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Subject: Sign-up to Attend the Complimentary eGov Workshop, Washington, DC USA

Register now for the eGov Washington Workshop: Putting Open Standards to
Work for Transparency, Security, and Interoperability

17 April 2009 - Washington, DC 


*Hosted by The World Bank (http://www.worldbank.org/) and the OASIS
eGovernment Member Section (http://www.oasis-egov.org/).

No admission charge for the Workshop; however, space is limited.  Workshop
is open to both members and non-members of OASIS with an interest in the use
of open standards for eGovernment.  

Reserve Your Seat Now!

Workshop Overview 

The eGov Workshop will bring together up to 100 professionals onsite at the
World Bank in Washington, D.C. In addition, interactive video links will
facilitate participation by officials from many emerging markets and
developing countries.  Representatives of many countries where the World
Bank finances eGovernment projects will participate, including Mexico,
Colombia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Bosnia, and other countries in central and
Eastern Europe. 

This one-day Workshop offers a unique opportunity to exchange experiences
amongst professionals from the public administration and the private sector
regarding the significance of open standards for efficient and
transformational governments. 

Main themes include: 

*	Openness, Transparency and Justice
*	Identity, Authentication and Security
*	Reviewing Interoperability and Mobility, including Implications of
Cloud Computing

Why Should You Attend this Workshop? 

This free Workshop is an ideal opportunity for you to: 

*	Better understand the role open standards play in public
administration and doing business with government
*	Exchange views and compare use cases with your peers
*	Learn more about the latest technology trends in eGovernment systems
*	Assess strategies to avoid vendor lock-in and promote choice

This eGov Washington Workshop is a sequel to 19 February 2009 event in
Brussels, which was organized by OASIS and the Belgian Federal Ministry of

Reserve Your Seat Now!

Participation in this Workshop is at no cost, but registration will be
essential, as space is limited.  For information on attending, speaking at,
or sponsoring the OASIS eGov Washington Workshop, contact

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