Speakers

Keynotes

Day 1 Lunch Keynote

Suzette Kent
Federal CIO
OMB

Day 2 Morning Keynote

COL Jeremy C. Pamplin, USA (Invited)
Director, Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center
U.S. Army

Fireside Chat

James Gfrerer
Chief Information Officer and Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology
VA
James Byrne
Deputy Secretary
VA
Troy K. Schneider - Moderator
Editor-in-Chief
FCW and GCN

CXO Panel

The Transformation Journey: Successes, Next Steps and New Horizons

Dominic Cussatt

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Deputy Chief Information Officer

VA

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Thomas Patrick Flanders
MHS Chief Information Officer and DAD IO/J-6
DHA

Rajiv Uppal

Director of the Office of Information Technology and the Chief Information Officer

CMS

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Jose Arrieta
Chief Information Officer
HHS
Jason Miller - Moderator
 Executive Editor
Federal News Network

Acquisitions Panel

TransFARmation: Getting the Best ROI in Federal Health IT Contracts

Bridget Gauer
Director, NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)
NIH
Melissa Starinsky
Director of Contracting Activity
Office of Acquisition and Grant Management
CMS
Laura Stanton
Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Category Management
GSA
Michele Foster 
Associate Executive Director, Technology Acquisition Center
VA
Chris Dorobek - Moderator
DorobekINSIDER
GovLoop

Agency Transformation Panel

An Agency's Transformative Journey: Looking Forward to the New Decade

Alexandra Mugge

Deputy Chief Health Informatics Officer

CMS

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Allison Oelschlaeger
Chief Data Officer and Director of the Office of 
Enterprise Data & Analytics
CMS

Misu Tasnim

Director of Digital Services at HHS

USDS

John Stein Monroe - Moderator

Director of Content

GovLoop

Breakout Sessions

CMS Panel: CMS Today, Tomorrow, and in the Future

Jeffrey D. Grant
Deputy Director for Operations
Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
CMS
Julie Boughn
Director of the Data and Systems Group
Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services
CMS
Zabeen Chong
Director for the Provider Enrollment and Oversight Group in the Center for Program Integrity
CMS
Charles Schalm
Deputy Director for the Provider Enrollment and Oversight Group in the Center for Program Integrity
CMS
Bobby Saxon - Moderator
Acting Director for Emergency Preparedness & Response Operations
CMS

Emerging Technology Panel: AI & Digital Ops: The Future - and Present - of Health IT

Cory Milam
Director of the Office of Innovation within the Office of Information Technology & Management
FDA
Dr. Les Folio - Moderator
Lead Computed Tomography Radiologist
NIH Clinical Center
Milan Shah (Invited)
Director, Division of Reinsurance Operations, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
CMS
Ken Rubin
Director of Standards and Interoperability for the Office of Knowledge-based Systems, VHA
VA
Oki Mek
Senior Advisor to the CIO
HHS

Patient-Centered Care Breakout Session: Better Access, Better Results

Samantha Meklir

Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of Policy, ONC

HHS

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Matthew Quinn

Senior Advisor for Health Technology

HRSA

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John Peters (Invited)

Deputy Director for Telehealth Services, VHA

VA

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Misu Tasnim - Moderator

Director of Digital Services at HHS

USDS

DHA Panel: Transforming Healthcare for Military Members and Families: Insights and Outcomes

William J. Tinston
Program Executive Officer for PEO DHMS
DHA
Tom Hines
Director of Engineering and Technology Transformation
DHA
COL Francisco Dominicci 
Chief, Solution Delivery Division
DHA

Nicole Blake Johnson - Moderator

Managing Editor

GovLoop

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Cybersecurity Panel: Protecting Health IT: Transforming to a Cybersecurity Offensive

Conrad Bovell - Moderator
Director, Division of Information Systems Security (DISS), FMSG, OFM
CMS
Jothi Dugar
 Chief Information Security Officer
NIH CIT
Paul Cunningham
 Chief Information Security Officer
VA
Janet Vogel
Chief Information Security Officer
HHS
Leah Buckley
  Director, Counterintelligence and Insider Threat
FDA
Stephanie Keith
Director, Cyber Workforce Management
VA

VA Panel: Transforming the Veteran Experience

Dr. Paul Tibbits

Executive Director Office of Technical Integration

VA

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Dr. Ryan Vega

Executive Director of VHA Innovation Ecosystem

VA

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Lee A. Becker (Invited)

Chief of Staff, Veterans Experience Office

VA

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Dr. Alan Constantian

Deputy Chief Information Officer of the Account Management Office

VA

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Dominic Cussatt - Moderator

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Deputy Chief Information Officer

VA

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Data Science and Analytics Panel: Transforming Data into Intelligence

Allison Oelschlaeger
Chief Data Officer and Director of the Office of 
Enterprise Data & Analytics
CMS
Col. Thomas Cantilina - Moderator
Military Health System's Chief Health Informatics Officer and Deputy MHS EHR Functional Champion
DHA
Kshemendra Paul
Executive Director for Data Governance and Analytics at OEI and Chief Data Officer
VA
Ethan Chen
Director, Division of Data Management Services and Solutions, OBI, OSP, CDER
FDA
Rich Troutman
Chief Technology Officer
SAMHSA

HHS Panel: Innovation without Borders

Chris Chilbert
Chief Information Officer
Office of Inspector General
HHS
Vid Desai
Chief Technology Officer
Food and Drug Administration
HHS
Nick Weber
Program Manager, Cloud Services for Research, NIH
HHS
Bernard Asare
Chief Information Technology Security Officer, SAMHSA
HHS
Janet Vogel - Moderator
Chief Information Security Officer
HHS