Andrew Updegrove spoke at, and moderated a panel, at a meeting of the Massachusetts Government Information Systems Association. The topic was the current controversy over implementation of the OpenDocument Format (ODF) standard, and the panel included the following officials: Mass. ITD Director and State CIO Louis Gutierrez, Mass. First Deputy Secretary and Supervisor of Public Records Alan Cote, Mass. Director of Open Source Initiative Timothy Vaverchak, and Somerville CIO Patrick McCormick.