FOSE Sessions: The GCN handicapper's guide

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Looking through the session schedule of FOSE 2007, you'll
soon realize that there are plenty of potentially interesting
speakers and panels. But since the pavilion sessions run
concurrently, you can't get to all of them.

Of course, you want to focus on subjects pertinent to your own
job'but what else is happening? What sessions should the
well-rounded IT professional attend to further their expertise?
Here's one suggestion'a handicapper's guide, if
you will'of few sessions that look promising to the GCN
technology staff:



"text-transform: uppercase; text-decoration: underline">Tuesday


9 a.m.

Opening
Keynote
Michael Lazaridis, president and co-chief
executive officer, Research in Motion

Room 151


10:30-11:15 a.m.

New Security Technology
Overview: What Works, What Doesn't and Why

Alan Paller, director of research, the SANS Institute.

The Secure Fortess, Booth 355


DOD Wireless Program
Update
Mark Norton, Wireless Directorate,

Defense Department

The DOD Pavilion, Booth 2119


11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Enterprise Architecture
Trends for 2007-2008: An Executive Perspective

Richard Burk, director of the Federal Enterprise Architecture
Program Management Office, the Office of Management and
Budget

Government Business Solutions Pavilion, Booth 105


Cross Domain
Management Overview
Edward Bryant, technical
director of the Cross Domain Management Office

The DOD Pavilion, Booth 2119


1 p.m.

Afternoon
keynote
Gregory Brown, president of Networks &
Enterprise, Motorola Inc.

Room 151


2:15-3 p.m.

Telework at PTO: Life in
the Fast Lane of the Information
Superhighway
Jennifer Alcott, program director of
NoCommute.org (moderator); Danette Campbell, senior telework
advisor, PTO; Larry Schwartz, team leader of PTO's Telework
Program Project; Keith Vanderbrink, IT specialist for PTO's
Office of Technical Plans and Policy

Government Business Solutions Pavilion, Booth 105


3-4 p.m.

Improving the Process of
Web Submissions with XBRL & XForms, using Census Form F-72 as
an Example
Richard Campbell, XBRL Community of
Practice; Susanna Kass & Steve Hord, UBMatrix

Room 144C


Human Resources Line
of Business: A Model for Strategic Planning
Lynn
Eddy, associate CIO of the Treasury Department's HR Connect
Program Office

Government Business Solutions Pavilion, Booth 105



"text-transform: uppercase">Wednesday


9 a.m.

Morning
keynote
Lt. Gen. Robert Elder Jr., commander of
the 8th Air Force, and the Joint Functional Component
Command-Global Strike and Integration

Room 151


10:30-11:15 a.m.

Identity Management
Strategies: The DOD Approach
Mike Butler, director
of the Access Card Office, Defense Manpower Data Center

The DOD Pavilion, Booth 2119


11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Wireless Security, from
WiMAX to WiFi to RFID
Mark Hilburger, principal
systems architect, Government Acquisitions

Enterprise Mobility Pavilion, Booth 2119


1 p.m.

Afternoon
keynote
Paul Brinkley, deputy undersecretary of
Defense for business transformation

Room 151


2:15-3 p.m.

Privacy Best Practices
and Challenges for Government Organizations
Sally
Wallace, associate deputy assistant aecretary for E-Government,
Veterans Affairs Department, and Jim Litchko, president of Litchko
and Associates

The Secure Fortress, Booth 355


3:15-4 p.m.

Understanding Green
Computing Options
Rick Goss, vice president of
environmental relations, Electronic Industry Assn.; Holly Elwood,
headquarters program manager for the Environmental Protection
Agency's Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool;
Bill McGovern, environmental and safety manager for the Homeland
Security Department

Government Business Solutions Pavilion, Booth 105



"text-transform: uppercase; text-decoration: underline">Thursday


9 a.m.

Morning
keynote
Hector Ruiz, chairman and chief executive
officer, Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

Room 151


10:30-11:15 a.m.

Integrating Personnel,
Infrastructure and Technology for Secure Border Management Greg
Giddens, executive director of the Customs and Border
Protection's
Secure Border Initiative Program
Management

Office, and executive director of the Secure Border Initiative
Coordination Council, DHS

The Secure Fortress, Booth 355


11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Introduction to the
Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Small Business Pavilion, Booth 2933


1 p.m.

Afternoon
keynote
Michael Wynne, secretary of the Air
Force

Room 151


2-2:30 p.m.

Building a 20-Year Data
Center'Remediate, Relocate or
Consolidate
Carrie Higbie, global network
applications market manager, Siemon Co.

Data Center Pavilion, Booth 1523



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