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      August 28, 2019

      Wednesday   6:00 PM

      740 15th St NW #900
      Washington, District of Columbia

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      Azure Gov DC Meetup: Mastering cloud governance and management for gov

      Managing governance and cloud spend are often cited as top challenges for government. And, while effective governance to ensure control over costs, performance, and security is essential for cloud success, many agencies are not fully leveraging the various tools, resources, and automation capabilities that can enable success. To hear how agencies can address these challenges, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a Microsoft Azure Government Meetup, “Mastering cloud governance and cost management in government,” on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at 1776 New America in Washington, DC. During this free event, government and industry speakers will share strategies, insights and demos to help agencies: Maximize visibility, maintain control and ensure compliance Implement automated policies and avoid cloud waste Understand tools and resources that enable governance and cost management success Leverage discount options to optimize spend AGENDA (*subject to change) 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM         Networking & refreshments 6:35 PM – 6:45 PM         Welcome & announcementsKarina Homme, senior director, Microsoft Azure GovernmentVishwas Lele, CTO, AIS 6:45 PM – 7:05 PM         Demo: Azure GovernanceJerry Rhoads, Principal Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft 7:05 PM – 7:25 PM         AIS: Azure Gov Governance and Cost Management TechniquesJustin Baca, Cloud Solution Architect, AIS 7:25 PM – 8:00 PM         Panel: Mastering cloud governance and cost management in governmentRobert D Brown, CTO, USCIS, DHSViktar Zherdetski, Cloud Solutions Director, UnisysWilliam Meskill, Director of Enterprise Information Services, OUSD for Policy, DoDKarina Homme, Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Government (moderator)              8:00 PM – 8:30 PM         Wrap-up & networking RSVP now to secure your spot to join us for an evening of engaging discussion, excellent networking opportunities, and awesome refreshments. Please help spread the word and invite your colleagues and connections to join, too! As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup ( This dynamic community of over 2,400 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government. GETTING THERE 1776 at New America Building ...right next to Joe’s Stone Crab  740 15th St NW #900 (9th floor)Washington, DC 20005 MetroThe closest metro stop is McPherson Square (yellow & blue lines). The New America building is about a 5-10 minute walk from the station.  ParkingThere is no parking available in the building itself, however, there are several lots located near the building. The main three lots are located H Street NW between 14th and 15th with varying prices between $8-$16 after 5:30 pm. You can reference this link to find the most convenient and available parking.

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