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Enterprise Integration EXPO 2004

(Connecting the Enterprise Through Information)

September 21-23, 2004
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

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Platinum Sponsors

This Conference is about Innovation

Innovation: the introduction of something new.
The theme, "Connecting the Enterprise Through Information", reflects the AFEI goal of helping industry and government to anticipate change and to adapt their enterprises. Everyday something new is introduced into your enterprise. This conference is about dealing with innovation: creating and sustaining positive change while overcoming its negative effects. It's about creating the future!

Innovative Program: focused content, new information, more contacts
The Expo program this year is full of innovation, from the opening plenary to the exhibit floor to the breakout sessions. You will find the topics are timely, the speakers are motivating and that the facilities support an outstanding learning and networking experience.

This year AFEI conference chairman is Dr. Ray Wells, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Federal.

Invited Keynote Speakers:

  • Mr. James F. Albaugh, President and CEO, Integrated Defense Systems, The Boeing Company
  • Dr. Bruce Alberts, President, National Academy of Sciences

Innovative Content: what you need to know for tomorrow, today!

Conference topics include:

  • Adaptive Enterprises
  • Net-Centric Enterprise Services
  • Net-centric Transformation
  • Information Assurance
  • Information Interoperability
  • Identity Management
  • RFID
  • Service-Oriented Environments
  • Open Systems
  • Semantic Integration
  • Nano-Business
  • Sarbanes-Oxley

Innovative Format: Three conferences - one location!
This year the AFEI Enterprise Integration Expo is co-located with IEEE Wescon and NANOWorld conferences and exhibitions. The three conferences will come together in a number of ways:

  • Combined Opening Plenary - The opening plenary is available to all conference attendees and exhibitors to hear government and industry leaders.
  • Joint Exhibit Area - Conference attendees have full access to the entire exposition of over 400 exhibits.
  • Crossover Sessions - The conferences will use crossover sessions to exchange information and ideas in specific topic areas, such as the coming business impact of nano-technology.

Wescon is one of the West Coast's premier electronic industry tradeshows and conferences that highlights innovation in the development and fielding of components and systems. Wescon attracted over 400 exhibitors and over 8,000 industry attendees in 2003. http://www.wescon.com

The NANOWorld conference focuses on the emerging applications of nano-technology, including smart dust, materials, instrumentation and quantum computing. http://www.wescon.com/W2004/pages/nanoworld.htm

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Preliminary Agenda

Click here to see a copy of the conference agenda (PDF).

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View the award announcement.

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Combined Exhibits - 400 Exhibits with over 8,000 Attendees

Enterprise Integration Pavilion
Located on the combined conferences exhibit floor, AFEI's area is set aside for both government and industry organizations to show products, services and programs that address integration, net-centricity and interoperability. Special areas will be set aside for defense program supply chains to exhibit integration efforts and accomplishments.

Exhibit Hours:


Tuesday, September 21:

10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday, September 22:

10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday, September 23:

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Exhibitor Documents (all in PDF format):

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

Demographics for Exhibitors
The Enterprise Integration Expo expects over 400 attendees at the conference who will have complete access to the exhibit hall during exhibit hours. Government attendees will be decision-makers involved with the application of technology to solve operational problems. Executives from the Defense Department, NASA, NIST and Department of Homeland Security will be in attendance. Industry attendees are mid-to-upper-level management and decision-makers from both industry and government. Industry attendees will be C-level, General Managers, Vice-Presidents, Directors, Functional Division Managers, and Program/Product Managers.

Wescon offers complimentary registration for attending the exposition to design engineers, R&D specialists, QC/QA and packaging engineers, buyers, procurement and other top management and technical decision-makers. Wescon 2003 experienced over 8,000 attendees in the exhibit area with the following demographics:

Attendees job function

  • Technical/Corporate Management (19.4%)
  • Purchasing/Buyers (3.0%)
  • Design Engineers (35.6%)
  • Production/Quality/Test Engineers (10.9%)
  • Marketing/Sales (15.4%)

From the following markets

  • Military/Aerospace/Avionics (22.4%)
  • Telecommunications (18.0%)
  • Consumer Electronics (17.4%)
  • Computer Hardware/Software (17.4)
  • Medical (9.7%)
  • Contract Services (6.9%)

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Registration is available on-line, by fax or mail. All participants must register. Payment must be made on or before 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.

Register On-line. It's easy!

Step 1.

Click on the Link REGISTER NOW.

Step 2.

Complete the form and include payment information to receive confirmation.

Step 3.

You will receive e-mail confirmation of your registration.

Register by Fax or Mail

Step 1.

Download and view the Registration Form (PDF)

Step 2.

Complete the form and include payment information (credit card number, expiration date and signature).

Step 3.

Fax the form to 703-522-3192.


Mail the form to:


AFEI Event #4AF5 - 2180


2111 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 400


Arlington, Virginia 22201-3061

Conference Fees

Until 1 Sept. 2004

After 1 Sept. 2004




AFEI Members:






Payment Methods:

  • Credit Card (credit card number. expiration date and signature)
  • Check (Payable to AFEI, 2111 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400 Arlington, VA 22201)
    Reference Participant name and the event number (4AF5) on check receipt.

If you require special assistance (i.e. Wheelchair, special meal, etc), please contact Nicole Peterson at 703-247-9474 or [email protected].

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.

Please Read Our Policy on Cancellations, Substitutions and Request for Refunds.

All cancellations, substitutions, and requests for refunds must be made in writing.

Substitutions are welcome! If requesting a substitution, payment already received will be transferred to the new attendee.

Registrants who are unable to attend the event 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, 2004.

No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after 5:00 PM EDT, September 1, 2004.

A $75 administrative fee will be applied to ALL cancellations received before September 1, 2004. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows.

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.

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 AFEI sessions, admittance to exhibit hall, two continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, luncheons, participant materials and administrative costs.

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The AFEI Headquarters hotel will be the Hilton Anaheim. Rooms have been blocked for attendees to the Wescon, NANOWorld and AFEI conferences at the following Anaheim Hotels:

  • Anabella Hotel
  • Anaheim Marriott
  • Clarion Anaheim Resort
  • The Coast Anaheim Hotel
  • Hilton Anaheim
  • Radisson Hotel Maingate

Visit VIP Meetings for rates, lodging descriptions and online reservations OR download Hotel Reservation Form (PDF).

Travel Services - Air and Car Rental

Travel Services has negotiated exclusive low rates for travel to the upcoming Wescon, Nanoworld and AFEI events. These rates are available to you when booking through IEEE Travel Services.

IEEE Travel Services
Phone: 800-879-4333
Fax: 732-562-8815

The IEEE Travel Services Department has several discount airline offers and car rental discounts available for your travel needs.

Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines offers up to 10% off most fares for air travel to and from Wescon with the convenience of Ticketless Travel. To qualify, call Southwest Airlines Group and Meetings Reservations at 800-433-5368 and reference I.D. Code #D0351. Reservations Sales Agents are available 7:00 AM-8:00 PM Monday-Friday, or 8:30 AM-5:30 PM Saturday and Sunday, Central Standard Time.

Rental Cars - Discount Codes
The following companies are offering rental discounts for the AFEI/IEEE conferences:

  • Avis Rental Car Company - A606098
  • Budget - X520000
  • Hertz Rent A Car - Corporate Code: 61368, Permission Code: 937661
  • Enterprise Rent A Car - Corporate CDP#NA24IE1

When calling IEEE Travel SErvices for reservations, please advise the travel counselor that you are traveling in connection with Wescon/2004.

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Limited Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsorships are still available for the Enterprise Integration Expo. Opportunities for special events sponsorships include: Board of Directors Reception, Awards Lunch, Exhibits Lunch, Wireless Lounge, Coffee Breaks.

Platinum Sponsors

Please contact Betsy Lauer for further information 703-247-9473 or e-mail at [email protected]

Click here for PDF document of available Sponsorship Opportunities.

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About Anaheim

Anaheim Convention Center


The Anaheim Resort

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For questions about this conference, please contact Nicole Peterson at [email protected]

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Related pages:
Past Events

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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