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March 10-12
Where: Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Why: Produced by a sister organization of Washington Technology's, the FOSE trade show has a long history as the premier event in government information technology. More than 115 products will be on display, but the show is about much more than hardware and software. There is a conference track and networking opportunities galore for the 20,000 attendees.
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March 24-27
Satellite 2009
Where: Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Why: Satellite communications play a crucial role in military and civilian operations. This convention brings together more than 9,000 people from the broadcast, military, emergency response and commercial industries. Nearly 300 exhibitors will be on hand and a conference track covers the latest trends in satellites and their support systems.
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March 25
Federal 100 Awards Gala
Where: Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner, McLean, Va.
Why: For 20 years, this event has recognized individuals from government, industry and academia who have made a significant impact on how the federal government buys, uses or manages information technology. Readers of Washington Technology’s sister publication, Federal Computer Week, nominate the Federal 100 winners. Eagle awards are also given to one government official and one industry executive for their outstanding contributions to the IT community. In addition to seeing deserving people get some recognition, the awards dinner is a premier networking event.
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