Featured keynotes


  • Jay Bellissimo, General Manager, U.S. Public and Federal Market, IBM

The Two Dominant Forces Accelerating Digital Transformation: Hybrid Cloud and AI

  • Arvind Krishna, Chief Executive Officer, IBM

Stronger Together: The future of public-private partnerships

  • Ginni Rometty, Executive Chairman, IBM
  • Jessica Tisch, Commissioner of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT), NYC
  • Carlos A. Giménez, Mayor, Miami-Dade County

Future Proofing Government with Hybrid Cloud

  • Jim Whitehurst, President, IBM
  • Paul Smith, SVP and General Manager, Public Sector, Red Hat
  • Ed Mays, Executive Director, Enterprise Data Management & Engineering Directorate, OIT, Customs and Border Protection

Fireside Chat on Technology Transformation

  • Dan Chenok, Executive Director, Center for Business of Government, IBM
  • Anil Cheriyan, Deputy Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service & Director, Technology Transformation Services, GSA

Re-imagining the Future with Smart Government: Cognitive Transformation to Better Serve our Nation's Veterans

  • Mark Foster, Senior Vice President, IBM Services
  • Dr. Paul Lawrence, Undersecretary for Benefits, VBA

Technology and public-private partnerships solve grand challenges

  • John Kelly, Executive Vice President, IBM
  • Ron Guerrier, CIO, State of Illinois

Keys to Successful Innovation in Government

  • Dan Chenok, Executive Director, Center for Business of Government, IBM
  • Alan Shark, Executive Director, Public Technology Institute
  • David Shive, CIO, GSA
  • Barbie Robinson, Director of Health Services, Sonoma County, State of California


A message from the Federal CIO


The Future of Public Sector Modernization

  • Suzette Kent, Federal CIO, Executive Office of the President


Breakout sessions

Breakout Tracks      
Transforming Government in the Cloud Turbocharging Government Service Addressing New Cyber Challenges Preparing for the Unprecedented
The Digital Transformation Imperative

Workforce Transformation - Developing Workforce Skills for the Future

Cyber Defense: Establishing Zero Trust with Zero Perimeter

Recovery, Resiliency and Preparedness: A Framework for Government Agencies to Address COVID

Recipes for IT Modernization Success

Cognitive Apps - From Start Up to Scale

Staying Secure while Staying Home: The Remote Telework Challenge

Pandemic Recovery: Applying Lessons Learned from COVID

The Partnership: How data and technology advance the mission

Supply Chain - Supply Chain Resiliency

Cybersecurity: Managing New Risks And Disruption

Return to Work: Strategies to Quickly and Safely Re-open

Additional sessions


IBM Z and Red Hat for your Journey to Cloud

  • Barry Baker, Vice President, IBM Z Software
  • David Egts, Chief Technologist, North America Public Sector, Red Hat

Fireside Chat: How GSA is Helping Agencies with Their Digital Transformation Journeys

  • Ayushi Roy, Co-Lead, State and Local Practice,18F, Technology Transformation Services, GSA
  • Krista Kinnard, Director, Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence, Technology Transformation Services, GSA
  • Wyatt Kash, SVP, Content Strategy, Scoop News Group

Fireside Chat: How Government Agencies are Modernizing IT

  • Luke McCormack, Former CIO, Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Wyatt Kash, SVP, Content Strategy, Scoop News Group

Fireside Chat: The Evolution of Security

  • Kevin Purcell, Head of Global System Integrators Sales, Check Point Software Technologies
  • Wyatt Kash, SVP, Content Strategy, Scoop News Group



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Cloud Pak for Data
Build and manage integrations in the cloud
Government cloud cyber security
AI enabled ZeroTrust for mobile devices - The future of mobile management and security
Contact tracing and care management: Population health for COVID-19
Prepare for return to work with Worker Insights
Securely move data at the speed and scale of your business with IBM Sterling Secure File Transfer
RAPID supplier connect
Governance, risk management, and compliance in the cloud