- 2017 Innovation Hackathon
April 21, 2017 - April 23, 2017
- SBIR/STTR Grant Crash Course with Agency One-On-Ones
April 25, 2017
- New American Jobs Summit
May 3, 2017
- Senior Game Expo
May 4, 2017
- Can You Swim with the Piranhas?
May 16, 2017
- Nexus: Israel
May 22, 2017
- 2017 Virginia Women Veterans Summit
June 22, 2017 - June 23, 2017
2017 Innovation Hackathon
Date: April 21-23, 2017
Location: Northern Virginia Community College
2675 College Drive
Woodbridge, Va. 22191
This April 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, Northern Virginia Community College will be hosting its very own Hackathon: 2017 Innovation Hackathon!
This 36 hour period will be filled with tech talks, programming, cybersecurity practice, food, fun and cutting-edge creation. The focus of this event will be on secure coding to advocate for a more secure cyberspace and showcase the importance of cybersecurity to organizations, companies, and everyone else. Do not be intimidated, there are talks and challenges for every skill level from beginner to advanced. Plus, we will have prizes such as DJI Phantom drones, Raspberry Pi's, tablets and much much more! This is a great opportunity to gain experience and learn about the booming Computer Science, and Information Technology industries. Learn from working together with knowledgeable individuals, hands-on experience, and getting a glimpse into the cybersecurity world.
Participate in the Hackathon! Have students test your latest innovations, conduct interview sessions with potential candidates and highlight your brand at this event. Contact Dr. Evette Hyder-Davis for more information.
Last day to register is April 15th and with only 300 spaces and free registration, spaces will fill up fast!
For more information and to register click here.
SBIR/STTR Grant Crash Course with Agency One-On-Ones
Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: CIT Building, MACH37 Offices
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon, Va. 20170
Topics covered include an overview of participating agencies, funding amounts, how agencies differ and the approach you need to take with them, how to engage with the agencies in advance, and tips for preparing your proposals. Find out if Small Business Innovation Research funding is a fit with your company! Hear from and meet with representatives from NSF, Homeland Security and DARPA. Hear how CIT helps Virginia based companies apply for SBIR.
More information and to register click here.
New American Jobs Summit
Date: May 3, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
More information and to register click here.
Senior Game Expo
Date: May 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: George Mason University
Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, 4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Va., 22030
The graduating seniors of the Computer Game Design program are putting their best games, projects, and creations on show for you to play and experience. Enjoy games, food, and swag — all for free! We hope to see you there. May the 4th be with you.
For more information click here.
Can You Swim with the Piranhas?
Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: The V Eatery and Brewery
44630 Waxpool Road
Ashburn, VA 20147
This month we are excited to welcome Piranha Tank to share their experience working with emerging technologies that solve real problems.
Piranha Tank sniffs out entrepreneurs, inventors, business people, and innovators with the best ideas, and connects them with investors who can fund immediate growth. Their thought leaders travel the country, creating events and shows that inspire a new generation of sustainable business.
Gore Bolton, founder of Piranha Tank, will be leading the discussion on his experience as an investor. Following the discussion guests will have an opportunity to ask questions.
This event is included in Loudoun Small Business Week, a week to celebrate, educate and accelerate the growth of Loudoun's business community.
Loudoun Tech Startups is the local group for the emerging and growing Loudoun Tech community to relax, network and learn together. Come out monthly to meet your tech-minded peers, discuss what you're working on, learn from a trending speaker and maybe even find your next opportunity. Loudoun Tech Startups has served the needs of the community since 2012. This group is sponsored through a partnership between Loudoun County Department of Economic Development and The Mason Enterprise Center-Leesburg.
Date: May 22, 2017
Location: New York, NY
This one-day event will showcase powerful stories at the intersection of invention, innovation, and commercialization of new technologies designed to create greater social and economic value around the world.
Featured speakers include:
More information and to learn more about registering click here.
2017 Virginia Women Veterans Summit
Date: June 22-23, 2017
Location: Marriott Chesapeake
725 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, Va. 23320
Thursday, June 22, 2017
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, June 23, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Summit will feature:
View the event flyer here.
Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.