SensorGov to Feature Security Industry Visionaries

SensorsGov Expo & Conference 2005 NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2005-- Leading Industry Event for Government and Military Sensing Technologies Also Includes Special Pre-Conference Program on RFIDEssentials for Military

Questex Media Group, Inc., announced the keynote speakers for SensorsGov, to be held December 6-8, 2005 at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, VA. The keynote presentations, led by industry visionaries from U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NASA and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, will offer attendees insight into important advances in the use of sensors, from advance detection to predictive maintenance. SensorsGov will also feature a special pre-conference training program entitled "RFID Essentials for Military Applications," which will be led by instructors from the RFID Technical Institute.

SensorsGov is the leading sensor-centric technology event filling the specific educational, development and resource needs of U.S. Government and Military organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Joint Forces, Army, Air Force, NASA, Department of Commerce, National Institute of Health, Food and Drug Administration, Coast Guard and Port Authorities. The program is designed for decision makers and leaders in the sensors industry related to aircraft and guided missiles; government and military; transportation and communications; airlines, ports, railroads, shipping, telecommunications and pipelines; power plants and avionics; adjustments and associated parts and components.

SensorsGov will feature a special pre-conference training program on Monday, December 5, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. entitled, "RFID Essentials for Military Applications." This one-day session provides participants with a basic understanding of RFID, including concepts, science and applications. It also contains short elements of SensorsGov's one-week RFID Fundamentals course, as well as RFID for Maritime, RFID Logistics, and RFID for Maintenance Service and Repair. The session will be conducted by Ann Grackin, President, and Bill McBeath, Certified Instructor, of the RFID Technical Institute.

On Tuesday, December 6, 2005, at 9:15 a.m. SensorsGov will open with a keynote presentation by Dr. David G. Boyd, Systems Engineering Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Dr. Boyd will discuss Homeland Security's efforts toward wireless communications interoperablility with attendees.

Dr. Jamie Downs, regional medical examiner at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, will deliver his keynote presentation titled, "Sensor Applications: A Medical Examiner's Perspective" on Wednesday, December 7, at 9 a.m.

Dr. Bruce Holmes, director, Strategic Partnership, Planning & Management Office, NASA Langley Research Center, will deliver his keynote presentation on transportation and sensing technology on Thursday, December 8, at 8:30 a.m.

"SensorsGov is the leading event for sensor research and development communities across Government and Military agencies," said Christina Condos, group show director of Questex. "Our high-profile keynote speakers will arm attendees with critical insights on the challenges, goals and benefits of leveraging sensors technologies in their agency or organization. We look forward to these sessions."

Keynote sessions are free to all SensorsGov conference and exposition attendees. For additional information on SensorsGov, please visit, or call (800) 748-5045 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., EST, M-F

About Questex Media Group, Inc.

SensorsGov is produced by Questex Media Group, Inc. (, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty services through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company's properties include 23 trade publications, 50 websites, 25 conferences and tradeshows. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe.


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