U.S. Chief Technology Officer Nominee Aneesh Chopra to Moderate First CTO Roundtable at Intelligent Transportation Society of America's 2009 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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President Obama's nominee for U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Virginia's Secretary of Technology, Aneesh Chopra, will moderate a Chief Technology Officers roundtable during the Intelligent Transportation Society of America's 2009 Annual Meeting & Exposition on Monday, June 1, 2009. The CTO Roundtable session will be held from 3:30 p.m.- 5 p.m. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Offered for the first time at an ITS America Annual Meeting, the CTO Roundtable will bring together the technology experts of several public and private sector organizations to present their vision for a technology-savvy organization and offer insights that will help shape and implement Intelligent Transportation System solutions in the transportation arena.

President Obama's nominee for U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Virginia's Secretary of Technology, Aneesh Chopra, will moderate a Chief Technology Officers roundtable during the Intelligent Transportation Society of America's 2009 Annual Meeting & Exposition on Monday, June 1, 2009. The CTO Roundtable session will be held from 3:30 p.m.- 5 p.m. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Offered for the first time at an ITS America Annual Meeting, the CTO Roundtable will bring together the technology experts of several public and private sector organizations to present their vision for a technology-savvy organization and offer insights that will help shape and implement Intelligent Transportation System solutions in the transportation arena.

Chopra is currently Virginia's Fourth Secretary of Technology serving Governor Tim Kaine. In this capacity, he leads the Commonwealth's strategy to effectively leverage technology in government reform, promotes Virginia's innovation agenda, and fosters technology-related economic development with a special emphasis on entrepreneurship.

Information about ITS America's 2009 Annual Meeting & Exposition is available at http://www.itsa.org/annualmeeting.html. In addition to policy and technical sessions, the event will feature "city streets" vehicle and infrastructure technology demonstrations, a 150,000 square foot exhibit hall, tours of area transportation projects and facilities, and many other activities.

Credentialed journalists interested in covering this event for media purposes are asked to register online at http://www.itsa.org/amnewsroom.html.

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America represents more than 400 organizations including state and local transportation and transit agencies, universities, and private sector companies that are working to advance the research, development, and deployment of intelligent transportation systems and technologies.

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