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Government & Industry Collaboration to Foster

the Use of Open Standards in Government

Preliminary agenda outline for Members-Only Meetings:

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

8:00 am - 12:30 pm Joint General Session (members and invited guests)                                                                         
  Spotlight briefs from Forums and Consortia that focus on the use of Open Standards in Government
(includes Real-time and Embedded Systems, Security, Jericho, Trusted Technology, FACE, and DirecNet)
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm Open Forum Sessions - Opportunity to hear and learn more about other Forum and Consortia Activity
  Security Forum and Jericho Forum

  • Event Management: DASv2, NIST EMAP, and Mitre CEE event management standards
  Trusted Technology Forum
1:30 - 3:30 pm FACE 101 - An Overview of the FACE Technical Standard 
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm FACE Advisory Board Session (members only)

Thursday, November 17, 2011 

8:00 am - 5:15 pm Breakout Sessions
  Security Forum and Jericho Forum

  • NSTIC on trusted identities in cyberspace: both forums have responded to the NSTIC Notice of Inquire, and have active projects
  • Jericho Forum Identity Commandments, and Identity Training Pack
  • Security Forum – Identity Principles, Identity-Entitlement-Access (IdEA) management standards, collaborations with ISO JTC1 SC27 WG5 and ETIS and EURIM
  • Automated Compliance: NIST SCAP development and our ACEML standard
  Trusted Technology Forum

Friday, November 18, 2011

8:00 am - 11:30 am Breakout Sessions
  FACE Steering Committee Session

























Participating Forums and Managed Consortia

Managed Consortia:

  • DirecNet™ Task Force, an Open Group Managed Consortium
  • Future Airbone Capability Environment (FACE™), an Open Group Managed Consortium


  • Security Forum, an Open Group Forum
  • Jericho Forum, an Open Group Forum
  • Trusted Technology Forum, an Open Group Forum
  • Real-time and Embedded Systems, an Open Group Forum


The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) Consortium is an aviation-focused professional group made up of U.S. industry suppliers, customers and users. The Consortium is creating a technologically appropriate open FACE reference architecture, standards and business model. 


Security Forum and Jericho Forums

The Security and Jericho Forums have three US government and industry-related information security projects with the Department of Commerce, NIST, and Mitre.  US government and industry leaders from these agencies will join forum members for a dialog to evolve closer engagement on these projects:

Trusted Technology Forum

The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum (OTTF) leads the development of a global supply chain integrity program and framework in order to provide buyers of IT products with a choice of accredited technology partners and vendors. The OTTF provides a vendor-neutral environment where security, supply chain, and acquistion professionals can develop industry standards, utilize The Open Group's broad reach to build global recognition for them, and network with a world-class community of experts and peers to grow professionally.




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