|By Bob Gourley||
|January 6, 2014 01:00 PM EST||
By Bob Gourley
The AFCEA Bethesda chapter is known in the DC community for pulling together some of the most virtuous/mission focused events in the community. If you are unfamiliar with them I’ll just say that the attitude of this group of volunteers is always focused on doing the right thing for critically important missions and they have a great reputation for collegially working across industry, government and academia to build events that really help people get their jobs done.
On 14 Jan AFCEA Bethesda will be facilitating their third annual Big Data technology symposium. They have lined up some great champions from industry and government to interact with and have sponsors from the most capable technology firms in the community (CTOvision.com is a media sponsor).
Here is more from their site at http://ctolink.us/198hNMY
- Cyber: How to address the evolving cyber threat landscape by using analytics to correlate data points from multiple resources, predicting potential threats and preventing them before they occur.
- Management Effectiveness: How today’s budget-constrained environment affects federal CXO’s and how the Federal Shared Service marketplace will attract more business, while sustaining operations – delivering better performance and rendering greater transparency.
- Oversight and Review: How to identify patterns early on to mitigate fraud, waste and abuse.
- Situational Awareness: How analytics can be used to leverage interagency cooperation to predict and prevent catastrophic events.
AFCEA Bethesda will be providing Continuing Education Units to all symposium attendees from the Graduate School USA. The Graduate School USA is an independent, educational, not-for-profit institution with a rich history that spans nine decades. By providing challenging education and training opportunities to aspiring and seasoned professionals, the Graduate School USA prepares individuals to enter and advance in careers in government, as well as related pursuits with private and not-for-profit organizations. The Graduate School USA’s range of programs and services includes continuing education, academic programs, career development and certificate programs—all designed to service the needs of organizations and individuals in both government and the private sector.
|Tuesday, January 14, 2014
The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC
Agenda subject to change
|6:30 AM – 7:45 AM||Registration and Networking Breakfast|
|7:45 AM – 8:45 AM||Opening Keynote Presentation
|8:45 AM – 9:00 AM||Networking Break|
|9:00 AM – 10:15 AM||Education Sessions (Two Concurrent Sessions) Session 1A: Leveraging Big Data for Preventative Analytics
Billions of dollars are lost to fraud and waste each year. Corporations and government agencies are striking back at the problem with big data and analytics. By employing early warning management techniques, multiple sources of disparate information can be used to predict and prevent fraud, waste and abuse – making operational processes more efficient and-cost effective.Attendees will learn:
Session 1B: Situational Awareness: Cooperation Through Information Sharing
Attendees will learn:
|10:15 AM – 10:45 AM||Networking Break
|10:45 AM – 12:00 PM||Education Sessions (Two Concurrent Sessions)Session 2A: Optimizing Government Performance
Federal CXOs are facing a myriad of challenges in today’s budget-constrained environment. The concept of shared services with the objective of reduced with development, modernization and enhancement spending is gaining attention within the government and industry. This session will discuss how the Federal Shared Service marketplace will attract more business, while sustaining operations, delivering performance and rendering greater transparency.Attendees will learn:
Session 2B: Going Beyond Traditional Cybersecurity to Determine Risk
Attendees will learn:
|12:00 PM – 12:45 PM||Closing Keynote Presentation
For more register at: http://ctolink.us/198hNMY
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