August 12, 2020

8:00-8:15 AM

Virtual Coffee – Dial or Log in early to say hello!

8:15-8:20 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Laura Johnson
Acting Executive Director
AIM Council

Product Manager
General Services Administration
Conference Co-Chair


8:20-8:55 AM

Keynote Presentation

Karen S. Evans
Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of Homeland Security


8:55-9:20 AM

A Whole Community Approach Needed for TBM to Stick

Board Member
AIM Council


9:20-9:30 AM


9:30-10:45 AM

CIO Perspectives Panel

Panelists will discuss their perspectives on their IT portfolio including how they process the information they receive on IT investments, and other topics of interest to attendees.

General Services Administration


Chief Information Officer
National Science Foundation


Jason Gray
Chief Information Officer
U.S. Department of Education


David Shive
Chief Information Officer
U.S. General Services Administration


David Levy
Vice President
Amazon Web Services


10:45-10:50 AM


10:50-11:10 AM




11:10-11:30 AM

Solutions Presentations

Managing Change (and Chaos) to Achieve Mission Success
John Lever


Eric McDonnell
Senior Business Analyst
Oxford Government Consulting, LLC


IT Governance Through Another Lens
Connor Becker
T. White Parker


11:30-11:35 AM


11:35-12:00 PM

CIO Council’s Federal Technology Investment Management (FTIM) Community of 
Practice (CoP)

Director, Performance Management and Governance for Information Technology Strategy and Technology Management
Department of the Treasury


12:00-12:25 PM

Staying Current with GAO’s Guide

The presentation will cover GAO’s guides. We have just issued our Technology Readiness Guide, we are issuing an update to our Cost Guide this spring, and we are continuing to work toward the completion of our Agile Guide later this year. We will give an overview of our guides and review updates the new Cost Guide.

Senior Schedule and Cost Analyst, Center for Technology and Engineering
U.S. Government Accountability Office


Senior Operations Analyst
U.S. Government Accountability Office


12:25-12:30 PM

Day One Closing Remarks and End of Day Prize Drawing

August 13, 2020

8:00-8:15 AM

Virtual Coffee – Dial or Log in early to say hello!

8:15-8:45 AM

Industry and Government Communications: How Collaboration Improves Outcomes

This presentation looks into the classic mistakes to avoid when doing business in government contracting. We will explore the “hot trends” in these issues from both the government and industry perspective. Attendees will learn best practices and guiding principles as it pertains to improving government management overall, and how to ensure the more common mistakes get avoided.

Acquisition Manager, Office of the Chief Procurement Office
Internal Revenue Service


8:45-9:20 AM

Government-to-Government Info-Sharing

In this Government-to-Government (G2G) only session, senior government executives will have an open and frank conversation on the challenges of IT Modernization in these difficult times. This will be an open conversation between federal employees on the current challenges that exist, and how we as a community might overcome them.  (For Government attendees only.)


Daniel York

Director, IT Spending Transparency

General Services Administration


Randy Vickers
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
U.S. House of Representatives

Shanna Webbers

Chief Procurement Officer

Internal Revenue Service

Oki Mek

Senior Advisor to the CIO

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Doing Business with the Federal Government (For Non-Government Attendees)

This presentation will focus on trends in the federal government marketplace, including the use of Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs), the latest on DOD’s Cybersecurity Certification Maturity Model (CMMC) rollout, and Covid-19’s impact on federal contracting.

Mary Beth Bosco
Holland & Knight

9:20-9:30 AM



9:30-10:00 AM

Procurement Innovation Stories for Buying IT

How long do your IT procurement take, and do they truly lead to the best mission outcome? This presentation will be an interactive exchange, where the speaker will share IT procurement success stories from DHS and its Components, while also sharing a brief background of the DHS Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL).

Testing and Sharing Lead in the Procurement Innovation Lab, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer
U.S. Department of Homeland Security



Track 1

Modern Information Technology & Solutions

Track 2 

Federal Policies and Practices

Track 3

Hot Topics in Federal IT Management & CPIC

10:00-10:45 AM

Innovation & Cyber in Federal Government

Oki Mek

Senior Advisor to the CIO

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Enterprise Performance Life Cycle

Cynthia Washington

IT Specialist – Capital Planning and Investment Control Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Folio: Phasing into Production

Keith Ott

Product Manager

General Services Administration

10:45-10:55 AM


10:55-11:00 AM

AIM Council Update

Laura Johnson
Acting Executive Director
AIM Council


11:00-11:35 AM

Turn Knowledge Into Action…and Action Into Results!

Camille Hoover

Executive Officer

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency ACT (GRANT ACT)

 Nick Hart

Data Coalition

Prioritization – The Secret to Managing Portfolio Demand

Chris De Francisci

Business Strategist, Principal
Enterprise Strategy & Transformation

The MITRE Corporation


11:35-11:50 PM

Cooper-Godlove CPIC Awards of Excellence Ceremony


Laura Johnson
Acting Executive Director
AIM Council


11:50-11:55 PM



11:55-12:25 PM

Federal Business Acceleration | What Governments & Contractors Need to Know

Nitin Pradhan

Former Federal CIO, U.S. Department of Transportation Founder Federal Business Accelerator

IT Vendor Management Office

 Kyra Stewart

TBM Team Lead, Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration

Aligning IT Investments and Services to Deliver Mission Support

John Carlson

IT Investment Program Coordinator, Technology Governance Unit, Enterprise IT Governance Section, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Federal Bureau of Investigation

12:25-12:30 PM

Day Two Closing Remarks, End of Day Prize Drawing and Summit Adjourn