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Knowledge Management and Enterprise Engineering

Practical Approaches to Capturing and Leveraging Organizational Knowledge for Network-centric Organizations

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Date: September 12, 2002
George Washington University
Washington, DC
Produced by: GWU KM Institute and AFEI

About this conference:

Knowledge Management involves the capture and leveraging of knowledge - the experience and expertise that resides with employees - across our far-flung enterprises. This intellectual capital is the most elusive, yet most valuable, of all corporate assets. This conference will discuss leading industry and government experiences in the leveraging of intellectual assets to improve organizational performance. Architectures for enterprise engineering as well as case studies examining notable success in the KM field will be presented against the backdrop of the failed expectations of technology "solutions".

This conference examines how an enterprise can leverage its relevant intellectual assets to improve efficiency, effectiveness and innovation. KM is multi-disciplinary, integrating leadership, management, organizational processes and structure, technology, organizational dynamics and culture into a comprehensive framework. The framework then provides the means of evaluating current KM strategies and practices and a template for engineering and managing the KM function.

In order to manage intellectual capital, enterprises must devise a way to capture, manage, present and share the appropriate experience and knowledge of individuals with coworkers. When done right, KM can create a more collaborative environment. However, in the recent past KM devolved into a pure technology play as vendors spun their "solutions" into expensive, and under used, software implementations.

But this doesn't mean KM is a worthless concept. There are real business reasons-like increased productivity, worker collaboration and shorter product development cycles-to keep track of organizational knowledge. Experts predict that KM practices won't go away but may become embedded in other disciplines, such as customer relationship management, business intelligence, supplier alliance management or enterprise resource planning.

The experts say that technology is only a small part of what's is more accurately a cultural mission supported by appropriate enterprise processes on top of a network-centric topology.

Conference Location

The Marvin Center, George Washington University (800 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC). Enter though either the H Street or I Street entrances, take the elevator to the 3rd floor. The conference will be held in the Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor.

Parking is available at 21st and I Streets, at the rate of $13.00/day.

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7:30 - 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast

8:30 - 8:35 am Introduction

Michael Stankosky, D.Sc. - KM Institute, GWU

8:35 - 8:45 am Welcome

Timothy W. Tong - Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, George Washington University

8:45 - 9:20 am Keynote Address

Mr. Steve Stone - General Manager, Knowledge Workers Solutions Group, Microsoft*

9:20 - 10:00 am Defense Industry Perspective

Roger Baker - Executive Vice President and Manager, Network and Telecommunications Business Group, CACI

10:00 - 10:30 am Networking Break

10:30 - 11:10 am Applying KM in Defense

Mr. David S. Alberts - Special Assistant to the Assistant, Secretary of Defense (C3I) *

11:10 - 11:50 am Enterprise Engineering, Management, and Integration

Dr. Michael Stankosky - KM Institute, George Washington University

11:45 am - 1:00 pm Luncheon

1:00 - 2:45 pm Industry Panel - Practical Applications of KM-based Systems

Mr. Dave Britt, VP & Manager, Knowledge Sector, L-3 Communications
Ms. Gabrielle McLaughlin - Xerox
Mr. John Alden - Accenture
Mr. Eric Lesser - Executive Consultant, IBM Institute for Knowledge-Based Organizations
Moderator - Mr. Art Murray, Knowledge Management Institute

2:45 - 3:15 pm Networking Break

3:15 - 4:45 pm Enterprise Role of the CKO

Dr. Nathaniel Heiner - CKO, US Coast Guard
Ms. Elsa Rhoads - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Mr. French Caldwell - Gartner
Dr. Charlie Bixler - Dierctor, Knowledge Management, Keane Federal Systems, Inc
Moderator: Dr. William Halal - Professor of Management, Co-founder of the KM Institute, The George Washington University

4:45 pm Summary and Adjourn

* Confirmation pending

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Limited Table Top Space:
6 Foot Table top space is $900 for AFEI Members and government and 1,200 for non-members.

Download and view the Exhibitor Contract. (PDF file)

If you have any questions regarding sponsorship/exhibiting at this event, please contact: Betsy Lauer at 703-247-9473 or [email protected]

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A small block of rooms is being held, until 28 August, 2002 at the One Washington Circle Hotel. Room rates are $139.00 per night, plus tax. Call for reservations at: 1-800-424-9671 or 202-872-1680.

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Two ways to register:

Register Now using NDIA's on-line registration system.

On-line Registration Only:

  • Government: $325 After August 29: $450
  • AFEI Member: $350 After August 29: $450
  • Non Member: $450 After August 29: $500
  • Student: $200 After August 29: $250

Register by Fax or Mail

The registration fees for this important conference are:

  • Government: $425 After August 29: $475
  • AFEI Member: $400 After August 29: $450
  • Non Member: $450 After August 29: $500

Please download and complete the registration form (pdf)

The following types of payment are accepted:

  • Personal credit card
  • Government credit card
  • Corporate credit card
  • Check (Payable to AFEI, 2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400 Arlington, VA 22201)
    Reference Participant name on check receipt.

How to Register for this Conference

All participants, including speakers, must register. Payment must be made at the time of registration. AFEI accepts Diner's Club, MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Traveler's Checks, Cash, and Government Purchase Orders - (only DD1556). AFEI does not accept purchase orders from non-government entities.

You may fax your registration form with your credit card number, expiration date, and signature to AFEI at (703) 522-3192 or mail the registration form to:

Event #2AF1
2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201-3061

Foreign Payment

Registration fees may be paid by credit card or by checks drawn on U.S. banks in U.S.($) dollars. AFEI does not accept purchase orders from foreign governments and will not invoice them for payment.

Cancellations, Substitutions and Requests for Refunds

All cancellations, substitutions, and requests for refunds must be done so in writing. Substitutions are welcome! Registrants who are unable to attend the training must fax or email their cancellation or refund request to the attention of: Betsy Lauer at 7703-247-9473 or [email protected]; on or before September 4, 2002. NO refunds will be issued for cancellations received after 5:00 PM EST this date. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows. A $50 administrative fee will be applied to ALL cancellations received before September 4, 2002. If requesting a substitution, please indicate if payment (if already received by AFEI) is to be transferred to the new attendee, or refunded.

Identification Badges

Each attendee will be provided with an identification badge during on-site registration. This badge must be worn while attending all conference functions. ALL ATTENDEES MUST PRESENT A VALID, Government (U.S. or Foreign) PICTURE I.D. (Driver's License, Passport), when picking up their badge, or registering on-site. Conference badges are to be worn at all times during event. No badge = no access to ANY event venues.

Attire (Uniform/Dress code)

The appropriate dress for this conference is business casual.

Industry/Civilian: Business Casual (open collar)
Active Duty Military: Working Uniform (Class A) / (Modified Class B)
or service equivalent

The conference registration fee includes: attendance at all sessions, one (1) continental breakfasts, two (2) coffee breaks, one (1) lunch, participant materials and administrative costs.

If you require special assistance for wheelchairs, vegetarian lunch, etc., please contact Betsy Lauer at 703-247-9473 or [email protected]

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For general conference information, or to register for this event, please contact Betsy Lauer at 703-247-9473 or [email protected]


· Logo Lanyards for Name Badges $100.00
As a sponsor, you will receive your name or logo on the lanyard that holds attendee name badges throughout the show. (supplied by sponsor)

· Conference Bag Inserts $150.00
Company flyer and/or promotional small item, e.g. mouse pad, key chain, highlighter/ballpoint pen. (supplied by sponsor)

· Conference Luncheon (1 day) $5,000
Signage listing your company as “Sponsor of Today‚Äôs Networking Luncheon” prominently displayed in front of luncheon stations and on partnership roster in conference registration area. Logo in program guide.; verbal recognition of sponsorship to attendees

· Program Guide Advertisement
Full page, black/white ad $300.
Half page, black/white ad $175


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The Department of Defense finds this event meets the minimum regulatory standards for attendance by DoD employees. This finding does not constitute blanket approval or endorsement for attendance. Individual DoD Component commands or organizations are responsible for approving attendance of its DoD employees based on mission requirements and DoD regulations.

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