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GETA Schedules GOVCON05 Conference
March 14, 2005

The Government Emerging Technology Alliance (GETA) will present GOVCON05: 4th Annual Government Conference on Emerging Technology, Intel Reform and Enabling Technology: The First 180 Days, March 29-31, 2005. This event will focus on the impact of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention
Act signed into law by President Bush in December 2004. There are many emerging technologies and commercial best practices available to help the National Security Community achieve its critical mission of keeping America safe and secure. GOVCON05 will offer dialog and demonstrations to provide these resources.

Convention Speakers will include:

  • R. James Woolsey – Former Director CIA
  • Michael E. Ennis – Brigadier General, USMC, Deputy Director for Human Intelligence, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Louis E. Andre – Chief Operating Officer, Chief of Staff, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Kenneth A. Minihan – Lieutenant General, USAF (Retired), Former Director of the National Security Agency/Central Security Service
  • Richard A. Russell – Director, Information Sharing and Collaboration, Department of Homeland Security
  • Phyllis Schneck – Chariman, Infraguard Board of Directors
  • James S. Gilmore III – Chairman, Gilmore Commission, Former Virginia Governor
  • Thomas J. Lockwood – Director, National Capital Region Coordination for Emergency Response, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • William P. Crowell – Member, Markle Foundation Task Force on National Security in the Information Age
  • Kevin J. Scheid – Team Leader for Intelligence, 9-11 Commission
  • Robert Tolhurst – SES Executive Director, Joint Warfare Analysis Center
  • Timothy M. West – Chair, IC Metadata Working Group
  • Robert Zitz – Technical Executive, NGA
  • Lynn Schnurr – Senior Intelligence Professional Technical Advisor and Director, Intelligence Community Information Management, Headquarter Department of the Army, G-2
  • George Harrison – Major General, USAF (Retired), Director, Strategic Initiatives, Georgia Tech Research Institute

For a full list of speakers and program details, visit, or call 301-596-8899

The Government Emerging Technology Alliance (GETA) was born after 9/11 as a division of NSBC, a non-profit membership organization with deep roots in the federal technology industry. Our commitment to our work stems from our sincere belief that
the on-going, rapid integration of new technology is indispensable in sustaining the American way of life. GETA’s programs are designed to bring together our very dedicated government workforce with the World’s most innovative and responsive
vendor community. The symbiotic relationships that GETA fosters benefit us all. For more information please visit

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