Regional Events

Northern Virginia Technology Council
Innovate 2016

Date: Oct. 28, 2016
Time: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Inova Center for Personalized Health
3225 Gallows Road
Fairfax, VA 22037

Welcome to the Future of Health!

Powerful intersections - at the personal, societal, and global levels - are transforming health care and medical treatments. The days of "one size fits all" are numbered as genomics and precision medicine blaze new paths toward individually tailored health solutions.

Spend a morning with us - and invest in a healthier tomorrow!
  • Be among the first to see the new Inova Center for Personalized Health - an international hub of discovery, prevention, health and longevity!

  • Hear the fascinating insights of invited guests Vice President Joe Biden, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Congresswoman Barbara Comstock.

  • Share your views about the challenges and opportunities that lie at the intersection of healthcare, informatics, and personalized medicine.

  • Explore the promise of Washington D.C. as a world-class biotech center...a "cancer moonshot" that may change the face of Earth forever...the extraordinary synergy of big data and personalized care - and much more!

  • Learn more about this one-of-a-kind event and register: http://www.dulleschamberregister.com/innovate

    NCMA NOVA & DAU Present: Hot Topics & Emerging Issues in Federal Contracting

    Date: Oct. 28, 2016
    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Location: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
    7575 Colshire Drive, Tech Tower 1
    McLean, VA 22102

    NCMA NOVA is pleased to welcome Professor John Pritchard from Defense Acquisition University (DAU) back. Pritchard will be speaking on hot topics and emerging issues. This session is only $30.00 per person and includes lunch. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. The training will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m. and conclude at 1:30 p.m.

    For more information and to register click here.

    About John Pritchard:

    John Pritchard is a professor of contract management in the School of Program Management, Defense Systems Management College, Defense Acquisition University, Ft. Belvoir, Va.

    He was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force in 1979 through the Officers Training School, Lackland AFB, Texas. His 20 year Air Force career was in Contract and Acquisition Management. Pritchard's assignments and positions included director of contracts on two major System Program Offices at the National Reconnaissance Office; commander, Defense Contract Management Office; deputy director of Contracts, secretary of Air Force Special Projects (SAF/SP); procuring contracting officer on the Navstar GPS Program, Los Angeles AFB; and chief of supply, Los Angeles AFB.

    After retiring in 1999, Pritchard went into private industry. He was manager, contracting and pricing for the Boeing Company supporting the National Missile Defense Program. He then worked for Raytheon as manager, business development for Air Force Space and Special Programs.

    Pritchard came to Defense Acquisition University in 2001. During his time here he has been a course manager, director of A-76 Competitive Sourcing Program and has taught most of the DAU contracting courses. In April 2005, he joined the School of Program Managers and has been supporting executive level courses since that time. In addition, Pritchard supports numerous performance support efforts providing buying activities consulting services.

    Pritchard received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma in 1974 and his Master of Science in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Northrop University, Los Angeles, California in 1987.

    2016 Federal Market Forecast Conference

    Hosted by the Professional Services Council

    Date: Nov. 16-17, 2016
    Location: Fairview Park Marriott
    3111 Fairview Park Drive
    Falls Church, VA 22042

    The Vision Federal Market Forecast is the only non-profit federal market forecast that addresses the defense, civilian, and federal IT markets. In its 52nd year, the Vision Conference is where industry and government convene to present and discuss the results of the Vision Federal Market Forecast. The Forecast delivers insights from hundreds of government executives, think tank experts, congressional staff and Wall Street analysts who take part in non-attribution interviews. It also provides a concise, quantifiable assessment of the budgets, programs, priorities, and issues in a rapidly changing environment. This is a can’t miss event that will provide you with the tools and insights to help assess your next big opportunity.

    Agenda highlights include:
    Macro-Economic and Defense Topline Forecast
    Federal IT Budget Forecast
    Federal Services Review
    Acquisition Trends
    Agency specific analysis of budgets and programs

    For more information and to register visit: http://www.pscouncil.org/c/e/c/Vision_Forecast_Conference/Vision_Forecast_Conference_Updated.aspx

    The Sorensen Institute Fourth Annual Autumn Gala

    Save the Date!

    Date: Nov. 18, 2016
    Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Location: Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
    1250 S Hayes St.
    Arlington, VA 22202

    The Sorensen Institute is pleased to announce its fourth annual Autumn Gala, featuring a non-partisan analysis of the presidential election by Bob Holsworth and a look to the future from members of our Congressional delegation.

    The proceeds from the Autumn Gala benefit the Sorensen Institute. Though it is housed at the University of Virginia, the Sorensen Institute relies on donations and grants from individuals, corporations, and foundations to fund its programs. Sponsorship opportunities for this event still remain. Email Colleen Smith for more information or 434-982-4910.

    For more information on the event and to register visit http://ow.ly/qsjI304NQp9

    Cocktail attire.

    CES 2017
    Hosted by the Consumer Technology Association

    Date: Jan. 5-8, 2017
    Location: Las Vegas, NV

    Registration is now open for CES 2017 where the global stage for innovation will celebrate its 50th anniversary. For 50 years CES has been the proving ground for innovators, unveiling breakthrough technologies and adapting as the definition of technology expands. Each year, products are introduced that challenge the status quo and raise the bar for future advancements. CES 2017 will feature more than 3,800 exhibiting companies showcasing innovation across 2.4 million net square feet, representing 24 product categories.

    CES remains a trade-only event and is not open to the general public. Industry professionals are encouraged to register in advance to ensure quicker review time and processing on-site. For general attendees, registration is $100 through December 20 and will increase to $300 on December 21. Registration for approved and credentialed media is always free. More than 25 locations throughout Las Vegas are designated for badge pickup, including key locations at McCarran International Airport, official show hotels and exhibit venues.

    For more information and to register visit: CES.tech