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Adopting Emerging Tech in Government
As blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and augmented reality continue to create buzz throughout the tech industry, government agencies are exploring ways to apply emerging tech to empower their workforce and deliver innovative services to the public. Key to moving forward is the ability for agencies to define emerging tech use cases and get started with piloting new ideas. Roadblocks can include limitations with budget and the skills required to deploy these technologies. Hear from innovators at the leading edge of emerging tech in government at the next Microsoft Azure Government DC meetup, How Government is Adopting Emerging Tech, on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at 1776 in Washington, DC. Join us gain insight from our speakers who will share how agencies are approaching strategy, challenges, use cases and workforce readiness as they leverage emerging tech to innovate for their mission. Featured speakers include: -Michael Madsen, Director of Strategic Engagement, Defense Innovation Unit -Shannon Sartin, Executive Director, US Digital Service, Health and Human Services -Meagan Metzger, CEO, Dcode -Sujit Mohanty, Department of Defense CTO, Microsoft Federal -Karina Homme, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government (moderator) -Jeff Butte, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Engineering Agenda: • 6:00-6:30 pm - Networking • 6:35-6:45 pm - Introductions • 6:45-7:05 pm –Demo - Intelligent edge, Azure Data Box • 7:05-7:50 pm - Panel Discussion • 7:50-8:00 pm - Q&A • 8:00-8:30 pm - Wrap-up & Networking Be sure to join our conversation on Twitter using #AzureGovMeetup. Location details 1776 is located only a few blocks from both Logan Circle and the White House. The building is across the street from the Washington Post and is home to Strayer University on the first floor. A sign is visible on the exterior of the building. (Check in on 1st floor / Meetup on 12th floor) Parking: There’s a parking garage to the building. Rate is $6 after 5 p.m. Metro: Closest metro stops are McPherson Square (blue and orange lines) and Farragut North (red line). 1776 is about a 5- to 7-minute walk from each station.

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Calling all gov innovators! This is a group for anyone modernizing government IT. More specifically, this group is for anyone interested in cloud computing, infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), open source, cyber security, government security & compliance as well as Azure for Government. We will invite start-ups, developers, partners, practitioners, government innovators, MVPs and Microsoft product engineers alike to share their latest and greatest in government IT modernization. Bringing real world lessons directly to our government innovator community.

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