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  • U.S. regulator weighs action against Facebook over how its apps interact: report

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is considering asking a court to stop Facebook Inc from moving ahead with plans to integrate its WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger subsidiaries, The Wall Street Journ...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-ftc/u-s-regulator-weighs-action-against-facebook-over-how-its-apps-interact-report-idUSKBN1YG2FH8384
  • U.S. Urged to Do More on AI, National Security

    The U.S. government needs a holistic approach for advancing the development of artificial intelligence to protect its national security and maintain a global leadership position in the technology, acc...


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    https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-urged-to-do-more-on-ai-national-security-115761466028383
  • U.S. Justice Department to review Google's deal for Fitbit: source

    The U.S. Justice Department will review plans by Alphabet Inc-owned (GOOGL.O) Google to buy fitness tracker maker Fitbit Inc (FIT.N) for possible antitrust issues, a source told Reuters on Tuesday. Th...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fitbit-m-a-google/u-s-justice-department-to-review-googles-deal-for-fitbit-source-idUSKBN1YE2K18377
  • Massachusetts hand-dryer maker gets helping hand from U.S.-China trade war

    The U.S.-China trade war is creating something William Gagnon once thought impossible - a 100% American-made bathroom hand dryer. Gagnon’s family-owned company, Excel Dryer Inc, sells about $40 ...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-handdryers/massachusetts-hand-dryer-maker-gets-helping-hand-from-u-s-china-trade-war-idUSKBN1YF19J8379
  • White House Senior Adviser Departs to Lead Alliance for Digital Innovation

    Matthew Cornelius, senior technology and cybersecurity adviser for The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), has departed his post to serve as the executive director of the Alliance for D...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191211005108/en/White-House-Senior-Adviser-Departs-Lead-Alliance8380
  • Gordian Announces Advancements to Support Federal Government Projects

    Gordian, the leading provider of facility and construction cost data, software and expertise, announced today an increased commitment to Federal agencies with executive-level promotions. Federal agenc...


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    https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191211005268/en/Gordian-Announces-Advancements-Support-Federal-Government-Projects8381
  • U.S., Canadian officials converge on Mexico City to seal final changes to trade deal

    Senior U.S. and Canadian officials were set to fly to Mexico City on Tuesday to work on the final changes to a languishing North American trade pact that could clear the way for a vote in the U.S. Con...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/u-s-canadian-officials-converge-on-mexico-city-to-seal-final-changes-to-trade-deal-idUSKBN1YD2J68375
  • Trial begins in U.S. states' effort to block T-Mobile/Sprint deal

    U.S. state attorneys general, led by New York and California, deliver opening arguments Monday in a bid to stop T-Mobile U.S. from buying Sprint Corp in a trial that highlights disagreements between f...


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    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-sprint-m-a-t-mobile/trial-begins-in-u-s-states-effort-to-block-t-mobile-sprint-deal-idUSKBN1YD10D8373
  • GSA Launches Governmentwide AI Group

    The General Services Administration and federal chief information officer are leading a newly launched governmentwide committee to support the use of artificial intelligence across government agencies...


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    https://washingtonexec.com/2019/12/gsa-launches-governmentwide-ai-group/#.Xe4DbpMzbIU8372

EVENTS

Conferences

SAE Government/Industry Meeting

SAE GOVERNMENT/INDUSTRY MEETING

January 22-24, 2020
SAE Government/Industry Meeting, the conference will give an understanding how technology, regulations, and legislation will affect the design of light and heavy-duty vehicles in terms of safety, environment and energy conservation is essential to vehicle development. This event will provide opportu...

Esri Federal Gis Conference

ESRI FEDERAL GIS CONFERENCE

February 11-12, 2020
At the Esri Federal GIS Conference Learn how government agencies are using GIS to power deeper understanding for effective solutions. Choose from lots of professional development workshops and learn from Esri staff. Esri Federal Gis Conference grows the attendees' skill set and learns new best p...

Know Your Government Conference

KNOW YOUR GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE

February 15-17, 2020
The Know Your Government (KYG) program mission — Empowering youth to be well-informed citizens who are actively engaged in their communities and the world. KYG is held each Presidents Day weekend in Boise while the legislature is in session.

ServiceNow Federal Forum

SERVICENOW FEDERAL FORUM

February 26-26, 2020
Join Federal IT leaders at the 2020 ServiceNow Federal Forum on February 26 as we discuss how transforming workflows enables a service-focused government. Don’t miss plenary sessions with IT visionaries leading the charge, and tactical breakout sessions focused on IT service management, human ...

State & Local Government Relations Conference

STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CONFERENCE

September 25-27, 2017
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Join us for our annual State & Local Government Relations Conference, an essential gathering for public affairs professionals looking to advance public policy and explore the latest trends and developments in state and local government.

Nevada Digital Government Summit 2019

NEVADA DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2019

December 12-12, 2019
Government Technology's passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Nevada Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that. The summit has an advisory board that gathers public sector and private sector leaders to create an agenda that is rele...

Government IT Symposium

GOVERNMENT IT SYMPOSIUM

December 10-12, 2019
The Government IT Symposium brings together over 1,000 IT leaders and professionals from across the spectrum of government agencies and systems, along with their private and civic sector partners, for three days of engagement, inspiration and information.

Medallia City Tour: The Government Experience Event

MEDALLIA CITY TOUR: THE GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE EVENT

December 12-12, 2019
The Government Experience Event is your ticket into a community of experience management professionals committed to delivering exceptional experiences. This is where pioneers & experience champions unite to shape, experience, & challenge the future of government experience (GX): customer exp...

 

Webinars

DEC 13, 2019 | 2:00PM
U.S. STATE OF IMMIGRATION IN 2019 AND LOOK AHEAD TO 2020
Register for this can’t-miss recap of the 2019 immigration landscape and a thorough look at what the future of employment-based immigration holds in 2020. Envoy and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, will cover:
DEC 16, 2019 | 11:30AM
HOW TO SPECIALIZE AI-BASED TRANSLATION TECHNOLOGY FOR GOVERNMENT-SPECIFIC DOMAINS
It’s not one-size-fits-all when translating foreign language content in domains of interest to government agencies. For example, translating disaster recovery content is not the same as translating science and technology content. To address these differences, the translation software...
DEC 16, 2019 | 2:00PM
NY/NJ SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRY & GOVERNMENT UPDATE
Join us for this very important webinar on the “New York/New Jersey State of Logistics”, which will detail major regional transportation initiatives, regulatory updates, and important economic data. This presentation will give on-the-ground insight to the major issues affecting...
DEC 18, 2019 | 9:00AM
KEY CONSIDERATIONS AND CLAUSES IN FEDERAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
Government contracting is a unique industry, with unique challenges. Federal construction contracting is even more specialized! Succeeding on Federal government construction contracts requires a thorough understanding of the most important construction-related FAR clauses, as well as the o...
DEC 18, 2019 | 2:00PM
IS IT 2020 ALREADY? UNDERSTANDING ELECTION LAW COMPLIANCE
Ready or not, the 2020 election season is upon us.  Not only does this present substantial questions of politics and policy, it also raises questions of compliance with election law that are essential for your organizations and clients to understand.  Join election law experts Ra...
JAN 08, 2020 | 1:00PM
PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS & MAINTENANCE WITH AI: SOLVING THE NAVY’S PROBLEMS
The public sector, both civilian and defense agencies, have a lot to gain from AI, from predictive analytics to autonomous systems such as unmanned drones, and even logistics management. At the end of the day, being able to securely share data at mission-critical speeds is one of the most ...

CASE STUDY: WHEN GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT GOES WRONG
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The Federal Trade Commission, for example, acts to ensure that any given organization is not negligent or reckless with private information. But upon what information does the FTC act?
In this session, we'll focus on a case where the FTC relied on highly suspect information obta...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, tax managers, CFOs, controllers, business managers and owners, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, auditors and consultants.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDAHO PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CFOs, controllers, finance directors, tax managers, tax preparers, presidents, vice presidents, bookkeepers, accounts payable professionals and enrolled agents.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW JERSEY PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
TEXAS PROPERTY TAX LAW - HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROPERTY FROM BEING OVER-ASSESSED
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, controllers, tax managers, real estate professionals, presidents and vice presidents, CFOs, bookkeepers, tax preparers and attorneys.

RESOURCES

Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, tried to strike a balance between the bill's supporters, who want stricter enforcement of immigration laws, and those who are concerned that it punishes local gov...

Most firms are introduced to the issue of accounting system compliance in association with their first pre-award survey. Preaward surveys usually take place prior to award of the firm’s first la...

This report examines the substantial economic costs that malicious cyber activity imposes on the U.S. economy. Cyber threats are ever-evolving and may come from sophisticated adversaries. Due to commo...

The federal budgeting process is broken. Former lawmakers and budget office leaders know it, current negotiators on Capitol Hill know it, a whole slew of good government groups know it and perhaps mos...

The 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station had a profound impact on nuclear power operators worldwide. The policy discussion on nuclear energy changed from the benefits...

The 2016 Defence White Paper released on 25 February 2016 delivers on the Government’s commitment to the safety of the Australian people and to the defence our territory and national interests. ...

From industry regulations to data privacy laws and government mandates, meeting compliance has become a permanent criterion for doing business. As each year passes, the resources needed to comply with...

Innovative technologies are new and disruptive (e.g. the airplane in 1914, the tank in 1917, nuclear weapons in 1945). Technological innovation often “backs us up” into suddenly needing a ...

As the Air Force’s Information Operations Team Chief, in South Korea, my team was located within the Strategy Division of the 607th Air Operations Center. My responsibilities included managing t...