Past Meetup

DoD Azure Best Practices & National Day of Civic Hacking DC

This Meetup is past

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901 K Street NW, 11th Floor · Washington, DC

How to find us

Information on metro and parking can be found at the end of the Meetup agenda.

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• Networking - Pizza & beverages

• Welcome & Introductions

Meet Up Organizers: Vishwas Lele (, AIS CTO & Azure MVP and Karina Homme (, Azure Government Product Market Lead, Microsoft

• Government Solution Best Practice

Bill Meskill, Director of Enterprise Information Services, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Motivating the Azure based solution

Overall solution architecture

· Azure ML

· Azure API Management

· Azure App Service

· Azure Storage

Solution Demo

Security & Compliance


• Code for America, National Day of Civic Hacking (

Overview of the Hackathon

Jack Bienko, Deputy for Entrepreneurship Education, US Small Business Administration and Logan Powell, Developer Experience Lead, US Census Bureau

How to Leverage Azure to Help Solve Hackathon Challenges

Andrew Weiss, Azure Solution Architect, Microsoft and Ethan Chumley, Campaign Technology Advisor at Microsoft

Access to Microsoft, 901 K Street, Washington DC


The Microsoft DC office is within five blocks of both the Mt. Vernon Square / 7th Street -Convention Center (Yellow/Green lines) and the Gallery Place / Chinatown (Yellow/Green/Red lines) stations.


The parking garage is located underground on the west side of the building. It is on 10th street (one way southbound) between Massachusetts Ave and K Street. The garage will be open after-hours for the Meetup. Free parking validation is available for Microsoft DC Azure Government attendees. Be sure to request a validation ticket.