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Feb 21 - 22

Washington, DC

Willard InterContinental Hotel

Workshop Description This is not a conference - This a "How to" Educational Seminar. Conferences tell you Why, this Potomac Forum Seminar is a tutorial on cloud computing and how it can be practically used in the government environment. This Seminar is 100% educational and NOT supported by Advertisers or Sponsors. The information is presented in an independent, non-vendor specific manner. No advertising, no vendor hype, no sales or marketing. Just useful information. This Seminar will provide Government executives, managers, program managers, and IT and program practitioners a basic understanding of cloud computing concepts and the impact of cloud computing to government transformation, business delivery, system engineering and end user application development. This 2 day seminar consists of 3 modules focused on definition and value proposition, deployment and delivery models, and security, privacy and Confidentiality. What You Will Learn Understand and use cloud computing terminology Understand business impact associated with the use of cloud computing Use multiple cloud delivery and deployment models Evaluate and analyze multiple architectural options Utilize cloud computing design patterns Understand and mitigate security, privacy and confidentiality concerns Understand cloud computing strategic benefits and potential risks Understanding Government-wide Cloud Security programs such as Fedramp Why You Should Attend Understand cloud computing concepts and familiarize students with the Government drivers associated with increased demand of cloud computing Understand cloud computing methods, tools, architectural options and potential risks. Understand the Federal Cloud Initiative and provide an understanding of the strategic impact, trends and significance to solution development. Registration Government Employees: $1,295 Special Budget Reduction Fee: $1,095 (Federal, State or Local Government Issued ID) Includes instruction, presentations, Training Workshop Notebook, and continental breakfasts, morning and afternoon refreshments, and lunch Industry and Contractors: $1,495 Special Budget Reduction Fee: $1,295 (Including contractors on-site and in direct support of government agencies) Includes instruction, presentations, Training Seminar Notebook, continental breakfasts, morning and afternoon refreshments, and lunch each day. Also included in registration fee, the book: Software as a Service Inflection Point, Using Cloud Computing to Achieve Business Agility, Melvin Greer, iUniverse (2009). ISBN: 978-1-4401-4195-9

Who Should Attend CIOs and Staff IT practitioners Program Managers IGs and Staff CFOs and Staff Acquisition and Contracting Staff Government Employees who want to better understand Cloud Computing Industry and Contractors who support the government and need to better understand Cloud Computing at a detailed level IT Securiy Staff

Registration Opens: 01/01/2011 Cost: Government Employees $1,095.00 Industry and Contractors$1,295.00

Contact Name: Art Chantker

ph: 301-279-7704 fx: 301-279-7771 email: art@potomacforum.org

Company Info:

Potomac Forum, Ltd

10137 Colebrook Ave.
Potomac, MD. 20854 United States


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