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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Emerging Technologies and the Government: What’s Next?

Start Date: 6/11/2019 7:30 AM EDT
End Date: 6/11/2019 10:00 AM EDT

Venue Name: Valo Park (formerly TEGNA)

7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA  United States  22102

Organization Name: SECAF Events

Julia Nelson
Email: info@secaf.org
Phone: 703-574-1117

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Executive Briefing: Emerging Technologies and the Government: What’s Next?

Valo Park
7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22101

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Gaming… it seems like these buzzwords are everywhere and it can be difficult to cut through the noise. But what does government actually need? Join SECAF and a panel of government and small businesses leaders on June 11, as we discuss Federal priorities in emerging technology, what is next, and how small businesses can help. 


  • Oki Mek - US Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Acquisition Business Systems (OABS), Chief Product Officer (confirmed)
Oki Mek serves as the product owner for the first healthcare procurement blockchain network. Directs the product strategy for a blockchain AI platform that has the potential to save the agency hundreds of millions of dollars. Leads the effort to explore opportunity to cut cost and improve efficiency by targeting acquisition business process, with the emphasis on truly understanding the pain points and issues by using an innovative way of solving problems through the process of human centered design and risk-controlled implementation strategy. 

Provides technology strategy that gives Division of Acquisition the ability to build a new business process at a low cost, low risk, and secured business model that empowers the users. Provides secured mission-critical acquisition operations by protecting the business network, securing modernize legacy infrastructure, and redesigning the business process. 

Provides security expertise for blockchain technology to ensure compliance with federal mandates and legislation, including the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, President’s Management Agenda (PMA), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), HHS Security Policy, Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards.

More details coming soon!
SECAF Members
  • $45 Register by 7:00 pm on  June 6 at 7:00 pm
  • $55 After 7:00 pm on June 6
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