Agenda

MAY 1999

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

11 Federal Outlook 2000. Fairview Park Marriott. Falls Church, Va. The conference will focus on "What's Next After Y2K?" and will include such topics as the fiscal 2000 federal IT budget, electronic government and Internet security. For more information, visit www.fedsources.com.

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 will focus on specific technologies. There will be more than 350 exhibitors. For more information, call (301) 654-0551; Web, www.ctst.com.

12 On-site Technology Expo. Army Materiel Command Headquarters. Alexandria, Va. For more information, call (800) 878-2940, Ext. 227; Web, www.fbcinc.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 to offer a pragmatic measurement approach for continuously defining efficiency and effectiveness. For more information, call (214) 433-8803; Web, www.metagroup.com/events.

18 On-site Technology Expo. Show Place Arena. Upper Marlboro, Md. The exposition, co-sponsored by the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Directors Interagency Council and the Federal Small Business Technology Council, is part of the Ninth Annual Procurement Opportunities Conference and Expo for small, disadvantaged, minority- and woman-owned businesses. For more information, call (800) 878-2940, Ext. 238 or 226; Web, www.fbcinc.com.

18 Spring 1999 Year 2000 Government/Industry Forum. Mitretek Systems. McLean, Va. The forum, sponsored by the General Services Administration, will focus on Year 2000 testing and contingency planning. For more information, visit y2k.fts.gsa.gov/forums/may1999/index.html.

20 Shattering the Glass Ceiling; Tales From the Front Lines. Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. McLean, Va. At the May meeting of Women in Technology, four women executives will talk about the skills they used to reach the top and how they incorporated family and personal issues along the way. For more information, call (703) 818-3799; Web, www.womenintechnology.com/events/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, Compact PCI, 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 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.

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JUNE 1999

3 Technology Seminar. Norfolk Naval Base. Norfolk, Va. Sponsored by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center, the seminar will discuss intranet vs. Internet, creating a corporate intranet, Year 2000 compliance and focused testing. For more information, call (757) 523-8114; Web, www.scn.spawar.navy.mil/seminar.

3 Fifth Conference on Human Factors and the Web: The Future of Web Applications. National Institute of Standards and Technology. Gaithersburg, Md. The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for sharing information among a community of human factors engineers, designers and developers who are interested in producing World Wide Web sites that are more useful and usable. For more information, call (301) 975-4535; Web, zing.ncsl.nist.gov/hfweb.

6-11 Usenix Annual Technical Conference. Monterey, Calif. The conference is devoted to provide top-quality presentations on the latest developments and interesting applications in open source software. For more information, call (949) 588-8649; Web, www.usenix.org/events/usenix99.

7-8 International Symposium on Advanced Materials With Biomedical Applications. National Institute of Standards and Technology. Gaithersburg, Md. This conference will focus on the exchange of recent technical information on advanced materials used in biomedical applications. For more information, call (301) 975-3671; Web, www.msel.nist.gov/programs/ceramic_machining.

-- For a more extensive list of upcoming events, visit www.fcw.com and select IT Daybook/Agenda. Please fax notices of upcoming events to (703) 876-5126.

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