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National Coordination Office for Networking and Information Technology Research and Development

President's Information Technology Advisory Committee

Tuesday, April 13, 2004
9:00am - 5:00pm
Washington Ballroom, Hotel Washington
15th and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

This President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) meeting will focus on the U.S. Government investment in networking and information technology research and development with some specific applications. In the morning, there will be a report by the PITAC Health and IT Subcommittee on its draft findings and recommendations. The afternoon session will focus on Cyber Security Subcommittee issues.

The Committee will hear presentations by Mr. Amit Yoran, Department of Homeland Security (confirmed); Dr. Carl Landwehr, National Science Foundation (confirmed); Dr. David Clark, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (confirmed); Dr. Anthony Tether, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (confirmed); and Dr. Simon Szykman, Department of Homeland Security (confirmed). A full agenda can be found on the following NITRD website: http://www.nitrd.gov/pitac/index.html.

REGISTRATION: The public may attend the meeting in person at the above address or on-line via the Internet (ability to use the Internet and telephone simultaneously required).

Please click here to register for either of these choices:


Registration for the on-line conference will close at 5pm on Friday, April 9, 2004.

Members of the public are invited to submit their comments by (1) providing written statements to the PITAC before April 13, 2004 at pitac-comments@nitrd.gov or (2) giving a brief (three minutes or less) oral statement during the 30-minute public comment period on the meeting agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The NCO/ITRD at 703-292-4873 or by e-mail at pitac-comments@nitrd.gov.

The President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) was established on February 11, 1997 to provide the President, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and the Federal agencies involved in IT R&D with guidance and advice on all areas of high performance computing, communications, and information technologies. Representing the research, education, and library communities and including network provider and representatives from critical industries, the Committee guides the Administration's effort to accelerate development and adoption of information technologies vital for American prosperity in the 21st century.

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