National Partnership for Reinventing Government
Takes Access America on the Road

Access America Conference is in Ft. Lauderdale on June 14-17

The National Partnership for Reinventing Government invites you to attend our Access America conferences. Access America is Vice President Gore's 1997 report outlining steps to encourage and increase citizen and business access - via the Internet- to the most commonly requested government service by the year 2000. These conferences will provide employees in federal, state and local government, as well as private industry, with current developments in the use of information technology and its applications for reinventing government. The Access America program will be held in conjunction with the Government Management Information Sciences (GMIS) 29th Annual Conference at the Radisson Bahia Mar Beach Resort, Ft. Lauderdale, FL on June 14-17, 1998. The conference will focus on six major topic areas: Internet/Intranet Success Stories; Distance Learning and Collaboration; Advances in Electronic Technology; Electronic Commerce; Privacy and Security; and Year 2000.

Attending this Conference will help you...

  • Understand the latest trends in Information Technology Management; Distance Learning and Collaboration, Privacy and Security; and Procurement Reform
  • Learn best practices from successful agencies and companies
  • Enhance the delivery of information and services to the public
  • Improve your agency's customer service and partnerships
  • Manage programs for the 21st century
  • Develop measures for evaluating information technology products and services
  • Experience the latest electronic commerce software in the hands on Demo Lab
  • Discuss your agency's challenges with speakers and leaders in the field of information technology

Ft. Lauderdale Speakers and Panelists
Greg Woods, Chairman, President Clinton's Government Information Technology Services Board is the keynote speaker. Other speakers and panelists include:

  • Linda Nelson, CIO, State of Florida;
  • Manuel Garcia,CIO, Metro-Dade County;
  • James Gaston, UNISYS;
  • David Hoffman, NextLink;
  • John Huang, EDS;
  • William Baker, Federal Highway Administration;
  • Kevin High, CEO, Web Services;
  • James Van Wert, Small Business Administration;
  • Susan Hurst, FECRC;
  • Ron Breland, President, Slebre Associates;
  • Jack Roddy, Dept. of Navy;
  • Elliott Rosen, Booz, Allen, and Hamilton;
  • Karen Mantyla, Quiet Power;
  • Deborah Schreiber, DA Schreiber, Inc.; and
  • Dick Manning, NOVA Southeastern University;
  • Jay Bokulic, IBM;
  • Glenn Miller, ORACLE;
  • Bob Parks, Cybergaurd;
  • Katrina Dahlke, 3Com Corporation;
  • Jeffrey Schilit, Florida Atlantic Univeristy;
  • George Lindamood, Gartner Group;and
  • Jimmy Adams, PKS.

How to Register
The cost for the Ft. Lauderdale conference is $250, if registered by May 1, 1998. After May 1, the cost is $275. To register, or to get additional information about the conference, please visit or call Gail Wall at 1-954-357-8507. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Freeman at (202) 694-0033, or

For More About "Access America"
Visit to download "Access America" and to learn more about the President's Government Information Technology Services Board (GITSB). For more information about other National Partnership for Reinventing Government initiatives, visit

For More About "GMIS"
Visit to learn more about the mission of GMIS and ongoing activities. National Partnership for Reinventing Government (formerly the National Performance Review), 750-17th St., NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 694-0063. To subscribe by e-mail, send a message to: Put this message: SUBSCRIBE EXPRESS­L FIRSTNAME LASTNAME. For fax, send fax number to Pat Wood at or fax to (202) 632-0390. The Express is on the Internet at Click on News Room.

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