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1st Annual Government IT Expo: Call for Papers Deadline July 15

Cloud, Virtualization, Compliance/Security, and SOA will be the focus Oct 6 in Washington, DC

SYS-CON announces the Call for Papers for the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), to be held October 6, 2009 in Washington, DC. Submissions are welcomed from exceptional speakers who are also infrastructure, architecture, and software engineering experts who have first-hand experience in the development, procurement or implementation of IT for Government or Federal agencies.

The submissions process is 100% online:

Call for Papers Now Open - Submit Your Speaking Proposal Here ! (Deadline July 15, 2009)

The conference program will have three tracks:

1. Cloud Computing & Virtualization 
2. Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
3. Security & Compliance

Topics to be covered in Washington, DC at GovITExpo will include:

TRACK ONE: Cloud Computing & Virtualization

  • Government as a Service
  • Collaboration in the Cloud
  • Automation
  • Cloud Computing Hurdles
  • Scalability
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Commercial vs Federal Cloud Computing
  • The Opening of Virtualization
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Private Cloud Computing
  • Internal Clouds
  • Hardware-level Virtualization
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Greener IT
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • Hardware/Software Trends
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Energy-Efficient Data Centers

TRACK TWO: Service-Oriented Architecture

  • e-Government
  • Open vs. Proprietary Systems
  • Performance & Capacity Management
  • Application Performance Management (APM)
  • Wireless Computing
  • Project Management
  • Future of Networks
  • IPv6 Transition Technologies

TRACK THREE: Compliance & Security

  • Government 2.0
  • Server-Based Security
  • Encryption & Cybersecurity
  • Homeland & Border Security 2010
  • Privacy
  • information Assurance
  • Prioritizing IT Security Initiatives
  • HSPD-12
  • Botnets

If you have something substantive, challenging, and original to offer, you are encouraged to submit a proposal. In the proposal, please highlight previous speaking engagements including classroom or course work. Please provide contact information that will allow us to reach you to evaluate presentation skills. Past SYS-CON Events speakers do not need to provide references.

Benefits of Being a Member of the GovIT Expo 2009 Conference Faculty
Speakers will receive unprecedented visibility in pre-conference promotions. They will also receive exposure via the accompanying GovITExpo 2009 conference portal for many months prior to and following the conference. Sessions may be recorded and made available via the Internet to a wider audience (at the discretion of SYS-CON Events). Speakers will have the benefit of attending the entire conference as our VIP guest, with a complimentary Golden Pass (Full Conference pass, a $1495 value).

Guidelines for Submitting a Proposal

  • All submissions become the property of SYS-CON Events. All conference breakout sessions are vendor-neutral.
  • Proprietary or confidential material should not be included.

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