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Enterprise Integration EXPO 2003

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This conference is sponsored by:



EMSolutions, Inc.


This conference is presented in conjunction with:


September 23 - 25, 2003
Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner
8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, Virginia 22180

AFEI Announces Awards Program for EXPO

About This Conference
Integrated Enterprises are the wave of the future. The EXPO is a fast-paced forum that brings people together to examine various aspects of enterprise integration. The conference offers the opportunity to attend track and plenary sessions, a networking reception and exhibits. This conference is targeted toward visionaries, technical professionals, market developers, managers, elected officials, business experts, decision makers and executives from government and industry around the world.

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The Program

Unleashing the Power of the Integrated Enterprise

Download/Print/View the Event Program and Agenda (PDF)

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AFEI Announces Excellence in Enterprise Integration Awards

The Association for Enterprise Integration will present the 2003 Excellence in Enterprise Integration Awards to the top government and industry teams that have made significant advancements in Enterprise Integration. The award winners will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Strategic Effects
  • Customer Value
  • Operational Consequence
  • Cultural Impact

Nominations for the Awards open on June 15. No nominations will be accepted before that date. Nominations must be made electronically. Nomination forms may be obtained e-mailing a request to Betsy Lauer at AFEI (e-mail: [email protected]). The request must contain the name, title, organization, phone number of the person(s) who will be making the award nomination, and the name(s), title (project title), and organization(s) of the potential nominees. Nominations must be limited to three pages or less. Completed nomination forms must be submitted to Betsy Lauer by e-mail not later than July 30, 2003.


  • Nominations open June 15, 2003
  • Nominations close July 30, 2003
  • Finalists notified August 30, 2003
  • Awards ceremony September 24, 2003

Click here for details (PDF)

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Limited Exhibit Space:

AFEI Corporate members/ Government Organizations: *

  • 8’X10’ booth(s): $1,900
  • 6’ Table Top: $1,500

Non-Corporate Members: *

  • 8’X10’ booth(s): $2,400
  • 6’ Table Top: $2,000

*Includes one (1) full conference registration, 1 6 foot table, and 2 chairs:

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

Exhibiting hours are as follows:

September 23:
Set-up: 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open: 4:00 - 6:30 p.m.

September 24:
Exhibit Hall Open: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

September 25:
Exhibit Hall Open: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner
8661 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, Virginia 22180

Please call directly for your room reservations toll free: 1-800/572-7666 or 703/448-1234 prior to 5:00 p.m. EST by Sunday, September 7, 2003 to receive the group rate of $150 single/double. Please reference (AFEI) The Association For Enterprise Integration when reserving your room. Rooms are limited! Reservations requests received after 5:00 p.m. local time at the Hotel on the cut-off date will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

Tax: All room rates are subject to the 6.5% state and local tax.

Each registrant is responsible for making his or her own reservations. Check-in is 3:00 pm; check-out is 12:00 noon.

Parking at the Sheraton Premiere, Tysons Corner is complementary.

Directions to Sheraton Hotel

The hotel is 8 miles east of Dulles International Airport. It is approximately 4.5 miles to the Dunn Loring Metro Station on the orange line. There is limited shuttle transportation to/from Tysons Corner Mall. Airport shuttle service is available. Check with the hotel for details.

From Washington-Dulles International Airport
Take Airport Road to the Leesburg Pike (Route 7) exit.
Turn right at the first traffic light on Westwood Center Drive to the hotel.

From North
Take the Beltway (Interstate 495 South) to Exit 45A.
Take the Airport Toll Road (Route 267) to the Leesburg Pike Exit (Route 7).
Turn left at the light and right at the next light on Westwood Center Drive to the hotel.

From South
Take the Beltway (I-495 North) to Exit 45A.
Take the Airport Toll Road (Route 267) to the Leesburg Pike Exit (Route 7).
Turn left at the light and right at the next light on Westwood Center Drive to the hotel.

From East
Take Interstate 66 West to Washington/Dulles International Airport.
Take the Toll Road (Route 267) to Leesburg Pike, Exit 16.
Take a left at the light and a right at the next light on Westwood Center Drive to the hotel.

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Register Now using NDIA’s on-line registration system

Download and view the Registration Form (PDF file)

On-Line Registration:
Receive a $25 conference discount when you register online!

Register by Fax or Mail:

Until 1 Sept. 2003

After 1 Sept. 2003




AFEI Members






Payment Methods:

  • Credit Card
  • Check (Payable to AFEI, 2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400 Arlington, VA 22201)

Reference Participant name & 3AF6 on check receipt. If you require special assistance (i.e., Wheelchair, vegetarian meals, etc), please contact Nicole Peterson at 703-247-9474 or [email protected].

How to Register for this Conference
All participants 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 #3AF6-2180
2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400
Arlington, VA 22201-3061
Or, you may register online using NDIA’s registration system.

Foreign Payment
Registration fees must 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: Nicole Peterson at 703-247-9474 or [email protected]; on or before September 1, 2003. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after 5:00 PM EST this date. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows. A $75 administrative fee will be applied to ALL cancellations received before September 1, 2003. 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, admittance to exhibit hall, two (2) continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, two (2) luncheons, one (1) reception, participant materials and administrative costs.

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For Questions about this conference, please contact Nicole Peterson at 703-247-9474 or [email protected].

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Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Nicole Peterson for further information on Corporate Sponsorship opportunities, 703-247-9474.

Download/view the PDF Document of available Sponsorship Opportunities.


This conference is sponsored by:



EMSolutions, Inc.


This conference is presented in conjunction with:


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DoD Disclaimer

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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Association For Enterprise Integration
2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400 • Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-247-9474 • Fax: 703-522-3192
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