NEW DATE: Event will take place on Thursday, March 16th

How to Operate and Meet Your Mission with Constrained Resources.

Decision making is the toughest it’s ever been for Defense and Civilian agencies. Requirements are rising and resources are shrinking. Learn how innovative agencies are taking strategic and tactical approaches to manage their complex portfolios.

Register for this event if you want to:

  • Create an investment plan that anticipates the needs of your citizens and lawmakers
  • Dynamically illustrate the need for additional resources
  • Easily defend your decisions with leadership and legislature
  • React in real-time as mission requirements change and priorities shift

Keynote speaker: Andy Friedman, The Washington Update

According to CNBC, Andy Friedman is “one of the nation’s most sought-after speakers on all things political.” Andy is known for predicting the outcomes of Washington tax and fiscal deliberations and providing financial advisors and investors with strategies to consider in light of the changing political landscape.

Andy Friedman

*Thurs, March 16, 2017


9:00am - 3:30pm EST


District Architecture Center

421 7th St NW, Washington DC



High-Level Agenda and Topics:

9:00am - 9:30am

Breakfast and Networking

9:30am - 9:40am


9:45am - 10:30am

Keynote Presentation

The Washington Update - Andy Friedman

10:35am - 11:25am

Session 1 - Workforce Planning and HR Case Studies Evolution

This session will feature case studies on creating an agile human resourcing plan with the right people and initiatives and advanced workforce optimization.

US Navy, Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS) - Greg Thomas, Chief of Staff, Program Executive Office

11:25am - 11:35am


11:35am - 12:35pm

Session 2 - Resourcing for Large Facilities + Infrastructure Needs

Learn how to ensure facility and infrastructure related decisions align with your strategic direction. Infrastructure planning has to move beyond routine operations and maintenance budgeting to a strategic performance-based, multi-year investment plan.

Government Services Administration (GSA) - Diane Campanile, Capital Allocation Team Lead
US Coast Guard (USCG) - CDR Andy Howell, Innovation Program Manager
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) - Aaron Smith, Deputy SRM Branch Head/Special Projects Program Manager

12:35pm - 1:15pm

Lunch and Networking

1:15pm - 1:40pm

Session 3 - Lessons Learned Supporting 40+ Agencies

Both Federal and Commercial organizations are drastically improving the way they make portfolio decisions, specifically in IT. Learn what they are doing differently and how to anticipate future demands at your agency. Learn how to identify and root out inefficient technologies and processes that distract from mission success. Achieve increased visibility into all IT resources.

Decision Lens - Dan Saaty, Chief Scientist

1:40pm - 2:20pm

Session 4 - Overcoming the Two Major Dysfunctions of Decision-Making

During this session we will discuss how to create a transparent and effective decision-making approach in your organization. Avoid the common pitfalls and setbacks agencies typically encounter when putting a more rigorous process in place.

U.S. Air Force - Lt Col David Harden

2:20pm - 3:00pm

Session 5 - Getting the Most from Your Limited Resources

Across the Federal Government, investments are facing more scrutiny than ever. Agencies are forced to deal with very complex resourcing, funding, and prioritization decisions. Learn how to make the most of your limited resources.

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Dave Hagerty, Director of Integrated Product Teams Operations
Department of Defense, Joint Staff - Dennis Savage, Comptroller

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Refreshments, Networking

Registration is now Closed. Please contact Maddie Scott at

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