In-Person Event

OPEN FIRST - Building a foundation for choice and security

November 7, 2018Bridgeport, WVBridgeport Conference Center

Like many government agencies, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are under pressure to innovate and modernize IT. These efforts include initiatives such as, cloud migration, agile development, lowering operations and maintenance (O&M) costs, security and compliance. Open source communities, collaboration and software are the driving force behind innovation in today’s digital world.

Over the last 10 years, Red Hat, has helped agencies like the DOJ and the FBI modernize applications and infrastructures, move workloads to the cloud, and adopt DevSecOps methodologies that lower overall O&M budgets by reducing annual spend.

Please join Red Hat and your government peers on Wednesday, November 7th.

  • This event is open to the DOJ and the FBI, registration is complimentary.
  • Refreshments will be provided
  • For your convenience, Box lunches will be offered at approximately $10 per person.

 

Learn about:

  • Leveraging and maximizing your open source investment
  • Optimizing your IT Infrastructure and Modernizing Legacy Applications
  • Navigating Microservices Architectures
  • DOJ/FBI in the Public, Private and Hybrid cloud environments
  • Streamlining the ATO Process with DevSecOps
  • Automating to drive out complexity, increase security and lower cost
  • Assessing the cost impact of storage

Agenda

7:45 - 8:30 a.m.Registration & Breakfast
8:30 - 8:40 a.m.FBI Welcome
Presented by: Sr. FBI Management
8:40 - 8:50 a.m.Contract Briefing
Presented by: Sherri Bramer
8:50 - 9:20 a.m.Preparing Organizational for Disruption
Presented by: David Egts - Chief Technologist, Red Hat's US Public Sector
9:20 - 10:00 a.m.How to Leverage and Maximize Your Open Source Investment
Presented by: Evong Chung - Senior Manager, Red Hat's US Public Sector
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.Optimizing IT Infrastructure and Modernize Legacy Applications
Presented by: Zohaib Khan - Application Modernization Practice Lead, Red Hat US Public Sector
10:30 - 10:40 a.m.Break
10:40 - 11:10 a.m.Navigating Microservices Architecture
Presented by: Jason Dudash - Specialist Solutions Architect
11:10 - 11:40 a.m.DOJ/FBI in the Public Private and Hybrid cloud environments
Presented by: David Bertin - Director, Cloud Computing, Red Hat’s US Public Sector, Emerging Technology Group
11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.Streamline the ATO Process with DevSecOps
Presented by: Ted Brunell - Principal Solutions Architect , Red Hat’s US Public Sector
12:20 - 1:00 p.m.Networking Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 p.m.Automate to Reduce Complexity, Increase Security and Lower Cost
Presented by: Rich DeFiore - Cloud Solutions Specialist
1:30 - 2:10 p.m.Assessing Impact of Storage Costs
Presented by: Daud Qazen - Storage Specialist, Red Hat’s US Public Sector
2:10 - 3:00 p.m.Red Hat in Action
Presented by: Kevin Jones - Cloud Architect, Red Hat’s US Public Sector
2:55 - 3:30 p.m.Closing comments and Networking
Presented by: Missy Willett and Dave Egts

Speakers:

David Bertin - Director, Cloud Computing, Red Hat’s US Public Sector, Emerging Technology Group. Dave has driven the adoption of open source solutions across the federal space for over ten years with Red Hat.

 

Ted Brunell - Principal Solutions Architect, Red Hat’s US Public Sector. Ted has focused on enabling customers to adopt Open Source technology for IT automation and cloud computing. Ted is also a retired US Marine and in his spare time, he helps to organize a Linux Users Group.

 

Evong Chung - Senior Manager, Red Hat's US Public Sector. Evong leads a team of Solutions Architects specializing in developer-oriented solutions from Red Hat's Emerging Technology portfolio, including OpenShift.

 

Rich DeFiore - Cloud Solutions Specialist representing Red Hat's Automation and Cloud Enablement Technologies for Law Enforcement Agencies including DoJ, DHS and State Department.

 

Jason Dudash - Specialist Solutions Architect where he helps customers understand and adopt emerging technology. Prior to joining Red Hat, he contributed to many successful government programs and projects, from agricultural innovation using mobile devices to unmanned vehicle command and control software.

 

David Egts - Chief Technologist, Red Hat's US Public Sector. Dave is the nexus between public sector customers and Red Hat engineering. With his customer interactions and domain expertise he is qniqulied positioned to blend customer needs with industry trends.

 

Kevin Jones - Cloud Architect, Red Hat’s US Public Sector. Kevin’s mission is to bring OpenStack into public service for Government agencies. Kevin comes to Red Hat from NASA Langley Research Center where he was the Chief Technologist for IT.

 

Zohaib Khan - Application Modernization Practice Lead, Red Hat US Public Sector. Zohaib helps organizations incorporate Red Hat emerging technologies such as Microservices and Containerization. He authors a blog that focuses on DevOps, Application Modernization, disruption within technology (https://stackinnovator.com).

 

Daud Qazen - Storage Specialist, Red Hat’s US Public Sector. Daud has dedicated his career to focusing on data center deployments and has helped federal agencies as they embrace Public Cloud, to leverage Software Defined Storage solutions. In particular, solutions that require portability across Private and Public Clouds.

 

Date: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Time: 7:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location:
Bridgeport Conference Center
300 Conference Center Way
Bridgeport, WV 26330

If you have any questions please send us an email.