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Smarter Data, Smarter Publishing

Smarter ways to create, publish, and disseminate government information

Thursday, May 11, 2006
9 am - noon
US Government Printing Office
Carl Hayden Room
732 N. Capitol St. NW
Washington, DC 20401
(Exit Union Station toward 1st Street.  Turn left at G Street. Walk 1 block
to GPO building)
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Steve Newcomb (Coolheads Consulting) was a member of the steering committee
for  "EP2010:
> The Future of 
> Publishing Towards 2010", a study funded by the European Union that
recommended ways to 
maximize Europe's competitive posture in publishing, content, and knowledge.
As a leader in the technology 
of knowledge transparency, Steve is connected with projects of several
national governments that are pioneering 
enhancements in citizens' access to public information.  Learn about the
smart content vision for a vigorous, 
diverse, and free European knowledge economy, and steps to achieve it.

Mike Daconta (Oberon Associates, Inc.) will share his experiences making
"data smarter" to improve 
information sharing as the former Metadata Program Manager for the
Department of Homeland Security and
as chief architect of Defense Intelligence Agency's Virtual Knowledge Base.
Learn about his work on the recently
published Federal Enterprise
<> Architecture Data
Reference Model 2.0.
Nancy G. Faget
GPO Information Dissemination
Library Services & Content Management
Library Planning & Development
Sr. Program Planning Specialist
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