The Use and Adoption of AI at GSA

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Thu. August 29, 2019 @ 18:00 ET
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Special Speaker: Keith Nakasone, Deputy Assistant Commissioner | Acquisition, Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

“The Use and Adoption of AI at 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.

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Agenda:

6-6:30pm: Networking

6:30-7:30pm: Presentation

7:30-8pm: Wrap-up and networking

About the Speaker:

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. Nakasone started his civil service career in 1989 specializing in the field of Procurement with an emphasis in Telecommunications and IT Services, Hardware and Software. Prior to joining ITC, Mr. Nakasone served as Senior Procurement Executive at the FCC overseeing the Acquisitions and Procurements, Contracting Officer’s and Contracting Officer’s Representatives Certification Programs, as well as responsible for the Small Business goals for the agency.

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Supported by:

Accenture Federal Services

Achievion Solutions

Amazon

ATARC

Blue Prism

Booz Allen Hamilton

Cognilytica

and Thank You to our venue host Orrick

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Keith Nakasone

Deputy Assistant Commissioner | Acquisition, Office of Information Technology Category (ITC) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

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