Breakfast Forum featuring Dave Wennergren, Navy CIO



  • Understanding the IT Opportunities of the U.S. Navy and other DoD agencies

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    This leading DoD senior government official will explain:

    • IT priorities of the U.S. Navy (and other agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense)
    • How Silicon Valley companies can take advantage of those opportunities, including how to best approach government customers. The Department of Navy alone will have spent over $6.6 BL on IT in FY 2005.
    • Which technologies are being used and which are needed

    Key Note Speaker

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


    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
    Keynote Presentation:
    Dave Wennergren, CIO, Department of the Navy


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    Network Meeting Center
    5201 Great America Parkway
    Santa Clara, CA 95054

    $35 SDForum, ITAA Members
    $50 Non-members

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