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Schedule: Cloud Computing sessions

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Location: Room 201
Carolyn Lawson (State of California)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
Jurisdictions are investigating new service models, such as cloud computing and SaaS, and social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook. However, government policies are often the biggest obstacles in implementing these new models and tools. This session will be a frank discussion on how government policies need to adapt to the world we live in. Read more.
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Location: Room 207 B
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
In this 90-minute workshop, we'll explore the technology and business changes that brought us to clouds; how to distinguish between different cloud computing models; and how organizations can capitalize on the opportunities they provide and avoid the risks they pose. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
Linda Cureton (NASA)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
The CIO of NASA Linda Cureton will discuss cloud computing and social media and how these tools are empowering the space organization to become more efficient, save money, get citizens excited about their agency, and ultimately accomplish more missions. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Dave Girouard (Google Enterprise), Randi Levin (City of Los Angeles)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
The City of Los Angeles is leading one of the most exciting and potentially disruptive SaaS deployments within government. In choosing Google’s enterprise solution, CTO Randi Levin is embracing the next-generation of IT services. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
Brad Smith (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
Brad Smith, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft will discuss the new opportunities and responsibilities created by the advancement of cloud computing. Read more.
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Location: Room 202 B
Randi Levin (City of Los Angeles), John Zeberlein (CSC), Deborah Hafford (Google Enterprise)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
How will the city of angels work in the cloud? In this session, CTO Levin will provide more insight into the decision to move to the cloud, including the ways that the change in IT infrastructure model could potentially benefit city government and citizens. A Q&A session with CTO Levin, John Zeberlien of CSC, and Deborah Hafford of Google will follow the presentation. Read more.
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Location: Room 207 A
Chris Kemp (NASA)
Nebula is an open-source Cloud Computing Platform developed by NASA to further innovation, promote transparency and enable Federal Agencies to engage with the public more efficiently. Using Microsoft Worldwide Telescope as an example, I will discuss how the Nebula Cloud Platform is helping people on Earth explore the universe and collaborate with their Government in ways never before possible. Read more.
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Location: Room 207 A
Marc Mercuri (Microsoft), Michelle Viotti (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Michelle Viotti discusses how NASA/JPL is using the cloud to drive large-scale engagement with citizenry in the area of Citizen Science. Marc Mercuri will discuss the underlying technology and approach used for the solution. The session will contain an overview and lessons learned from the launch of the ‘Be A Martian’ website and Pathfinder Innovation Challenge. Read more.
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Location: Room 207 A
Michael Krieger (U.S. Army), Carolyn Lawson (State of California), John Foley (InformationWeek), Darrell West (Brookings Institute)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
How much could government agencies save by moving to the cloud? A recent report from the Brookings Institution suggests that federal agencies could save as much as 25% to 50% of IT costs. This panel will look at the research behind those numbers and real-world implementations within government. Read more.
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Location: Room 207 A
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.)
This session will offer unique insight into best practices and lessons learned from Amazon.com's former "Master of Disaster," Jessie Robbins. Robbins will share his experience in ensuring availability for Amazon.com's cloud services, including advice for IT managers tasked with hosting, managing and scaling applications. Read more.
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Location: Room 202 B
Nick Hoover (InformationWeek), Peter Mell (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Christofer Hoff (Cisco Systems, Inc.)
This panel will explore the security implications of government agencies, businesses and other organizations adopting cloud computing models, including the complexities of regulatory compliance, data protection and online privacy. Read more.
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  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • ESRI
  • Microsoft
  • Palantir Technologies
  • Google
  • Oracle
  • EffectiveUI
  • EveryBlock
  • Intuit QuickBase
  • JackBe
  • MarkLogic
  • NetApp
  • NIC
  • OpenText
  • Sapient
  • Spigit
  • Synteractive/Smartronix
  • Microsoft
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Nextgov

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