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 analytics and AI, from migration and hybrid cloud management to cybersecurity best practices. See how technology is being deployed in addressing some of the biggest issues facing society today.

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What to expect at the IBM Government Cloud Virtual Summit

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Convenience

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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4 Keynote Sessions, 5 Deep Dive themes

Gain important skills and knowledge from government and IBM experts in cloud adoption, security, hybrid cloud management, ethical AI usage, data modernization, blockchain and more.

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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

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

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

Teri Takai, Executive Director, Center for Digital Government

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

Claude Yusti, Partner, Watson AI & Data, IBM

Mary Sara Jones, HHS Industry Leader, IBM

Mike Beddow, Cloud & Analytics Sales Leader, US Public Market, IBM

Tim Paydos, Vice President, WW Government Industry Solutions