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CHIPS Articles: Department of the Navy Information Technology Umbrella Program Update

Department of the Navy Information Technology Umbrella Program Update
By CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2007
The Department of the Navy (DON) Information Management and Information Technology Conference is a great opportunity to meet representatives from the DON IT Umbrella Program of contracts and other acquisition professionals across the DON and Department of Defense.

The IM and IT Conference to be held January 30 through February 2 at the San Diego Convention Center, is hosted by the DON Chief Information Officer (CIO) and features knowledgeable speakers from a wide variety of topics, including commercial software acquisition and services through the DON IT Umbrella Program, DoD Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) and SmartBUY.

Mr. Jim Clausen, from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration and Chief Information Officer, the ESI chair; Mr. Floyd Groce, DON representative and ESI co-chair; and Mr. Tom Kireilis, from the General Services Administration, will conduct a session regarding the SmartBUY program and enterprise licensing for commercial software, Wednesday, January 31 at 11:10 a.m.

Ms. Linda Greenwade, DON IT Umbrella Program manager, will conduct a DON IT Umbrella Program update, Thursday, February 1 at 10:45 a.m.

The DON IM and IT Conference is open to all DON government, military and support contractor attendees. No conference fee will be assessed, but registration is required.

The agenda and registration are available on the DON CIO Web site at

For additional information call (703) 607-3435 or (703) 602-6274.

Please join us!

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