MEDIA ALERT: Government agencies and industry leaders to discuss IT Modernization, Artificial Intelligence, and Agility at the Government Empowered Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – October 11, 2017

What: The annual Government Empowered conference, hosted by Pegasystems Inc., will bring together government agencies and industry thought leaders to discuss how agencies can thrive in a world of rapid change.

When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Where: The Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave N.W., Washington, DC 20001

Who: Nearly 300 local and federal government agency representatives and industry thought leaders will gather alongside industry experts at the Government Empowered conference to discuss how government agencies can use innovative modernization strategies to achieve their core missions while remaining compliant with new policies and regulations. Keynotes and breakout sessions from industry experts, analysts, and Pega clients will reveal how they are approaching innovations like artificial intelligence and automation to successfully modernize operations and deliver excellent constituent experiences. Industry experts and leading agencies scheduled to present at this year’s event include:

  • Jack McCarthy, chief information officer, New Jersey Courts
  • Rodney Payne Jr., supervisory information technology specialist, U.S. Energy Information Administration
  • Ira Entis, managing director, Accenture Federal Services
  • Adelaide O’Brien, research director, IDC Government Insights
  • Christine Calvosa, acting CIO and deputy CIO for technology and resiliency, Federal Communications Commission
  • Kerim Akgonul, senior vice president, products, Pegasystems
  • Don Schuerman, vice president and chief technology officer, Pegasystems

Attendees will also have the opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits accredited by (ISC)2. For more information, including a complete list of speakers and sessions or to register for the event, please visit the Government Empowered website. Follow the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #pegagov.

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