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CXO Register: Uncle Sam Meets Silicon Valley 2019


Panel on stage with audience

Presenting impactful and emerging tech applications from Silicon Valley to the greater U.S. government. Complex problems don’t always require complex solutions. Reinvent how to optimize your resources—people, processes and tools.

Hear how senior leader experts from defense, federal and intelligence agencies are collaborating with academia and industry start ups to embrace and develop the next level of analytics, automation, efficiency and workforce to enable success.

Agenda to include fireside chats and panels with senior leaders from the Defense Innovation Unit, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Justice, General Services Administration, Harvard Kennedy School, U.S. Digital Service and Veterans Affairs. Exhibits to include live demos. 

When: February 21, 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
9:05 - 9:15 am
Industry Perspective
9:15 - 9:45 am
Connecting Government to Industry Panel

Summary: This panel will discuss how agencies are collaborating with academia and industry startups to develop the next level of analytics, automation, security and workforce to enable mission success.
9:45 - 9:55 am
Networking Break
9:55 - 10:05 am
Industry Perspective
10:05 - 10:35 am
Government Innovation Hubs Panel

Summary: This panel will discuss progress at some of the leading government innovation hubs. Exploring open challenges, code-a-thons, and accelerators to improve diagnostics and new ways of applying emerging technology to strengthen IT infrastructure and cybersecurity as well as increase efficiency.
10:35 - 10:40 am
Closing Remarks
10:40 - 11:30 am


Angela Colter
Angela Colter
Executive Director, 18F, General Services Administration
Dana Deasy*
Dana Deasy*
Chief Information Officer, Department of Defense
Sanjay Koyani
Sanjay Koyani
Executive Director for Innovation, Health and Human Services
Jennifer Pahlka
Jennifer Pahlka*
Founder and Executive Director, Code for America
Charles Worthington, VA CTO
Charles Worthington*
Chief Technology Officer, Veterans Affairs

For event questions and special accommodations, please contact Chelsea Oudin Blake, VP of Events & Marketing at

For sponsorship opportunities and packages, please contact Joseph O'Neill, at


Observation Deck at CEB TowerObservation Deck at CEB Tower

Observation Deck

Featuring 360° panoramic views of the city’s most majestic monuments, famous landmarks and natural beauty.

Address: 1201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22209