The Use and Adoption of AI at GSA

Thu. August 29, 2019 @ 18:00 ET

Featured Speaker: Keith Nakasone, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition, Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)


This month’s presenter is Keith Nakasone who is Deputy Assistant Commissioner | Acquisition, Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) at U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). He will share how GSA is incorporating emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, within the IT Category Portfolio and how leveraging an agile approach for AI projects is so important. He will also touch upon how and why the GSA is building out a governance model of Artificial Intelligence.


He will also discuss specifically how GSA is thinking about leveraging AI within the Acquisition Process as well as how they are reskilling and upskilling the acquisition workforce.


Come listen to what the GSA is doing around AI, what they have learned, ask them questions, and share your ideas.



  • 6-6:30pm: Networking
  • 6:30-7:30pm: Presentation
  • 7:30-8pm: Wrap-up and networking

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Keith Nakasone

Mr. Keith Nakasone is the Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition Management, within the Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). Mr.

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