GovFuture Forum DC November 2023 Featuring Dept of State, DLA, FDA, DOE, DC Gov

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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.


    • 9am-9:15am: Check-in and networking
    • 9:15am-10:15am: Innovation Demos

  • Coordinated Registry networks (CRN)- FDA
  • FECm NLP Sandbox: Department of Energy

    • 10:15am-11am: Hot Topic Panel & Discussion “IT Modernization, Data, and Analytics”
Moderator: Kathleen Walch, Executive Director, GovFuture


  • Adarryl Roberts, Chief Information Officer, Defense Logistics Agency
  • Chris Tonjes, Chief Information Officer at the DC Department of Employment Services
  • Gregory Pappas MD Ph.D., Associate Director for National Surveillance, FDA
  • Landon Van Dyke, Senior advisor at the U.S. Department of State
  • Event Sponsors & Partners

    Event Location

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

    Featured Speakers

    Gregory Pappas MD Ph.D.

    Dr. Pappas MD Ph.D. has a leadership role in the establishment of the Biologicals Evaluation and Safety System (BEST) through innovative partnerships, a real-world evidence

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    Kathleen Walch

    Kathleen Walch, Executive Director, GovFuture Kathleen is a serial entrepreneur, savvy marketer, AI and Machine Learning expert, and tech industry connector. She is an executive

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    Landon Van Dyke

    Landon Van Dyke serves as a senior advisor at the U.S. Department of State, consulting on information technology as well as operational sustainability. Mr. Van

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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. November 16, 2023
    Time: 09:00 - 11:00 (US East Coast Time)
    Location: GMU Fuse (Lobby Level), 3434 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
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