June 16

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Many government organizations launched tools during the pandemic to help process contracts electronically. Now, as agencies pivot from 100 percent remote to splitting time between work-from-home and in-office, organizations need a solution to manage the entire life cycle of contracts from beginning to end in a hybrid environment where people can be anywhere.

Cloud-based contract management tools enable better, smarter contracting no matter where employees may be. These technologies transform the way agencies prepare, sign, act on and manage contracts. And moving to paperless processes is a vital part of a more sustainable and responsible future for any organization.

Join Government Technology on June 16 11:00AM PT/2:00PM ET to learn how your organization can make better use of cloud-based contracting tools. As a participant, you’ll learn about key topics including:

• How cloud can streamline document generation, review and approval
• How to leverage technology to better analyze and negotiate agreements
• How to gain oversight and transparency in managing federal funding streams, including the 2020 CARES Act and the new $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan
• How going paperless saves money and resources, and helps achieve sustainability goals


Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

AVP, Global Head of Industries, DocuSign

Michael “MJ” Jackson is a problem solver who leads global strategy for mission-critical industries, including worldwide public sector, healthcare, and life sciences, at DocuSign. He holds an active Secret Security clearance with the US Department of Homeland Security.

Jackson earned a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Baltimore. He is also a proud veteran of the US Coast Guard and serves on multiple boards, including the Board of Directors at Health Care for the Homeless, an innovative non-profit provider of coordinated care and housing services in Baltimore, MD.

Mick Mitchell

Mick Mitchell

Director of Operations – Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Health Systems Division

For over 11 years, Mick Mitchell has been a noteworthy leader in continuous improvement for Oregon Department of Human Services and Oregon Health Authority operations. Mick can be credited with contributions to the transformation and formation of The Oregon Health Authority operationalization of the Oregon ONE Medicaid Eligibility System. Prior to working for the state of Oregon, Mick holds a degree in Business Management and worked in the private sector where he is recognized for his work in lean and six sigma consulting for Eastman Kodak and 3M.

Dugan Petty

Dugan Petty — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Dugan moved to Oregon in 1998 to become the state’s chief procurement official. During this time, he co-led a cross jurisdictional taskforce in the modernization of Oregon’s procurement statutes. Before coming to Oregon, he served in Alaska state government for over 24 years. He started his career in facilities management.

Dugan is a past president of both the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). Additionally, he was a founding member and past chair of the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA). He received the Julio Mazzone Distinguished Service Award in public purchasing in 2004, and Government Technology magazine named Dugan one of its Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers for 2011.