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ITEC's Federal CIO Summit Announced - Noted Federal Agency C-Level Executives to Speak at April 28, 2009 Program

CANTON, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology innovation and demands on technology infrastructure continue to drive business and government agencies, making the role of the CIO and CTO increasingly more critical and complex. A panel of sitting and past C-level executives has been assembled to discuss "Challenges Facing the Federal CIO" this coming Tuesday, April 28 at 9:00 AM as part of the ITEC Conference at the Washington, DC Convention Center.

The speakers for this Summit include:

  • Paul Christy, US Small Business Administration CTO, who has also served at US Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration;

  • Dr. Marguerite Raaen, a former Federal CTO and CIO appointee, who has also held C-level positions with Fortune 100 firms;

  • Dan Matthews, a former Federal CIO appointee and Fortune 100 executive, previously elected by fellow Federal CIOs as Vice Chair of the Federal CIO Council; Mr. Matthews also served the country in the US Air Force; and

  • Summit Moderator: Veronica Williams, who has worked as a Federal contractor, in senior positions at Fortune 100 firms, and has served as advisor to C-level executives in the public and private sectors.

This panel will address security, infrastructure, resource requirements, current Obama Administration Presidential information technology directives and other issues and challenges facing today's Federal CIO in a one-hour lively, information packed roundtable discussion.

ITEC Washington DC is a one-day conference and showcase for technology directors and managers bringing solutions on security, data centers and virtualization, green IT initiatives, unified communications, enterprise and social media applications, and consumerization of technology to hundreds of attendees on April 28th. Sponsors and exhibitors include Ektron, Accent Reduction Institute, LLC, ArcMail, Astaro, Disc Makers, Extricom, Fiberlink, FierceCIO, Fluke Networks, Fortinet, Infradapt, Intelligent Computer Solutions, Inc., IPcelerate, LAM Systems, Inc. in partnership with Microsoft and Intel, LearnKey Inc., Mid-Atlantic - Russia Business Council, NetApp in partnership with Presidio Networked Solutions, Neverfail, Plus Consulting, SpotCoolers, Teletronics International, Tripp Lite, WatchGuard Technologies, Wright Line and XO Communications, Inc.

For more information on this program please visit http://city.goitec.com/dc/agenda.html.

To register for the Summit and the ITEC Washington DC Conference visit http://city.goitec.com/dc/index.html

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A division of CrossTech Group, a first of its kind of two complementary business units in one organization. As parent company of CrossTech Media and CrossTech Partners, CrossTech Group provides unique leverage and an advantage in knowledge, market research, customer acquisition, and brand development. We focus our products and services on Second Circle Technologies(TM).

Simply defined, Second Circle Technologies are the technologies that are driving innovation today. In the mid-1990's the Internet was the new driving force for innovation. Today, these technologies include New Media Strategies and Implementation, Mashups and Composite Apps, Virtualization, Enterprise Collaboration (social media), Web-Oriented Architecture (SaaS), Fabric Computing (virtualization plus networking), and Unified Communications.

Second Circle Technologies are distinctly different from Third Circle technologies which are new to market and are ahead of their time. Likewise, they differ from First Circle technologies which are stable, established technologies which - while important to an organization - are mature, implemented and well understood. Innovation and competitive advantage is driven by the effective adoption of Second Circle Technologies(TM).

Other CrossTech Media programs include a series of hosted C-level attendee summits including BladeSystems Insight Summit, Financial Technology Insight Summit, Life Sciences Technology Insight Summit, Health IT Insight Summit (with IDC's Industry Insights as the conference partner for the financial, life sciences and healthcare markets); The Next Data Center summits in Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta; the New Marketing Labs new media and social media strategy agency; the Inbound Marketing Summit in San Francisco, Dallas, Boston and Chicago; and the Innovators Roadtrip(TM) series.

For more information about CrossTech Media contact: Bill Sell, Vice President & General Manager, [email protected]

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