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Microsoft Government Tech Summit Washington, D.C.

Missed a session or keynote? Visit the Microsoft Tech Community to experience the full lineup of content presented in Washington, D.C. Learn, share, and collaborate to further build your cloud skills.

Event overview

Make cloud part of your mission success

Free technical learning event with Microsoft’s top cloud engineers across Azure, Microsoft 365, and Dynamics 365. This year, we are showcasing Azure Government, Microsoft 365 for US Government, and Dynamics 365 for Government - the sole government-only offering to span infrastructure, platform and software-as-a-service capabilities empowering the Public Sector to achieve more.

Customize your learning

Hear how to take advantage of new technology on your path to digital transformation in a trusted cloud. Get started with the basics and learn how cloud innovation can help meet the needs of the nation. Discover our in-depth approach to security and our commitment to regulatory compliance. Gain insight into product roadmaps, talent management, and cost efficiencies at more than 80 sessions covering a range of focus areas and topics – from keynotes and breakouts to a hackathon.

Connect with experts

Take advantage of the event Hub, a gathering place where you can learn, network, meet partners, visit the community theater, and more! You’ll also have access to experts who can help you learn how your agency can benefit from Microsoft’s suite of cloud services – ask your toughest questions, share best practices, and provide feedback.

Be inspired

As expectations of citizens increase, the need for technology innovation in government intensifies. Get first-hand insight into the latest developments that are shaping the digital future of government – and how Microsoft’s cloud platform can help lead your organization through digital transformation.

Featured keynotes

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Microsoft Azure: Cloud for All

Julia White, Corporate Vice President, Azure and Security Marketing

Azure is the cloud that can meet the most rigorous and mission critical requirements of governments and enterprise customers. Azure uniquely unlocks cloud-based success for all of our customers by focusing on innovation in four key areas: enabling IT and developer productivity, hybrid cloud, AI solutions, and how we ensure trust through security, privacy, and cost controls.

Julia White

Corporate Vice President, Azure and Security Marketing

Julia leads marketing for Microsoft Azure. She works with engineering, leading the direction of Azure and helping guide customers' success in using Azure services. In addition to Azure, Julia leads marketing for Enterprise Mobility + Security, Operations Management + Security, including hybrid and on-premises infrastructure. In addition to the services she oversees, she leads Microsoft's National Cloud & Datacentre marketing; bringing the Microsoft cloud to geographies across the world.

Paul Lorimer

Create a modern workplace with Microsoft 365

Paul Lorimer, Distinguished Engineer, Office 365 Enterprise Cloud

The workplace is transforming and today’s IT professionals are at the center of this transformation – embedded in the business, leading the conversation, architecting solutions. For IT, that means evolving how you think about the tools you deliver for your organization. Microsoft 365 integrates the best across Windows 10, Office 365, and Enterprise Mobility + Security, into a complete, intelligent, and secure solution. Learn how you can take advantage of the latest tools to simplify management and deliver up-to-date security, while enabling a modern workplace for your users.

Paul Lorimer

Distinguished Engineer, Office 365 Enterprise Cloud

Paul is a Distinguished Engineer who manages both the engineering and operations teams in Exchange Online that support Microsoft’s largest commercial and government customers. His team manages more than 5 million seats of the world’s largest companies’ email. He has primary responsibility for Office 365 government facing offerings including the deployments at US Air Force and the UK Ministry of Defense. Lorimer was previously the Development Manager for the Microsoft Office InfoPath product and the Group Manager of the Office Interoperability team. Prior to that Lorimer was a software developer in Outlook and other Office products.

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Sessions on demand


Day 1 Conference Agenda

8:00am – 9:30am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15am – 9:15am

Women in Tech Panel and Breakfast: Their Journey to Power Government Innovation

9:30am – 12:00pm

Microsoft 365 Keynote


Azure Keynote

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch and Networking

1:00pm – 5:45pm

IT Pro Breakouts | Developer Breakouts | Government Immersion Scenarios


IT Pro Breakouts | Developer Breakouts | Government Immersion Scenarios

5:45pm – 6:45pm

Ask the Experts Reception

Day 2 Conference Agenda

8:30am – 9:30am

Continental Breakfast

9:30am – 10:30am

General Session: Empowering Federal IT’s Move to the Cloud

9:30am – 1:00pm



IT Pro Breakouts | Developer Breakouts | Government Technology Immersions

9:30am – 5:30pm

Azure Government HackFest

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Lunch and Networking

2:00pm – 5:30pm

IT Pro Breakouts | Developer Breakouts


IT Pro Breakouts | Developer Breakouts

2:30pm – 5:30pm

Partner Summit


Washington, D.C., United States

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20004

For transportation options and directions, visit Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

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