CXO Media Announces Executive Policy Forum 3

FRAMINGHAM, MA – APRIL 9, 2002 – IDG's CXO Media (publisher of CIO magazine) announces its third Executive Policy Forum to be held April 23rd at Princeton University, New Jersey. The event, featuring a live event, webcast and satellite broadcast, will examine crisis communications and its impact on public confidence and the U.S. economy following the events of September 11th. Harvard Law Professor and former ABC-TV legal editor Arthur R. Miller will moderate the live discussion, webcast and satellite broadcast.

 

Executive Policy Forum 3 is produced in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office (CIAO). Speakers/Participants to date include:

James McGreevey, Governor of New Jersey

John S. Tritak, Director, Critical Infrastructure Assurance Office in the US Department of Commerce

U.S. Representative Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY), Chairman of House Science Committee

Captain Craig Bone, U.S. Coast Guard, Commanding Officer, Activities New York, Capt. of the Port of New York/New Jersey

Mark Jurkowitz, Media Writer, The Boston Globe

Alfred C. Koeppe, President & COO, Public Service Electric & Gas Company (PSE&G)

Joe Levy, President and CEO, CXO Media Inc.

The forum is designed to bring government and business leaders together to discuss security risks to the U.S. economy, as well as explore critical infrastructure security solutions. The two-hour event is part of a three-day conference, "Critical Infrastructures: Working Together in a New World," hosted by CIAO and Governor McGreevey.

"Critical Infrastructures: Working Together in a New World" is the second in a series of state-sponsored conferences to highlight best practices arising from September 11, including homeland security and critical infrastructure protection. The entire conference is co-hosted and co-produced by the CIAO, part of the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Export Administration, CXO Media, New Jersey Governor James McGreevy, and The National Institute of Justice. Media interested in covering or attending Executive Policy Forum 3 should contact Karen Fogerty at 508-935-4091.

About CXO Media Inc.

CXO Media publishes CIO magazine (launched in 1987), www.cio.com, The CIO Insider and www.darwinmag.com. CXO Media serves CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, COOs and other corporate officers who use technology to thrive and prosper in this new era of business. The company strives to enhance partnerships among C-level executives, as well as create opportunities for information technology (IT) and consumer marketers to reach them. In addition to magazines and websites, CXO Media produces Executive Programs, a series of conferences that provide educational and networking opportunities for corporate and government leaders.

CXO Media Inc. is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than 300 computer magazines and newspapers and 4,000 book titles and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through IDG.net (www.idg.net), which comprises more than 270 targeted websites in 70 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide and provides IT market analysis through 50 offices in 43 countries worldwide. Company information is available at www.idg.com.