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Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit
BLOCKCHAIN & AUTOMATED IT FOR GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
April 24-25, 2019
Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit will provide a forum for members of the DoD, Federal Government, Private Industry, Academia, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss the innovative capabilities and applications of blockchain, to also include robotic process automation, emerging...

DEFENCE AVIATION SAFETY
DEFENCE AVIATION SAFETY
April 29-30, 2019
SMi Group is proud to present the Defence Aviation Safety Conferencewhich will take place in London on the 29th - 30th April 2019. This unique conference will focus on enhancing military capability through improved safety standards, certification and data management. The event will feature briefings...

Augusta, Georgia Government


Augusta, Georgia is a consolidated government with 2,400 employees, representing approximately 200,000 citizens. Augusta is situated on the west bank of the Savannah River, 150 miles northwest of Savannah and 150 miles east of Atlanta. Augusta is home to the prestigious Masters golf tournament, the US Army's Fort Gordon, and Georgia Regents University. A vibrant technology sector is helping to grow Augusta beyond the traditional manufacturing economic base for the community.

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EVENTS

Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit
BLOCKCHAIN & AUTOMATED IT FOR GOVERNMENT SUMMIT
April 24-25, 2019
Blockchain & Automated IT for Government Summit will provide a forum for members of the DoD, Federal Government, Private Industry, Academia, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss the innovative capabilities and applications of blockchain, to also include robotic process automation, emerging...

Modernizing and Digitizing the Future Federal Government
MODERNIZING AND DIGITIZING THE FUTURE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
April 30-30, 2019
From the Centers of Excellence, the Technology Modernization Fund, investments in AI and machine learning and a renewed focus on customer experience, IT modernization is at the center of government transformation efforts. While these efforts continue, many federal agencies are still spending money t...