GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of Government “Update and Outlook”

Press Briefing II at the National Press Club,
Washington, D.C.
18 September 2012, 8:30 -11:00 AM
GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of
Government “Update and Outlook”
Open to Government, Contractors & the Press
The United States Government is the world’s largest consumer of
information technology, spending over $76 billion annually on more than 10,000
different systems. Fragmentation of systems, poor project execution, and the
drag of legacy technology in the Federal Government have presented barriers to
achieving the productivity and performance gains found when technology is
deployed effectively in the private sectors.

All that is changing as the Administration obliges federal departments to
look to Cloud computing to cut costs and solve many of the problems that have
plagued IT deployment for decades. The problem, however, is how do federal IT
managers and those controlling the budgets go about deciding what is best for

Leading experts from
Government and Industry will update the press and attendees on …
  • Status
    of government Cloud initiatives
  • Future
    Plans and Outlook

  • Challenges
    and Opportunities
Speakers – Additional Speakers/Panelists to be announced:
Mary Lewin,Program Manager, Federal Cloud Computing Initiative, Office of Citizens.
Services and Innovative Technologies General Services Administration
KeithBarber,  Director, National System for Geospatial-Intelligence
Expeditionary Architecture Integrated Program Office National
Geospatial-intelligence Agency
·        Kevin Jackson, Vice President & General Manager, Cloud Services at NJVC
GovCloud Press
Briefing One:  Held in March of 2011 – also at the National Press Club
Attendees at that
briefing represented….
  • Federal
    agency offices of CIO and IT Planning
  • Air
    Force – Army – Navy
  • Bloomberg
    Financial Press
  • Wall
    Street Journal
  • Federal
    News Press
  • Major
    Integrators and Cloud Suppliers
  • Federal
    data center managers
Registration Fee:
Government:  No charge
Corporate:  $95.00
To register or ask questions, call (703) 622-1187 or email
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