SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Elizabeth White, Peter Silva, Liz McMillan, Yeshim Deniz, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

FOSE to Bring Together Government Technology Professionals in D.C. May 13-15

FOSE:

 

WHO:

FOSE 2014 – the largest, most comprehensive event serving the government technology community

 

WHEN:

May 13-15, 2014
Tuesday, May 13 to Thursday, May 15 – Conference and Expo

New This Year: Monday, May 12 – Pre-Event Workshops

 

WHERE:

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.
 

WHY:

In its 37th year, FOSE has gained a reputation as the nation's premier event for government technology professionals. The three-day conference offers comprehensive training in cybersecurity, cloud, mobile government and other hot IT topics. FOSE also delivers policy updates, straight from Capitol Hill and exclusive insights from today’s leading authorities. And, at the FOSE Expo, attendees can see the most comprehensive showcase of technology, tools and best practices in action.
 

WHAT:

Highlights of FOSE include:
 

Keynote Addresses

-- “Boston Marathon Bombing: A Collaborative Approach to Catch a Terrorist”

– This new keynote panel format will feature a discussion with Richard DesLauriers, former Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Boston Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent, Massachusetts State Police; and Edward F. Davis, former Police Commissioner for the City of Boston Police Department; and will be moderated by Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe.

-- Thomas Donilon, former National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama – "America's Foreign, Defense & Cyber Policy: An Insider's Perspective”

 

Educational Conferences

These conferences, which are available for government personnel to attend free-of-charge, provide valuable learning opportunities. Sessions will take place in seven tracks:
-- Cloud & Virtualization
-- Cybersecurity
-- Mobile Government
-- Big Data & Business Intelligence
-- Records and Information Management (RIM)
-- Project Management
-- Acquisition and Procurement
 

Expo

The FOSE Expo will feature more than 200 exhibitors – from local vendors to Fortune 500 companies – that provide critical technology products and services to the government and private industry. Among the solutions that can be found in the Expo are ones for cybersecurity, cloud/virtualization, mobile, records and information management, and big data/business intelligence.
 

Pre-Event Workshops

Added this year are a series of half- and full-day workshops, which will take place the day before FOSE kicks off. For a fee, individuals can register to attend these workshops and get hands-on, practical training led by industry experts. Workshops and speakers include:

-- Information To Win™: FPDS-NG Beginner/Intermediate – Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of The American Small Business Coalition

-- "It’s the Knowledge Age. Do you know the impact on you personally?" – Douglas Weidner, chairman of the International Knowledge Management Institute and chief CKM instructor for the KM Institute

-- Becoming a Certified Information Professional – Denise Bedford, Goodyear professor of Knowledge Management at Kent State University

-- Guerilla Market Intelligence for Small Federal Contractors™ – Guy Timberlake, chief visionary officer of The American Small Business Coalition

-- Information Assurance (IA) for Managers – Michael Riley, Information Systems Security Line Of Business Manager at Edgesource

-- Introduction to Agile Business Intelligence – Karen Degner, Independent Consultant at BlackBox Partners

 

Collocation with GovSec, TREXPO and CPM East

 

FOSE is being held in conjunction with GovSec, TREXPO and CPM East. GovSec is the country’s largest and most dynamic government security event. TREXPO is the definitive event delivering training and showcasing tactical and law enforcement equipment, vehicles, technology and services for law enforcement, military, security and federal agencies. And CPM East is the leading forum for individuals responsible for continuity of operations (COOP) and business continuity, including response and recovery when disaster strikes.

 
The combination of FOSE, GovSec, TREXPO and CPM East enables attendees from all sectors and levels of government to make integrated buying decisions and meet comprehensive security challenges in a single location.
 

EXHIBIT:

Increase your sales and improve your company’s visibility with key decision makers by exhibiting at or sponsoring FOSE. For more information on the Expo or available sponsorships, e-mail Louis Helms for companies with names starting with C-O and Scott Samuels for companies with names starting with A, B, P-Z and numbers.

 

ATTEND:

FOSE 2014 offers free conference and Expo admission to government personnel and competitive pricing for non-government employees. Registration is required. To register or for more information, please visit www.fose.com.

 

About FOSE

For 37 years, FOSE has served as the nation's premier event for government technology professionals seeking tools and best practices to equip their agency for the 21st century. From policy updates—straight from the Hill—to exclusive insights from today's leading authorities to the most comprehensive showcase of technology in action—it's all at FOSE. For more information, visit www.FOSE.com

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Artifactory binary repository management system. As one of the most widely used binary repositories and the only repository that offers a high availability clustered solution, the integration with Artifactory helps customers easily adopt CA Release Automation to optimize their entire software development lifecycle. “Artifactory is a standard maker at the continuous-integration domain and provides the user a powerful repository experience with the freedom to choose his own tools set and ecosyste...
This talk focuses on the application of DevOps fundamentals to include network infrastructure. It draws from real deployment case studies on the extension of today's paradigms to address the challenges of the network infrastructures' ability to seamlessly and cohesively integrate into agile workflows. In this session at DevOps Summit, Arista Networks will focus on configuration management using automation with a nod to future work necessary to include telemetry and ephemeral state information....
Avnet, Inc. has announced that it ranked No. 4 on the InformationWeek Elite 100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. Avnet was recognized for the development of an innovative cloud-based training system that serves as the foundation for Avnet Academy – the company’s education and training organization focused on technical training around top IT vendor technologies. The development of this system allowed Avnet to quickly expand its IT-related training capabilities around...
SYS-CON Events announced today that dcVAST, a leader in IT infrastructure management, support service and cloud service, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. dcVAST provides cutting-edge IT services and IT infrastructure management services. dcVAST builds robust systems that are simple, secure and serviceable. dcVAST’s IT infrastructure support and IT services expertise can help companies r...
DevOps Summit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developmen...
While Docker continues to be the darling of startups, enterprises and IT innovators around the world, networking continues to be a real mess. Indeed, managing the interaction between Docker containers and networks has always been fraught with complications. Without automation in networking, the vision of running Docker at scale and letting IT run the same apps unchanged on the laptop and in the data center or for any cloud cannot be realized.
SYS-CON Events announced today Isomorphic Software, the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Isomorphic Software is the global leader in high-end, web-based business applications. We develop, market, and support the SmartClient & Smart GWT HTML5/Ajax platform, combining the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software ...
The OnPage SOAP API provides programmatic access to OnPage messaging services. Typical applications include sending messages to individual OnPage users or groups and receiving tracking information for messages such as delivery and read timestamps or reply information. The API is based on open standards known collectively as "Web Services," which includes the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Web Services Definition Language (WSDL), and the XML Schema Definition language (XSD).
SYS-CON Events announced today the DevOps Foundation Certification Course, being held June ?, 2015, in conjunction with DevOps Summit and 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. This sixteen (16) hour course provides an introduction to DevOps – the cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration, integration and automation in order to improve the flow of work between software developers and IT operations professionals. Improved workflows will res...
Docker is becoming very popular--we are seeing every major private and public cloud vendor racing to adopt it. It promises portability and interoperability, and is quickly becoming the currency of the Cloud. In his session at DevOps Summit, Bart Copeland, CEO of ActiveState, discussed why Docker is so important to the future of the cloud, but will also take a step back and show that Docker is actually only one piece of the puzzle. Copeland will outline the bigger picture of where Docker fits a...
A new definition of Big Data & the practical applications of the defined components & associated technical architecture models This presentation introduces a new definition of Big Data, along with the practical applications of the defined components and associated technical architecture models. In his session at Big Data Expo, Tony Shan will start with looking into the concept of Big Data and tracing back the first definition by Doug Laney, and then he will dive deep into the description of 3V...
Ayla Networks, whose agile Internet of Things (IoT) platform makes it easy for manufacturers to deliver secure, connected products, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Internet of Things report by Gartner, Inc. “Gartner knows how important it is that manufacturers of all kinds of products have the right IoT solution to help turn their products into connected ‘things,’” said David Friedman, CEO and co-founder of Ayla Networks. “The market for Ayla’s IoT pla...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CenturyLink, Inc., a leader in the network services market, has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and ...
ScriptRock has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the "Cool Vendors in DevOps 2015" report by Gartner, Inc.* ScriptRock provides visibility into the configuration state of an organization's IT environments, enabling the continuous delivery of mission critical services. For enterprises where downtime is not an option, ScriptRock's system-wide overwatch offers the assurance that misconfigurations and anomalies are caught before they affect the business. By satisfying this fundamental ...
As cloud gives an opportunity to businesses to buy services externally – how is cloud impacting your customers? In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Fabio Gori, Director of Worldwide Cloud Marketing at Cisco, provided answers to big questions: Do you see hybrid cloud as where the world is going? What benefits does it bring? And how does Cisco connect all of these clouds? He also discussed Intercloud and Cisco’s investment on it.