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Kundra To Moderate AFCEA Budget Preview Breakfast

vivek_kundraFederal CIO Vivek Kundra will moderate the discussion on 2011 Budget Preview at the AFCEA Bethesda Budget Preview Breakfast. It will be Friday morning, February 26th from 6:30-9:30 AM at the Ritz-Carlton in Tyson’s Corner.

On February 1, 2010, President Barack Obama requested $79.4 billion in spending on information technology projects for fiscal 2011. Please join AFCEA Bethesda on February 26th for a panel of federal Chief Information Officers to discuss the 2011 IT budget priorities, including:

-How will next year’s budget reflect the president’s ongoing agenda in areas like healthcare, education, energy and the environment?

-What will the continuing push towards transparency, reusability of data and cloud computing bring in terms of IT budget priorities?

-What new technology applications should agencies invest in to enable intra-agency and interagency collaboration and create a coordinated process for identifying and implementing social media tools in open government?

-How might the winding down of the war in Iraq and the surge in Afghanistan be reflected in IT budget priorities?

Speakers include:

-Roger W. Baker
 Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Information and Technology
& Chief Information Officer
Department of Veterans Affair

-Vance Hitch
 Chief Information Officer
Department of Justice

-Dave Wennergren
 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Information Management, Integration and Technology
and Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Defense

For more information on the February 26 breakfast, please contact Beth Kelley, Registrar at registrar@bethesda-afcea.org

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