panel Discussion: Strategic Sourcing

Strategic sourcing is the structured and collaborative process of critically analyzing an organization’s spending patterns. As more government agencies adopt the practice to better leverage  purchasing power and reduce costs, leaders will share best practices and methods.

10:15 10:45 am

Panel Discussion: Financial Tech Acquisition

Data-driven initiatives are leveraging the collective purchasing power to secure lower prices, achieve operational efficiencies, and generate cost savings on goods and services. Are there other acquisition methods, systems and services to consider for Personally Identifiable Information management, fraud detection and others.

10:45 - 10:55 am

Industry Perspective

10:55 - 11:25 am

Panel: Fast Tracking & Agile Acquisition

Learn about some of the latest methods and success stories for how agencies are incorporating new proposal methods like demos and hackathons, unique acquisition methods like Other Transaction Authorities and fast prototyping approaches to improve missions.

11:25 - 11:30 am

Closing Remarks

11:30 - 12:00 pm


Panel on stage with audience


Anil Cheriyan photo
Anil Cheriyan*
Deputy Commissioner (Director, Technology Transformation Services), GSA
Bob DeLuca photo
Robert DeLuca*
Executive Director, IT Modernization Centers of Excellence, GSA
Meagan Metzger photo
Meagan Metzger*
Founder & CEO, Dcode
Terry Riffel photo
Terry Riffel*
Deputy Assistant Secretary, VA Financial Management Business Transformation
Shannon Sartin photo
Shannon Sartin*
Executive Director, U.S. Digital Service, Health and Human Services
Bobby Saxon photo
Bobby Saxon*
Chief Technology Officer, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service
Margaret Weichert photo
Margaret Weichert*
Acting Director, OPM
Howard Whyte photo
Howard Whyte*
Chief Information Officer, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation


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