The Synergy Forum aims to bring together technology, strategy, policy, and cybersecurity

cognitio 112The 2015 Synergy Forum will bring together government and industry practitioners on April 30, 2015, at The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner to shape our collective technology futures. Hosted by McLean, VA-based Cognitio, a strategic consulting and engineering firm led by a team of former senior technology executives from the U.S. Intelligence Community, The Synergy Forum is designed to enable participants to better define the future of technology, strategy, policy, and cybersecurity.

This multi-disciplinary event will examine the emerging mashup of physical and digital worlds. Invited speakers and attendees include policy-makers, architects, program managers, and influencers in the federal government and the most forward-thinking engineers, architects, executives, and innovators in the American technology ecosystem.

“The entire Cognitio team is focused on enabling mission outcomes, and events like The Synergy Forum have become a critical way for us to serve this community. Government technologists seeking to learn the latest from the tech community and technology innovators from across the country can leverage this event to help us all achieve more together,” said Cognitio CEO Roger Hockenberry.

Organized by the analysts and architects of Cognitio’s CTOvision blog, this event will generate enduring conversations that bring participants into close contact with senior decision-makers who are driving the future of their enterprises. Speakers confirmed to date include CIO USITC, CTO DHS, CTO FBI, Deputy CIO FBI, CIO FCC, CRO SEI Investments, Internet of Things architect Intel, Chief Engineer/architect Cisco, CTO DoT, Digital Forensics Lead Basis Technology, President Analytics Haystax, Deputy G2s and G6s U.S. Army, and VP of Strategy WayIn.

Attendees will engage to examine some of the most critically important issues of the day, including:

  • Safely enabling the growing connections between the cyber and physical worlds
  • Appropriately influencing the direction of the emerging Internet of Things (including ways to mitigate threats to IoT)
  • Understanding lessons learned regarding technology evaluation for enterprise decision makers
  • Finding ways to modernize to generate optimal return on investment for Enterprise IT
  • Recognizing design patterns for Big Data solutions supporting advanced analytics
  • Learning how to utilize enterprise cybersecurity to mitigate cyber threats
  • Enhancing government service to citizens and support to agency missions

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Source: Cognitio