Agenda

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:

“NITRD Perspectives and Initiatives”
DR. GEORGE STRAWN
Director, National Coordination Office, NITRD, Executive Office of the President

“Data Analytics:  The Next Wave in Health IT”
■ DR. ROBERT WAH
Global Chief Medical Officer, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC); President-Elect, American Medical Association

• Drivers for Improved Use of Healthcare Data
• Opportunities to Use Data to Improve Care
• Pilot Projects in the Area of Improving Quality with Health IT
• New Data Sources like Genomics and Impact on Healthcare
• Challenges to New Care Delivery Models and Use of Data

 

I. Big Data and the Defense and Intelligence Missions

“DoD Decision-Making Through Information and Data Management”
■ MR. MARK KRZYSKO
Deputy Director, Acquisition Resources and Analysis/Enterprise Information, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (OUSD/AT&L)

• The Need for Data-driven Decisions
• Framing the Data Environment through Governance
• Understanding the Decision Needs
• How Enterprise Information Is Supporting Data-driven Decisions

“DIA Task Force Data—The CIO’s Approach to Data Transformation & Governance”
■ MR. TIM SYDNOR
Chief, Data Integration and Management, Chief Information Office (CIO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

“Horizontal Integration of Civilian Information”
■ MR. GERARD CHRISTMAN
Sr. Systems Engineer, Femme Comp Inc. supporting the DoD CIO

 

II. Big Data, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement and Secure Cities

“DHS Perspectives and Initiatives”
■ MR. MICHAEL SIMCOCK
Chief Data Architect, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

“FBI Perspectives and Initiatives”
■ MR. ADAM KARCHER
Unit Chief, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Director of Collections and Analysis, National Cyber Investigative Joint Task
Force (NCIJTF)

“Big Data and Law Enforcement/Intelligence”
■ MR. KEITH BRYARS
Client Executive, Federal Law Enforcement and National Security, Harris Corporation; former Senior Executive Special Agent, Federal
Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

“Big Data and Smart Cities”
■ DR. JANE SNOWDON
Director and Chief Innovation Officer, IBM Federal

 

III. Big Data and Healthcare

“The Health Data Initiative”
■ MR. DAMON DAVIS
Director, Health Data Initiative, Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

“CMS Perspectives and Initiatives”
■ MR. ROBERT TAGALICOD
Director, Office of eHealth Standards, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), DHHS

“ONC/HIT Perspectives and Initiatives”
■ DR. JULIA SKAPIK
Medical Officer, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, DHHS

“Standards and Interoperability in Health Data Initiatives”
■ MS. MERA CHOI
Chief, Standards Division, Office of Science and Technology, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
(ONC/HIT), DHHS

 

IV. Big Data and Energy

“Big Data in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy”
■ MR. ROBERT BECTEL
Senior Policy Advisor and Chief Technology Officer, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy (DOE)

“DOE Perspectives and Initiatives”
■ DR. CEREN SUSUT-BENNETT
Physical Scientist, Office of Science, Department of Energy (DOE)

“Smart Grid Data Initiatives – Green Button”
■ MR. JOHN TEETER
White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, and

■ DR. DAVID WOLLMAN
Deputy Director, Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

• Energy Usage Information In Practice (Virtual Benchmarking and Efficiency Management)
• Green Button Connect My Data – Moving Large Amounts of Information
• Testing and Certification – Building to Interoperable Standards
• Managing Data Access and Privacy Control
• Information and Data Driven Customer Engagement

 

V. Big Data, Space and Earth Science

“Big Data in Space and Earth Sciences”
■ DR. KIRK BORNE
Data Scientist and Professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science, George Mason University

• Data Science for Science
• Decision Science Through Analytics
• Unsupervised Discovery from Big Data
• The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Project

 

VI. The Latest Tools and Techniques for Success in Government Big Data

“Implementation Lessons Learned”
■ MR. SHAWN KINGSBERRY
Chief Technology Officer, Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board (RATB)

“Exploiting Big Data with Semantics”
■ DR. THOMAS RINDFLESCH
Director, Semantic Knowledge Representation Project, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health

• Semantic Natural Language Processing
• Graph Analytics
• Knowledge Visualization
• Conversion to RDF
• YarcData’s Urika Graph Appliance