Young AFCEA Bethesda Professional Development Series
Thursday, June 6, 2019
4075 Wilson Blvd, 8th Floor
Arlington, VA 22203
Registration Closes at 9 AM 
on June 6, 2019
Industry Member:
Online: $25
Onsite: $30
Industry Non-Member:
Online: $40
Onsite: $50
Online: $15
Onsite: $20
*Reserved for current government and active duty military – excludes government contractors.

YAFCEA Bethesda is proud to host:
Emerging Technology Professional Development Event

Young AFCEA Bethesda will be holding an event to discuss the future of emerging technologies in the government's IT Modernization initiatives. These technologies - such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation, and Natural Language Processing - have been previously introduced, and now this event will focus on the implementation process by defining use cases and how to plan for an evolving workforce with a new skill mix.


Thursday, June 6, 2019
5:00 PM - 5:50 PMRegistration & Networking 
5:50 PM - 5:55 PMWelcome
Jenn Hoover
5:55 PM - 6:00 PMKeynote
Sarah Long
6:00 PM - 6:40 PMPanel Discussion 1 - Use Cases: A Discussion of the Practical Application of Technology
This panel will be a macro discussion of emerging technology including what has changed in the last year and where technologies are being applied in the Federal sector.
  • Peter Hughes, NASA
  • Guy Cavallo, SBA
  • Charles Rath, RS21
  • Chris Milroy, Moderator
6:45 PM - 6:55 PMBreak 
6:55 PM - 7:35 PMPanel Discussion 2 - From Planning to Action: A Discussion of How Technology is Changing Policy and Procedure
This panel will be a micro discussion of how emerging technology has affected agencies in terms of hiring, training, standards development, and governance.
  • Dr. Lawrence Nadel, NIST
  • Ted Okada, FEMA
  • Jonathan Alboum, Veritas
  • Bernard Ferret, Moderator
7:35 PM - 8:00 PMClosing Remarks & Networking 
Interested in sponsoring this event? Check out the sponsorship packages here.