InformationWeek Government to Bring Together Top Technology Leaders in Government Sector to Discuss Cybersecurity, Open Government and Other Federal IT Priorities
Chris Kemp, CTO of IT with NASA, and Henry Sienkiewicz, CIO, Defense Information Systems Agency join Federal CIO Vivek Kundra, as speakers at the Government IT Leadership Forum
May 24, 2010
UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Government is set to bring together the most influential technology leaders in government sector at the Government IT Leadership Forum on June 15 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Confirmed attendees include CIOs from key federal agencies and newly announced speakers: Chris Kemp, CTO, NASA, and Henry Sienkiewicz, CIO, Defense Information Systems Agency.
Chris Kemp, NASA's newly appointed CTO for information technology, will speak on the importance of technology-driven innovation at NASA. A Silicon Valley entrepreneur before he joined NASA, Kemp is responsible for the space agency's Enterprise Architecture division and for introducing new and emerging technologies.
Henry Sienkiewicz, the newly named CIO of the Defense Information Systems Agency, will participate in the forum's Cloud Computing Implementer's Guide session. Sienkiewicz has been a key leader of DISA's Rapid Access Computing Environment and the agency's Forge.mil software portal, both of which are used by the Department of Defense.
Additional featured speakers include: -- Vivek Kundra, Federal CIO -- Eugene Huang, Senior Advisor to CTO, White House -- Dave Wennergren, Deputy CIO, Department of Defense -- Roy I. Apseloff, Vice Deputy Director for Information Management and Deputy CIO, Defense Intelligence Agency -- Rosio Alvarez, CIO, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs -- Roger Baker, CIO, Department of Veterans Affairs -- David M. Bowen Assistant Administrator and CIO, Federal Aviation Administration -- Danny A. Harris Ph.D., CIO, U.S. Department of Education -- Todd Park CTO, Health and Human Services -- Chris Vein, CIO, City of San Francisco -- Frank Baitman, CIO, Social Security Administration -- Margaret Graves, Deputy CIO, Homeland Security
Senior IT leadership in the U.S. government will come together at this day-long event to discuss how they're using technology to drive change in federal operations. Attendees include senior technology professionals from the Executive Office of the President, U.S. Office of Government Ethics, Bureau of Prisons, U.S. EPA, NASA, U.S. Park Police, U.S. Government Printing Office, Department of Commerce, Joint Staff, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and more.
"The event's speakers and attendees are the leading decision makers in government technology from all areas of the federal sector, including civilian, defense, and intelligence agencies," said John Foley, Editor for InformationWeek Government. "We will be tackling issues that are high on the priority lists of all CIOs and CTOs in federal government, including where they see opportunities for leveraging technology in new ways, as well as the challenges and the risks."
InformationWeek's Government IT Forum registration is open to CIOs, CTOs and other government IT professionals. For the full agenda and to register, please visit: http://www.informationweek.com/government/forum
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InformationWeek Government (http://www.informationweek.com/government) serves government IT professionals tasked with the responsibility of analyzing the technology products, services, policies, and vendor strategies aimed at the public sector.
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