October 25-26, 2017
Partners: Red Hat
The USDA Technology Expo Series takes place on Wednesday, October 25 at the USDA George Washington Carver Center in Beltsville, Md., and Thursday, October 26 at the USDA HQ in Washington, D.C. This is the only Tech Expo Series taking place at these locations during 2017.
USDA GWCC Technology Exposition
The USDA George Washington Carver Center is part of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and consists of several thousand federal personnel. The focus of this USDA facility is to provide the American public with an exceptionally talented, highly interdisciplinary scientific community in the USDA's largest scientific installation, and leverage these resources to envision, create, and improve knowledge and technologies that enhance the capacity of the nation - and the world - to provide its people with healthy crops and animals; clean and renewable natural resources; sustainable agricultural systems; and agricultural commodities and products that are abundant, high-quality, and safe. The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Departments of Agriculture's chief scientific in-house research agency. Its mission is to find solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day from field to table.
USDA HQ Technology Expo @ The South Building
The USDA's South Building is the centerpiece of the headquarters complex, which also includes the USDA Jamie L. Whitten Building and the Sydney R. Yates Building. The headquarters complex houses more than 7,000 government personnel working for all 17 USDA agencies. USDA's 2017 budget for information management, technology investment and cybersecurity activities is $66 million.