2-5 OSS '97 - Sixth Annual International Conference and Exhibit. Marriott Crystal Gateway. Washington D.C.This is the Global Conference Dedicated to Open Source Intelligence.Call (703) 242-1700 Web

3-5 Telco-Cable IX: The Ninth Annual Conference on the Battle for the Digital Broadband Consumer. J.W. Marriott Hotel. Washington D.C.Sponsored by Telecommunications Reports International Inc.Call (800) 822-MEET or (202) 842-3022 Ext. 3017 Web

4 The 1997 Lotus Symposium. Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto.Sponsored by Lotus Development Corp. this conference will offer techniques for integrating the Internet and intranets into your business.To register call (800) 327-6148 Web

7-9 JetForum '97. J.W. Marriott Hotel. Washington D.C.The theme of this international user conference sponsored by JetForm is "First Flight."Call (703) 448-9544 Web

8-10 CPP '97 Conference. Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers. Chicago.The theme of the conference is "Harnessing the Power of Scalable Computing."Call Jennifer Castro at (212) 704-8288.

8-11 DVC '97 East: Desktop Video Communications Conference and Exhibition. Omni Shoreham Hotel. Washington D.C.The theme of this year's conference is "Networked Multimedia for Business."Call (800) 227-1234.

8-11 Internet Commerce Expo. Los Angeles Convention Center. Los Angeles.Call (800) 667-4423 Web

8-12 Air Force Information Technology Conference. Maxwell Air Force Base Gunter Annex. Montgomery Ala.The theme of this year's conference is "Achieving Information Superiority."Call (334) 416-3261 e-mail [email protected]

9-10 Technology Marketing Course. Wheeling W.Va.Presented by the National Technology Transfer Center. Call (800) 678-6882 Web

10-11 Commercializing Technologies Course. Tallahassee Fla.Presented by the National Technology Transfer Center. Call (800) 678-6882 Web

11-12 "How to Get Paid on Time by the U.S. Government." Watergate Hotel Washington D.C.Sponsored by the National Institute of Federal Procurement. Call (303) 575-1560.

12 CIO Breakfast. McLean Hilton. McLean Va.Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and its partners on the ImageWorld CIO-SP and Electronic Computer Store contracts.Call Marsha Carpenter at (703) 631-6243 Web

14-16 Telecosm Conference. Ritz Carlton-Rancho Mirage. Palm Springs Calif.Presented in conjunction with Forbes Magazine this conference is geared toward high-level industry executives analysts influencers and visionaries from technology telecommunications and public policy industries.Call (212) 205-5521 e-mail [email protected]

15-16 CardTech/SecurTech '97 Government: The Art of Implementation. Hyatt Regency Crystal City. Arlington Va.This event will feature smart card and biometric technologies.Call (301) 654-0551.

15-19 IT Forum (Unix Expo DB/Expo NY and the Internet/Intranet Expo). Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. New York.Call (800) 232-3976 Web

16 "Telecommunications Trends." Dul-les Airport Marriott. Chantilly Va.This conference is presented by the Information Management Exchange.Call Willard Scott at (703) 758-8166 e-mail [email protected] Web

16 The 1997 Lotus Symposium. Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Minneapolis.Sponsored by Lotus Development Corp. this conference will offer techniques for integrating the Internet and intranets into your business.Call (800) 327-6148 Web

16-17 Second IEEE Metadata Conference. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Auditorium. Silver Spring Md.This conference is sponsored by the IEEE Mass-Storage Systems and Technology Technical Committee NOAA Hughes Information Technology Systems and the National Imagery and Mapping Agency.Visit

16-17 Technical Exchange Meeting. Humphreys Engineer Center/Casey Building. Fort Belvoir Va. This meeting is sponsored by the Digital Concepts and Analysis Center U.S. Army Topographic Engineering Center. Events include workshops demonstrations and briefings concerning data accuracy rapid-mapping issues and high-resolution productions initiatives.Call (703) 355-2748 e-mail [email protected]

16-18 HRMS/Expo '97. Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. New York.This conference will focus on the business benefits of information technology for senior human resources executives moving their departments beyond transactions and toward strategies.Call (415) 919-4229.

17-18 Implementing the Balanced Scorecard in Government Agencies. Washington Dulles Airport Hilton. Herndon Va.The focus of this event is to help government organizations improve their effectiveness by establishing measurable performance targets and tying these to agencies' missions.Call (312) 977-4300.

19-21 1997 Grace Murray Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. Fairmont Hotel San Jose Calif.Sponsored by the Computer Research Association the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society.Visit

24 From Venture Capital to IPO: Building a Successful High-Tech Company. McLean Hilton. McLean Va.Sponsored by Women in Technology and Federal Computer Week this program will address the key factors possessed by companies that show potential for high-tech success.Call Amy Dooley at (703) 267-3565 e-mail [email protected]

25 Access America: Re-engineering Through Information Technology. Convention Center. Baltimore.This event will discuss the latest steps for improving public access to services present communication strategies for the 21st century identify practices to streamline government and outline the effects of IT policy.For information on additional locations and dates call (703) 938-0503 or visit

29-30 Eighth Annual Virginia GIS Conference. Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center. Hampton Va.Visit

29-Oct. 2 Kalthoff Fall 97 EDM/PDM User Forum. Omni Rosen. Orlando Fla.Sponsored by Kalthoff International this forum will present the latest in engineering information technology.Call (513) 794-3367 Web

30 Ergo Expo '97. L. Douglas Abram Federal Building. St. Louis.This event is sponsored by Federal Business Council Inc. and hosted by the Agriculture Department's Midwest TARGET Center.Call David Little or Jill Barrett at (314) 539-3800.

30-Oct. 1 SpeechTEK '97 Conference and Exhibition. New York Hilton and Towers. New York.This is the only East Coast conference and exhibition dedicated to the latest in voice recognition as well as text-to-speech and speech-to-text applications and technologies.Call (800) 777-8774 e-mail [email protected] Web

30-Oct. 1 Federal Webmaster Leadership Training Course. Crystal City Marriott. Arlington Va.The General Services Administration is offering this training which is designed to help people develop an awareness of policy and technical issues trends and problems related to the implementation of the Internet and related technologies within the federal government.Call Leads Corp. at (703) 769-5650 Web

OCTOBER6-9 Technology Commercialization Certificate Program. Wheeling W.Va.Presented by the National Technology Transfer Center. Call (800) 678-6882 Web

6-10 Gartner Group Symposium/ITxpo 97. Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel. Lake Buena Vista Fla.As part of this year's theme "The Future of IT " the event will offer more than 30 industry-specific tracks as well as an interactive high-technology exhibition.Call (800) 778-1997 Web

6-31 Wizards and Their Wonders: Portraits in Computing. National Academy of Sciences Building. Washington D.C.Sponsored by the Computer Museum and Goldman Sachs & Co. in conjunction with the Association for Computing Machinery this portrait exhibit of computer industry leaders is the first-ever to chronicle one of the most extraordinary groups of innovators in the history of technology.Call (202) 334-2436.

Please fax Agenda notices to Colleen Kelly at (703) 876-5126. For a complete list of events check out our Web site at


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