GDIT Emerge Health 2022 has ended
Thursday, November 3

12:15pm EDT

Registration, Networking and Emerging Tech Showcase
Thursday November 3, 2022 12:15pm - 1:00pm EDT

1:00pm EDT

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Kamal Narang

Vice President and General Manager, Federal Health, GDIT
Kamal Narang is vice president and general manager of the Federal Health Sector at General Dynamics Information Technology, where he manages a $1 billion organization with over 3,000 professionals. In this role, he oversees the strategic direction, growth, planning and performance... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 1:00pm - 1:05pm EDT

1:05pm EDT

Opening Keynote
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Amy Gilliland

President, GDIT
Amy Gilliland is president of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics Corporation. GDIT is a $8.5B global technology enterprise with operations in 30 countries worldwide and 30,000 technologists and services professionals delivering critical... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 1:05pm - 1:15pm EDT

1:15pm EDT

Government Keynote
The healthcare industry has transformed over the past three years as innovations advanced virtual healthcare technology, overcame barriers to healthcare delivery, and improved information management. The government keynote examines  challenges and accomplishments in health care and delivery while exploring how to sustain momentum to achieve even greater outcomes.

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Dr. Carolyn Clancy

Assistant Under Secretary for Health, Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Clancy serves as the Assistant Under Secretary for Health (AUSH) for Discovery, Education & Affiliate Networks (DEAN), Veterans Health Administration (VHA), effective July 22, 2018. The Office of the DEAN fosters collaboration and knowledge transfer with facility-based educators... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 1:15pm - 1:25pm EDT

1:25pm EDT

Cyber Health Panel
Health information systems are at the forefront of employment, cybersecurity and innovation. Systems must support the latest security technology to detect threats and protect sensitive personal health information while adapting to rapid pace of change. During this panel discussion, IT leaders will explore the delicate balance between security and innovation and share how they are implementing cyber tools and practices such as zero trust, cloud, and identity, credential, and access management (ICAM).

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Matt Hayden

Vice President, Cyber Client Engagement, GDIT
Matt Hayden is responsible for fostering trusted relationships with industry partners and key cyber executive government leadership, delivering cyber growth strategies, and advancing GDIT’s cyber thought leadership. Previously, Mr. Hayden served as the assistant secretary for cyber... Read More →

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Conrad Bovell

Director, Division of Information Systems Security, CMS
Conrad Bovell currently serves as the Director of Information System Security (DISS) in theFinancial Management Systems Group (FMSG) within the Office of Financial Management(OFM) at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). DISS provides ISSO andprivacy support to HIGLAS... Read More →
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COL Joseph Hoffert

Chief, RMED, Senior Information Security Officer (SISO), Defense Health Agency
COL Joseph J. Hoffert serves as the Division Chief of the Risk Management Executive Division (RMED) and the DHA Senior Information Security Officer (SISO). RMED implements the DHA Cybersecurity Program governing all Information Technology (IT) under the authority, direction, and control... Read More →

Woodie Robinson

Director, Specialized Device Cybersecurity, VA
Joining VA in January 2018, Woodie Robinson brings over 30 years of leadership and management experience in information technology and network security operations and architecture design. As Director of Specialized Device Cybersecurity Department, Mr. Robinson provides strategic direction... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 1:25pm - 1:55pm EDT

1:55pm EDT

Health Equity Panel
Improving health outcomes for populations experiencing disproportional access to quality care is a national goal. To achieve health equity, we need to eliminate barriers to care for all citizens. This panel discussion will explore how policy and technology can converge to deliver health equity now and into the future.

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Jacklyn Wynn

Vice President, Strategic Programs, Federal Health, GDIT
Jacklyn Mitchell Wynn, is the Vice President, Strategic Programs for the Federal Health division. In this role, she helps to build GDIT’s capabilities and market brand by being actively involved in building innovative solutions and bringing entrepreneurial and agile solutions across... Read More →

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Christine Ramey

Deputy Director, Office of Health Equity, Health Resources and Services Administration
Christine Ramey currently serves as a Deputy Director of the Office of Health Equity at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); she has been in this role since May 2014.  Christine is a registered nurse with over... Read More →
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Jarrett Lane

Principal, Regulated Industries, Amazon Supply Chain
Jarrett is a Principal at Amazon Supply Chain, where he leads business development in regulated industries, including healthcare & life sciences. He works with organizations to leverage Amazon’s third-party logistics solutions to simplify their supply chains and create Prime-like... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 1:55pm - 2:20pm EDT

2:20pm EDT

Networking / Coffee Break
Thursday November 3, 2022 2:20pm - 2:35pm EDT

2:35pm EDT

Health Data and Artificial Intelligence Panel
Healthcare has entered a new era – one that demands a continually growing amount of data collection. During this panel discussion, hear how artificial intelligence and machine learning enables this data-verse to be leveraged. Tap into the value of AI/ML to support providers, patients, and health leaders in decision making and improving mission performance.

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Dave Vennergrund

Vice President, AI and Data Insights, GDIT
As Vice President, AI and Data Insights, Dave Vennergrund leads a team that sets GDIT’s strategy for data and analytics solutions that solve customer challenges in data warehousing, big data, data science, and advanced data analytics.Dave Vennergrund has more than twenty-five years... Read More →

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Maj. Scott McKeithen

Product Manager for DoD Health Analytics and Medical Service Corps Officer, Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Office
Maj Scott R. McKeithen, Product Manager for DoD Health Analytics and Medical Service Corps Officer, Office of the Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer, Pentagon, D.C.  Responsible for accelerating DoDs adoption of Data Analytics and AI in respect to Healthcare. Health... Read More →
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Dr. Rafael Fricks

Associate Director, AI in Medical Imaging, National AI Institute, Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Rafael Fricks, Associate Director for AI in Medical Imaging, National AI Institute, Department of Veterans AffairsRafael Fricks, PhD is the Associate Director for AI in Medical Imaging at the Department of Veterans Affairs National Artificial Intelligence Institute (NAII) and... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 2:35pm - 3:00pm EDT

3:00pm EDT

Government CIO Panel
IT hardware and infrastructure are designed to support services that get the right data to the right person at the right time – and in the right format. Hear from health agency CIOs about the challenges of digital health information delivery, from storing, leveraging, and delivering data to meeting the demands of patients and providers. Listen as they share their perspectives on incorporating connected devices into existing infrastructures as we enter the next frontier in health IT, data management, storage, and security.

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Kevin Seeley

Vice President for Strategic Programs, Federal Health, GDIT
Kevin Seeley is vice president for strategic programs in the Federal Health Sector at General Dynamics Information Technology. In this role, he oversees growth projects supporting the Military Health System (MHS) and strategic opportunities for collaboration across Federal Health.Prior... Read More →

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CAPT Ivonne Arena

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Defense Health Agency
CAPT Ivonne Arena serves as the Defense Health Agency Deputy Chief lnformation Officer (CIO), leading a combat support directorate responsible for cyber security, emerging technologies, data and infrastructure standardization, functional integration, health informatics, and the clinical... Read More →
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Jose Arrieta

Former CIO, Department of Health and Human Services
Jose Arrieta is the former Chief Information Officer and Chief Data Officer of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. He oversaw $6.3B in IT investments, $800B in grants and $26B in Federal contracts in his last three years at HHS. He provided cyber security solutions... Read More →
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Rajiv Uppal

Chief Information Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Rajiv Uppal is the Director of the Office of Information Technology and the Chief Information Officer for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  In this capacity, Rajiv provides leadership across the enterprise in all areas of information technology, including security... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 3:00pm - 3:30pm EDT

3:30pm EDT

Next Healthcare Moonshot Fireside Chat
At the National Cancer Institute, the Cancer Moonshot initiative is being reignited and is focused on speeding progress in cancer research. Novel innovations and changes to how scientific research is being performed is leading to improvements in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. This session will explore how harnessing “moonshot” ideals and leveraging IT advancements will drive evidence-based clinical care and health business insight in the future.

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Dr. Susan Castillo

NIH Business Area Executive, GDIT
Dr. Susan Castillo is GDIT’s NIH Business Area executive. Dr. Castillo is a highly accomplished and goal-oriented business area and account executive with a proven record of accomplishment in leading and managing complex information technology (IT), operations, life sciences and... Read More →

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Dr. Tanja Davidsen

Data Ecosystems & Development Branch Chief, National Cancer Institute
As the chief of the Data Ecosystems Branch, Dr. Tanja Davidsen leads a team in developing the Cancer Research Data Commons (CRDC), a scalable data science infrastructure for managing and sharing high volumes of data. As a biomedical informatics specialist, my research interests focus... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 3:30pm - 3:40pm EDT

3:40pm EDT

Networking / Coffee Break
Thursday November 3, 2022 3:40pm - 4:00pm EDT

4:00pm EDT

Supply Chain of the Future Panel
We rely on supply chains to deliver millions of products safely and securely to the exam room, the bedside, and everywhere in between. But navigating current supply chains is labor intensive and requires non-standard information systems. Listen as our industry panel discusses how the supply chain of the future should operate and how data standardization and technologies like 5G and supply tracking can help reduce supply chain complexity.

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Nisa Moore

Vice President, Diplomacy, GDIT
Nisa Moore is Business Area Vice President of Diplomacy for General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), known for their delivery of critical mission capabilities across federal civilian agencies.  Nisa leads a portfolio valued at over $3.5B of key programs advancing the interests... Read More →

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Melissa Glynn

Former Asst. Secretary for Enterprise Integration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Principal, EY Parthenon
Melissa has 30 years of experience driving transformational change as an advisor and serving as a leader in the Federal government.  Prior to her current position at EY, Melissa served as a Senate confirmed appointee, Assistant Secretary for Enterprise Integration at the U.S. Department... Read More →
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Meggie Soliman

Director of Strategic Innovations, Applications, Document Storage Systems, Inc.
Meggie Soliman is Director of Strategic Innovations for applications at Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS, Inc.), a health information technology leader acting on a mission to improve customers’ productivity and health care delivery by providing innovative, highly efficient, and... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 4:00pm - 4:20pm EDT

4:20pm EDT

Innovation Spotlight: Mission AI
As we explore the future of health and the technologies that underpin the next advancements, we are at an innovation inflection point. To propel us forward, this session will explore the real-world applications of AI and ML to critical health agency missions and lifesaving programs. Speakers will provide snapshots of their innovation, describe how it empowered the mission, and share critical best practices and lessons learned.

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Mike Cole

Chief Technology Officer, Federal Civilian, GDIT
Michael Cole leads GDIT’s Federal Civilian solutions operations which focuses on delivering innovation and technology enabled solutions for their customers.  Michael frequently interacts with both customer and industry partners to identify and align challenges with market solutions... Read More →

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Tiruppur "Jay" Jayaseelan

Senior Director, Federal Health Analytics, GDIT
Mr. Jayaseelan is a Health Analytics champion driving modernization through Analytics & AI/ML. He is Dynamic and result-oriented GDIT Senior Director with over 25 years of experience in Federal and Commercial consulting. He has overseen the implementation of various complex Data and... Read More →
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Karen Painter

Program Director, CMS Program Integrity Modeling and Analysis, GDIT
Karen Painter has supported CMS Program Integrity efforts for over 18 years and currently leads several program integrity contracts for GDIT. Karen leads a group of data analysts, statisticians, clinicians, and programmers all dedicated to protecting the Medicare and Medicaid programs... Read More →
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Dr. David Pot, PhD

Director, Bioinformatics, GDIT
David Pot, Ph.D. is the director of Bioinformatics for GDIT and the Co-Principal Investigator for three NCI projects supporting the NCI Cancer Moonshot and the Cancer Research Data Commons research ecosystem: the ISB-CGC Cancer Gateway in the Cloud, the Imaging Data Commons, and the... Read More →
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Dr. Darryl Roberts

Principal Scientist, GDIT
Dr. Darryl Roberts is a registered nurse, evaluation scientist, and research methodologist who has conducted dozens of projects across psychiatry, psychology, and neurology. He led and conducted surveillance, prevention, and evaluation studies in suicide, homicide, intimate partner... Read More →

Thursday November 3, 2022 4:20pm - 4:45pm EDT

4:45pm EDT

Closing Remarks
Thursday November 3, 2022 4:45pm - 4:50pm EDT

4:50pm EDT

Reception and Emerging Tech Showcase
Thursday November 3, 2022 4:50pm - 6:00pm EDT

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