CIOs meet the press

E-gov sessions look inside XML

E-government aficionados took an in-depth look at the role of Extensible Markup Language at a recent conference in Washington presented by the Government XML Working Group.

Group co-chairman Owen Ambur, right, who moderated the day's events, talks during a break with Lockheed Martin Corp.'s Henry Breton.

Several federal IT leaders ventured into the Fourth Estate recently at the National Press Club in Washington to conduct a lively session on[IMGCAP(1)] government IT.

The panel discussion, part of the press club's CyberCocktail Lecture Series (the cyber comes first; cocktails are afterward), ranged from e-government and security issues to the future of federal systems.

Environmental Protection Agency CIO Kim Nelson elaborates on IT security issues during her remarks.

After the panel discussion, the Defense Department's Ed Banka, left, and Tri M. Phan of Trusted Integration Inc. digest the issues.

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