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[December 02, 2012]

The Washington Daybook - General News Events

Dec 02, 2012 (FIND, Inc./Agence France-Presse via COMTEX) -- TOPIC/SUBJECT: holds a Nextgov Prime event on the government's networked world and federal information technology (IT) policy.

AGENDA: Highlights: -- 8:15 a.m.: Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Center's "Internet & American Live Project" and author of "Networked: The New Social Operating System," delivers opening keynote remarks -- 9 a.m.: House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; and Rep. Gerald Connolly, D-Va., participate in a discussion on "The Future of Technology Policy" DATE: December 3, 2012 LOCATION: Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

Katherine Fockler 202-266-7802 [Note: RSVP required. Information on the webcast is available at]

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