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Web-Enabled Government Conference Set for March 4-6

The second annual Web-Enabled Government Conference will take place March 4-6 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The Conference, hosted by Falls Church, Va.-based E-Gov, will address the policies, security, integration strategies, and technology necessary to deliver government services.

In addition, the conference offers attendees an opportunity to meet colleagues who also are addressing the organizational, cultural, and technical challenges of making online government a reality. Government and industry keynote speakers will address the public sector transformation from traditional to Internet-based operations.

"The importance of online government to every citizen and business has increased significantly in recent months," said Charles A. Lockard, general manager of E-Gov. "We designed the Web-Enabled Government Conference program to provide a forum for government policymakers, stakeholders, and industry leaders to learn about the strategies and technologies that are fundamental to transforming online government to benefit the diverse constituents in industry, government, and the general public."

The conference includes 18 sessions and six workshops, addressing a range of concerns such as emerging standards, performance management, cross-governmental collaboration, security, privacy, and information access in the wake of the events of Sept. 11.

The conference program is organized into focused into three tracks: Strategies for Web-Enabling the Public Sector, Tactical Approaches for Internet-Based Government, and Tools and Technologies for Online Operations. In addition to the Conference, a free one-day Exhibition and Professional Education Program will be held on Tuesday, March 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.