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May 7, 2019 | Washington, D.C.

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Government leaders seeking to deliver on their agencies’ promises are constantly facing challenges — including lack of resources and budgets. But it’s become clear that turning to data-driven strategies can overcome these obstacles. Be it cybersecurity, IT modernization or citizen experience, analytics-driven approaches are working!

How did these leaders tame their ever-increasing, diverse and seemingly unmanageable trove of data to achieve successful outcomes?

Come learn their secrets at the only event of its kind in Washington, D.C.!

Splunk, the leader in data analytics and enabler of government mission success, will host GovSummit on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

Some key highlights of the event you don’t want to miss:
  • Thought leaders and innovators from government and industry
  • Pragmatic strategies for successful IT modernization and enhancing security
  • Data-driven journeys that you can adopt today regardless of your maturity
  • Application of Machine Learning and AI to accelerate your mission
Time Description
8:00am Registration & Breakfast
9:00am A Petabyte of Data is a Terrible Thing to Waste
Frank Dimina, VP of Public Sector, Splunk Inc.
9:30am Lessons in Leadership
Carey Lohrenz, First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy
10:15am Break
10:45am Panel: See the Forest and the Trees
Howard Whyte
, CIO and CPO, FDIC
Mike Saxton
, CISO, Georgetown University
Col. Carl "Jeff" Worthington
, Dir. of C4 System, Joint Special Operations Command
Doug May
, AVP, Global Field Specialization, Splunk Inc.
11:30am Weapons of a Security Warrior
Oliver Friedrichs
, VP and GM, Security Automation and Orchestration, Splunk Inc.
Jennings Aske
, SVP, Chief Information Security Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
12:15pm General Lunch
For all attendees
Women in Tech Lunch (Optional)
1:30pm More Brain, Less Surgery
Tim Tully
, SVP and Chief Technology Officer, Splunk Inc.
Suzanne Campbell
, Director, Federal Civilian Sales Engineering, Splunk Inc.
2:15pm Panel: AI/ML - Because Ninjas are Too Busy
Vishal Kapur
, Principal, Strategy & Analytics Practice, Deloitte
Ram Sriharsha
, Principal Scientist and Head of Applied Research, Splunk Inc.
Beth Killoran
, Deputy Chief Information Officer for the U.S. GSA
Dorothy Aronson
, Chief Information Officer, National Science Foundation
Ryan Morris
, Managing Partner, BAI
3:00pm Break
3:30pm Closing Keynote: See Your World. Maybe You Wish You Hadn't
Snehal Antani, CTO within the Department of Defense
4:30pm Networking Reception

*Agenda subject to change
Hear from thought leaders:
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Carey Lohrenz

First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy

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Howard Whyte

Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Privacy Officer (CPO), FDIC

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Mike Saxton

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Georgetown University

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Jennings Aske

SVP, CISO, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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Snehal Antani

CTO within the Department of Defense

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Vishal Kapur

Principal, Strategy & Analytics Practice, Deloitte

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Col. Carl "Jeff" Worthington

Director of C4 System, Joint Special Operations Command

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Beth Killoran

Deputy Chief Information Officer for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

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Dorothy Aronson

Chief Information Officer, National Science Foundation


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Ryan Morris

Managing Partner, BAI

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Tim Tully

SVP, Chief Technology Officer, Splunk Inc.

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Doug May

AVP, Global Field Specialization, Splunk Inc.

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Frank Dimina

Vice President, Public Sector, Splunk Inc.


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Suzanne McGovern

Head of Diversity,
Splunk Inc.


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Oliver Friedrichs

VP and GM, Security Automation and Orchestration, Splunk Inc.

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Suzanne Campbell

Director, Federal Civilian Sales Engineering
Splunk Inc.

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Ram Sriharsha

Principal Scientist and Head of Applied Research, Splunk Inc.

When?

May 7, 2019
8:00AM - 6:00PM EST

Where?

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C.
20009
T: +1 (202) 483-3000

Accessible via Dupont Circle Metro Station on the Red Line

Venue Website
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  • Do I need to pay to attend? No, GovSummit is free to all. Join us in the morning to kick off with our great keynote speakers and then stay for our in-depth sessions and networking events.
  • Will there be wireless internet? Yes! There will be an announcement at the beginning of the day covering network and passwords.
  • What time should I show up? Registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m., and our program starts promptly at 9 a.m. Be sure to arrive by early to snag a good seat!
  • Is there a dress code? Dress code is business casual. If you want to show your Splunk pride by wearing your favorite Splunk t-shirt—that's always welcome!
  • Will parking be included? Unfortunately Splunk doesn't cover parking expenses—but we do include lunch and a collector's t-shirt!