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Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 12:40:17 -0500
To: "cool@lwn.net" <cool@lwn.net>
From: Michael Flores <mike@hosky.com>
Subject: FOSE 2001 Announces Executive Lineup of Conference Speakers

Attention: Ms. Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh

What:  FOSE 2001, largest government IT event
Where:  Washington DC Convention Center
When:  Tues. - Thurs., March 20-22, 2001.
Register:  http://www.fose.com or call Hosky Inc. at 202-237-0300
Getting there:   Metro access to the Convention Center
via the blue, orange and red line, the Metro Center exit.

For Immediate Release:  January 20, 2001
FOSE 2001 IT Conference - The Ultimate Gathering of
Security Experts, Federal and Corporate CIO's, and Industry
Pundits for Web-Enabled Government

Washington, DC:
FOSE 2001, the largest government information technology
conference and showcase in the world, will bring a high level
slate of technology talent to Washington, DC for three days of
intensive study, hands-on learning, and networking.  Now
celebrating its 25th anniversary, FOSE 2001 will take place
at the Washington DC Convention Center on March 20-22, 2001.

--The three overall Conference themes are:
*e-World-on conducting e-business
*M Business-on mobile and wireless technologies
*IT Solutions-on technology convergence and

**Stellar Lineup of Keynote Speakers Include**

--Craig Mundie, Microsoft's Senior Vice President
    for Advanced Strategies, (who reports to Bill Gates,
    Chairman and Chief Software Architect of Microsoft)
    will kick-off the conference on Tuesday, March 20.
    Mundie will unveil how Microsoft's .Net strategy will
    help enable the 21st century government.

*For a heated plenary panel discussion on Tuesday,
   "A Platform Shootout" will bring together:
--Anne Thomas Manes, Director of Director of Market
    Innovation of Sun Microsystems, #1 analyst in the country
    for Java
--Jon "Maddog" Hall, Executive Director of Linux International
--Doug Miller, Microsoft's Group Manager, Windows
   .NET Strategy

**The Federal CIO Council will present The CIO Survivor Series
   on Wednesday, March 21, where Council members will take a
look at the future for CIO's during the new Administration and
will transition the Council's leadership for the new year.

****Timely Conference Tracks****

*ASP: A New Trend In Outsourcing, co-sponsored by
ITAA, features senior executives such as:
--Harris Miller, President of ITAA;
--Art Pyster, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Information
   Services and Deputy CIO of the Federal Aviation Administration;
--Carl Kelly, Senior Vice President of Oracle Services Industries
   Business On?Line

*Security: Protect and Assure Your Systems Data, features:
--Chris Goggans, Security Design International
   (and world renowned hacker) will demonstrate live how to
   hack a website as part of the his presentation and hands-on
   training that make the risks of the Internet a reality.

*Electronic Government:  Where Do We Go From Here?
--Colonel Steve Broughall, Jr. of the Army's Global Combat
    Support System
--John Heroux, Vice President of EDS Federal Enterprise
    Application Solutions
--Woody Hall, Assistant Commissioner and CIO for the U.S.
    Customs Service

*Wireless Solutions for Mobile Access, presenters include,
--Bill Rossi, VP and General Manager of Cisco Wireless
    Networking Business Unit
--Hagge Rilegard, Chief Executive Officer of Sweden's
    MobilePosition AB
--Scott Carson, President of Connexion by BoeingSM

*Convergence: Make Systems and Technologies Work
   Together track includes these speakers:
--Mark Gross, President of the Data Conversion Laboratory
--Craig Reichenbach, Vice President of American Sales, Picture Tel
--Ken Mackin, President and CEO of Tranxiton

*A Common Ground Roundtable of Senior-Most Federal
   Acquisition Executives, Chief Financial Officers, Industry
   CIO's, and Chief Information Officers will present a
   spirited plenary discussion of cross-cutting issues.

FOSE 2001 is owned and operated by Post Newsweek Tech Media
Group,  For further information, http://www.fose.com

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