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Apr 21, 2003, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Request For Submissions

The Center of Open Source & Government
announces that it will publish:

The Open Source Reference Book 2003
[What Local/National Governments, the
Defense Establishment, and The Global
1000 Need To Know About Open Source Software]

This is an Open Source resource book targeting
the 20,000 IT power users around the world.

The Reference Book will provide a Who\'s Who 
and Who\'s Doing What in Open Source.

The Reference Book will provide IT power users
with profiles and contact information on: 

- Open Source companies 
- Open Source vendors 
- Open Source integrators 
- Open Source consultants 
- Open Source resellers 
- Open Source government projects/policies 
- Open Source corporate projects/policies 
- Open Source community projects 
- Open Source academic/national laboratory projects 

It will also: 

- provide a Generally Regarded As Safe (GRAS) list
  of Open Source software to identify mature and 
  useable Open Source projects 
- list what Open Source software is NIAP or Common
  Criteria evaluated 
- summarize important government and corporate Open
  Source policy statements made during the year 
- highlight important Open Source conferences 
- provide an Open Source Year in Review section, 
  cataloging Open Source milestones, including a
  list of published whites papers, books and other
  important events 

The Center of Open Source and Government invites you
to provide relevant information to be included in the
first annual edition of the Open Source Reference Book
to be published in time for our 3rd Open Source in 
Government Conference in Paris, France on November 
24-26, 2003.

To be considered for inclusion in the Reference Book,
please complete the questions at
http://www.egovos.org/ref_book.html before May 31, 2003.

For more information, please contact us at 
Book@eGovOS.org and go to www.egovos.org.

Best regards,

Tony Stanco
Founding Director
The Center of Open Source & Government

Associate Director
Open Source and eGovernment
Cyber Security Policy and Research Institute
George Washington University

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