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U.S. Department of Labor Hosts 2019 DOL Tech Day
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Labor today was joined by the White House's Office of Science and Technology, the Chief Information Officer Council, and seven federal departments at the Department's headquarters in Washington, D.C. for the 2019 DOL Tech Day, which highlights emerging technology used by the federal government.
The event included remarks from U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella, Office of Personnel Management Acting Director Margaret Weichert, Federal Chief Information Officer at the Office of Management and Budget Suzette Kent, and U.S. Senator Ron Johnson.
"In America, technology has driven us to do great things," said Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. "We use our advancement as markers for generations."
Technology on display included Olli, a 3D printed autonomous vehicle that promotes the employment of workers with disabilities, virtual reality exhibits, and a reimagined workplace of the future.
In addition to 23 agencies from the Department of Labor, DOL Tech Day included displays from the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Energy, Defense, Health and Human Services and Transportation, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and General Services Administration.