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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Senators Seek $26B in Coronavirus Relief Funding; SAIC Secures $630M USAF IDIQ; Wash100 Voting Ends June 1st; Dana Deasy Discusses $10B JEDI Warfighter Capabilities; Katie Arrington Provides CMMC Updates; Executive Spotlight with Pegasystems’ Cynthia Stuebner

Lawmakers Call for $26B in Coronavirus Relief Funding to Support R&D Programs A bipartisan group of senators will seek $26 billion from the Trump administration’s coronavirus relief package to sustain research efforts and personnel in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leaders announced on Monday. The office of Sen. Edward Markey, said that he …

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AFRL Seeks Embedded Deep Learning Research Ideas

The Air Force Research Laboratory has issued a broad agency announcement to seek white papers on artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics for an embedded deep learning research program aimed at integrating autonomous systems into U.S. Air Force platforms.

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Gabe Camarillo, Josh Jackson Take SVP Roles at SAIC’s Defense Systems Group

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has appointed Gabe Camarillo, most recently vice president of strategy, and Josh Jackson, an 18-year company veteran, as senior vice presidents and operations managers within the defense solutions group. Camarillo will succeed the retiring Rick Sabol to oversee SAIC’s Naval Sea and Air Systems operations, while Jackson will be responsible for the Navy and Marine Corps information warfare operation, SAIC said Wednesday.

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NVIDIA’s Anthony Robbins: Agencies Should Harness AI, RPA to Free Up Employees for Mission-Critical Work

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Anthony Robbins, vice president of public sector at NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, has said federal agencies should leverage artificial intelligence to manage mundane tasks and allow employees to focus on mission-critical functions. "With the federal government being one of the largest collectors of data, AI has great potential for every agency," Robbins wrote.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Acquisition Process Updates Help Advance Gov’t-Satcom Industry Collaboration

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told Catherine Melquist, president of the Mobile Satellite User Association, in an interview published on MilsatMagazine that the U.S. government and industry are teaming up to leverage the opportunities of space by making changes to acquisition practices.

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