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8:00am – 8:10am: Welcome
8:10am – 8:55am: Government Keynote: Casey Coleman, CIO, GSA
8:55am – 9:35am: AWS Keynote: Werner Vogels, CTO, Amazon.com
9:35am – 9:50am: Break
9:50am – 10:25am: Security Keynote, CJ Moses, Deputy CISO, AWS
10:25am – 10:40am: Gus Hunt, CTO, CIA
10:40am – 10:55am: Shawn Kingsberry, CIO, RATB
10:55am – 11:10am: Don Preuss, Head-Systems, NIH, NLM, NCBI
11:10am – 11:25am: Tim Stitely, Director of Administrative Operations, HHS-PSC
11:25am – 11:40am: Khawaja Shams, Sr. Solutions Architect, NASA JPL
11:40am – 11:55am: Todd Myers, Chief Technology Adviser, NSG Expeditionary Architecture
11:55am – 12:25pm: Government Q&A: Planning for a Successful Cloud Implementation
1:00pm – 1:45pm: Best Practices for Architecting in the Cloud
1:45pm – 2:30pm: Migrating Applications to the Cloud
2:30pm – 2:45pm: Break
2:45pm – 3:30pm: Application Security Best Practices
3:30pm – 4:15pm: Selecting Storage Options in the Cloud
1:00pm – 1:45pm: Oversight and Governance in the Cloud
1:45pm – 2:30pm: AWS GovCloud (US)
2:30pm – 2:45pm: Break
2:45pm – 3:30pm: Cloud Payment and Pricing Models
3:30pm – 4:15pm: Achieving Government Standards in the Cloud
1:00pm – 1:45pm: Big Data Analysis on AWS
1:45pm – 2:30pm: Engage with Web Applications on AWS
2:30pm – 2:45pm: Break
2:45pm – 3:30pm: Enterprise Applications
3:30pm – 4:15pm: Storage and Disaster Recovery
Panel Discussion and Closing Session
4:30pm – 5:15pm: Best Practices for Cloud Implementation: An Industry Panel Discussion
5:15pm – 5:30pm: AWS Closing
Casey Coleman - Chief Information Officer, General Service Administration
Casey Coleman is the Chief Information Officer for the U.S. General Services Administration. As CIO she is responsible for managing the agency’s $600 million IT budget and ensuring alignment with agency and administration strategic objectives, information security and enterprise architecture. During her tenure, Ms. Coleman implemented an agency-wide infrastructure transformation program, including GSA’s becoming the first federal agency to move to a cloud-based email and collaboration platform, resulting in significant cost savings and improvements to security, mobility and performance.
Ms. Coleman is active in the Federal IT community and served as the 2010 President of AFFIRM (Association for Federal Information Resources Management). Ms. Coleman encourages the use of social media to improve service and operations of the Federal government and she writes a blog titled Around the Corner at http://innovation.gsa.gov .
Ms. Coleman has served in several other leadership roles at GSA, including CIO for the GSA Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) and Federal Technology Service (FTS). Prior to coming to GSA she served in consulting, sales and management roles at several technology startups. She began her career at Lockheed Martin Corporation. She has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Texas A&M University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is the recipient of the 2011 Computerworld Premiere 100 award, the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium 2010 Award for Leadership in Innovation, and is a two-time Fed 100 Award winner. She and her husband reside in Vienna, VA.
Gus Hunt - Chief Technology Officer, Central Intelligence Agency
Mr. Hunt currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the Chief Information Officer in CIA. In this capacity he is responsible for setting the strategic technology direction to enable CIA’s missions, actively engage across the IC to share and communicate IT solutions, and drive solutions for the rapid insertion and adoption of new capabilities to keep pace with technology change in the commercial sector.
Previously, Mr. Hunt served as the Director of Applications Services for CIA. In this role, he was responsible for building IT systems to support and enable CIA’s mission to effectively conduct their business and to set the vision and direction for applications development in CIA. He drove the investment and development process to build core and common services, build the enterprise data layer, brought in training and coaching to drive that rapid adoption and effective use of Agile Development within Applications Services, and implemented earned-value-management and total-cost-of-ownership business processes to dramatically improve management decision effectiveness.
Prior to that, Mr. Hunt served as Director of Architecture and Systems Engineering (ASE). In this capacity he was responsible for establishing the Agency’s Information Services (IS) strategic direction. This includes, developing and implementing the Information Services Enterprise Architecture, building the integrated CIA Information Services strategic investments portfolio, and establishing the CIA-wide Information Services strategic plan. He also chaired the CIA Architecture Review Board and the Architecture and Systems Engineers Occupational Panel. He came from the DI as the Chief of the CIO’s Advanced Technology Group and served as Chief Technology Officer for the Office of Support Services.
In addition to his roles in Information Services, Mr. Hunt also served as Chief of Research and Development for the DCI’s Crime and Narcotics Center and Deputy Chief of the Operations Support Group in the DCI’s Non-Proliferation Center. He began his career in 1985, as a DI analyst in the Technology Transfer Assessment Center and was a branch chief in Space Systems Division in the DI.
Before coming to the Agency, Mr. Hunt spent 7 years in the private sector as an Aerospace Engineer designing advanced manned space flight systems and satellite orbital transfer vehicles. He holds a ME in Civil/Structural Engineering from Vanderbilt University and is married with 2 grown children.
Shawn K. Kingsberry - Chief Information Officer, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board
Shawn Kingsberry has provided vision and leadership in developing and deploying all the IT used by the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.
As a senior executive for the board, Mr. Kingsberry led the effort to launch Recovery.gov and a number of other websites in a very short time to comply with the mandates of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
In May 2010, Mr. Kingsberry was recognized by the board's chairman and federal CIO Vivek Kundra for making Recovery.gov the first governmentwide information system to be fully migrated to the public cloud.
The migration took only 22 days to complete - another federal milestone.
Don Preuss - Head-Systems, National Institute of Health, National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information
Don Preuss is a computer scientist by training, who has worked in the life sciences and high performance computing domains for the past 25 years. Usually found at the nexus of next generation technology and science, he has been CTO for small and large organizations, worked in academia (GWU), large companies (HP), startups (Apollo, MDAnywhere), and the federal government. After first joining NIH in 1984 as a summer student working in the labs, creating data acquisition and analysis systems. Don helped create the first NIH LAN and WANs, the AIDS clinical information system and varied imaging projects, Don was CTO for the Center for Information Technology at NIH, and now at NCBI is head of the systems group.
At NCBI, Don has architected and led projects related to the massive scale up from the increasing requirements of next-gen sequence data. These include international high speed data transfer, a 400% increase in servers and a storage growth from 500TB to over 7PB of storage. Outside of these, some of the current initiatives, include Big Data issues, cloud computing and federal identity management.
Timothy A. Stitely - Former Director Administrative Operations Service, Health and Human Services – Program Support Center
Timothy Stitely served PSC in the position of Director of the Administrative Operations Service (AOS) from August 2010 - October 2011. He has extensive experience developing and managing multi-organizational programs in both the public and private sectors. Previously, Tim worked as a Senior Management Consultant with the Oracle Corporation, where he advised and influenced Fortune 200 companies on business and technology strategies. Prior to joining Oracle in 2008, he served in a variety of positions at HHS including HHS/OCIO, NIH, CMS and FDA. His most recent federal position was at FDA as Chief Information Officer and Director, Office of Information Management.
Mr. Stitely is a Bioinformatics PhD candidate at George Mason University. He received his Master of Science degree in Information Technology from the University of Maryland, University College.
Khawaja Shams, Sr. Solutions Architect, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Khawaja Shams is a member of the Operations Planning Software (OPS) Lab at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. At the OPS Lab, Khawaja develops software that contributes to the operations of a variety of robotic assets including ground, airborne, and waterborne robots, as well as robots on Mars. He leads a variety of software projects, and he serves as the Cognizant Engineer of server side components for the Activity Planning and Sequencing Subsystem (APSS) for the Mars Science Laboratory. Khawaja works closely with the Office of the CIO at JPL to co-lead the efforts to securely deliver the benefits of cloud computing to missions across NASA. He serves as an advisor on the CIO Technology Advisory Board (CTAB) at JPL. Khawaja obtained his bachelors in computer science from UC San Diego, and his Masters in Computer Science from Cornell. He is currently pursuing a PhD in robotics at USC under the advisement of Maja Mataric.
Todd G. Myers, Chief Technology Advisor, NSG Expeditionary Architecture
Todd G. Myers is the Technology Advisor to the Director of NEA Integrated Program Office (NEA IPO) and provides strategic support to the Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO), the Chief Information Officer (CIO), and planning across the Intelligence Community (IC) for NEA.
Mr. Myers work on Cloud Computing Reference Architecture (CC-RA) and concepts for compute, storage and transport virtualization are currently being leverage for the development of NEA Cloud and IC in planning of data centers and mobile deployment capabilities. His Global Compute Enterprise (GCE) White Paper outlines the transformational activities for organizations to deliver a fabric of utility computing that scales on-demand and enables self-discovery and self-service access to timely and relevant information.
Before coming to the NGA, Mr. Myers was the IT Program Manager for a primary multi-million-dollar DoD classified contract where he led, together with the Joint Spectrum Center and Defense Information
Systems Agency (DISA) supporting the C&A program. Mr. Myers has served as an IT professional since 1997, and has held many positions across both the Public and Private Sector.
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