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Feb 17 - 18

McLean, VA

McLean Hilton

The Federal Networks Conference has become the most important government-wide forum focusing on net-centric solutions to the government's biggest challenges. Whether it's strengthening our nation's defense, defending against cybersecurity threats, or providing top quality care for our nation's veterans, the government is turning to the next generation of network technologies to ensure mission effectiveness and operational efficiency. The leading defense and civil agency decision-makers are taking valued time from their busy schedules to prepare focused substantive presentations for Federal Networks 2010. They know that this conference provides a direct channel to the senior representatives from industry who can mobilize the innovation, technology and talent needed to ensure success in government's transformation to next generation network infrastructure and services during turbulent times. I look forward to joining you on February 17th and 18th to help determine how the government, partnered with industry, will leverage today's network technologies to deliver tomorrow's solutions to our biggest national and international challenges. Twenty-Third Annual Federal Networks CONFERENCE AGENDA - 2010 Wednesday, February 17, 2010 7:30 - 8:30 Registration Opens -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 8:30 - 9:00 A New Generation of Federal Network Opportunities The conference chairman will provide an overview of how this year's upcoming federal network initiatives at civil and defense agencies will reshape the competitive landscape for carriers, integrators, professional services companies, and specialized providers, creating new opportunities as well as new risksTwenty-Third Annual Federal Networks CONFERENCE AGENDA - 2010 Wednesday, February 17, 2010 7:30 - 8:30 Registration Opens -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9:00 - 10:30 GSA Federal Network Solutions GSA's Assistant Commissioner for Integrated Technology Services (ITS) and his team will discuss GSA's latest strategies and initiatives for providing agencies across the government with federal network solutions. The presentations will cover the major current and upcoming ITS programs, including Networx, Connections, Alliant, Cloud Computing, and the Future Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Services Acquisition, (FCSA). Ed O'Hare Assistant Commissioner for Integrated Technology Services General Services Administration Karl Krumbholz Director, Office of Network Services Programs Integrated Technology Services General Services Administration Frank Tiller Director, Services Development Division Integrated Technology Services General Services Administration Kevin Gallo Program Manager Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition Integrated Technology Services General Services Administration 10:30 - 11:00 Break/Networking -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11:00 - 12:00 The Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) The Program Director for Federal Health Architecture in the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology will provide an update on the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). The presentation will include a panel of agency leaders who are moving NHIN from an initial pilot program to a full scale nationwide network to exchange information between federal, state, local and private sector healthcare institutions. Vish Sankaran Program Director, Federal Health Architecture Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Department of Health and Human Services 12:00 - 1:30 Luncheon Keynote Presentation: Report from the Veterans Affairs CIO The Chief Information Officer for the Department of Veterans Affairs will give an update on the VA's top upcoming requirements for IT and network technologies at VA hospitals and clinics around the country. Roger Baker Chief Information Officer Department of Veterans Affairs 1:30 - 2:30 National Institutes of Health The Chief Information Officer for the National Institutes of Health and the Acting Director of the NIH Center for Information Technology will lead a panel of NIH CIOs to discuss their major current and upcoming IT and network challenges and requirements from industry. Jack Jones, PhD Chief Information Officer And Acting Director, Center for Information Technology National Institutes of Health -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2:30 - 3:00 Break/Networking -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3:00 - 4:00 DHS Cybersecurity Challenges and Opportunities Two members of the Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity leadership team will provide an update on the latest DHS initiatives to counter cyber attacks and protect the nation's critical information systems and networks. Their presentations will highlight requirements from industry to support the DHS cybersecurity mission. Bruce McConnell Cybersecurity Counselor to the Deputy Undersecretary, National Protection & Programs Department of Homeland Security Randy Vickers Director, US-CERT, National Cyber Security Division Department of Homeland Security -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4:00 - 5:00 Centers for Disease Control CDC has been a leading IT adopter and currently invests over $500 million per year, including $200 million in grants to states, in information systems for a wide range of public health functions. The Chief Information Officer will provide an overview of his agency's IT and network requirements and his strategies to use IT to improve public health and administration of the agency. James Seligman (invited) Chief Information Officer Centers for Disease Control -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 5:00 - 6:00 Hosted Reception/Networking -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thursday, February 18, 2010 8:30 - 9:00 Managing Information in a Contested Environment The Deputy Chief Information Officer for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration (NII) will provide an update on NII's evolving vision for delivering the power of information to the warfighter. The presentation will highlight new opportunities for industry to partner with DoD to improve the management of information in a contested environment. David M. Wennergren Deputy Chief Information Officer Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 9:00 - 10:30 DISA Network Update A panel of top DISA officials will describe their latest strategies and plans for the Defense Department's networks and network services, with an emphasis on upcoming requirements from industry. The presentations will cover network infrastructure, operations, security, services, SATCOM, teleports, cloud computing, Defense Enterprise Computing Centers (DECCs) and other next generation DISA network technology requirements. Anthony S. Montemarano Component Acquisition Executive, Defense Information Systems Agency Alfred Rivera Director of Computing Services, Defense Information Systems Agency Cindy Moran Director, Network Services, Defense Information Systems Agency Bruce Bennett Program Executive Officer, Satellite Communications, Teleport and Services PEO Defense Information Systems Agency -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10:30 - 11:00 Break/Networking -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 11:00 - 12:30 Army Network Requirements The Army's Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems, responsible for the program management of Department of Defense and Army business and combat service support systems, as well as the Army's communications and computer infrastructure, will highlight the Army's upcoming requirements from industry for near-term and mid-term support to create its next generation network infrastructure, services and applications. We will also hear an update from a top representative of the Army CIO/G6, responsible for Army enterprise-wide network programs and initiatives, who will address Army-wide goals and requirements, with special focus on those to be implemented on Army installations. Mr. Gary Winkler Program Executive Officer Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) U.S. Army Charles (Chip) Jerzak Division Deputy, Information Infrastructure Integration Headquarters, CIO/G6, Department of the Army -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12:30 - 2:00 Lunch -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2:00 - 3:00 Air Force Information Infrastructure Update The Chief of the Net Centricity Division from the Headquarters, U.S. Air Force Space Command will provide an overview of the Air Force's strategies, plans, programs, and requirements for enhancing and operating the Air Force networks, focusing on specific upcoming Air Force requirements from industry for support in implementing and operating targeted network technology enhancements. Colonel Richard L. Mallick Chief, Net Centricity Division Headquarters, U.S. Air Force Space Command -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3:00 - 3:30 Break/Networking -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3:30 - 5:00 Navy Network Opportunities Three top Navy Network and IT officials will provide an update on Navy IT and networking operations, plans, and budgets, with an emphasis on upcoming requirements from industry. The presentations will cover the Navy's ashore and afloat requirements, as well as the need to transform the Navy's Base Level Information Infrastructure, enterprise connectivity, and communications. Rear Admiral (Select) Gretchen S. Herbert Director, Navy Networks Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV N2/N6) Robert Carey Chief Information Officer Department of the Navy (DON) Bob Whitkop Executive Director, Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) Special Program Office (SPO) Office of the Assistant Chief of Naval Operations

Registration Opens: 12/07/2009

Contact Name: Jeanette Townsend

ph: 703-622-3524 email: jtownsend@telestrategies.com

Company Info:

TeleStrategies, Inc.


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