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December 11-12, 2007
Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner
Vienna, VA
Contact Info: Betsy Lauer (703-247-9473)

Early Registration Extended Until December 10!


Sponsored by

Agenda at a Glance:


What Do You Mean, "Open Technology?"

Brigadier General Nickolas G. Justice
Program Executive Officer, Command Control and Communications Tactical (C3T), USA

"Open source software is part of the integrated network fabric which connects and enables our command and control system to work effectively, as people’s lives depend on it. When we rolled into Baghdad, we did it using open source."


Andre Boisvert

Andre is a long-time leader in the Business Intelligence arena. He co-founded Pentaho, the world's leading open source business intelligence platform. Andre was president and chief operating officer of SAS Institute Inc. and served as a member of Oracle's Worldwide Management Committee. Andre is currently on the board of directors of several enterprise software companies, including VA Software , Palamida, UBMatrix, Compiere and Zenoss.


Mark Tolliver
Chief Executive Officer, Palamida

Mark is a well-known speaker and industry visionary. Prior to joining Palamida, Mark spent ten years with Sun Microsystems. During his tenure he was executive vice president, marketing and strategy, as well as chief strategy officer. Mark also served as President and general manager of iPlanet, a strategic alliance between Sun and AOL Time Warner focused on Internet infrastructure software.


Bill Vass
President and COO, Sun Microsystems
Federal, Inc. Sun Microsystems Inc.

As President and Chief Operating Officer of Sun Federal, Bill Vass joins Chairman Scott McNealy in continuing to help government organizations solve their unique challenges through sustainable computing and military grade built-in security products like the Trusted Solaris(TM) OS, identity management software and the latest industry leading Sun Fire(TM) systems and StorageTek(TM) solutions.

Detailed Agenda here

Deploying Open Technologies, Standards and Architectures in Military Systems

Fostering collaboration and interoperability across DoD is enabled by adoption of open standards and architectures, and development practices that minimize redundant software and enable a more agile information environment.

The primary objective of the DoD Open IT Conference is to explore the issues surrounding the deployment of open technology; present case studies on successful use in government organizations; and present practical guides to the use, development, deployment and maintenance of open technology systems within U.S. Department of Defense information technology systems.

AFEI has teamed with the Open Source Software Institute and the Data and Analysis Center for Software to collaborate the 3rd DoD Open Conference.



Table Top Exhibits Are Sold Out!

Current Exhibitors


Black Duck Software


Exhibitors may secure tabletop exhibit space in the foyer, adjacent to the plenary sessions.  The price includes a skirted table, electricity and two booth personnel. In addition to being co-located with the event, there will be dedicated time throughout the program for interaction and networking. The first day will probably conclude with a networking reception in the display area.

Interest in this event is high and exhibitor/sponsorship opportunities are expected to sell out quickly. For more information or to reserve an opportunity please contact: Betsy Lauer

Vendors: Don't miss this opportunity to show off your company capabilities and services. Tabletop space is still available, but act quickly. Please download the Display Application (PDF) for additional details, prices and schedule.

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Early Registration Extended Until December 10!

Registration Fees



 (Before 12/10/07)

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Industry AFEI Member



Industry Non AFEI Member



*Must be active duty or full time government employee to receive this rate. Government contractors please use Industry rate.

Online Registration is now CLOSED. Contact Betsy Lauer at (703) 247-9473 or email to [email protected] for additional registration information.

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 meeting must fax or e-mail their cancellation or refund request to (703) 522-3192 or [email protected] on or before November 30, 2007.

  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after 5:00 PM EST on November 30, 2007.
  • Refunds will not be issued for no-shows.
  • A $75 administrative fee will be applied to ALL cancellations received before November 30, 2007.
  • If requesting a substitution, please indicate if payment (if already received by NDIA) is to be transferred to the new attendee, or refunded.

Identification Badges
Each attendee will be provided with an identification badge during registration. This badge must be worn while attending the event. All attendees must present a valid, government picture ID (Driver's License), when picking up their badge. Conference badges are to be worn at all times during the event.

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.

DoD Review
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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Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner
8661 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA  22182
(703) 448-1234

AFEI has reserved a small block of rooms at the conference site hotel, the Sheraton Premiere at the rate of $195.00 until November 10, 2007. Please contact the hotel directly ( 1-800-325-3535 ) for your rooming reservation and specify AFEI ROOMS.


AFEI offers a variety of sponsorship packages for this event. Please download the AFEI Sponsorship Prospectus (PDF) for additional details and contact AFEI to discuss your strategic marketing plan.

Betsy Lauer at (703) 247-9473 or [email protected]

Thanks to our Sponsors


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