GovFuture Forum DC Special with TechDuels December 2023

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GovFuture Forum, a monthly demo and panel event where government innovators, technologists, thought leaders, movers-and-shakers, government ecosystem partners, and interested people see showcases on cool new technology in a demo format, learn from innovators in high-value panels, and interact with each other.


    • 5:30pm: Check-in and networking
    •  Hot Topic Panel & Discussion “Modernizing Government”
Moderator: Ronald Schmelzer, Executive Director, GovFuture


  • Dr. Garfield Jones, Associate Chief of Strategic Technology for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
  • Louis Eichenbaum, DOI Zero Trust Program Manager, DOI
  • Maureen "Marty" Fromuth, Chief of Staff, Legislative Liaison at U.S. Cyber Command
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    Event Location

    GMU Fuse (Lobby Level), 3434 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

    Featured Speakers

    Dr. Garfield Jones

    Dr. Garfield S. Jones is the Associate Chief of Strategic Technology for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  Dr. Jones is responsible for developing the strategy

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    Louis Eichenbaum

    Louis (Lou) Eichenbaum is the Department of the Interior’s Zero Trust Program Manager. Since 2016, Lou for the DOI Office of the Chief Information Officer

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    Ronald Schmelzer

    Ronald Schmelzer, Executive Director, GovFuture Ron is an Executive Director at GovFuture, a community of government innovators. He is also principal analyst, managing partner, and

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    Event FAQ

    There are a few different options for parking. Street parking is available but limited. We recommend parking in one of the nearby garages including the Washington Boulevard Parking Garage located at 3434 Washington Blvd or the Van Metre Parking Garage (enter via N Kirkwood Road). Parking in the garages is between $9-12 depending on duration. Street parking is limited to 2 hours.

    The Virginia Square-GMU Station is the closest stop. It’s about a 5 minute walk to the venue.

    Masks are not required at this event.

    The dress code is business casual.

    Yes we plan on serving coffee / tea / water along with morning break style edibles, all included in the ticket price.

    Check-in begins at 9am. We will be available for earlier check-in, but don’t come too early or we’ll have you help us setup!

    YES! This event isn’t possible without the help of our sponsors. Go to to learn more about sponsorship opportunities or email for more details

    Are you a government innovator and you currently work for any public sector agency? Do you have a solution that you can demo in 10 minutes or less? If so, you can demo!

    We also allow our GovFuture Corporate Members to demo as well upon approval their demo form submission.

    Go to for details and to apply!

    Date: Thu. December 14, 2023
    Time: 5:30PM (US East Coast Time)
    Location: GMU Fuse (Lobby Level), 3434 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
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