Cloud Computing for DoD and Government 2010


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IDGA’s Cloud Computing for DoD & Government is your opportunity to claim your place in the virtual world of DoD and federal government data storage. You will be able to meet with key decision-makers and top-notch innovators for your chance to tap into the emerging market of cloud computing for defense and government!

Lead the way with revolutionary cloud computing initiatives by attending sessions on:

- Implementation of SaaS solutions
- The immediate need to coordinate cloud standards and how they provide benefit to the enterprise
- Security challenges and solutions for government organizations planning a move to the cloud
- Current DoD and Government programs and future plans for cloud computing activities

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Cloud Computing for DoD and Government 2010

  1. 1. Explore the latest information presents a training conference: on current and future plans! Cloud Computing for DoD & Government TM Developing Strategies to February 22 - 24, 2010 Increase Database Storage Washington DC & Management Efficiency Metro Area Lead the way with revolutionary Meet key decision-makers and hear from a cloud computing initiatives by distinguished speaker faculty that includes: attending sessions on: Mark Krzysko Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Business • Implementation of SaaS solutions Transformation • The immediate need to coordinate cloud Maj Gen Stephen Gross, USAFR standards and how they provide benefit Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Warfighting to the enterprise Integration and Chief Information Officer • Security challenges and solutions for Henry Sienkiewicz government organizations planning a Technical Program Director, DISA move to the cloud Doug Bourgeois Director, National Business Center, Department of Interior • Current DoD and Government programs and future plans for cloud computing William C. Barker activities Chief Cyber Security Advisor, NIST Media Partners
  2. 2. Cloud Computing for TM Developing Strategies to Increase Database Storage & Management Efficiency February 22 - 24, 2010 DoD & Government Washington DC Metro Area There is an ever-increasing number of companies buying Who You Will Meet computing, storage, and networking power as they need it IDGA’s Cloud Computing for DoD & Government is from the cloud. Now there is an even greater need for a one-stop a forum on the revolutionary challenges the IT community currently faces in data storage and event that brings together players from the main layers of the management. You will have the unique opportunity to Cloud ecosystem - the infrastructure players, the platform interact and network with an audience of military, government, academic and private sector leaders with providers, and those offering applications. job functions such as: • CIO This year, President Obama appointed the first Federal CIO • IT Manager propelling the government into new age of computing. The • Cyber Security • Chief Technology Officer current economic situation brings forth new opportunities • Enterprise Architecture for the government to spend more money on leaner yet • Architecture Integration • Technology Services necessary supercomputing technologies. Leading integrators • Engineers are jumping at the opportunity to establish “clouds” of • Business Transformation • Enterprise Transformation partnerships in order to maximize interoperability across all government agencies and services. About IDGA IDGA’s Cloud Computing for DoD & Government is your The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement opportunity to claim your place in the virtual world of DoD and (IDGA) is a non-partisan federal government data storage. You will be able to meet with information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public top-notch innovators for your chance to tap into the emerging service and defense through live conferences and market of cloud computing for defense and government. events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power This premier event will emphasize the following key issues: from military, government, and defense industries. • Survivability of a cloud In addition to our live events, IDGA also offers an online community dedicated to providing defense industry • Technical definitions and security roles professionals with breaking news, business opportunities, introductions, podcasts, webinars, and • Tactical cloud computing presentations from key industry leaders. Members of our online community are able to extend their live event • Securing cloud based applications experience and interact with the defense industry by leveraging the opportunity to network, share ideas, best • and much more! practices, and business solutions. For more information, please visit Do not delay! Follow us on Get the latest news on Cloud Computing for DoD and Set standards and keep your cloud secure – Government including updates and exclusive discounts register today! to IDGA’s related events. Follow us at “I don’t get the chance to get too many of these events, but I feel that this conference has been very interesting and helpful.” - Senior Member Technical Staff, Rincon Research Corporation 2
  3. 3. CLOUD COMPUTING WORKSHOP DAY Cloud Computing Workshop Day Monday, February 22, 2010 Sign up for this in-depth and interactive workshop day examining the strategies behind cloud standards and security. During this focus day, you can expect smaller, classroom-style sessions, live applications, in-depth discussions with the class leaders and fellow attendees. 7:30am Registration & Coffee 8:00am-10:00am Obtain vital information on cloud computing standards Coordinating Cloud Standards As cloud computing is becoming a reality for enterprise data centers, How you will benefit: standards are increasingly important to provide interoperability • Investigate the true opportunity that cloud computing offers between enterprise clouds and cloud service providers. This workshop • Learn best practices to effectively use these applications will focus on current and emerging standards that will be utilized to enable enhanced portability and flexibility of virtualized applications in Session Leader: Doina Bein, Research Associate, Information this emerging cloud computing paradigm. Science and Technology Division of the Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University What will be covered: • Mapping cloud use cases to standards • Leveraging the enumerable and quantifiable benefits of the cloud • Maintaining total control over private and sensitive data 10:15am-12:15am The Cloud’s impact on IT users Adopting the Cloud: Privacy, Residency, and Security Cloud computing has dramatically lowered the barriers to entry for What will be covered: new web entrepreneurs wanting to start innovative businesses. • Learn how enterprises have adopted the cloud However, the lack of interoperability, consistency and security • Laying the groundwork for the cloud concerns across services keeps many businesses from adopting. There have been several calls for standards to help make services from How you will benefit: different cloud providers interoperable and ultimately more useful and • Discover safeguards to protect your databases secure to enterprises. This workshop will explore the pros and cons of • Developing policies to ensure security standards, address myths surrounding security in the cloud. Session Leader: Joseph Gonzalez, Carnegie Mellon University 12:15pm-1:15pm Lunch for Workshop Attendees and Speakers 1:15pm-3:15pm Ensuring availability in volatile resources Cloud Computing on Volatile Resources Increasingly services are being deployed over large-scale What will be covered: computational and storage infrastructures. To meet ever-increasing • Explore the endless opportunities of cloud computing computational demands and to reduce both hardware and system • Learn best practices to effectively use these applications administration costs, these infrastructures have begun to include Internet resources distributed over enterprise and residential How you will benefit: broadband networks. As these infrastructures increase in scale to • Learn key strategies for empowering agency-wide participation hundreds of thousands to millions of resources, issues of resource • Understand how to develop applications that are cost-effectively in availability and service reliability inevitably emerge. This workshop will scale drive a change in software development methodology. Session Leader: Wu-chun Feng, Associate Professor, Director, SyNeRGy Laboratory, Virginia Tech 3:30pm-5:30pm Securing your Cloud Secure Cloud Computing: A Researcher's Viewpoint Due to several hard-to-resist benefits, Cloud Computing, in such current security protection tools? How could these hurdles be forms as Storage as a Service, Software as a Service, and Platform as a overcome? Service, has been increasingly embraced by the industry as well as governments. However, security (e.g., data protection, availability, How you will benefit: data loss, sense of control) tops the list of concerns with cloud • Gain a deeper understanding of the security issues associated with computing (InformationWeek Survey). This session will discuss the cloud computing, particularly from a technical point of view truths and misunderstandings about secure cloud computing. • Distinguish the truths from the misunderstandings about secure cloud computing What will be covered: • Learn the emerging R&D challenges in making cloud computing • Does cloud computing really make enterprise IT solutions secure and trustworthy more vulnerable? • Securing an enterprise's clouds is more a management issue Session Leader: or a technical issue? Dr. Peng Liu, Associate Professor, Director, Cyber Security Lab, • What are the new technical hurdles beyond properly deploying Penn State University 3
  4. 4. Main Summit Day One Main Summit Day Two Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Wednesday, February 24, 2010 7:15 Registration & Coffee 7:30 Registration & Coffee 8:05 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks 8:05 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks 8:15 Cloud Computing Priorities: Managing Technical 8:15 The USAF’s Position and Initiatives in Cloud Computing Definitions and Security Roles •Strategic goals and requirements on cloud computing Keynote Mark Krzysko, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of •Current USAF cloud computing projects Defense for Business Transformation Maj Gen Stephen Gross, USAFR, Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer Keynote 9:00 Requirements for Collaboration in the Cloud • Best practices for implementing a secure on-premise and cloud 9:00 Implementing Storage-on-Demand deployment mix •Managing infrastructure and middleware • Crossing boundaries and taking the full benefits from Cloud •Strategies to avoid common pitfalls when implementing an Computing SaaS solution Patrick Dowd, Chief Architect, NSA Daud Santosa, Chief Technology Officer, National Business Center, Department of Interior 9:45 Networking Break 9:45 Round Table Discussion: The Future of the Cloud 10:30 The Federal Cloud Computing Initiative and the Take part in facilitated roundtable discussion about successful Progress-to-Date cloud computing applications and how your organization can •Establishing a cloud-based collaboration environment benefit from this new era of data storage. •Improving the government’s ability to create a transparent, Moderated by: Jeremy Geelan, Senior Vice President, SYS- open and participatory government CON Media & Events, & Founder, Cloud Computing Journal Peter Tseronis, PMP, Deputy Associate CIO, US Department of Energy 10:15 Networking Break 11:15 Establishing Key Elements of the Security 11:00 Applying Various Virtualization Techniques within Foundation the Cloud • Enabling warfighting capabilities through the network • Understanding the realities of both virtualization and Cloud • Realizing efficiencies while improving effectiveness Computing security • Ensuring interoperability across the DoD • Deal with the things that don't change and also the things that David Honeywell, Chief, Network Managed Services do profoundly Branch, DISA William C. Barker, Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, NIST 12:00 Lunch 11:45 Driving SOA Initiatives into Cloud • Managing pragmatic concessions against long term vision 1:15 Securing Cloud-Based Applications • Defining cloud computing through SOA • Exploring best practices and emerging standards in securing Dr. Scott Sarlin, Acting Director of Science & Technology, cloud computing solutions Office of National Intelligence • Methodologies for securing shared resources Dr. Stephen M. Jarrett, CTO ISR/IO/IA & Cyber Security 12:30 Lunch Code 50DE, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic 1:45 Cloud Computing: Secure and Effective Use •Technical guidance and standards 2:00 Application Hosting and Cloud Computing •Cloud architectures, security, and deployment strategies • Integrating external cloud applications with on-premise data Peter Mell, Cloud Computing Project Lead & Senior and processes Computer Scientist, NIST • Reducing IT costs through cloud computing James Tsujimoto, Office of Government Wide Policy, GSA Doug Bourgeois, Director, National Business Center, Department of Interior 2:30 Survivability of a Cloud • Understanding the environmental risks of a cloud in different 2:45 Networking Break geographical locations • Disaster recovery in the storage cloud 3:30 Open Source Infrastructure for Data Intensive Ron Ross, Computer Security Division, Information Computing Technology Laboratory, NIST •Understanding an open source cloud application •Interoperability issues and emerging standards 3:15 Networking Break Dr. Richard W. Etter, CISSP, Senior Information Assurance Officer, Acting Director, Cyber Security & Critical 3:45 Management and Policy Challenges Related to the Cloud Infrastructure, Office of the Chief Information Officer, • Understanding the tectonic shift in how computing is done Department of the Navy • Embracing new paradigms in computing • How to change the mindsets and assumptions of users, IT staff, 4:15 Cloud Computing with RACE managers, and policy makers •Updates on program capabilities and successes Michael R. Nelson, Visiting Professor, Internet Studies, •Opportunities for standardized computing platforms that they Communication, Culture & Technology Program, can quickly, inexpensively and securely be set up Georgetown University Henry Sienkiewicz, Technical Program Director, DISA 4:30 Tactical Cloud Computing 5:00 Cocktail Reception •The tactical cloud and interoperability •Supporting the warfighter in joint, interagency, and coalition environments Mary Ann Malloy, PhD, Principal Information Systems 6:00 End of Day One Engineer, Data Transparency Group Leader, Department E142 - Warfighter Architecting, The MITRE Corporation 4 5:15 End of Main Summit
  5. 5. Venue & Lodging 5 Ways to Register! This event will be held in the Washington DC metro area. As soon Web: as a specific venue is confirmed we will post the information online. If you would like to be notified via email as soon as the Email: information becomes available please email with the following in the subject line: "Cloud Venue Request". Phone: 1-800-882-8684 or 646-378-6026 Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day Mail: IDGA Sponsorship and Exhibition 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor Opportunities Still Available! New York, NY 10017 For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting please contact Angela DiNatale at 212-885-2719 or Pricing Industry Military, Government & Academia* Register & Register & Standard Pay by Pay by Pricing Fri. Dec 4 Fri. Jan 15 Save the date for these other Main Summit $999 $799 $899 $999 upcoming IDGA events! Cloud Computing $500 $500 $500 $500 Workshop Day *This category does NOT include government contractors; contractors are considered civilian/industry for the purpose of determining registration fees. January 2010 Team Discounts* Number of Attendees Savings of: 5th Annual 3 to 4 10% Social Media MULTI-INT 5 or more 15% Defense & for * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined Summit TM with any other discount. Government TM January 2010 February 2010 Dress Code: Identity Military personnel are kindly requested to be in uniform. Appropriate attire for Industry is business casual. DoD Architectures TM Management MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IDGA Summit TM March 2010 A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration. July 2010 * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6% Visit for more information sales tax. on these and other events! Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: JPMorgan Chase Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 957-097239 ABA/Routing #: 021000021 Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and the event number: 18395.001 Media Partners Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, and detailed conference materials. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. Please refer to for cancellation, postponement and substitution policy Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. ©2010 IDGA. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of this brochure constitute a trademark of IDGA. Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable under the Lanham Act and common law principles. 5
  6. 6. IDGA Cloud Computing for 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor New York, NY 10017 DoD & Government TM Developing Strategies to February 22 - 24, 2010 Increase Database Storage Washington DC & Management Efficiency Metro Area Your customer registration code is: When registering, please provide the code above. Here is your chance to meet top innovators and tap into the emerging market of cloud computing for defense and government, as well as develop strategies to 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: increase database storage 1 Web: and management 2 Email: 3 Phone: 1-800-882-8684 efficiency! 4 Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day 5 Mail: IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor 18395.001/D/TP New York, NY 10017 Explore the latest information presents a training conference: on current and future plans! Cloud Computing for DoD & Government TM Developing Strategies to February 22 - 24, 2010 Increase Database Storage Washington DC & Management Efficiency Metro Area