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Government Innovation Summit to Highlight Innovation, Tech, AI

The California Government Innovation Summit, to be presented Tuesday in Sacramento by Government Technology, is a transformation of the yearly Digital Government Summit.

Created with the goal of fostering new connections, stimulating innovation and highlighting cutting-edge tech, the California Government Innovation Summit represents a transformation of the annual Digital Government Summit.

The all-day conference is presented by Government Technology* with the support of the California Government Operations Agency (GovOps), which oversees the state Human Resources Department, the Department of General Services, the California Department of Technology (CDT), the Office of Digital Innovation, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System and other major departments. It will run from 8 a.m. through 4:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento. Registration and other details are available online.

“This change embodies our dedication to driving technological innovation across all areas of government,” the event announcement says. “With the support of the California Government Operations Agency, we’re proud to bridge the gap between technology and business leaders.”

Highlights of the event include opening remarks from Liana Bailey-Crimmins, state chief information officer and CDT director; and Amy Tong, GovOps secretary and former state CIO. Afternoon discussions will include “Bits and Bytes — Middle-Mile: Uniting Communities Through Broadband,” a conversation with Scott Adams, CDT deputy director for broadband and digital literacy; Mark Monroe, CDT deputy director for middle-mile broadband; and Rob Osborn, director of the communications division of the California Public Utilities Commission.

Multiple breakout sessions throughout the day will feature industry experts from DocuSign, IBM, Vmware and others, examining such topics as “AI in Action: Navigating Policy, Ethics, and Guidance,” “DevSecOps Demystified: A Blueprint for Organizational Success,” and “Embracing the Tech Frontier for Public Sector Innovation.” The day’s agenda includes networking breaks, lunch, awards and a closing reception.

For more information about cost, sponsorship and other details, visit the announcement page.

*Government Technology and Industry Insider — California are part of e.Republic.