CXO Tech Forum Acquisition Innovation 2019 | GovernmentCIO Media & Research

CXO Tech Forum Acquisition Innovation 2019

June 20, 2019 | The View of DC, Arlington, VA
Contract and acquisition experts from various agencies participated in an interactive panel format. Panelists explored ways to improve the federal and defense technology acquisition cycle through collaboration, shared agency service consolidation, other transaction authorities, open feedback loops and more.

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How is the U.S. Navy acquiring the best platforms, systems and technology to operate around the globe?

Health care agencies have adopted industry best practices and onboarded new emerging technologies to improve patient services.

From acquisition vehicles to Centers of Excellence, GSA has covered a lot of ground in exploring different avenues for federal government services

Some success stories for how agencies are incorporating accelerators, education opportunities, user experience and fast prototyping approaches.

Strategic Sourcing involves the establishment of acquisition vehicles to more effectively leverage spend, market position, market knowledge, and capabilities.

Hear from the longest serving administrator about the acquisition Myth-Busting Campaign.

Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research

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Agenda

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Sunrise Breakfast Views
8:30 - 8:35 a.m.
Opening Remarks
8:35 - 9:05 a.m.

Fireside Chat: Defense Acquisition

How is the U.S. Navy acquiring the best platforms, systems and technology to operate around the globe in defense of our Nation? Hear from the top Navy acquisition executive about what’s changing and still considered the biggest hurdle in the process.

  • James "Hondo" Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition
9:05 - 9:35 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Health Tech Acquisition

Health care agencies have adopted industry best practices and onboarded new emerging technologies to improve patient services. Government leaders will discuss how they have adapted and improved acquisition practices to keep pace.

Panelists:

  • Oki Mek, Chief Technology Officer, Division of Acquisition, HHS
  • Misu Tasnim, Expert, U.S. Digital Service, CMS
  • Todd Simpson, Chief Product Officer, HHS
  • Amy Heymans, Founder and Chief Experience Officer, Mad*Pow

Moderator:

  • Megha Chokshi, VP, Data, Analytics & Strategy, GovernmentCIO
9:35 - 10:05 a.m.
Panel Discussion: GSA
 

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

Panelists:

  • Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi, Acquisitions Lead for the Centers of Excellence, GSA
  • Dan Pomeroy, Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Information Integrity and Access, GSA

Moderator:

  • Andrew Underhill, CTO, GovernmentCIO
10:05 - 10:15 a.m.

Networking Break
 

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Fast Tracking Acquisition

Hear some of the latest methods and success stories for how agencies are incorporating accelerators, education opportunities, user experience and fast prototyping approaches to improve missions.

Panelists:

  • Ashley Owens, 18F Director of Acquisition, GSA
  • Traci Walker, Director of Digital Service Procurement, USDS
  • Meagan Metzger, Founder & CEO, Dcode

Moderator:

  • Michael Hoffman, President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
     
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Strategic Sourcing

 

Strategic Sourcing involves the establishment or modification of acquisition vehicles to better address Federal Government procurement needs and/or more effectively leverage spend, market position, market knowledge (e.g., price benchmarks), and capabilities (e.g., IT integration) in contract terms and conditions.

Panelists:

  • Michael Conroy, Deputy Director, Strategic Sourcing Acquisition Division, NOAA
  • Johnston Williamson, Director, Engineering Service, Office of Procurement, Acquisition and Logistics, VA

Moderator:

  • Kristin Gill, Chief Delivery Officer, GovernmentCIO
11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Fireside Chat: Federal Acquisition

How are the largest agencies acquiring the best IT goods and services to support our Nation? Hear from the longest serving administrator about the acquisition Myth-Busting Campaign, what’s changing and still considered the biggest hurdle in the federal acquisition process.

  • Lesley Field, Deputy Administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB
11:45 a.m. 

Closing Remarks

Speakers

 
Megha Chokshi
Megha Chokshi
VP, Data, Analytics & Strategy, GovernmentCIO
Michael Conroy, Deputy Director, Strategic Sourcing Acquisition Division, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Michael Conroy
Deputy Director, Strategic Sourcing Acquisition Division, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Lesley Field
Lesley Field
Deputy Administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB
James F. Geurts photo
James F. Geurts
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition
Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi
Omid Ghaffari-Tabrizi
Acquisitions Lead for the Centers of Excellence, GSA
Kristin Gill photo
Kristin Gill
Chief Delivery Officer, GovernmentCIO
Amy Heymans
Amy Heymans
Founder, Chief Experience Officer, Mad*Pow
Michael Hoffman
Michael Hoffman
President, GovernmentCIO Media & Research
Oki Mek
Oki Mek
Chief Product Officer – Division of Acquisition, Health and Human Services
Meagan Metzger photo
Meagan Metzger
Founder & CEO, Dcode
Ashley Owens
Ashley Owens
18F Director of Acquisition, GSA
Dan Pomeroy, Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Information Integrity and Access, GSA
Dan Pomeroy
Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Information Integrity and Access, GSA
Todd Simpson, Chief Product Officer, Health and Human Services
Todd Simpson
Chief Product Officer, Health and Human Services
Misu Tasnim
Misu Tasnim
Expert, U.S. Digital Service, CMS
Andrew Underhill photo
Andrew Underhill
GovernmentCIO CTO
Traci Walker, Director of Digital Service Procurement, USDS
Traci Walker
Director of Digital Service Procurement, U.S. Digital Service
Johnston Williamson
Johnston Williamson
Director, Engineering Service, Office of Procurement, Acquisition and Logistics, VA

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