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CTO Events Calendar: Updated for 2013

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Events calendarThese are the technology events we are tracking at CTOvision.com, either because we plan on attending and reporting on these events, or because we are speaking at them, or because we thought they would be of high enough interest to our readers to warrant their inclusion here. The up to date list can be found here: http://ctovision.com/cto-events/

As you can imagine, this is heavy on events associated with topics we report on, including Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobility and Cyber Security.

We maintain this list for your reference and would appreciate your feedback and input. Let us know the priority events you believe we should be tracking.

And remember to visit CTOvision.com for the latest on events of interest to federally focused enterprise technologists.

January – October 2013

AFCEA West 2013 @ San Diego Convention Center
Tuesday – Thursday all-day
AFCEA West 2013 @ San Diego Convention Center | San Diego | California | United States
Top Reasons to Attend West 2013: Speakers include the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and all three Sea Service Chiefs Dialogue with [...]
Federal Big Data Apache Hadoop Forum
Friends at Cloudera are lead sponsors and coordinators of a new Big Data Forum focused on Apache Hadoop. The first, which will be held 30 January 2013 [...]
DoD Cyberspace Symposium @ The Broadmoor
Tuesday – Thursday all-day
DoD Cyberspace Symposium @ The Broadmoor | Colorado Springs | Colorado | United States
CYBERSPACE 2013 Symposium 5 - 7 February 2013 The Broadmoor Hotel | Colorado Springs Cyber - The New Center of Gravity Please join us in [...]
INSA Presents Transforming Intelligence Operations Through IT
Transforming Intelligence Operations Through IT As the intelligence community moves into 2013, agencies are looking towards technology more than ever to continue to shape and [...]
Introduction to Data Science - Building Recommender Systems
Course Summary This hands-on course is suitable for software engineers, data analysts and statisticians. It is problem-driven and focuses on helping participants understand what a [...]
Big Data for Defense and Government 2013 @ IDGA
Monday – Wednesday all-day
Big Data for Defense and Government 2013 @ IDGA | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
BIG DATA : NO LONGER HYPE, BUT A TANGIBLE, IMPACTING REALITY With close to 90% of Fortune 500 companies investing in Big Data projects, the [...]
SINET 7th Annual IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) @ Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
Tuesday – Wednesday all-day
SINET 7th Annual IT Security Entrepreneurs Forum (ITSEF) @ Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center | Stanford | California | United States
T Security Entrepreneurs' Forum (ITSEF 2013) Innovate - Inspire - Engage... March 19, 2013 ITSEF Workshops March 20, 2013 IT Security Entrepreneurs' Forum Stanford University, [...]
DIA Worldwide Mission Conference @ BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER
Monday – Wednesday all-day
DIA Worldwide Mission Conference @ BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER | Baltimore | Maryland | United States
Announcing the 2013 DIA Worldwide Mission Conference Over the past years, the DoDIIS Worldwide Conference has served as DIA’s premier outlet for promulgating its position [...]
AFCEA Spring Intelligence Symposium: Integrated Intelligence and the Changing Nature of War @ NGA Campus East | Fort Belvoir | Virginia | United States
Dear Intelligence Professional: It is often said we are in an "era of enduring conflict." With combat operations in Iraq concluded, the drawdown in progress [...]
FOSE 2013 @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Tuesday – Thursday all-day
FOSE 2013 @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
FOSE is where NEW technologies, NEW strategies, NEW initiatives, NEW developments and even NEW announcements are introduced, providing solutions to solve all your technology challenges. [...]
GovSec 2013 @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Tuesday – Wednesday all-day
GovSec 2013 @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
GOVSEC DELIVERS THE LATEST TRAINING, EDUCATION, AND TACTICAL TOOLS YOU NEED TO FULFILL YOUR MISSION! FREE EXPO Meet hundreds of leading security vendors essential to [...]
GEOINT Symposium @ Tampa Convention Center
Sunday – Wednesday all-day
GEOINT Symposium @ Tampa Convention Center | Tampa | Florida | United States
The GEOINT 2013 Symposium takes place Oct. 13-16 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. The GEOINT Symposium is the nation’s largest intelligence event of the year. The [...]

 

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Bob Gourley, former CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), is Founder and CTO of Crucial Point LLC, a technology research and advisory firm providing fact based technology reviews in support of venture capital, private equity and emerging technology firms. He has extensive industry experience in intelligence and security and was awarded an intelligence community meritorious achievement award by AFCEA in 2008, and has also been recognized as an Infoworld Top 25 CTO and as one of the most fascinating communicators in Government IT by GovFresh.

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