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June 25 | Virtual | 5 CPEs | 4 PDU

2020 RPA Workshop

Registration and fees

In government $125
In the private sector via sponsorship

Co-hosted by:

Program and schedule

Please note that the Summit is held in Eastern time. 


7:30 a.m. 
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7:55 a.m. 
Program Start with CPEs/PDUs tracking process instructions

8:00 – 8:05 a.m.
Welcome and Overview

  • Ann Ebberts, CEO, AGA

8:05 – 8:20 a.m.
Opening Keynote: Accelerating the Adoption of RPA at Federal Agencies
As the Executive Sponsor of the Federal RPA Community of Practice (CoP) and leader of the GSA RPA Program, Mr. Badorrek will discuss how the CoP is currently supporting Federal Agencies in overcoming common challenges and hurdles to RPA deployment, as part of its broader mandate under the President's Management Agenda CAP Goal 6.  He will also discuss the GSA RPA Program and how it turned excitement about RPA into results.

  • Gerard Badorrek, CFO, General Services Administration

8:20 – 8:30 a.m.
Transition to Next Panel/Break

8:30 – 9:20 a.m.
T100: Robotics Process Automation (RPA) Tutorial |FOS: MGMT
This session will cover the nuts and bolts of RPA. Learn when to use it and when not to use it. Participants will experience a live RPA demo! 

  • Rucha Bhide, RPA Consultant, Guidehouse
  • Sri Iyer, Director of AI & Advanced Analytics, Guidehouse?
  • ?Ranyah Salous, Intelligent Automation Manager, Guidehouse
  • Erica Thomas, RPA Program Manager, OUSD (Comptroller), U.S. Department of Defense

9:20 – 9:30 a.m.
Transition to Next Panel/Break

9:30 – 10:20 a.m.
T101: How Agencies are Using RPA Today |FOS: IT
Several federal agencies will share their best practices and lessons learned from their RPA use cases.

  • Glenda Conroy, Director OFM, National Institutes of Health
  • Stacy Dawn, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • Ed Dowgiallo, Senior Technical Advisor, Federal Aviation Administration

M: Neda Haghighat, Senior Consultant, RMA Associates LLC

10:20 – 10:50 a.m.
Sponsor Greetings/Transition to Next Panel/Virtual Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:40 a.m.
T102: The Future of RPA | FOS: IT
Where is this technology heading? This session will include discussion on the art of the possible and what we have learned to date that will lead us into the future.

  • Kate Darling, Director - Strategic Planning & Performance, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
  • Cindy Good, Management & Program Analyst, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
  • Jennifer Hill, Management & Program Analyst, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
  • Sherri McQueen, Program Manager, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Neil Stewart, RPA Center of Excellence Lead, Ofc of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (FM and Comptroller)

M: Bob Grabowski, Managing Director, Deloitte

11:40 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Morning Session Wrap Up Remarks

  • Jaclyn Rubino, President, AFFIRM

11:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Transition to Virtual Facilitated Breakouts and Grab Your Lunch

12:05 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Facilitated Virtual Breakouts and Working Lunch
We move from academic discussions to "how to" explanations and examples. The small, facilitated groups will enhance opportunities for both hands-on work and Q&A.