Cloud Computing for DoD & Government


5th Annual Cloud Computing for DoD & Government - Cutting costs and growing capabilities through enhanced migration, mobility, and scalability The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement announces the 5th Annual Cloud Computing for DoD & Government, taking place February 19-21, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

The summit will will bring together all relevant stakeholders - the infrastructure players, platform providers, and those offering applications- to discuss the most pressing issues facing the Cloud Computing community. Examine future trends, identify immediate and long-term needs, and uncover up-and-coming technologies for use in future Cloud environments. Policy makers, uniformed service leaders, academia and industry partners will gather in Washington D.C. to network, share best practices and explore potential paths to analyze the future of government Cloud Computing.

Attendees will hear from top experts in the cloud computing field including:

• Frank Konieczny, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, US Air Force

• Stan Kaczmarczyk, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator, GSA

• Robert Bectel, CTO & Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Energy

• Wolfe Tombe, CTO, Department of Homeland Security

• Jeanne Holm, Director of Major Transformation Initiatives, Project Management Division JPL NASA

• COL Stephen Birch, Chief Information Officer G6, US Army

• Daniel Chapple, Supervisory Cyber Counter Intelligence, Specialist Department of Health and Human Services

The Cloud Computing for DoD & Government Summit features presentations that will review the current and future Cloud requirements of government and military. Thought leaders will look at how the DoD and government is able to partner with various institutions and organizations to develop some of the most efficient cloud sources in the world. 2014 In-depth discussions Include: • Enabling an Enterprise-wide, Data Centric, Cloud Computing Environment through the Policy Machine • Using the Cloud for "Big Data" Analytics • Adopting the Cloud: Lessons Learned from Real World Implementations • NIST Cloud Computing Security Reference Architecture • Identifying Cyber-Security Threats to Government • How GSA ITS is Helping from an Acquisition Perspective in Making it Easier for Agencies to Acquire Innovative Technologies

For more information on the 5th Annual Cloud Computing for DoD & Government, please visit or at To register for Cloud Computing, please go to or The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense through live conferences and events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power from military, government, and defense industries. For more information, please visit

Published Monday, December 16th, 2013

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