ACT-IAC’s Imagine Nation ELC 2018 is the one forum bringing government and industry together to chart the digital future for federal agencies. IT Modernization, cybersecurity, digital services, workforce of the future and more innovative operating models are all on the agenda. Embracing design thinking at its core, Imagine Nation ELC provides an opportunity to learn by doing through provocative talks, immersive experiences and industry collaboration.
As a strategic partner to many federal agencies, Accenture Federal Services is proud to take a leading role at this year’s event. Imagine Nation ELC 2018 provides an unparalleled platform to showcase our leadership in emerging technologies, long-term focus on human-centered design, proven government expertise, global partnerships and strategic perspectives. Working collaboratively, we leverage these capabilities to design and implement transformative performance improvements for our federal clients.
Accenture Federal Services is sponsoring the TechKnow pavilion, a solution showcase and collaboration zone for exploring and sharing emerging best practices. We are playing a leading role in the pavilion’s IT Modernization Hub, highlighting our work using service design and digital platforms to replace legacy technologies with more agile, citizen-centric digital services. Join us in the pavilion to learn first-hand how we transform diverse requirements into an integrated user journey.
Sunday, October 14th – 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Monday, October 15th – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, October 16th – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Center Stage is the conference’s marketplace of ideas where thought leaders share new thinking in a series of TED Talk style presentations. Featured presenters include Accenture Federal Services CTO Dominic Delmolino and Cybersecurity Strategy Lead Gus Hunt:
Avoiding Bias & Delivering Trust with Responsible AI
Monday, October 15th – 2:00 – 2:25 PM
Should we be concerned about the danger that may be lurking inside the machine-learning algorithms used to make millions of decisions every minute? Algorithmic bias is shaping up to be a major societal issue at a critical moment in the evolution of machine learning and AI. The problem of bias in machine learning is likely to become more significant as the technology spreads to critical areas like medicine and law. In this illuminating session, Dominic Delmolino discusses how Responsible AI can help federal agencies avoid, minimize and manage these risks.
Moving from the Hunted to Hunters in Cybersecurity
Monday, October 15th – 3:00 – 3:25 PM
Building off his proposed Cyber Moonshot, former CIA CTO Gus Hunt discusses the proactive steps that federal agencies can take to protect their most strategic digital assets. With federal agencies large and small a target for foreign adversaries and cyber criminals alike, the time has come to take an ongoing role towards hunting out the cyber threats that lurk within many systems. Hunt explains how federal agencies can implement a sustainable, proactive and multilayered approach to identifying, mitigating and remediating these threats.
Federal CIO Playbook: IT Modernization – Four strategies for funding digital transformation projects
Federal Technology Vision 2018 – Five technology trends transforming how government operates
Defining a Cyber Moonshot – The case for embracing new approaches to cybersecurity
Process Reimagined in Government – How federal agencies are taking advantage of AI for intelligent automation
Digital Government Transformation – Bringing together people, processes and technology for end-to-end modernization
Building Digital Trust – How to maintain trusted online relationships with citizens
Accenture Federal Services is a Gold Sponsor of Imagine Nation ELC 2018 with our executives taking an active role at the event, including: