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Tuesday, November 17 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Microsoft FedTalks Community Connection – Part 1

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We invite you to join Microsoft experts to learn more about best practices for successful AI and transformational cloud efforts in the US government space. From skilling up your teams to our Cloud Adoption Framework to responsible AI development and more, we are here to help.
See all our great sessions below:

TimeSession Details1:00pm ESTWelcome and introduction
Presented by Kavita Raval, Industry Marketing Manager, Microsoft Federal1:05pm ESTEnabling Azure using the Cloud Adoption Framework
The Cloud Adoption Framework is Microsoft’s best practice approach on how to adopt cloud services. In this session, we will share the outline of the adoption framework and demonstrate a possible path to seamless activation and usage of Azure services.
Presented by Wayne Meyer, Cloud Adoption Director1:30pm ESTBuilding a Continuous Learning Culture for Transformational AI
AI is significant because it enables software to perform human capabilities, such as reasoning, cognition, planning, communicating, and perceiving, and do so effectively and at low costs. But without the proper skilling, many AI efforts will stumble. This community session will cover key skilling resources you and your teams should leverage now to ensure your AI efforts are successful.
Presented by Jeff Sanders, Principal Cloud Solution Architect1:55pm ESTSAP on Azure for Government
During this session we will discuss deployment offerings and best practices for SAP landscapes. Highlighting MSIT’s leanings, journey principles and SAP Partnership.
Presented by Brad Berkey, Azure Global Engineering GM2:20pm ESTThe Future of Cloud Computing in Intelligence Community - Ask Me Anything!
    • In the next 2-5 years, what does Microsoft think will be the major areas of cloud interest for the Intelligence Community?
    • What should the government consider when choosing a cloud platform when the government has multiple choices?
    • How can the government get the “most value” out of the innovation being introduced in the coming years in the cloud?
Presented by Robert Shelton, CTO National Security Group2:40pm ESTDeveloping AI Responsibly
As creators of AI we want to ensure that our technology is developed and used in ways that uphold our ethical principles. The journey of putting our principles into practices has pushed us to learn, invent, and innovate. In this talk, I will share what we are doing to develop our AI technologies, how we empower customers to use them effectively and responsibly, and tools we have created to enable others to do the same.
Presented by Sara Bird, AI Principal Program Manager

Tuesday November 17, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm EST