Speakers

Keynote Speakers
Dr. Barclay Butler
Assistant Director, Health Care Administration
DHA
Welcome Keynote - Jan 29th
Dr. Neil Evans
Chief Officer for the Office of Connected Care
VHA
Lunch Keynote - Jan 29th
Dr. Keita Franklin. LCSW
Executive Director, Suicide Prevention, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
VA
Dinner Keynote - Jan 29th
CXO Panel: Delivering More Value through Health IT - Jan. 29th 9:15AM - 10:15AM
Adriane Burton
Chief Information Officer
HRSA
Andrea Norris
Director, Center for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
NIH
Todd Simpson
Chief Product Officer
HHS
Charles Worthington
Chief Technology Officer
VA
Breakout Session: VA: From Cloud First to Cloud Smart - Jan 29th 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Dave Catanoso
Director, Enterprise Cloud Solutions Office
VA
Dr. Alan Constantian
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Account Manager for Clinical Health
VA
Dr. Aaron Drew
Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect
VA
Joe Fourcade
Information Technology Specialist
VA
Dr. Paul Tibbits
Executive Director, OIT Electronic Health Record Modernization Integration
VA
 Moderator
Breakout Session: The Security Imperative: Best Practices in Protecting Health Data - Jan 29th 10:45AM - 11:45AM
Conrad Bovell
Director, Division of Information Systems Security, Office of Finance Management
CMS
Rob Collins
Chief Information Security Officer
SSA
 
Paul Cunningham
Chief Information Security Officer
VA
Servio Medina
Branch Chief, Cybersecurity Oversight, Governance, and Strategy
DHA
Moderator
Janet Vogel
Acting Chief Information Security Officer
HHS
Acquisitions Panel: Contracting for Modernization, Innovation, and Beyond! - Jan 29th 1:15PM - 2:15PM
Tina Burnette 
Executive Director of Acquisition Planning and Category Management
VA 
Lyandra Emmanuel 
Group Director of Information Technology Contracts
CMS
Cameron Hernandez
Branch Chief, Program Support Branch
HHS
 
Lori Ruderman
Buy Smarter Initiative Lead, Senior Advisor
HHS-PSC
Breakout Session: Digital Innovations: Building a New Foundation for Health IT - Jan 29th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Todd Couts
Director, Division Application Design & Development, CMMI
CMS
Marcy Jacobs
Executive Director, Digital Service
VA
Dr. Helga Rippen
Deputy Director for the Interagency Program Office
VA
Ron Yeaw
Deputy Director, mHIC
US Army MRMC-TATRC 
Breakout Session: HHS: Modernization of HHS Eco-system for Effective Cross-Collaboration - Jan 29th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Stacie Alboum
Deputy Director, NIH Center for Information Technology
NIH
Adriane Burton
Chief Information Officer
HRSA
Jon Cordova
Executive Director - IT Modernization
HHS
Shannon Sartin
Executive Director of Digital Service
HHS
Dinner Panel: Jan 29th 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Ritu Agarwal
Distinguished University Professor
UMD
Jose Arrieta
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition
HHS
Jenni Main
Chief Operating Officer & Acting Chief Financial Officer
CMS
Daniel McCune
Executive Director, Enterprise Portfolio Management Division, Enterprise Program Management Office
VA
Drew Myklegard
Executive Director, Project Special Forces
VA
Breakout Session: Health Analytics: Better Data for Better Outcomes - Jan 30th 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Dr. Melissa Glynn
Assistant Secretary for Enterprise Integration
VA
Jude Soundararajan
Executive Director, Health IT
SSA
Ray Wedgeworth
Director, Data Analytics and Systems Group
Center for Program Integrity
CMS
Breakout Session: CMS: Improving Services to Citizens and Providers - Jan 30th 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Julie Boughn
Director, Data and Systems Group 
CMS
Bobby Saxon
Chief Technology Officer
Healthcare.gov
Brent Weaver
Director, System Implementation Staff
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
CMS
Breakout Session: AI and Machine Learning: Driving Intelligence into Automation - Jan 30th 10:50AM - 11:50AM
Dr. Les Folio
Senior Research Physician
NIH
Christen Geiler
Management Analyst
NIH
Oki Mek
Chief Product Officer - Division of Acquisition
HHS
Breakout Session: DHA: Building a Stronger Foundation for Military Treatment Facilities - Jan 30th 10:50AM - 11:50AM
COL Beverly Beavers
Chief, Infrastructure and Operations Division
DHA
Jeff Eyink
Chief, Assessment and Authorization Branch
DHA
COL Rich Wilson
Chief, Solution Delivery Division
DHA
Moderator