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Past Events


Emerging Technology Series: Cloud Adoption in Government - Overcoming Obstacles

  • Sponsored by: General Services Administration (GSA), Information Technology Category (ITC)
  • Date: Thursday May 7, 2020
  • Time: 8:45 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Time
  • Location: Virtual
  • Cost: Free
  • CLP Credits: 3
Description:

As curators of the Cloud Information Center, GSA has collected a comprehensive knowledge base of cloud computing resources for all of government to use. Attend this event to leverage GSA's cloud expertise and hear from government thought leaders about technical and acquisition challenges of moving to the cloud. Attendees will also learn how the education and reskilling of federal IT talent is crucial to keep up with federal investment in the technology. Join us as our Cloud Smart journey continues in the new decade. Topics Include: Cloud adoption best practices, Choosing a contract type that permits cloud metering, How to acquire cloud within existing regulations (including advice on structuring cloud acquisition documents), How to leverage FedRAMP authorizations to expedite your agency's security reviews and issuance of an Authorization to Operate (ATO)

Past Trainings


Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Foundation Course

  • Sponsored by: CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice
  • Date: Monday - Friday, April 13-17, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Location: Virtual
  • Cost: Free for CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice Members
  • CLP Credits: Per Attendee's Agency Policy
Description:

GSA and USDA have joined up with the Cybersecurity Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) to offer this course at no cost to C&I Community of Practice members. CERF is one of four AWS Train-the-Trainers (TTT) in an AWS pilot program. This course is a great overview of the different Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities and services provided. It introduces the AWS Academy platform and maps to the AWS Cloud Practitioner exam.


How Agencies May Buy and Migrate to Cloud Computing

  • Sponsored by: General Services Administration (GSA), Information Technology Category (ITC)
  • Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
  • Time: Noon to 1:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Location: Virtual
  • Cost: Free
  • CLP Credits: 1
Description:

This convenient webinar shares how agencies can procure cloud computing and includes tips for migrating applications to the cloud. You'll learn about the advantages of cloud computing and how to use GSA's contracts to make the cloud acquisition process easier and more efficient.


Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Foundation Course - Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) Edition

  • Sponsored by: CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice
  • Date: Monday - Friday, April 27 to May 1, 2020
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Location: Virtual
  • Cost: Free for CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice Members
  • CLP Credits: Per Attendee's Agency Policy
Description:

GSA and USDA have joined up with the Cybersecurity Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) to offer this course at no cost to C&I Community of Practice members. CERF is one of four AWS Train-the-Trainers (TTT) in an AWS pilot program. This course is a great overview of the different Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities and services provided. It introduces the AWS Academy platform and maps to the AWS Cloud Practitioner exam.


Amazon Web Services (AWS) Architect Associates Course

  • Sponsored by: CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice
  • Date: Monday - Friday, May 18-22, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time
  • Location: Virtual
  • Cost: Free for CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice Members
  • CLP Credits: Per Attendee's Agency Policy
Description:

GSA and USDA have joined up with the Cybersecurity Education and Certification Readiness Facility (CERF) to offer this course at no cost to C&I Community of Practice members. CERF is one of four AWS Train-the-Trainers (TTT) in an AWS pilot program. This course is a great overview of the different Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities and services provided. It introduces the AWS Academy platform and maps to the AWS Solutions Architect Associate exam.

Past Meetings


CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice, Monthly Meeting

  • Sponsored by: CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice
  • Date: Wednesday May 6, 2020
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time
  • Location: See link below
Description:

The Federal Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice monthly meetings are for federal government cloud professionals to review and discuss government legislation, policies, practices, technologies, and other topics of importance and interest to the community. Please visit the CIO Council, Cloud & Infrastructure Community of Practice web page (Authorized Access Required) for future and past meeting agendas, presentation decks, and to join the listserv.