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Carahsoft Hosting GovForward™: MultiCloud Series

Speakers for Thursday, May 12th FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit Include: U.S. Congressman Gerald Connolly (D-Va), Brian Conrad, Acting FedRAMP Director & Program Manager for Cybersecurity, Leah McGrath, Executive Director, StateRAMP and Speakers from DOS, DOL, NIST, DOD, State of Arizona and State of Texas

RESTON, Va. — May 11, 2022 — Carahsoft Technology Corp., The Trusted Government IT Solutions Provider®, and Government Executive Media Group (GEMG) are proud to host the fourth annual GovForward™ MultiCloud Series: FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit featuring Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) solutions and successes.

The FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit is being held from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 12, 2022.This virtual, complimentary event brings together Government and industry leaders to discuss marketplace priorities, FedRAMP’s outlook for the future, the evolution of cloud policy, the rise of cloud computing in the COVID-19 era, and success stories and best practices.

The event begins with “The View from Capitol Hill,” a keynote speech at 8:25 a.m. ET, by U.S. Congressman Gerald Connolly (D-Va), sponsor of the FedRAMP Authorization Act. This is the fourth consecutive year Congressman Connolly has spoken at the GovForward series. Congressman Connolly will address how the pandemic has demonstrated why the public sector needs more efficient, secure, and approved cloud services. He will discuss where the FedRAMP Authorization Act currently stands, and how he is engaging Congress to be a partner in providing federal agencies with the tools they need to meet IT challenges and the transition to cloud services.

Register for the FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit to:

  • Understand the current legislation impacting the Federal Cloud
  • Hear about the impact of data privacy in the cloud
  • Learn about the future of FedRAMP for modernization and automation
  • Explore agency examples of challenges and success in transitioning to a zero-trust cloud strategy
  • Discover solutions to maximize the benefits of the cloud while preventing loopholes
  • Hear how to build a transparent, resilient system that smoothly and effectively serves citizens

Event attendees are eligible to receive up to four continuing professional education (CPE) credits. A complete agenda for the FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit is available here. Government panelists include:

  • Susie Adams, Chief Digital Officer, Microsoft
  • Steve Boberski, Business Development, Federal Government Sales, Genesys
  • Michael Clauser, Head of U.S. Federal Government Affairs, Okta
  • Brendan Curley, Vice President, Digital Media, Adobe Public Sector
  • Brian S. Dennis, Principal Technologist, Public Sector, Akamai Technologies
  • Kevin Hansen, Chief Technology Officer, Public Sector, Micro Focus Government Solutions
  • Robert Huber, Chief Security Officer, Tenable
  • Brett Miller, Principal Architect, Google Cloud
  • Bill Rowan, Vice President of Strategic Alliances, VMware
  • Stan Wisseman, Chief Security Strategist, North America, CyberRes
  • Anne Armstrong, Chief Content and Alliance Officer, Government Technology Brands, GovExec
  • Bill Wright, Director, Federal Government Affairs, Splunk

Vendors sponsoring and participating in the GovForward: MultiCloud Series include:

  • Adobe
  • Akamai
  • AvePoint
  • AWS
  • Copado
  • CyberRes
  • Equifax
  • Genesys
  • Google Cloud
  • Informatica
  • MicroFocus
  • Microsoft
  • MongoDB
  • New Relic
  • Okta
  • Oracle Cloud
  • Red Hat
  • SailPoint
  • SalesForce
  • SAP
  • Splunk
  • Tanium
  • Tenable
  • VMware

To register for the FedRAMP Policy Headliner Summit, visit

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