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Register for GOSCON-D.C.
Government Open Source Conference
November 5, 2009 at the Ronald Reagan
International Trade Center
Spotlighting Software Initiatives at
HHS, NASA, OMB, DOD, CIA, NSA, EPA, NARA, DHS,
and Dept of State
Register now and join us for a day of outstanding agency and industry speakers.
- Breakfast Keynote:Mr. David M. Wennergren,Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information
Management and Technology / Deputy Chief Information Officer US Department of Defense
- Luncheon Keynote: Dr. David G. Boyd, Ph.D.,Director, Command, Control and Interoperability
Division Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Hear how senior government IT leaders are thinking about utilizing open technology* strategies and
solutions in support of their agency mission.Highlights include:
- Brian Guertin, Chief Patent Council, NASA Goddard
- Sue C. Payton, Former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force/Acquisition Former Deputy Under
Secretary of Defense/Acting Director Defense Research and Engineering; President - SCI Aerospace
- Daud Santosa,Chief Technology Officer, US Department of Interior
- Vish Sankaran, Director of the Federal Health Architecture, US Department of Health and Human
- Peter J. Tseronis, Deputy Associate Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Energy and
Chairperson, Federal Cloud Computing Advisory Council
Three conference tracks and a hands-on lab address a full range of timely management and technology
topics.Agencies presenting include DOD, DISA, HHS, EPA, DOE, Dept of State, NASA, OMB,CIA, NSA,
NARA, DHS.The full conference schedule and additional speakers can be found on the conference web
Early registration discount extended to Friday October 23!
schedule and more information
$29 for government
$99 for industryattendees
Before Oct 23rd
GOSCONAWARDS for Open Business Use in Government
Nominations are now beingaccepted for the2009 Excellence Awardsfor Open Source Business Use in
Government. The awards will recognizegovernment employees who have made significant accomplishments
in theapplication of Open Source Technology to meet government business or missionrequirements.
To nominate a governmentemployee or project,visit
*Still wondering what is open source / open technology?Come join us for the "Open Source Basics for
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