Government Empowered 2018
Pega Events

Government Empowered 2018

  • November 8, 2018
  • 8:00 AM EST
  • Washington, DC

Digital transformation reimagined

A recent government analyst report found nearly 90% of government IT spending is just to keep the lights on.

It’s time we reimagine digital transformation. Find the answers to your hardest questions at the third annual Government Empowered, a conference where the digital transformation and customer engagement revolutions combine into a single day of rich content, actionable insights, and hands-on technology experiences.

  • Low-risk digital transformation

  • The no-code revolution

  • Government customer engagement

  • The latest in AI, robotic automation, geospatial, Pega Government Platform, and more!


Don Schuerman

CTO and Vice President of Product Marketing, Pegasystems

Don Schuerman is CTO and Vice President of Product Marketing at Pegasystems, responsible for Pega’s industry-leading platform and CRM applications. He has 20 years of experience delivering enterprise software solutions for Fortune 500 organizations, with a focus on digital transformation, mobility, analytics, business process management, cloud and CRM. Don has led enterprise software implementations and provided technology and architecture consulting to senior business and technology executives from Fortune 500 organizations, including American Express, Citibank, JP Morgan Chase, and BP. Don holds a BS in Physics and Philosophy from Boston College.

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Chadwick S. Pfoutz

Deputy Division Chief, Enterprise Business Systems Division, Air Force Research Laboratory

Agenda - detailed agenda coming soon


Breakfast, Registration, Demo Pavilion


From Digital Chaos to Digital Transformation

Don Schuerman, VP & CTO, Pegasystems

Using Pega as a Shared Platform to Modernize IT in the Air Force Research Laboratory

Chadwick S. Pfoutz, Deputy Division Chief, Enterprise Business Systems Division, Air Force Research Laboratory

Government Innovation Series speaker


Networking Break & Demo Pavilion

Government Innovation Series speaker

Industry Keynote


Networking Lunch & Demo Pavilion


IT & Business Empowered Breakout Sessions


Conference concludes

Location Details


555 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

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Legal disclosure:

Pegasystems makes every effort to comply with federal, state, and local government ethics and gift requirements when hosting events. This event will include complimentary breakfast, lunch, non-alcoholic refreshments, and light snacks throughout the day. Each meal is valued at or below $25 per meal. Your acceptance of this complimentary event invitation represents that you are permitted to accept this invitation and any associated benefits under: (1) the applicable laws of your state or home country; (2) the internal policies of, and relevant laws governing, your employer; and (3) the knowledge and approval of your employer’s management.

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