Lockheed Martin Sponsors Information Technology Day In Washington State Tri-Cities

Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET from Lockheed Martin Information Support Services

    RICHLAND, Wash., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:   LMT),
 along with a host of participating sponsors, is organizing a major Information
 Technology conference for communities in the mid-Columbia region of Washington
 State on Wednesday, April 18.
     The Tri-Cities of Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick, Wash., have developed a
 growing technology industry whose influence is felt throughout the region.
 Lockheed Martin, as part of its commitment to enhance IT education and
 training in the local community, has assembled speakers from respected
 industry analyst organizations as the Gartner and Giga Information groups and
 from senior representatives from industry, including Microsoft and Cisco, to
 help the region prepare for the future.
     Subjects will cover a variety of topical Information Technology areas as
 knowledge management, cyber security, and wireless solutions.  Featured as
 speakers also will be leading technologists from several Lockheed Martin
 operating companies, including Exostar, Enterprise Information Systems and
 Sandia National Laboratories.
     Keynote speaker for the luncheon will be Keith Klein, Manager of the
 Department of Energy's Richland Operations Office and Kathy Wilcox, President
 and CEO of the Washington Software Alliance.
     The event will be held at the Pasco DoubleTree Hotel from 10 a.m. to
 5 p.m. to include a host of industry exhibits and a luncheon.  A reception and
 dinner, sponsored by the Tri-Cities' economic development company, TRIDEC,
 will follow from 5 to 8 p.m.
     Joining Lockheed Martin as co-sponsors of Information Technology Day are
 the Tri-City Herald and TRIDEC in partnership with Columbia Basin College,
 Washington State University-Tri Cities, and the Washington Software Alliance.
     Darrell Graddy, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin
 Services, Inc., at the Department of Energy's Hanford site, called the event
 "a shot in the arm for IT education and economic development in the region.
 This is the biggest Information Technology event ever held in the Tri-Cities.
 The time is right for a conference of this magnitude and we have great
 expectations for this event and for the future of the IT industry in the mid-
 Columbia region."
     Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global enterprise
 principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and
 integration of advanced-technology systems, products and services.  The
 Corporation's core businesses are systems integration, space, aeronautics, and
 technology services.  Information Support Services, parent organization of
 Russell's organization at Hanford, is a business unit of Lockheed Martin
 providing information technology business systems, managed services and
 infrastructure solutions to major government agencies.
 
 

SOURCE Lockheed Martin Information Support Services
    RICHLAND, Wash., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:   LMT),
 along with a host of participating sponsors, is organizing a major Information
 Technology conference for communities in the mid-Columbia region of Washington
 State on Wednesday, April 18.
     The Tri-Cities of Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick, Wash., have developed a
 growing technology industry whose influence is felt throughout the region.
 Lockheed Martin, as part of its commitment to enhance IT education and
 training in the local community, has assembled speakers from respected
 industry analyst organizations as the Gartner and Giga Information groups and
 from senior representatives from industry, including Microsoft and Cisco, to
 help the region prepare for the future.
     Subjects will cover a variety of topical Information Technology areas as
 knowledge management, cyber security, and wireless solutions.  Featured as
 speakers also will be leading technologists from several Lockheed Martin
 operating companies, including Exostar, Enterprise Information Systems and
 Sandia National Laboratories.
     Keynote speaker for the luncheon will be Keith Klein, Manager of the
 Department of Energy's Richland Operations Office and Kathy Wilcox, President
 and CEO of the Washington Software Alliance.
     The event will be held at the Pasco DoubleTree Hotel from 10 a.m. to
 5 p.m. to include a host of industry exhibits and a luncheon.  A reception and
 dinner, sponsored by the Tri-Cities' economic development company, TRIDEC,
 will follow from 5 to 8 p.m.
     Joining Lockheed Martin as co-sponsors of Information Technology Day are
 the Tri-City Herald and TRIDEC in partnership with Columbia Basin College,
 Washington State University-Tri Cities, and the Washington Software Alliance.
     Darrell Graddy, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin
 Services, Inc., at the Department of Energy's Hanford site, called the event
 "a shot in the arm for IT education and economic development in the region.
 This is the biggest Information Technology event ever held in the Tri-Cities.
 The time is right for a conference of this magnitude and we have great
 expectations for this event and for the future of the IT industry in the mid-
 Columbia region."
     Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global enterprise
 principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and
 integration of advanced-technology systems, products and services.  The
 Corporation's core businesses are systems integration, space, aeronautics, and
 technology services.  Information Support Services, parent organization of
 Russell's organization at Hanford, is a business unit of Lockheed Martin
 providing information technology business systems, managed services and
 infrastructure solutions to major government agencies.
 
 SOURCE  Lockheed Martin Information Support Services

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