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(1) (Information Industry Association, Washington, DC) In 1999, IIA merged with SPA (Software Publishers Association) to become the Software & Information Industry Association. See SIIA.

(2) (Information Interchange Architecture) IBM formats for exchanging documents between different systems.



a river in Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. Length, 486 km; basin area, 18, 100 sq km. Arising on the northern slopes of the Vostochnyi Saian, it is a mountain river in its upper reaches. Fartherdown, its valley widens and its flow becomes calmer. Eventuallyit flows into Oka Gulf of the Bratsk Reservoir, which extends for320 km. The river is fed chiefly by rain. The average annual rateof flow at the city of Tulun, 119 km from the mouth, is 149 cum per sec. The river freezes over in late October or early Novem-ber and thaws in late April or early May. Its chief tributariesinclude the Kirei, from the right, and the Ikei and Ilir, from theleft.

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The symposium will include workshops, talks and presentations by invited international speakers, including officials of the IIA.
The IIA standards have been translated into 21 approved languages in addition to English.
The IIA Kiosk System will provide varied information including the location of major facilities in the main passenger terminal and transportation centre in IIA, general tourist information, plus hotel, airline and flight details.
In turn, Outsell will publish information about IIA activities such as conferences and seminars in its weekly briefings and include the organization's logo on all Outsell marketing materials.
The IIA casts itself as a stalwart guardian of the public's right to know.
IIA President Paul Zurkowski says the two groups are collaborating in response to the convergence of the industries they represen.
IIA pointed out, for example, thatLatham's letter not only contradicted previous statements he had made before Congress on the intended scope of new NSDD-145-based controls, but also ignored IIA's concern about controversial recommendations contained in a new, classified Air Force study.
The Department of Justice decision today is contrary to this Administration's commitments to grow the economy, create jobs and expand broadband deployment," said IIA Senior Advisor Broderick Johnson.
A license to carry on activities of providing professional services under the Qatar Financial Center Authority Regulations was issued to IIA President Hassan al Mulla by Chief Commercial Officer Raed al Emadi.