• Federal IT Market Briefing Thursday, April 22, 2004 - 08:00AM to 12:00PM
    Silicon Valley Conference Center
    2161 North First Street
    San Jose, CA
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Federal IT Market Briefing



  • Understanding the Department of the Navy and DoD Marketplace 

    Pre-registration is no longer available.
    Please register at the door.


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    Key Note Speaker

    Mr. David M. Wennergren, U.S. Department of the Navy CIO


    Program Highlights

    Share the viewpoints of a major DoD customer. U.S. Department of the Navy CIO, David M. Wennergren, will present on:

    • The IT priorities of the U.S. Navy and other agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense. The Department of Navy alone will spend over $6.6 BL on IT in FY 2005.
    • How Silicon Valley companies can best respond to federal market opportunities, including how to best reach the government customer
    • Which technologies are being used now and how the government’s technology requirements will evolve moving forward

    Leading Government Market Analyst Kevin Plexico of INPUT will provide the most up-to-date information on current federal spending and the outlook for IT spending by the US government, with a special focus on DoD and the Department of Homeland Security. Selected IT company executives, who have successfully developed business relationships with DoD, will share their insights based on their practical experiences.


    Keynote Speaker Bio

    Mr. David M. Wennergren serves as the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO). Reporting directly to the Secretary of the Navy, he provides top-level advocacy in the development and use of information management/information technology (IM/IT) and creation of a unified IM/IT vision for the Navy – Marine Corps team. He develops strategies, policies, plans, architectures, standards, guidance, and process reinvention support for the entire Department of the Navy. Additionally, he ensures the development and acquisition of IT systems are interoperable and consistent with the Department’s vision. Mr. Wennergren is the Department’s eGovernment and Knowledge Management champion, serves as the IM/IT workforce leader, addresses emerging technologies and issues, ensures the availability, integrity and protection of the Department's information systems, and serves as the Department's Critical Infrastructure Assurance Officer (CIAO). In addition to his duties as CIO, Mr. Wennergren is the Chair of the Department of Defense Smart Card Senior Coordinating Group, where he is responsible for the deployment of smart card technology, including the Common Access Card, across the entire Department of Defense. He also serves as the co-chair of the Federal CIO Council Best Practices Committee.



    Continental Breakfast & Networking

    Welcome & Introductions

    • Harris Miller, President, ITAA
    • Laura Merling, Executive Director, SDForum

    Keynote Presentation:

    Dave Wennergren, CIO, Department of the Navy (includes US Navy and Marine Corps)

    Doing Business with the DoD: An Industry Perspective. Speakers include:

    Thomas Volk, Executive Vice President, Sybase

    Industry Panel

    Federal Market Overview by INPUT

    Legislative Perspective (to be confirmed)



    Event Logistics


    Silicon Valley Conference Center

    2161 North First Street

    (located on eBay’s new north San Jose campus)

    San Jose, California


    $25 SDForum, ITAA Members

    $35 Non-members

    Pre-registration is no longer available.
    Please register at the door.