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DigitalVA Expo and Tech Job Fair - Palo Alto, CA

Veterans, Tech Professionals, Media: Join us at the DigitalVA Expo in Palo Alto, CA


Thu. Jun 29, 2023, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm PT






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Join us Thursday, June 29, 2023, for the virtual DigitalVA Expo event and tech job fair, as VA brings together visionary leaders, innovative minds, and passionate individuals dedicated to delivering a world-class digital Veteran experience in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Don’t miss the exclusive in-person tech job fair, connecting Veterans and other talented individuals with rewarding tech career opportunities. So, whether you’re a seasoned professional or aspiring talent, the event offers a unique opportunity to learn, network, and get inspired to make a meaningful impact.

DigitalVA Expo Schedule

  • 8:30 AM – Coffee and Networking
  • 9:00 AM – Welcome Remarks and Intro of Secretary: Jean Gurga, Acting Director, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • 9:05 AM – Opening Address: Denis McDonough, Secretary, VA
  • 9:15 AM – Presenting VA’s Vision for the Digital Experience: Kurt DelBene, Chief Information Officer and Charles Worthington, Chief Technology Officer
  • 9:45 AM – Coffee Break
  • 10:00 AM – Tech Highlights Panel: Leaders from the Department of Veterans Affairs discuss major tech projects and innovations in delivering health and benefits, such as prescriptions automation, virtual reality for treating PTSD, and more.
    • John Boerstler, Chief Experience Officer, VA
    • Lauren Alexanderson, Office of the Chief Technology Officer for Health Delivery, VA
    • Dr. Thomas Osborne, Deputy Chief of Staff: Innovation, Advanced Analytics, Information, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
    • Carrie Lee, Deputy Chief Information officer, Product Engineering Service, VA
  • 10:00 AM – JOB FAIR BEGINS
  • 10:45 to 11:00 AM – Hiring Our Heroes Remarks: Eric Eversole, President, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • 11:00 to 11:45 AM – Bridging the Digital Divide Panel: A discussion with Veteran Service Organizations leaders to help define challenges around access that VA must address to realize its vision for a world-class digital experience for Veterans.
    • David Gowel, RallyPoint
    • Dana Dreckman, Wounded Warrior Project
    • Jon Retzer, Disabled American Veterans
    • Katherine Webster, VetsinTech
  • 11:45 AM to 11:55 AM – Closing Remarks
  • 11:55 AM to 12:30 PM – Networking
  • 12:30 PM – Main Event Ends
  • 2:00 PM – Job Fair Ends