Online registration is now closed. You can register on site at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Conference Center at 6:30 AM on Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

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Thank you to our sponsors for participating in this year's event. Click below to learn leadership perspectives on the business case for sustainability as well as technologies and services available to drive a smarter and leaner government.


AFCEA Bethesda is pleased to announce an innovative educational symposium for government and industry participants who are or want to be on the cutting edge of smart technology and sustainability. The goals of the event are to make the business case for sustainability, show "big data" applications for energy management, highlight accomplishments with smart building technologies, illustrate saving from effective Federal fleet management, data center energy efficiencies and sustainability leading practices, articulate the connection between data centers and sustainability, and explain the impact of recent regulations and policy related to sustainability for IT procurement.
Register today and benefit from:
  • Collaboration opportunities with more than 300 technology and sustainability professionals and executives
  • Keynote presentation and panel discussions from key stakeholders at key agencies including GSA, EPA, DOE, DHS and DOD responsible for delivering increased operational efficiencies, reduced costs, and improved sustainability metrics
  • Receive continuing education credits from the Graduate School USA, an independent, educational, not-for-profit that prepares and advances your career in government, private sector and non-for-profit organizations (.4)
Who should attend:
  • Agency representatives releasing new IT contracts, including data center consolidation
  • Agency representatives responsible for achieving the goals in their agency’s Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan
  • Industry representatives looking for new opportunities outside the CIO’s office for IT, including cloud, big data, and mobility
  • Company executives that need to understand the business case for incorporating sustainable practices into their overall corporate strategy and operations
  • Federal capture and business development executives needing to be informed about government-wide trends Small business representatives and system integrators interested in teaming opportunities
Learning Objectives:
  • New opportunities for traditional IT companies in this trend of “smart” facilities
  • New training and organizational change opportunities associated with this trend
  • Insight on how to position your IT offerings to help government use “big data” to increase sustainability of operations and reduce operating costs
  • Education for the private sector to create solutions that enable the government to realize the goals of the National Strategy for Electronics Stewardship
  • Case studies on how agencies have achieved cost savings by operating more sustainably
  • Information on new tools, processes and methodologies in sustainability
  • Details on agency requirements, including specific policies, mandates, and recent executive orders
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Registration begins at 6:30 AM

Ronald Reagan Building and International Conference Center, Washington, DC

Pavilion Room,

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Bob Inglis
Director, Energy and Enterprise Initiative, George Mason University and Former Congressman (R-SC)
Jennifer MacDonald
Director, Sustainability Performance Office, DOE

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