Tableau Government Summit 2017

Analytics for Every Agency

Why attend Tableau Government Summit?

 Join the experts and thought leaders revolutionizing how federal government agencies access, analyze, and share data at this complimentary Government Summit on February 23rd. Throughout the day you'll have the opportunity to network with peers, connect with speakers, and talk with Tableau representatives. Hear how people are making better decisions—and delivering better results—with deeper insight into their data.

Keynote spotlight

Joel Gurin

President and Founder of the Center for Open Data Enterprise, a Washington-based nonprofit that works to maximize the value of open data as a public resource. He also serves as a senior open data consultant to the World Bank. Before launching the Center in January 2015 he wrote the book Open Data Now and led the launch team for the GovLab’s Open Data 500 study and Open Data Roundtables. He previously served as Chair of the White House Task Force on Smart Disclosure and as Chief of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

Agenda & Speakers

7:30 to 9:00 - Breakfast and Registration

After checking in at registration, join us for breakfast before a full day of data.

9:15 to 9:30 - Welcome Address - Session Room

Hear from the Tableau team as we kick off an amazing day with our Federal Government community.

9:30 to 10:15 - Opening Keynote - Joel Gurin, Center for Open Data Enterprise

Opening Keynote.

10:15 to 10:45 - Public Sector presenter - To be announced

Hear from Federal Government customers making an impact with analytics throughout the United States Federal Government.

10:45 to 11:00 - Morning Break

Take a break for refreshments and networking.

11:00 to 11:45 - Enterprise Reporting for International Development

Enterprise Reporting for International Development

Tableau is supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in managing new reports, data, and decisions across its enterprise. Through governance, data analytics, visualization, a central portal, and a growing community of practice, Tableau enables the USAID mission to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. Launched enterprise-wide in 2016, Tableau Server and Desktop have saved operating units significant business time, driven to deeper insight with life-saving data, replaced outdated analytics approaches, contributed to fiscal oversight, and driven new and innovative management tools across the Agency.

Presenter:Emily Rae

Emily led the Enterprise Reporting initiative for USAID and has previously advised public and private sector transformations in the U.S, Canada, United Kingdom, and U.A.E. She is President of Rae International, L.L.C., a strategic advisory firm based in Washington, D.C. specializing in international and commercial diplomacy matters. Its management consulting practice also supports public and private sector clientele in areas of cybersecurity, analytics, and enterprise intelligence through leading technology. Emily serves on the boards of multiple public service organizations based in Washington.

11:45 to 12:30 - Big Data, Big Savings, Better Analytics

Big Data, Big Savings, Better Analytics

With 85 offices and over 2,500 employees, the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA) contracts over $10 billion in annual expenditures to keep our installations mission-ready. Tableau provides an intuitive means for our small business intelligence team to analyze over $600 billion in annual federal government-wide contract spend with ease. We use Tableau to identify opportunities for savings, provide performance metrics to leadership, increase collaboration through decentralized analysis, and support the implementation of the Presidential Category Management initiative. Tableau's powerful data visualization, combined with Microsoft SQL Server and Tableau Server, has reduced the number of manual data calls saving thousands of hours, while providing real-time data to senior leadership around the globe to make data-driven decisions.


Justin Keeney

Justin is the Senior Business Intelligence Developer for The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency (AFICA). After earning a degree in Computer Science, he joined the Air Force in 2004 in hopes of working on cyber security. He was instead assigned to contracting. He added valuable business experience to his IT expertise, making Justin the perfect fit for his current role. During his rare time off, he enjoys computers, tennis, and just being a dad.

Dr. Carl Parson

Dr. Carl Parson is an operations research analyst for the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency's (AFICA) Business Intelligence Competency Cell (BICC). He is also the first ever operations research analyst within AF operational contracting. Dr. Parson received his Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Operations Research from the Air Force Institute of Technology where he specialized in stochastic optimization and applied statistics. Previously he was a Research Associate for the Center for
Operational Analysis (COA), Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques (STAT) expert for the OSD STAT in Test & Evaluation Center of Excellence, and Associate Director of Education and Training at Applied Research Solutions. In his spare time he ensures that his biographical submissions adhere to the most specific and stringent word count requirements.

12:30 to 2:00 - Lunch

Enjoy lunch with your peers, and visit sponsor booths.

2:00 to 2:45 - Interior’s Efforts at Better Value, Reporting, & Analytics

Interior’s Efforts at Better Value, Reporting, & Analytics

In this session, you will hear and see how data visualization is revolutionizing financial and other reporting within the Department of Interior as well as the larger Federal financial reporting industry. IT and operational leaders will share the pillars of Interior's visualization success: 1) a single system 2) strong talent and 3) close collaboration.

Martin Quinlan, Department of Interior as the Director of the Business Integration Office (BIO)
Martin serves at the Department of Interior as the Director of the Business Integration Office (BIO). The BIO provides all customer service, development, and production support for the DOI’s Financial and Business Management System (FBMS). FBMS supports financial, acquisition, financial assistance and property management for all of DOI and has approximately 12,000 users across the department. Prior to that, he worked with over 30 agencies as part of the Interior Business Center. Martin started his federal career with the U.S. Treasury while attending George Mason University. He grew up in Arlington VA, and now lives in Colorado. Martin is a certified Project Management Professional and FAC-P/PM.

Douglas Glen, Department of Interior as the DCFO and Director of the Office of Financial Management
Douglas is currently serving at the Department of Interior as the DCFO and Director of the Office of Financial Management. Prior to that, he served as the Finance Director at NASA and the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for Financial Policy and Operations at the General Services Administration. Doug holds a BS in finance, from the University of Colorado at Bolder. He is a Certified Public Accountant (despite the AICPA losing his exam on one occasion) and a former Certified Management Accountant. Doug is also President of the Washington DC Association of Government Accountants (AGA) chapter, and is leading efforts around data visualization in hopes of improving financial reporting.

2:45 to 3:30 - Strategic Metrics using Tableau: Driving Data-Driven Behavior

Strategic Metrics using Tableau: Driving Data-Driven Behavior
Tableau is spectacular--but are your data and organization ready? How about red tape and regulatory burdens? We'll talk through the real logistical and structural barriers to implementing Tableau effectively, and provide success stories of how we've helped Federal and Defense organizations get from raw, siloed data, to powerful, effective dashboards. Armed with Tableau and empowered with a focused strategy, analysts and leaders alike can harness their data in a nimble and agile way.

Michael Monroe, Data Analyst

Michael is a Lead Associate with 5 years of experience in financial strategy consulting, economic policy analysis and investment banking. He has worked with organizations across the public sector including the DoD, DHS and Treasury. A Tableau Qualified Associate, Monroe helps lead Booz Allen’s data visualization training programs and provides demonstrations and support to clients and teams across the US. He holds a Master’s degree in economic history and political economy from the London School of Economics.

Joe Rohner, Senior Associate, Data Scientist - Visualization
Joe Rohner is a Senior Associate in Booz Allen's Strategic Innovation Group with 11 years of experience focused on helping Federal, Defense, and Intelligence organizations implement NextGen Analytics solutions. His primary role includes building and managing a team of Data Scientists delivering machine learning, large-scale & stream data processing, unstructured data processing, creative data visualization, and rapid solution prototyping. A Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate, Joe is responsible for scaling data visualization across Booz Allen, which includes developing a Tableau training program. He has an MBA with a focus in entrepreneurship, BS in statistics with an emphasis on actuarial science, graduate certification in business analytics, and is a certified cost estimator and defense financial manager.

Jason Navaroli, Operations Research Analyst Lead
Jason is a Lead Associate with over 10 years of professional management consulting experience in private industry and the defense market supporting project management, cost estimating, and enterprise business intelligence initiatives. He currently manages a team of financial and data analysts within the Department of Navy addressing the technical needs of a key financial system, business intelligence demand signals, and reporting needs. He holds graduate degrees in leadership, management, and finance and is a certified cost estimator and project management professional.

3:30 to 4:00 - Afternoon Break

Take a break for refreshments and networking.

4:00 to 4:45 - From Filling Potholes to Disrupting the Cycle of Incarceration - Kelly Jin, Former Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer

From Filling Potholes to Disrupting the Cycle of Incarceration
Data and technology are opening up new possibilities to tackle the biggest challenges of our time from our streets to our criminal justice systems. Learn how local communities and federal agencies alike are better unlocking and gathering insights from their data, and walk away with an understanding of why government needs you and your data skills - from integration to visualization - to improve lives across the country.

Kelly Jin, Former Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Kelly most recently served as policy advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Chief Data Scientist in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Prior to the White House, Kelly served as Citywide Analytics Manager at the City of Boston, where she helped build Boston's Analytics Team. There, she led a portfolio of projects ranging from public safety to housing and led data visualization efforts across the city. Before joining the City of Boston, Kelly also worked in the White House Domestic Policy Council as aide to the Director and Deputy Director and as advisor to the Administrator of the General Services Administration. As a management consultant, Kelly has also assisted senior leaders in federal, state, and local governments in strategic planning, performance and process improvement, and change management.

4:45 to 5:00 - Closing Remarks

Closing remarks from the Tableau team.

5:00 to 7:00 - Networking Reception

Join us for a networking reception to connect with your peers in the Tableau Government community.

The Government Summit Livestream Registration

Register for the Government Summit Livestream:

Whether you are here in Washington D.C. or a remote location, you can join us for a full day of thought leadership in federal government where you will hear how your peers are making better decisions—and delivering better results—with deeper insight into their data.

Register for the Government Summit Livestream and tune in on February 23rd.

The Tableau Government Summit Livestream Registration