Annual CTO Forum — 2/7/07, Arlington, VA

I just saw this announcement and thought a few readers may be interested in the topic of data sharing and interoperability.

Aquilent, in conjunction with GEIA, is pleased to announce the second annual CTO Forum. The CTO Forum brings together academia, government, and industry leaders who are responsible for delivering and managing data to support their mission.

Forum participants include:

  • The Honorable Dale Meyerrose (MG, USAF, Ret.) Associate Director of National Intelligence and CIO, Office of the Director of National Intelligence (Speaker, Invited) David Wennergren, Deputy CIO, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks & Information Integration, OSD (Speaker, Invited)
  • Mark Day, CTO and VP, McDonald Bradley, Inc. and former Deputy CIO and CTO of EPA (Moderator)
  • Johnny N. Williams, VP Homeland Security Practice, HPTi. and former Executive Associate Commissioner of Field Operations, DHS (Moderator)
  • John Bordeaux, Ph.D., Director, Knowledge Management, SRA International, Inc. (Moderator)
  • Lewis Shepherd, Senior Technical Officer and Chief Requirements and Research, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Tarrazzia Martin, Office for the Director of National Intelligence
  • James Long, Division Chief, Enterprise Systems, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Paul Garrett, Special Assistant to the CIO, Department of Justice
  • Craig Warsaw, Chief Architect, Aquilent
  • Dr. Robert Bach, Professor, Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Post Graduate School
  • Linda Millis, Director, National Security Program, Markle Foundation
  • Cindy Walker, Chief Enterprise Architect, Kforce Government Solutions
  • Patrick Ciganer, Division Chief, Enterprise Solutions Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • Dr. David Brock, Founder and Director, The Data Center, MIT
  • C. Douglas Bass, Manager, Office of Emergency Management, Fairfax County and Chairman of the National Capital Region Emergency Manager’s Committee

This is an exciting opportunity to learn about organizations’ approach to data interoperability and removing stovepipes. I have attached the CTO Forum brochure with more information about the panels. I encourage you and your staff to register at Registration is only $100 for US Government employees.

February 7, 2007

8:00 — 3:00

Register at

Verizon Forum

1310 North Courthouse Rd.

Arlington, VA 22201