The current administration is placing a big bet on big data. Are you? The rapid growth of big data presents opportunities for advanced analyses, operational efficiencies and unprecedented time and cost savings.

Join government technology experts and your peers to discuss the big ideas you can use to deliver big results through analytics. Hear visionaries share how analyzing data in unique and productive ways has given them insights that they now use to advance agency missions and fuel innovation.

Summit Highlights

This complimentary summit will continue the annual tradition of gathering government executives to focus on key issues facing the public sector. Highlights include:

  • Inspiring keynote presentations.
  • An engaging panel of federal leaders on driving greater efficiency across government moderated by Government Executive Media Group.
  • Breakout sessions on best practices and stories of innovation in federal health care, national security and applications of text and social media analytics.
  • An interactive technology showcase and valuable peer networking opportunities.

Distinguished Speakers

Nate SilverNate Silver, founder of and author of The Signal and the Noise
Silver's amazingly accurate predictions in the 2012 and 2008 presidential elections earned him national recognition. Now published in The New York Times, Silver's website has made him the public face of statistical analysis and political forecasting.


Juan ZarateJuan Zarate, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism
Zarate served as the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism from 2005 to 2009. In this role, he developed and oversaw the implementation of the US government's counterterrorism strategy, including chairing the Counterterrorism Security Group.
 He is now a sought-after advisor on national, homeland and financial-related security, technologies and investments.

Watch highlights from the 2012 SAS Government Leadership Summit