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2013-09-12 12:32:54

Nextgov Prime will convene 500+ senior federal technology leaders in Washington, D.C. on October 15th-16th to explore the future of technology and government. WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, will join Peter Levin, former Department of Veteran Affairs chief technology officer, to deliver a special session on government's role in driving breakthrough innovation at Nextgov Prime, the premier event exploring the future of...

2012-04-17 02:32:19

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Circuit announced today that the U.S. Department of State's International Information Program (IIP) Facility Design and Integration Project is complete. The State Department's High Definition Studio and Post Production Facility job included design, engineering and media integration services for the transformation of an existing architectural space into a state-of-the-art High Definition (HD) production and post production facility. The...

2012-03-26 14:21:05

SYDNEY, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published by Australia's leading think-tank, the Lowy Institute for International Policy, has revealed the rapid growth of ediplomacy at the US State Department. Over 150 people are now employed in 25 different ediplomacy nodes at State Department Headquarters and more than 900 officers use it to some extent at US missions abroad. "State created the first office of ediplomacy a decade ago and ever since has been extending its technological...

2012-03-16 08:50:41

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) will host the 22nd Annual Legislative Summit on March 21-23, 2012, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. The Legislative Summit is a signature event hosted by the USHCC that provides a platform for business owners and chamber leaders from across the country to advocate for critical issues that impact their businesses and industries. For the second consecutive year, the 2012...

2012-03-13 07:20:00

PARIS, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Department's top counterterrorism official, Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, told DiploNews that the administration continues to give priority to countering terrorism and emphasizing international cooperation. The U.S. originally held annual bilateral discussions with only a handful of countries, most consistently with Canada and the United Kingdom. In contrast, the U.S. now holds bilateral meetings with about 20 countries annually and holds secure...

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2010-05-21 11:55:00

Study looks at 5-year history of creating and implementing the State Department's use of Wikipedia-like knowledge and platform A new study released May 20 by Rice University and the U.S. Department of State's (DOS) Office of eDiplomacy looks at the five-year history of creating and implementing Diplopedia, DOS' use of the Wikipedia-style diplomacy Web 2.0 tool. Diplopedia is the U.S. State Department's internal knowledge-sharing platform "“ an unclassified, open-source wiki platform of...

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2010-03-16 06:35:00

The US State Department launched a website on Monday where people from around the world can leave their views on global issues and US-foreign policy. The site, "˜Opinion Space"˜, is dedicated to promote "global conversations on foreign affairs," said the State Department. It will "harness the power of connection technologies to provide a unique forum for international dialogue," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a statement. This provides a unique opportunity...

2009-07-18 08:24:58

Robert Hormats, a vice chairman of investment bank Goldman Sachs, has been tapped for a key U.S. State Department post, White House officials say. Hormats was named by the Obama administration Friday to be the department's undersecretary for economic, energy and agricultural affairs, an official announcement indicated. Should he be confirmed by the Senate, Hormats would head up efforts by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to help refine Washington's relationships with China, India and...

2009-04-29 06:00:00

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by DePaul University: WHO: The International Human Rights Law Institute (IHRLI) at DePaul University will host Ambassador John E. Herbst, coordinator for reconstruction and stabilization, for the U.S. State Department; Thomas A. Schweich, visiting professor and ambassador-in-residence at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law; David Crane, professor of law at the Syracuse University College of Law and...

2008-12-02 09:03:00

Company to Provide Support for Real-time Services for the Operation, Maintenance,and Development of IT Systems ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CACI International Inc (NYSE: CAI) announced today that it has been awarded a $29 million prime task order to continue its support for the Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security Chief Technology Officer. The task order, which has a duration of one base year, two one-year options, and one eight-month option, was awarded to...