Friday, January 9, 2015

Federal Cloud Computing Summit on January 14-15, Washington, DC

The Federal Cloud Computing Summit will be held on January 14-15, 2015 at the Marriott Metro Center in Washington, D.C. (Complimentary government and academic registration)
This educational symposium will feature cloud computing thought leaders from government and academia discussing topics such as Cloud Strategy from the CXO Perspective; Navigating the Cloud Computing Technology Roadmap; Cloud Success Stories; and Cloud in 2020.

Maria Roat, Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Department of Transportation, will give a visionary keynote, Acting GSA FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich will give a briefing on the FedRAMP Roadmap for 2015 and IDC analyst Rick Villars will provide a look at the current and future state of cloud computing.

Also included in the Cloud Summit program on the afternoon of the first day is the popular and highly-interactive MITRE-ATARC Cloud Collaboration Symposium, where subject-matter experts from government, academia and industry will gather in a small-group setting to discuss and white board hot-button topics in cloud computing. (Agenda & Challenge Areas) (Download the July 2014 MITRE-AMARC Cloud Collaboration Symposium White Paper)

The symposium also includes the Cloud Technology Showcase where leading innovators will demonstrate cutting-edge cloud and virtualization technologies (List of Cloud Technology Innovators).

For more information on industry participation, please send an e-mail to:

The host organization for the Federal Cloud Computing Summit is the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC). ATARC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides a collaborative forum for government, academia and industry to resolve emerging technology challenges. ATARC also introduces innovative technology from academic research labs to the Federal government and private industry.

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