Anakam's CMO to Moderate Panel at 2009 Executive Leadership Conference

William R. 'Bill' Braithwaite, M.D., Ph.D., FACMI 'Dr. HIPAA' and other Government Technology Luminaries to Examine a 'New Era of Innovation' at ACT-IAC Executive Leadership Conference

Oct 23, 2009, 17:10 ET from Anakam

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Anakam announced today that William R. "Bill" Braithwaite, M.D., Ph.D., FACMI, Anakam's Chief Medical Officer, has been selected to speak and moderate a panel at the 19th Annual Executive Leadership Conference (ELC), themed "A New Era of Innovation." Considered to be the leading conference in government IT and sponsored by the ACT-IAC, this event will take place on October 25th through October 27th in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Experts of the government IT community and conference attendees will be collaborating on the significant and vital roles information technology can have on serving citizens and progressing company operations. This event is known to bring industry executives and government officials together where they can work towards solutions that better serve citizens. 2009 Conference themes include: Collaboration, Health IT, Infrastructure and Cloud Computing, and Innovation.

Dr. Braithwaite will be moderating "At the Edge - Securing Public-Private Connections with a Nationwide Health Information Network" during the Health IT track on Monday, October 26th. Government and private sector participants will grapple with the dynamic and complex security issues that arise when implementing health information exchanges between government and the private sector.

"I am excited that I am invited to participate at the 19th Annual Executive Leadership Conference," said William R. "Bill" Braithwaite, M.D., Ph.D., FACMI. "The Health IT track will focus on the opportunities and obstacles involved in implementing a nationwide system of electronic health records and data exchange between the public and private sector. Balancing privacy, security and transparency is essential to enabling the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) and President Obama's stated objective of a broader, shared lifelong record project. It is my honor to be a part of the process augmenting the new Administration's overarching vision."

For more information on attending this event or learning more about William R. "Bill" Braithwaite, M.D., Ph.D., FACMI, please call Krislyn Smith at (619) 233-7778.

About ACT-IAC - Government and Industry IT: One Vision, One Community:

The American Council for Technology (ACT) is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1979 to assist government in serving the public through the effective and efficient acquisition of information technology (IT) resources. ACT provides education, programming, and networking opportunities to enhance and advance the government IT profession.

In 1989, ACT established the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) to foster a collaborative environment between industry and government in the IT arena. Through this collaboration, industry and government executives exchange information, support professional development, improve communications, and build partnerships.

ACT-IAC has been recognized as the premier public-private partnership in the government IT community and as an example of how government and industry can work together. Through this unique relationship, ACT-IAC provides an objective, professional, and ethical forum for government and industry leaders to address common issues towards a shared vision. For more information, visit or call (703) 208-4800.

About Anakam:

Anakam® enables strong authentication and identity management at a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions, without encumbering your customers, partners, and employees with cards, software downloads, tokens, or fobs. With tens of millions of end users, the Anakam Identity Suite® is unique in the industry, providing end-to-end multi-channel capabilities that allow you to enable secure, trusted eBusiness to very large user-communities in a single platform. The suite includes two-factor authentication, remote identity proofing and verification, professional credentialing, and secure collaboration. For more information, visit .