UBM TechWeb Launches GTEC in Washington, DC

Event Spotlights Technology, Innovation and Collaboration for a 21st Century Government; Call for Participation Now Open

Dec 16, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb, producers of InformationWeek Government, Interop and Black Hat, announce the launch of GTEC in Washington, DC, taking place June 1-3, 2011 at the Washington Convention Center. Focusing on advances in cloud computing, security, data center, virtualization, open government, and collaboration, UBM TechWeb is proud to introduce the comprehensive technology event for government professionals in Washington, DC. GTEC presents the most efficient and effective way for attendees to develop an inclusive strategy and roadmap for their technical initiatives and projects.  For more information visit http://www.gtecevent.com.

GTEC's launch in Washington, DC builds on the strong 17-year tradition of GTEC's Ottawa event and will offer a fresh new approach on driving our nation's progress where technology and government intersect. UBM TechWeb has significant experience in producing leading technology events and publications in the government and private sectors, including Interop, Black Hat, InformationWeek Government and Gov 2.0 Summit. At GTEC, government leaders, managers, and practitioners will have access to an education platform for the necessary skills and expertise to manage and operate the technology programs, projects and infrastructure at the heart of our civilian, defense, state and local government agencies. 

"As a longtime leader in driving technology innovation across multiple media platforms, UBM TechWeb is committed to helping government professionals and contractors build a 21st century government.  We're going deep in several key areas, and look forward to bringing together leading examples of technology in action from both the private and public sectors. But most important, we're bringing together all of you, the community of people fostering innovation, driving organizational change and better serving our citizens," said Greg Kerwin, Vice President and General Manager, GTEC.

In 2011, GTEC will focus on the following topics:

GTEC will be a three-day conference and expo for all levels of government, government contractors and the military. GTEC will include conversational-style keynotes, lining up an extraordinary list of speakers, from both inside and outside government; collaborative, expert-led training sessions and in-depth workshops for continued education; an awards ceremony honoring the best projects and brightest people in government; an expansive expo hall with the latest and most innovative technologies driving public sector technology; and exclusive networking opportunities connecting public and private sector peers in one place.

GTEC call for participation is now open. Click here for more details: http://www.gtecevent.com/dc/speaker-center/call-for-papers.php.

To follow GTEC on Twitter go to @gtec_dc and hashtag your tweets #GTECDC.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses – media solutions, marketing services and paid content – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a UBM company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.