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Another opportunity to publicize GNUe

From: Stanley A. Klein
Subject: Another opportunity to publicize GNUe
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 08:27:12

I have attached below the call for presentations and demonstrations for a
conference to be held in Washington, D.C. next March.  The deadline for
proposals is January 10.  The topics are listed in the call.  There are
lots of potential topics that related to GNUe.  I will review the proposals
we submitted to the previous conference and I have some ideas for
additional proposals.  I think we should propose a demo and at least three

Stan Klein


Call for Papers

The Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute (CSPRI) of The George
Washington University, UNDP, GSA, DISA, NAVY Office of the CIO, The
Danish National IT and Telecom Agency are proud to present a conference on
"Open Source for National and Local eGovernment Programs in the U.S. and EU"
to be held in Washington, DC, USA, March 17 - 19, 2003. 

This conference is designed to discuss best practices, raise awareness and the
share experiences among policy makers from the U.S. and Europe. The
conference will draw participants from local, national and international
from the public, private and academic sectors. 

To facilitate the organization of topics and events at the conference, you
are invited
to submit speaking and demonstration proposals. 

Suggested Topics

Please submit your proposal no later than January 10, 2003. 

Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following: 

     Citizen-Centric eGovernment 
     Open Source XML Solutions 
     Open Source and Open Standards 
     Open Source and Enterprise Architecture 
     State / Local Government using Open Source 
     The Role of Open Source in Government 
     Demonstrations of Open Source Projects 
     Open Source and Security 
     Open Source and the Critical Information Infrastructure 
     NIAP/Common Criteria Evaluations and Open Source 
     Open Source in the Military 
     Open Source, PKI and Standards-based Authentication 
     Open Source in Higher Education 
     Open Source in Health Care and Bioinformatics 
     Open Source in Training IT Computer Science Students 
     Business Cases: Open Source Software and Total Cost of Ownership 
     Open Source Empowering People with Disabilities 
     Open Source and Section 508 
     Open Source Licenses and other Legal Issues 

Dates to Remember

Deadline for speaking proposals: 
                        January 10, 2003
Notification of acceptance: 
                        January 20th, 2003
Final submissions due: 
                        January 31st, 2003
                        March 17-19, 2003

The conference website can be found at 

Submissions and editorial questions should be directed to the conference
at the email address, address@hidden 

Conference Committee

Tony Stanco, CSPRI
Bruce Perens, CSPRI
Adam Turoff, CSPRI
Nick Guzman, George Washington University
Joseph Broghamer, Office of the Chief Information Officer Department of the
Susan Turnbull, Office of Intergovernmental Solutions U.S. General Services
Administration (GSA)
Terry Bollinger, MITRE
Janina Sajka, America Foundation for the Blind
Brand Niemann, Federal XML Services Working Group
David A. Wheeler, Institute for Defense Analyses
Sarah M. Weinberg, MitreTEK

John Gotze, The Danish National IT and Telecom Agency
Philippe Aigrain, European Commission
Rishab Aiyer Ghosh, FLOSS

Raul Zambrano, UNDP
Jacqueline Dubow, infoDev
Pamela Street, infoDev

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