A selection of noteable happenings coming up in the federal IT community.
MONDAY, Oct. 8
9 a.m. 1105 Media presents “GovSec West,” the national education and security expo for security professionals. Breakout sessions will explore critical infrastructure protection & security, cyber terrorism and cybercrime, counterterrorism & border protection. This event continues through Wednesday, Oct. 10.Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas.
Details at http://govsecinfo.com/events/govsec-west-2012/home.aspx
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10
6:30 a.m. AFCEA Bethesda Monthly Breakfast Series hosts representatives from the IRS, NIST, DOD and GSA to discuss the challenges faced by agencies in implementing identity- and access-management to protect information and systems. Speakers include Richard Hale, Deputy CIO, Identity and Information Assurance, Department of Defense; Sharon James, Director, Cyber Architecture and Implementation, Internal Revenue Service; and Naomi Lekfovitz, Senior Policy Advisor, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Bethesda North Marriott and Conference Center, Bethesda, Md.
Details at https://www.signup4.net/public/ap.aspx?EID=OCTO112E&OID=50
THURSDAY, OCT. 11
7 a.m. AFFIRM presents “PortfolioStat: The Foundation of IT Management,” a breakfast event featuring Andrew McMahon, senior advisor and Portfolio Stat lead at OMB. Other speakers include Bernie Mazer, Interior Department CIO, and Scott Quehl, Commerce Department CFO
The Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington D.C.
Details at http://www.affirm.org/monthly-speaker-series/october2012
8 a.m. AFCEA NOVA holds its “11th Annual Air Force IT Day,” featuring speakers Lt. Gen. Michael J. Basla Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer (A-6) Office of the Secretary of the Air Force and Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. Director, Defense Information Systems Agency. Sheraton Premiere, Vienna, Va.
Details at www.afceanova.org/air-force-it-day
8:30 a.m. The Digital Government Institute hosts a “Big Data Conference & Expo,” exploring the potential benefits big data applications and solutions can provide agencies.
Ronald Reagan Building, The Pavillion Room, Washington, D.C.
Details at http://www.digitalgovernment.com/Events/Conferences/Government-Big-Data-Conference--Expo.shtml
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