from Ralph, on the seweb list:
The “Semantic Technologies for E-Government” Conference was held at the White House Conference Centeron September 8th. This was a very successful event with over 130 attendees. Among many agencies represented were Army, Census Bureau, CIA, DIA, DOE, EPA, GSA, IRS, Navy, NARA, NASA, NSA, NSF, SSA, USDA and US Patent Office. A number of attendees were from non-profit organizations such as Aerospace.org and Mitre. Major goverment contractors were also well represented by the attendees from BBN, CSC, Lockheed Martin and SAIC.