Vivek Kundra to Moderate Friday’s AFCEA Bethesda Budget Preview Breakfast

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra will moderate the discussion Friday morning at the AFCEA Bethesda Budget Preview Breakfast.  Here are the details:

When: Friday, February 26, 2010 – 6:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Where: Ritz-Carlton Tyson’s Corner (New Location)

1700 Tyson’s Boulevard
McLean,  Virginia 22102
Topic: 2011 Budget Preview
On February 1, 2010, President Barack Obama requested $79.4 billion in spending on information technology projects for fiscal 2011. Please join AFCEA Bethesda on February 26th for a panel of federal Chief Information Officers to discuss the 2011 IT budget priorities, including:

  • How will next year’s budget reflect the president’s ongoing agenda in areas like healthcare, education, energy and the environment?
  • What will the continuing push towards transparency, reusability of data and cloud computing bring in terms of IT budget priorities?
  • What new technology applications should agencies invest in to enable intra-agency and interagency collaboration and create a coordinated process for identifying and implementing social media tools in open government?
  • How might the winding down of the war in Iraq and the surge in Afghanistan be reflected in IT budget priorities?

Speakers include:

  • Roger W. Baker
    Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Information and Technology
    & Chief Information Officer
    Department of Veterans Affair
  • Vance Hitch
    Chief Information Officer
    Department of Justice
  • Dave Wennergren
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
    Information Management,  Integration and Technology
    and Deputy Chief Information Officer
    Department of Defense

For more information on the February 26 breakfast, please contact Beth Kelley, Registrar at [email protected]

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