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Wednesday, September 04, 2013 7:00AM - 5:00PM


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Maritime Institute and Conference Center

Phone: (410) 859-5700
692 Maritime Blvd
Linthicum Heights, Maryland

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Event Details

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ONLY 29 REMAINING - Registration: $99 per person (includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments) 
SOLD OUT - Exhibit Tables: $350 (does not include registration for exhibit table staff) 

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The Open Source Software Institute is hosting the 2nd Annual NSA Open Source Software Industry Day!  

Speakers are leaders and experts in the Open Source Software community from Government, Industry and Academia. Sessions are moderated panel discussions that promote audience and panel interaction. Case study sessions will highlight open source software successes with cloud, mobile and big data solutions.  Over 40 exhibitors will demonstrate technology, solutions and capabilities in use across government. U.S. Citizenship required.  NO on-site registration. SIGN UP TODAY and share this event with business associates and government contacts.  

OSSI Session Leaders have secured leading government and industry experts to share their knowledge and experience on  a wide range of open source topics. 

Morning Keynote Speaker (confirmed): 

Dr. Patrick Dowd is the National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS)’s Chief Technical Officer and also serves as Chief Architect.  He recently transitioned to this role after serving as Deputy Director of Mission Capabilities within the Technology Directorate of the National Security Agency. 

Dr. Dowd joined the Research Directorate of NSA in 1996, and is co-founder of the Laboratory for Telecommunications Science (R4).  He moved from Research to the SIGINT Directorate in 2004, where he directed projects to unify Computer Network Operations (CNO) and developed technical strategies to integrate CNO, SIGINT, and Defense. He then became the Deputy Directorate for Modernization within the Information Technology Directorate in 2006 to execute his work and build out the world-wide operational environment of NSA at scale. 

Noon Keynote Speaker (confirmed):

Mr. Mark E. Krzysko serves as the Deputy Director, Enterprise Information and Office of the Secretary of Defense Studies. In this senior leadership position, Mr. Krzysko directs data governance, technical transformation and shared services efforts to make timely, authoritative acquisition information available to support oversight of the Department of Defense’s major programs; a portfolio totaling more than $1.6 trillion of investment funds over the lifecycle of the programs. Mr. Krzysko also oversees Federally Funded Research and Development Centers and University Affiliated Research Centers.

Executive Briefing (confirmed):

Dr. Ron Ross, NIST with Wayne Jackson, CEO , Sonatype  

"Supply Chain Risk Management for Modern Software Development"

9 Panel Sessions/ 5 Case Study Presentations (download briefings/presentations)


Book Signing: "Untangled" by Henry Sienkiewicz - Meet the Author - FREE BOOK to the first 20 visitors

Book Signing: "OpenStack Security Guide" - Meet the Authors - FREE BOOKS (limited quantities)

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Technology Exhibits

Visit with over 40 exhibitors from various government agencies, organizations and industry providers to learn about their open source solutions, products, services and capabilities. Leading experts will be onsite to: 
- Answer questions, 
- Demonstrate products,
- Explain case studies and real world applications,
- Schedule follow on presentations,
- Discuss roadmaps and enhancements,
- Solicit product feedback, and 
- Introduce new capabilities
See current list of government exhibits and industry exhibits.

   Industry $99 per person (non members)
   Government Employees Free
   Discounts: Platinum Members 40% off registration (per person)
Exhibit Tables: SOLD OUT
   Industry $350 - Demonstrate your Open Source Technology and Service solutions to your target audience
   Government Free - share your agency's programs and information  
   Discounts: Platinum Members 40% off.

For Member Discount Codes, please send email request to:
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If you are an Open Source Software developer,  Program Manger, Solution Architect, Technical Director, Policymaker or just seeking answers to your questions about open source software, be sure to attend this one day event.  Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and network with your peers.  Sign up today! We look forward to meeting you on September 4th.

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