CAPTIVATING KEYNOTES

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Presented by: Sophia, Spokesbot for Hanson Robotics

CES Government is pleased to partner with Hanson Robotics to bring Sophia – the lifelike robot globally recognized as the leading “spokesbot” on the future of artificial intelligence, robotics and what these portend for society.

Sophia has been featured on the cover of Elle magazine, appeared on numerous television shows including Jimmy Kimmel, and has appeared at global conferences on banking, insurance, auto manufacturing, media and entertainment.

Sophia will present the opening keynote and set the plenary stage for CES Government 2019.

Industry Keynote – Amazon Web Services

presented by:

Teresa Carlson, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector

One of the most recognized global leaders in government technology, Teresa Carlson returns to CES Government to present the industry keynote address. Teresa Carlson has a track record of partnering with governments all over the world to produce the most innovative technology-driven solutions that dramatically improve government operations and citizen services.  She is the strongest advocate for cloud-driven technology solutions and a leading voice worldwide on the opportunities the Cloud presents to enabling Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for government and critical infrastructure.  More…

Plenary Speaker

William E. Marion II, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance and Deputy Chief Information Officer

William E. Marion II is Deputy Chief, Information Dominance and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Washington, D.C. Mr. Marion assists in leading three directorates and supports 54,000 cyber operations and support personnel across the globe with a portfolio valued at $17 billion. He provides oversight of the Air Force’s Information Technology portfolio including the Information Technology investment strategy, networks and network-centric policies, communications, information resources management, information assurance, and related matters for the Department of the Air Force. As Deputy Chief Information Officer, Mr. Marion provides oversight of portfolio management, delivers enterprise architecture, and enforces freedom of information act and privacy act laws. He integrates Air Force warfighting and mission support capabilities by networking air, space, and terrestrial assets. Additionally, he shapes doctrine, strategy and policy for all cyberspace operations and support activities. More…

Keynote

Presented By: Honorable Scott Taylor (R-VA), House of Representatives

Awaiting final confirmation

In 2013, Scott became a member of the House of Delegates, where he represented the 85th District which is principally the Kempsville and Town Center area in Virginia Beach. With the help of his GI Bill, Scott earned a degree in International Relations from Harvard University Extension and is currently pursuing his masters in the same field. He holds a Master’s Certificate in Government Contracting at Old Dominion University.

In January, 2017, Scott was sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives as Congressman for Virginia’s Second District. He is the first freshman member from Virginia to ever be appointed to the Appropriations Committee for a full term.

As a Member of Congress, one of Scott’s primary goals is to give his constituents a voice on the House Appropriations Committee, which oversees federal expenditures. As a combat veteran, Scott is working to ensure veterans and their families are taken care of, our economy continues to improve, and national security remains a top priority. More…

Executive Roundtables

CESG Executive Roundtables define and separate this conference from every other. Senior executives from all levels of American government and partner nations, critical infrastructure businesses and innovative technology companies participate in pivotal discussions on emerging trends in government and technology. Roundtables begin with intimate receptions that allow co-moderators and attendees to meet and discuss the respective subject.  Each Roundtable features the following:

  • Two co-moderators: one from government and one from industry
  • Six additional senior subject-relevant executives
  • 40 – 50 attendees who participate in provocative discussions led by co-moderators
  • “mini receptions” open each Roundtable
  • Roundtables last 105 minutes (1 hour, 45 minutes)

Confirmed Participants

  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Department of Defense
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • U.S. Customs and Immigration Services
  • U.S. Department of the Navy
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Department of Customs and Border Patrol
  • U.S. Department of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
  • State of Virginia, Fairfax County
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NASA Jet Propulsion Labs
  • U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • International Association of Railroads
  • FirstNet

Discussions

MODERNIZING LAW ENFORCEMENT

Advanced networks and communications, intelligent wearables, budget and acquisitions strategies, training and technology deployment strategies.

IaaS, THE CLOUD AND THE NEW PARADIGMS OF IT MANAGEMENT

More and faster computing power, outsourced IT, managed services, changing role of the CIO, augmented intelligence, best practice deployments.

SECURITY AND THE CLOUD

More or less secure? Experts debate and break myths about the Cloud and security and share firsthand experiences on effective data protection strategies.

CYBER 2019: THREATS, TRENDS AND SOLUTIONS

Network, application and endpoint – latest technology solutions and best practice deployments, current and projected cyber threats

AI, ADVANCED ANALYTICS AND HEALTH CARE

AI integration with myriad health record datasets: patient records, opioid prescriptions and epidemic, insurance, and the challenges posed by privacy concerns, HIPPA.

BLOCKCHAIN IN GOVERNMENT

Blockchain practitioners discuss current and planned applications and make predictions on the future of this groundbreaking technology trend.

DOES THE GOVERNENT NEED A CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER?

US Federal government focus, experts discuss the need for a governance statute for the CTO, an office now deployed in dozens of Federal agencies.

AI AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS: TRANSPORTATION

Multimodal integration, predictive maintenance, autonomous transportation and smart cities, traffic management, consumer information, security.

AI AND ANALYTICS: NATIONAL SECURITY

Predictive analysis, information sharing challenges, real-time analysis and threat communication, legacy process and technology challenges, sensitive data protection, latest technologies and innovations.

SECURITY AT THE CITIZEN LEVEL

Local and state governments house the most sensitive information of American citizens.  Data and infrastructure security strategies for state and local governments, how these are changing, latest technologies and trends, current and emerging threats.

SMART CITIES

The Smart City: first responders, transportation, energy management, housing and construction, citizen services, legal and policy framework.

SPACE 2019: THE NEW FRONTIER IS HERE AND NOW

From the Trump Administration space agenda to commercial space businesses to current priority NASA missions, this Roundtable will look at the exploding space “market,” trends and what to expect in the immediate months and years ahead.