JULY 1999

12-14 Third Usenix Windows NT Symposium. Seattle. Visit

13 Evaluating Complex Technical Risks. Tycon Courthouse Building. Vienna, Va. The July meeting of the International Council on Systems Engineering's Washington, D.C., metropolitan-area chapter will discuss system and software safety fundamentals, and risk management. Call (703) 633-2139.

13-15 Automated Review Management System Prospect Course. Hawthorne Hotel. Salem, Mass. The course, sponsored by the Technical Center of Expertise of the Army Corps of Engineers, focuses on training on the use of ARMS as a local- or wide-area network application. Call (916) 557-7999; Web,

14-16 Second LISA-NT Conference. Westin Hotel. Seattle. Co-sponsored by the System Administrators Guild, the Second Large Installation System Administration of Windows NT Conference brings together NT administrators with real-world solutions. Visit

14-16 Disruptive Innovation Conference. Peabody Hotel. Memphis, Tenn. The first-ever conference on disruptive innovation will discuss how industries have faced or struggled with disruptive change, and it will cover tools managers can use to assess their own competitive situations. Call (800) 720-1112.

15 Executive Breakfast. Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. McLean, Va. Patrick Smith, the General Services Administration's executive director of financial management, will speak on the mission of GSA's Financial Management System Software Center. Call (703) 610-8758.

15 Unlocking the Federal Market: Using GSA Schedules as the Key. Boston. This seminar will discuss the General Service Administration schedule process, focusing on information technology and services schedules. Call (202) 234-8933; Web,

15 An Evening With Helen Thomas. National Press Club. Washington, D.C. Women in Technology's July program will feature this White House press corps veteran discussing her memoirs. Call (703) 818-3792; Web,

16-20 National Association of Counties Annual Conference. America's Center. St. Louis. The conference will include workshops, an exposition and the election of next year's officers and directors. Visit

17-20 Internet Summit 99. Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Resort. Laguna Niguel, Calif. Produced in partnership by The Industry Standard and IDG Conference Management Company, Summit 99 will feature a debate on the state of the Internet industry. The event is by invitation only. For more information or to request an invitation, visit

18-20 Local Online Commerce Conference. Hyatt Regency La Jolla. San Diego. Formerly Online Directories and City Guides, this conference will include seminars on online auctions, driving traffic to Web sites, custom research and portal sites. Call (609) 921-7200.

18-23 PLATforum '99. Earnest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans. Platinum Technology's user conference will focus on database and systems management, application life cycle development, knowledge management, Year 2000 re-engineering and enterprise resource planning applications. Call (630) 620-5000, Ext. 10299; Web,

18-23 CA-World 1999. Earnest N. Morial Convention Center. New Orleans. Computer Associates International's user conference and exposition will feature sessions on enterprise management, application development, and information management and channel partner/vendor solutions. Call (877) 229-6753; Web,

20 Electronic Commerce Conference. Fort Myer Officers' Club. Fort Myer, Va. This event will feature seminars and discussions on the State Department's initiatives on the implementation of e-commerce. Call (800) 746-0099.

20-23 Macworld Expo. Jacob Javits Convention Center. New York. This event, produced by IDG Expo Management Co., is the world's most comprehensive Macintosh OS event. Call (800) 645-EXPO; Web,


1-4 TAWPI Work Process/99. Colorado Convention Center. Denver. The Association for Work Process Improvement's annual forum will include networking opportunities and sessions on data entry, document management, electronic commerce and knowledge management. Call (212) 683-2489; Web,

9-12 LinuxWorld Conference and Expo. San Jose Convention Center. San Jose, Calif. The conference will include 18 tutorials and more than 35 conference sessions. Visit

For more events, go to and choose IT Daybook/Agenda.


  • Workforce
    White House rainbow light shutterstock ID : 1130423963 By zhephotography

    White House rolls out DEIA strategy

    On Tuesday, the Biden administration issued agencies a roadmap to guide their efforts to develop strategic plans for diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA), as required under a as required under a June executive order.

  • Defense
    software (whiteMocca/

    Why DOD is so bad at buying software

    The Defense Department wants to acquire emerging technology faster and more efficiently. But will its latest attempts to streamline its processes be enough?

Stay Connected