CXO Tech Forum: AI and Big Data in Government

CXO Tech Forum: AI and Big Data in Government

 
AI and Big Data in Government
AI and Big Data in Government
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GovernmentCIO Media's CXO Tech Forum: AI & Big Data in Government at the Observation Deck at CEB Tower gathered government and industry leaders to discuss artificial intelligence challenges and opportunities. Speakers and panelists included experts from the Army Research Laboratory, Defense Innovation Unit, Food and Drug Administration, Health and Human Services, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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The president of GovernmentCIO Media, Michael Hoffman speaks to the assembled attendees.

Molly Cain, DHS's former director of Venture, Innovation and Engagement, talks with Dr. Alexander Kott about the investments the Army is making in AI and machine learning research.

A discussion about "Mission Lisa" and what it takes to analyze real-time open source data to better allocate and apply resources for aggressive opioid interventions and other crises.

NASCAR is using artificial intelligence imagery analysis that can help government operate more efficiently. With big data management and analysis, the need for speed and rational accuracy is critical for operational decision making.

Todd Myers, Automation Lead at NGA, Mike Olson, CSO at Cloudera, and Mike Madsen, a director at the Defense Innovation Unit discuss some of the most pressing challenges presented by AI.

Roselie Bright, FDA Project Manager, Sezin Palmer an executive with JHU-APL, Don Rucker, HHS and George Chambers, also with HHS addressed AI opportunities for government.

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World Wide Technology
 
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MicroStrategy
 
Penguin Computing

Speakers

 
Epidemiologist, Office of Health Informatics, Food and Drug Administration
Former Director of Venture, Innovation and Engagement, DHS
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Health and Human Services
Chief Scientist, Army Research Laboratory
Automation Lead, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera
Mission Area Executive for National Health, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
National Coordinator for Health IT, Health and Human Services

Agenda

 
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Registration and Sunrise Breakfast Views

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Opening Remarks

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Fireside Chat: Molly Cain, DHS's former director of Venture, Innovation and Engagement will sit down with Dr. Alexander Kott, Army Research Laboratory Chief Scientist, to discuss the investments the Army is making in AI and machine learning research.

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Industry Perspective - Dr. Morten Middelfart, Chief Data Scientist, Lumina Analytics

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Health Panel

Summary: Doctors and researchers say artificial intelligence and machine learning could unlock cures for a wide array of diseases and ailments. U.S. government agencies have access to some of the best health data sets in the world. The panel will discuss how AI technologies could utilize this information to not only cure diseases, but also public health disasters like the opioid crisis.

Speakers:

  • Sezin Palmer, Mission Area Executive for National Health, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
  • Roselie Bright, Epidemiologist, Office of Health Informatics, Food and Drug Administration
  • Dr. Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health IT, Health and Human Services
  • George Chambers, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Health and Human Services
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Networking Break

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Industry Perspective - Jamie Milne, Big Data Engagement Manager, World Wide Technology

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National Security Panel

Summary: Elon Musk fears AI could signal the demise of the human race. But national security agencies across government have utilized it for more humble tasks such as imagery analysis. The panel will discuss what potential opportunities AI and machine learning hold and what ethical issues it could provide.

Speakers:
 

  • Todd Myers, Automation Lead, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Mike Madsen, Director, Defense Innovation Unit
  • Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera
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Closing Remarks

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Networking