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DNI OPEN SOURCE CONFERENCE 2007
Expanding the Horizons
16-17 July 2007
The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is pleased to invite you to the “ DNI Open Source Conference 2007: Expanding the Horizons ” to be held in Washington, DC, on Monday, 16 July and Tuesday, 17 July, 2007. The conference is free and open to the public.
The conference will raise awareness about open source and encourage information sharing among the Intelligence Community and its partners in academia, think tanks, private industry, and with federal, state, local and tribal entities and international partners. The two-day conference will host participants from local, national, and international organizations from both the public and private sector.
Confirmed keynote and session speakers include:
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Over 25 panels will explore the following topics:
*Social Sciences and the Human Terrain* Regional Focus: OS in Asia* The Need for Speed*
*Managing the Information Tsunami* Regional Focus: OS in Africa*
*Academic Outreach* Open Source on the Web* Meeting IC Collection Priorities*
*Technology: Improving the Use of Open Sources*
*Media: Telling the Story through Open Sources*
* Data Fusion and Data Enrichment* Training on Accessing Open Sources*
*Maximizing Information Sharing Access* Media as the Open Source*
*Libraries of the Future* Private Sector Partnerships*
*Regional Focus: OS in Latin America* Private Sector Sources of Information*
* Enabling Civil Liberties through Open Source* The Academic-Open Source Connection*
*Partnering with the Military* Improving OS Analysis* Open Source 101 Training*
*International Partnerships* Outreach to State, Local, and Tribal Partners*
*Knowledge Management* Trends in Business Intelligence* Beyond Simple Searching*
In conjunction with the conference, an outside exhibition featuring up to 65 Open Source vendors and organizations will be open for conference participants to explore. Please contact INSA at http://dnios.insaonline.org or (703) 224-4672 for more information about the exhibition.