Register Online
The RDX 2004 registration and hotel reservation deadline is October 13, 2004. Your registration fee of $200 covers all meeting materials, one reception, one lunch and all breaks. You can also register by downloading the registration form (PDF) and mailing or faxing it to the Great Lakes Commission. More information at:
A block of rooms at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center has been reserved under the name "RDX Conference" for October 25-27, 2004, at a special rate of $110 U.S. (plus tax). Call 313-568- 8000 (or 1-800-352-0831) by Oct. 13.
Keynote and Plenary Speakers
Speakers arranged alphabetically by last name
Dr. John S. Camp
Chief Information Officer, Wayne State University;
Board Member, Merit Network, Inc.
Presenting: Conference Introduction, "Internet Future across the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Region"
When: Wednesday, October 27
8:30-10:00 am
Karl Jacob
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Cloudmark
Presenting: Luncheon Keynote: "Cyber Security"
When: Wednesday, October 27
noon - 1:30 pm
Des McKee
Chief Information Officer (CIO), Ontario Land Resources Cluster and Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM) Science and Information Resources Division (SIRD)
Presenting: State CIO Panel Discussion
When: Thursday, October 28
10:30 am - noon
Lou Milrad
Partner, Gardiner Roberts LLP
Presenting: Legal Implications of Information Exchange
When: Plenary
Wednesday, October 27
1:30-3:00 pm
Kenneth D. Theis
Deputy Director of Agency Services, Michigan Department of Information Technology
Presenting: State CIO Panel Discussion
When: Thursday, October 28
10:30 am - noon

These are just some of the speakers you will see at RDX 2004. For a full list of anticipated speakers, please see the conference program. Details on the RDX session presenters are at
More information on the RDX 2004 Speakers, including photos and short biographies, is available at Details on the other RDX presenters are at

Limited exhibition space is available, so reserve your booth now! Contact Kevin Yam at or 734-971-9135.

The RDX 2004 Training Seminars will take place on Tuesday, October 26 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Participants may choose one morning and/or one afternoon seminar. Get a special discount when you register for two seminars! Register now!

RDX Sponsors:

Western & Eastern
Great Lakes Regions &
Central New York

RDX Partners:
Environment Canada, Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN), Merit Network, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources - Land Information Ontario (LIO), Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Wisconsin Sea Grant, York University - GeoICT