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CXO Tech Forum: AI & Big Data in Government

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The Observation Deck at CEB Tower

1201 Wilson Blvd #214 · Arlington, va

How to find us

The box office is located at Central Place Plaza, on the 1700 block of North Moore Street, across from the Rosslyn Metro Station.

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Join us Dec. 12 at the Observation Deck of the CEB Tower in Rosslyn, Va., for candid conversations on how the U.S. government is using artificial intelligence technologies.

We'll discuss automation, chatbots, data management, national security and health care with leaders from the Army Research Laboratory, Defense Innovation Unit, Food and Drug Administration, Health and Human Services Department, Johns Hopkins University, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and more!

7:30 - 8:30 am Registration and Sunrise Breakfast Views

8:30 - 8:35 am Opening Remarks

8:35 - 9:05 am Fireside Chat: Molly Cain, DHS's former director of Venture, Innovation and Engagement will sit down with Dr. Alexander Kott, Army Research Laboratory Chief Scientist, to discuss the investments the Army is making in AI and machine learning research.

9:05 - 9:15 am Industry Perspective: Dr. Morten Middelfart, Chief Data Scientist, Lumina Analytics

9:15 - 9:45 am Health Panel
Summary: Doctors and researchers say artificial intelligence and machine learning could unlock cures for a wide array of diseases and ailments. U.S. government agencies have access to some of the best health data sets in the world. The panel will discuss how AI technologies could utilize this information to not only cure diseases, but also public health disasters like the opioid crisis.

-Roselie Bright, Project Manager, Office of Health Informatics, Food and Drug Administration
-George Chambers, Deputy CIO Operations, Health and Human Services
-Sezin Palmer, Mission Area Executive for National Health, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
-Dr. Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health IT, Health and Human Services

9:45 - 9:55 am Networking Break

9:55 - 10:05 am Industry Perspective: Jamie Milne, Big Data Engagement Manager, World Wide Technology

10:05 - 10:35 am National Security Panel
Summary: Elon Musk fears AI could signal the demise of the human race. But national security agencies across government have utilized it for more humble tasks such as imagery analysis. The panel will discuss what potential opportunities AI and machine learning hold and what ethical issues it could provide.

-Todd Myers, Automation Lead, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
-Mike Madsen, Director of Strategic Engagement, Defense Innovation Unit
-Mike Olson, Chief Strategy Officer, Cloudera

10:35 - 10:40 am Closing Remarks

10:40 - 11:30 am Networking