Global defense leaders take the stage May 9 at the Adobe Government Forum

Global defense leaders take the stage May 9 at the Adobe Government Forum

Join us for the 14th annual Adobe Government Forum — the premier public sector digital customer experience (CX) conference — on May 9 at the historic Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, to hear digital experience experts from the Department of Defense (DoD) and the global defense community. In a series of insightful keynotes and sessions, these thought leaders will share how defense agencies are transforming the employee experience and future of work to improve mission readiness.

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Speakers and sessions include:

Brigadier General Daphne Davis
Deputy Commanding General Support, US Army Recruiting Command

Monique Hamilton
First Assistant Secretary, Service Delivery Division, Australia Department of Defense

Transforming the Workforce in 2023 and Beyond

BG Daphne Davis and Monique Hamilton will discuss how the military and global defense organizations can transform their employee experience from recruitment to navigating the transition from active duty to civilian life. Learn how agencies can update their hiring and onboarding as well as business processes across the enterprise through personalization, digitization, and automation.

“I believe in the mission. I believe what we do here is the foundation of our nation’s defense and national security.”

Brigadier General Daphne Davis, Deputy Commanding General Support, US Army Recruiting Command

Colt Whittall
CXO, Department of Air Force

The Power of Experience

As the first chief experience officer in the DoD, Colt Whittall will discuss how transforming IT service delivery is improving the user experience for DoD personnel.

Justin Fanelli
Director, PEO Digital and Enterprise Services, Department of Navy

Gregory Tickle
Director, Digital Service Delivery, Australia Department of Defence

Employee Connection, Collaboration, and Empowerment

Alongside other government leaders, Mr. Justin Fanelli and Mr. Greg Tickle explore how new AI-driven collaboration tools are helping agencies boost employee engagement and productivity to break down operational silos, improve situational awareness, and reduce duplicative work by empowering their employees with smarter work tools.

Steven Lewis
Digital Media Solutions Consultant, Public Sector, Adobe and Deputy Division Chief, US Air Force and US Space Force Reserves

Future of Cutting-Edge Creativity, Content, and Collaboration

This breakout session will explore how mission success depends on clear, effective, and dynamic communication to diverse constituents. This requires empowering employees with easy-to-use solutions and streamlined workflows to create, manage, and disseminate content efficiently. Learn how agencies are delivering timely and brand-consistent content that captures the attention of audiences at speed and scale.

View the full agenda here — and be sure to check for updates as more speakers are announced.

On behalf of Adobe, we look forward to hosting you and other changemakers in defense and all levels of government. Register now to reserve your spot.

James has more than 20 years of domain knowledge and expertise in helping organizations develop go-to-market strategies, customer use cases, messaging, and brand positioning across government sectors. As head of industry strategy for public sector digital experience, James is responsible for driving the digital experience for government agenda through public and private use cases and best practices that solve specific federal, defense, and state and local government mission and business challenges.