2018 Adobe Digital Government Technology Conference

The 2018 Adobe Digital Government Technology Conference was held on November 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. At the interactive conference, attendees joined Adobe experts and public sector officials for an engaging day filled with keynote speeches, panels, and breakout sessions focused on transforming citizen experiences by improving government services.

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Adobe Digital Government Technology Conference 2018


  • General Sessions

    Opening Keynote: One Adobe Story
    Jonathan Benett, Technical Director, Government Solutions, Adobe

    Fireside Chat: Empowering Government Customers Through Personalized Digital Experiences
    Simchah Suveyke-Bogin, Lead of Customer Experience, Center of Excellence, General Services Administration
    Jonathan Benett, Technical Director, Government Solutions, Adobe

    Fireside Chat: Improving Digital Service Delivery and Customer Experience Julina Hooks, Senior User Experience Researcher, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    Alan McQuinn, Senior Policy Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

  • Citizen and Employee Engagement Track

    The citizens you serve expect the same type of digital experiences from your department as they do from their everyday online interactions – ones that are personalized, seamless, and easy to interact with anywhere, on any device. Discover how Adobe enables agencies to modernize and personalize digital processes, streamline and protect assets, and transform how departments go digital.

    Modernize Citizen-Facing Web and Mobile Experiences
    Raul Hayes, Multi-Solution Architect, Adobe


    Improve Field Worker Efficiency with Digital Forms
    Kim Larson, Solutions Consultant, Adobe
    Nirmal Ganesh, Senior Product Manager, Adobe

    Value of Personalizing the Citizen Digital Experience
    Richard Calentine, Senior Business Value Manager, Adobe

  • Efficient Government Experiences

    One of the greatest challenges government faces is lack of efficiency in everyday processes. From the mix of legacy technology, burdensome, paper-based processes, and digital environments, employees are left bogged down with time-consuming tasks and citizens are frustrated with experiences that fall short of expectations. Learn how to streamline processes for employees and citizens alike, and learn how Adobe is leading digital transformation in government with tools that are secure, intuitive, and allow for 100% digital workflows in the efficient experiences track.

    Transform Government Services with Forms and CX Modernizations
    Jeff Stanier, Director of Product Management, Adobe
    Phil Jackson, Senior Solutions Consultant, Adobe

    Do It All with Adobe Acrobat DC
    Mark Middleton, Senior Solutions Consultant, Adobe

    Seamless Digital Document Workflow and Integration with Microsoft
    Geoff Mroz, Solutions Consulting Manager, Adobe

  • Design for All Track

    In the rapidly changing government landscape, how can you ensure you’re creating seamless experiences for citizens? Learn how to enable your agency to elevate user-centered designs and create interactive experiences on every screen. From desktop to mobile applications, design, collaborate, edit, publish, and inspire with Adobe to create exceptional experiences for your constituents.

    Gain Inspiration from Adobe MAX
    Lisa Watkins, Solutions Consultant, Adobe

    Creativity to Engage Your Audience
    Clint Funk, Senior Solutions Consultant, Adobe

    Collaborate on Creative Content
    Lisa Watkins, Solutions Consultant, Adobe
    Jeffrey Young, Solution Consultant Manager, Adobe

  • Digital Learning Track

    Start creating and delivering custom digital learning experiences from beginning to end that engage your learners and reach them across multiple devices. Learn how to create diverse and immersive content with smart eLearning authoring tools, then deliver lessons and trainings in secure, accessible virtual classrooms, and finally manage your curriculum and track learner progress with an easy-to-use Learning Management System (LMS). Experience the profound difference you can make in your workforce by streamlining your eLearning workflow with Adobe’s seamless solution integration.

    Smart eLearning Authoring
    Anita Horsely, Training and Development Director, C4EIS

    Create Custom Virtual Classrooms
    Paul Gilbertson, Senior Solutions Consultant, Adobe

    Redefine the LMS Experience
    Scott Biegel, Senior Solutions Consultant, Adobe

  • Hands-On Labs

    What's a conference for our Adobe users without an opportunity to actually use the solutions? If you pre-registered for one of these sessions, had the opportunity to follow along on a provided machine, in an intimate classroom setting, as our experts lead you through how to use Adobe Document Cloud, Creative Cloud, or ColdFusion API Manager. Given the instructor-led demonstrations and intimate classroom setting, this track was not recorded, however, helpful resources are available!

    Adobe Document Cloud
    Ashley Weston, Adobe Product Specialist, Carahsoft
    Gary Reburn, Adobe Product Specialist, Carahsoft

    Adobe Creative Cloud

    Gary Reburn, Adobe Product Specialist, Carahsoft
    Tony Arenas, Adobe Product Specialist, Carahsoft

    Adobe ColdFusion API Manager
    Elishia Dvorak, Adobe ColdFusion Solution Consultant and Evangelist, Adobe