Flurry of activity swirls all 'round the fed front

Business, pleasure and international flavor spiced up recent events on the federal IT calendar.

An international crowd gathered last month to discuss enterprise architectures at the three-day GCN EA 2003 Conference in Washington.

David E. McClure Jr. of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration talks with Whitney M. Vickrey of Morgan Franklin Corp.
John Gotze of Denmark's National IT and Telecom Agency, Olov Ostberg of Sweden's Statskontoret (Agency for Public Management) and Jose Oscar Reyes Guevara of Mexico's Infotec find a common language in EA.

At Women in Technology's annual Heroines in Technology awards gala in McLean, Va., Kamela White of the Office of Management and Budget gets together with the Agriculture Department's Ira Hobbs.

Longtime fed Jim Dolezal, standing, greets well-wishers at a dinner honoring him upon his retirement as director of telecommunications for the Interior Department.
American IT officials recently joined colleagues from more than 20 countries in Tallinn, Estonia, for the 37th conference of the International Council for IT in Government Administration, also known as ICA. Among those attending the conference were, from left, Barry West of FEMA, Wil Berrios of the Army Corps of Engineers, the General Services Administration's Martha Dorris and G. Martin Wagner, and David Molchany of Fairfax County, Va. Former GSA official Frank McDonough also was honored at the conference, being named a life member of ICA.

The Council for Excellence in Government held a program on privacy that featured a panel of government experts, including the OMB's Eva Kleederman and Dan Costello.


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