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Disruption and Discovery: AI, Data, and Quantum Symposium

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Tuesday, March 5th
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET

Jess Mellon Auditorium, GSA Headquarters
1800 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20405

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Join leaders across the federal government for an immersive one-day symposium exploring the technologies transforming our future. Through keynote addresses and fireside chats, gain insider perspectives from those using AI to combat and reduce fraud to those safeguarding our digital lives in the emerging quantum era and designing the future of data security across government. Learn about the technical breakthroughs employees at the National Labs are making to improve the lives of the American public. This symposium will spotlight the intersections of technology, innovation and open government – shaping the digital tomorrow and harnessing the power of technology to drive mission impact. Join us at the frontier of what’s next.


Time Event Speakers
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM WELCOME REMARKS Ann Dunkin, U.S. Department of Energy
9:35 AM - 10:00 AM OPENING KEYNOTE Clare Martorana, Office of Management and Budget
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM FIRESIDE CHAT:
AI vs. Fraudsters: How New Technologies Are Tilting the Battle
Sean McIntyre, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Clare Martorana, Office of Management and Budget
Deidre Harrison, Office of Management and Budget
Chad Bungard, Social Security Administration
Jared Smith, Government Accountability Office
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM BREAK
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM FIRESIDE CHAT:
The Promise and Potential of Quantum Computing
Nick Polk, Office of Management & Budget
Wes Yin, The White House
Matthew Scholl, National Institute of Standards and Technology
John Burke, U.S. Department of Defense
Gretchen Campbell, Office of Science and Technology Policy
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM BREAK/LUNCH
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM FIRESIDE CHAT:
Data Management Is Critical to Making Zero Trust a Reality
Terry Carpenter, U.S. National Science Foundation
Steven Hernandez, U.S. Department of Education
Robert King, U.S. Department of Energy
Conrad Bovell, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM BREAK
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM FIRESIDE CHAT:
Pushing the Frontiers of Innovation: Research and Discovery at the National Labs
Evelyn Prestosh, U.S. Department of Energy
Chad Rowan, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Chris Ritter, Idaho National Lab
Bill Miller, U.S. National Science Foundation
Frank Indiviglio, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM CLOSING REMARKS Chezian Sivagnanam, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

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