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2011 Government Big Data Forum
Lunch Keynote: Kirit Amin, Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Consular Affairs and Director for the Office of Consular Systems and Technology, U.S. Department of State
We’re happy to announce that Kirit Amin will join us as our lunch keynote. As CA CIO and Director of CST, Mr. Amin is responsible for all CA IT programs, which support the agency’s mission of protecting the lives and interests of American citizens overseas and strengthening U.S. border security. Mr. Amin has a vision for creating a consolidated person-centric IT environment, capable of adapting to new and emerging business requirements.
To learn more about Mr. Amin, click here.
Morning Keynote: Dawn Meyerriecks, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition and Technology, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Dawn Meyerriecks will join us as our morning keynote. She will be addressing the emerging challenges of overwhelming data. Ms. Dawn Meyerriecks currently serves as the Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition and Technology. In this role, she explores and delivers complex technologies underpinning national missions.
To learn more about Ms. Meyerriecks, click here.
Attendees of the Government Big Data Forum on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. heard from a group of experts as they outlined the steps federal agencies should take to rapidly make sense of increasing amounts of data, leading to better decision-making government-wide.
To learn more about our panelists, click here.
||Registration and Breakfast
Craig Abod, President, Carahsoft
Bob Gourley, Editor of CTOvision.com & CTO of Crucial Point LLC
Dawn, Meyerriecks, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition & Technology, ODNI
|Panel Session 1 – Ground Truth on the Emerging Challenges of Enterprise Data
Dr. Aaron J. Drew, Systems Engineer, Department of Defense Business Transformation Agency
Michael Lazar, Senior Solutions Architect, VMware
Matthew Mead, Senior Principle Consultant, Endeca
||Panel Session 2 – Smart Data Strategies
Bob Flores, President and Chief Executive Officer, Applicology Incorporated
Greg Fairbank, President and CEO, Saratoga Data
Glenn Duzy, Solutions Architect, F5
Mike O'Donnell, VP, Federal Sales, EMC Backup and Recovery Systems Division
||Panel Session 3 – New Models for Today’s Realities
Greg Palmer, Manager Sales Engineering, Composite Software
Jon Bock, Director of Product Marketing, Aster Data
Bryce Petty, Chief Technology Officer, SMSi
||Networking Break and Exhibits
Kirit Amin, Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Consular Affairs and Director for the Office of Consular Systems and Technology, U.S. Department of State
||Panel Session 4 – Sensemaking in an Age of Overwhelming Data
Tim Schmidt, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Transportation
Danielle Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer, Thetus
Dr. J. Greg Hanson, Senior Vice President & COO, Criterion
Brian Pavlicek, Principal, Absolute Business Solutions Corp.
Carahsoft Technology Corp.
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