About the Virtual Summit

The IBM Government Cloud Virtual Summit is designed for leaders and change makers working to apply the power of cloud and AI technologies to the unique needs of government agencies. At this free online conference, engage with government and industry experts who share their lessons learned on topics ranging from digital government leadership to application modernization and getting more value from your data.

This Special Hybrid Cloud Edition showcases real stories of how all levels of government are innovating with hybrid and multicloud technologies to accelerate the impact they make for citizens and stakeholders.

Now on-demand.

Increase your knowledge with 3 new sessions on hybrid cloud

Leading digital transformation through the next evolution of cloud

How Virginia gets flexibility and innovation with hybrid cloud

Lessons in data-driven innovation from one of the world's largest medical supply chains

What to expect at the IBM Government Cloud Virtual Summit

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A complete event that allows you to participate from the comfort of your office, home or anywhere in between using a mobile device or laptop.

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3 New Keynote Sessions

The special edition on hybrid cloud adds 3 new highly engaging keynote sessions to the Summit. Gain important skills and knowledge in adopting hybrid cloud from government and IBM experts.

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Hear from Industry Experts

These speakers have been there. They've worked on the cutting edge of cloud and AI in government.

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Resources that expand on session topics, show case studies to accelerate learning and help you get started.

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Why Attend?

Regardless of whether your agency is an advanced or new user of cloud,  AI, blockchain and other emerging technologies, IBM Government Cloud Virtual Summit will help you accelerate. This is an opportunity to build expertise for today and fast approaching future needs.

  • Leadership needs for digital government
  • Increase innovation and security with cloud
  • Apply AI ethically to improve services 
  • Accelerate application modernization with hybrid approaches
  • Turn legacy applications to your advantage 

Who Should Attend?

This is a must-attend event for:

  • Leaders who want faster technology adoption in government
  • IT professionals seeking innovation and cybersecurity
  • Innovators with cloud, AI and blockchain
  • Government technology or strategy decision makers
  • Software developers and engineers
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Breakout session themes

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Digitally transform the citizen experience

Reinvent how citizens engage with government.

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Putting government data to work

Create a foundation to make data simple and accessible, trustworthy and transparent.

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Thriving in our multicloud world

Lower cost and better performance with hybrid, multicloud and open source approaches.

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Modernization for continuous innovation

Foster ongoing application innovation to avoid stumbling from old legacy to new legacy

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The new cyber threat landscape

Build resilient practices to protect your agency and sensitive data.

Featured Speakers

David Egts, Chief Technologist, Public Sector, Red Hat

Kim Shelsby, Director, Supply Chain Solutions, Chemonics

Teri Takai, Executive Director, Center for Digital Government

Tracy Doaks, Chief Deputy State CIO and Chief Services Officer, State of North Carolina

Carolyn Staats, Director of Innovation, County of Sonoma

Barbie Robinson, Director, Department of Health Services, Sonoma County

Sreeram Visvanathan, Global Managing Director, Government, IBM

Rob Thomas, GM IBM Data & AI

Shue-Jane Thompson, Vice President and Partner, Cybersecurity

Brenda Decker, Director, IBM Global Government