Agenda

MAY 1999

3-7 Conference on Object-Oriented Technologies and Systems. San Diego. This fifth annual conference is sponsored by the Usenix Association. For more information, call (949) 588-8649; Web, www.usenix.org/events/coots99.

4 Electronic Filing: The Momentum Builds. Marriott at Metro Center. Washington, D.C. The spring meeting of the Council for Electronic Revenue Communication Advancement will focus on electronic filing and tax system modernization trends and will feature IRS CIO Paul Cosgrave. For more information, call (703) 684-3153.

4 Penetrating the Federal Market as a GSA Schedule Holder. Atlanta Crown Plaza Ravinia Hotel. Atlanta, Ga. Sessions will focus on how to effectively obtain and market your GSA schedule. For more information, call (404) 633-9739.

4-5 Fourth Annual Government Learning Technology Symposium. Gallaudet University. Washington, D.C. This will be a forum for government managers and technologists to share information and experiences about advances in learning technology, including Web-based training, electronic classrooms and video instruction. For more information, call (202) 314-3462; Web, www.fgdla.org/glts99.htm.

5 E-business: Providing Interactive Electronic Services to the Public. Marriott Metro Center. Washington, D.C. This seminar will provide an up-close look at current and future intergovernmental applications of technology for strategizing and delivering such traditional services as grants management, licensing, and information collection and dissemination while maintaining privacy, authority, confidentiality and trust. For more information, call (301) 320-4397; Web, www.digitalgovernment.com.

6-7 Opportunities in Government Outsourcing. Sheraton Premier. Tysons Corner, Va. This seminar will explain how to position your firm to seize opportunities in government outsourcing. For more information, call (303) 575-1560; Web, www.ucg.com/govt/outsource.html.

10-11 Workshop on Smart Card Technology. Chicago. This is sponsored by the Usenix Association and co-sponsored with CardTech/SecurTech. For more information, call (949) 588-8649; Web, www.usenix.org/events/smartcard99.

11-13 Federal Wireless Users' Forum. Westin Francis Marion Hotel. Charleston, S.C. The forum will focus on educating users about wireless services and technologies, exposing industry to government needs and sharing government results and strategies for using wireless communications. For more information, call (301) 688-0292.

11-14 CardTech/SecurTech '99. McCormick Place South. Chicago. The conference will include seminars and workshops moderated by industry authorities and focused on specific technologies. There will be more than 350 exhibitors. For more information, call (301) 654-0551; Web, www.ctst.com.

12-15 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Los Angeles Convention Center. Los Angeles. This is the only event dedicated solely to the interactive entertainment industry. For more information, call (800) 315-1133; Web, www.e3expo.com.

17-19 Taking the Measure of IT Value: Building Tangible Advantage. Hotel Inter-Continental. Chicago. This conference is designed to address the complexity of the IT value problem and offer a pragmatic measurement approach for continuously defining efficiency and effectiveness. For more more information, call (214) 433-8803; Web, www.metagroup.com/events.

18 Spring 1999 Year 2000 Government/Industry Forum. Mitretek Systems. McLean, Va. The forum will focus on Year 2000 testing and contingency planning. For more information, call (703) 610-2913; Web, y2k.fts.gsa.gov/forums/may1999/index.html.

23-26 Spring 1999 Government CIO Summit. St. Petersburg Bayfront Hilton. St. Petersburg, Fla. The summit's theme is "The Information Utility: Ensuring Service Levels and Creating Business Value." Topics will include processing and bandwidth capacity planning, and technology and market trends. For more information, call (703) 876-5081; Web, www.fcw.com/cio/upcoming/s99content.htm.

24-26 Elevating IT Service Value: Exceeding Business Expectations. Hyatt Regency Hilton Head Resort. Hilton Head Island, S.C. This conference will focus on practical recommendations for elevating service value and will provide bottom-line analysis on key challenges that IT organizations face when repositioning themselves as internal vendors of services. For more information, call (214) 433-8803; Web, www.metagroup.com/events.

24-27 1999 PC Developers' Conference and Expo. Santa Clara Convention Center. Santa Clara, Calif. Formerly known as PCI Plus, the show will incorporate current and evolving technologies in the areas of PCI, USB, Windows CE, CompactPCI, IEEE 1394, SCSI, embedded applications and wireless technologies. For more information, call (800) 462-1042; Web, www.annabooks.com.

25-26 Understanding the Digital Economy. Commerce Department. Washington, D.C. The conference will assess research to date on the scale, direction and significance of the emerging digital economy and engage the private sector in suggesting the research, tools, indicators and data collection that may help to inform investment decisions and policy development. For more information, visit www.digitaleconomy.gov.

-- For a more extensive list of upcoming events, visit www.fcw.com and select IT Daybook/Agenda. Please fax notices of upcoming events - including a contact name and phone number - to Lauren Hillman at (703) 876-5126.

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