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 Data Interoperability Conference 2010 


 New Challenges and Opportunities for the Federal Enterprise 

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 1/8/2010  to 1/8/2010 


 The Waterford, Springfield, VA 


 Betsy Lauer, [email protected] 



Data interoperability is critically important for Defense, Homeland Security, Healthcare, and Emergency Response.  At this conference you will:

  • Interact with Senior Government Leaders on interoperability issues.

  • Discover emerging opportunities to provide tools and platforms for increased data interoperability

  • Learn where Government resources are being channeled to increase data interoperability

  • Gather important information on where you can contribute to helping the Government achieve necessary levels of data interoperability that support information sharing, agility, and decision superiority goals.

  • Discuss with experts data interoperability efforts for healthcare IT, information sharing, cloud services portability, decision superiority, emergency response, open government, and disaster response.

The purpose of this conference is to:

  • Examine the policies and processes for enterprise data interoperability

  • Identify impediments integrating data across business applications and organizations

  • Examine case studies that illustrate effective data policy, its implementation in systems and the resulting functional impacts on mission and business areas.


 8:30 AM   Welcome and Introductions

Keynote Presentation


Dr. David Boyd
Director, Science and Technology Directorate Command, Control and Interoperability Division, DHS

The Command, Control and Interoperability Division (CID) within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate creates and deploys information resources to enable seamless and secure interactions among homeland security stakeholders.

9:15 AM


C. Elaine Cummins, Ph.D.
Chief Information Sharing Officer, FBI 

10:00 AM  Networking Break


10:30 AM



Mary Dixon
Director, Defense Manpower Data Center

DMDC is the DoD enterprise human resource information source, providing secure services and solutions to support the Department's mission.  DMDC processes over 5 million transactions daily, serving 35 million people

11:15 AM



Lora Muchmore
Director for Business Enterprise Integration, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (I&E)

Responsible for  IT information, data, and technical standards to enable lifecycle Real Property, I&E, Safety and Occupational Health management .

12:00 PM  Lunch

1:15 PM  Presentation: DoD/VA IPO Oversight and Coordination of DoD and VA Electronic Data Sharing
Doug Felton, Acting Manager, Program Operations, DoD/VA  Interagency Program Office 

3:00 PM  Success Stories:

Moderated by Rose Wang, CEO, Binary Group

  • Andy Battin, Deputy Director, Office of Information Collection U.S. EPA - Office of Environmental Information
  • Clay RobinsonChief, Data Strategy and UCore Lead, Enterprise Services and Integration, Office of the DoD CIO
  • Ron Bechtold, Director, Army Architecture Integration Center


The Waterford at Springfield
6715 Commerce Street
Springfield, VA  22150
(703) 719-5700
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From D.C.
Take I-395 South toward Richmond. Take the VA-644 W (exit1B) toward Springfield. Take Old Keene Mill Rd ramp, then bear right onto the Brandon Ave. ramp. Stay right on Brandon to traffic light at Brandon/Commerce. Turn right on Commerce and follow to the Waterford on the right.

From I-66
Take I-495 exit 64A toward Richmond. Follow signs for VA-644 (Springfield). Take the VA-644 W /Old Keene Mill Rd. exit toward Springfield. Bear right onto the Brandon Ave. Stay right on Brandon to traffic light at Brandon/Commerce. Turn right on Commerce and follow to the Waterford on the right.

From Maryland
Take I-495 S or I-95 S toward Alexandria/Richmond. Follow signs for VA-644 (Springfield). DO NOT exit left from the Beltway to I-95 S. Continue PAST this exit and take the VA-644 W /Old Keene Mill Rd. exit toward Springfield. Bear right onto the Brandon Ave. Ramp. Stay right on Brandon to traffic light at Brandon/Commerce. Turn right on Commerce and follow to the Waterford on the right.

From Richmond
Take I-95 N to exit 169 A towards Franconia. Turn left at Light turn left onto Loisdale Rd. Stay straight on Loisdale which turns into Commerce St. After you go under the Franconia Rd. overpass, Waterford will be on your left.

Fairfax County Pkwy - Franconia/Springfield Pkwy
Go East and take the Backlick Rd. ramp. Turn left onto Backlick Rd. from ramp. Follow Backlick Rd. to Commerce St. and make a right. Follow Commerce St. to Waterford on right.

From Franconia/Springfield Pkwy
Take Manchester Blvd./Franconia Springfield Pkwy. Take Frontier Dr. ramp and turn right. Follow to Franconia Rd. and turn left. Follow to Commerce St. and turn right to Waterford on left.




Nearby Hotels include:

Hilton Springfield
6550 Loisdale Road
Springfield, VA 22150
(703) 971-8900

Courtyard Marriott
6710 Commerce Street
Springfield, Virginia 22150 USA
(703) 924-7200

Residence Inn by Marriott
6412 Backlick Road
Springfield, Virginia 22150 USA 
(703) 644-0020



On-line registration closes Tuesday, January 5. Registration is still available however. Contact [email protected] for information. 

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Registration Policy
Please do not fax or mail any registrations after January 5, 2010.  After this date, please bring your registration form with you to the conference to register onsite.  Registrations will not be taken over the phone.  Payment must be made at the time of registration.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received before December 15, 2010 will receive a full refund.  Cancellations received between December 15 and January 5, 2010 will receive a refund minus a $75 cancellation fee.  No refunds will be given for cancellations received after January 5, 2010.  Substitutions are welcome in lieu of cancellations. Substitutions and cancellations must be made in writing to [email protected].



We would like to thank our conference planning team and their organizations for putting together the conference program.





Sponsorships are still available.  Contact Betsy Lauer to find out how you can sponsor this event.



For Attendees

Attendance is limited to maximize your opportunity for interaction with the speakers.

Why Attend

Conference attendees will understand current efforts and challenges as well as:

  • Effective strategy and governance
  • Stakeholder requirements and business opportunities
  • New project starts
  • Policies and procedures including change management, security constraints and precedence rules.
  • Data Quality including data models, data cleansing and normalization, data stewardship
  • Security of platforms and data repositories

Who Should Attend

  • Data Strategy and Policy Officials
  • Data and Information Systems Managers
  • Functional Area Managers
  • Information Systems Specialists
  • Program Managers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers

Conference can be viewed on the AFEI Virtual conference platform here.

The AFEI Virtual Conference platform is interactive, allowing for posting of questions and discussion threads.  You will be prompted for your name and e-mail address to allow for notification if a reply is posted to a question you ask.

About the AFEI Virtual Platform

On the AFEI virtual Platform you can view conference presentations, post comments and ask questions, and download pdf files of the presentations.


Navigation is through the lower right pane in which you can view the parts and chapters of the conference.

The lower left pane is for live discussion between everyone watching the video at the same time.  If you wish to post a question to be answered by the subject matter expert, use the "Add Discussion" button either under the video panel or under the chapters (lower right) panel.

The video can be zoomed to full screen.  In this mode the synchronized presentation is not visible.

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