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22 August 2008
Date: 22 Aug 2008 02:46:58 -0400
Subject: DNI Open Source Conference 2008: Decision Advantage - Attendance
To: John Young, Cryptome
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is pleased to confirm your attendance at the "DNI Open Source Conference 2008: Decision Advantage" at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, on September 11-12, 2008. Now that you are officially registered, please take the following steps:
Step 1: Confirm your attendance by visiting the session selection form [see below]:
Your feedback is important, as it will aid planners with conference space requirements.
Step 2: Print this E-mail confirmation and bring it with you to Check-In. Only those with DNI E-mail confirmation will be allowed to enter.
If you are now or in the future unable to attend the event, please notify Event Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check-In will begin each day at 7:00 am in the Atrium on the Concourse level of the Ronald Reagan Building, where you will receive a name badge and conference folder. Please bring photo identification. Attendees must wear conference badges at all times; attendees without badges will be turned away and referred to Check-In. Agenda and transportation information can be found at: http://www.dniopensource.org.
The two-day conference will offer numerous panel sessions and keynote presentations from senior government officials. Confirmed Keynote speakers include Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection, Mr. Glenn A. Gaffney, Mr. Charles Allen, Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, Department of Homeland Security, and Gen. Michael Hayden, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
This year's event features the " Open Source Innovation Challenge," a unique session where attendees can present solutions to current intelligence community open source challenges presented at the opening of the conference. Attendees will be invited to submit ideas and solutions; winners will be selected to present their solutions in the final plenary session. The Innovation Challenge presents an ideal opportunity for private industry, academics, and open source practitioners to share their ideas before a welcoming audience.
The Conference will also feature panels addressing open source topics related to homeland security, future technological innovations, analysis, and more:
*Managing the Balance between Privacy and National Security with Open Source**Open Source in All Source Analysis*Presentation of the National Open Source Enterprise**The Evolving Role of Open Source in Protecting the Homeland**The Convergence of Social Networks and New Technologies* The Best Open Sources**Combating Non-State Actors via Open Source* Creating Decision Advantage with Open Source**Confronting the Counterintelligence Issues in Open Source**Open Source Growing International Partnership**Improving the Ability to Access Foreign Language**Young Analysts Talk about the Value of Open Source**Developing Open Source Early Warning Capabilities*Making Use of Emerging Media Sources*
In conjunction with the conference, a commercial exhibition will showcase open source information and technology vendors and will feature specialized open source demonstrations. Contact Nicole McCracken at Nicole[at]fbcinc.com or visit www.fbcinc.com for more information about the exhibition.
|Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Friday, August 22, 2008
John Young - The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is pleased to confirm you can attend DNI Open Source Conference 2008: Decision Advantage at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, on September 11-12, 2008.
Please confirm your attendence by selecting the sessions you plan to attend. Your feedback is important, as it will aid planners with conference space requirements. Session descriptions are provided below.