Regional Events

Northern Virginia Technology Council
ServingTogether National Capital Region Network Launch

Date: May 31, 2018
Time: 4-7:00 p.m.
Location: Women in Military Service for America Memorial
Arlington National Cemetery

Join us as we celebrate the official launch of our powerful network of support for Veterans, service members and their families.

A network that empowers health and human service providers to continue to work to their strengths, while never having to say ‘no’ to a Veteran.

A network born of a partnership with AmericaServes.

4 p.m. Networking Reception
5 p.m. Official Program
6 p.m. Celebrate and Explore the Women’s Memorial

To register, click here.

Catapult: Naval Technology Discovery-to-Deployment Forum and Expo

Date: June 5-6, 2018
Location: Virginia Beach Sandler Center
201 Market St.
Virginia Beach, Va. 23462

Catapult, the Naval Technology Discovery-to-Deployment Forum and Expo, will be held at the Virginia Beach Sandler Center on June 5-6, 2018.

This two-day marketplace will provide businesses an opportunity to showcase technology capabilities, emerging solutions and regional capacity to NASA, Naval leaders across the Naval Research Enterprise and Fleet Forces Command warfighters. This event is a unique opportunity for the Hampton Roads academic, innovation and business communities to collaborate with participants from the Department of the Navy and NASA on new opportunities to meet their needs.

Learn more and register here.

2018 Virginia Women Veterans Summit

Date: June 14-15, 2018
Location: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, Va. 22311

The 2018 Virginia Women Veterans Summit brings together Veterans, community leaders, employers, and government agencies from the federal, state, and local levels to raise awareness about the services and benefits offered specifically for women Veterans.

The summit will also host exhibitors whose mission involves the wellness and wholeness of women Veterans and feature notable presenters. In addition to dynamic panel discussions, speakers and vendors representing various agencies and employers, this is a powerful time for networking and connecting.

View the full agenda, speakers list and register here.

Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open

Date: June 18, 2018
Location: The Golf Club at Lansdowne
44050 Woodbridge Parkway
Lansdowne, Va. 20176

The Paralyzed Veterans Golf Open (PVGO) on June 18 is a unique golf tournament that raises funds to support Paralyzed Veterans of America’s employment program: PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment).

Since 2008, the PVGO has raised more than $3.8 million for PAVE, a program which serves all Veterans nationwide using a holistic, integrated approach to assist Veterans and transitioning service members who face significant barriers to employment, as well as their spouses and caregivers. The PVGO is a unique tournament whose participants include paralyzed Veterans, military and government officials, business leaders, PVA’s executive committee members and other outstanding individuals in the Washington, D.C. area.

To learn more and register for the tournament click here.

Early Stage Investing in Health Technology

Date: June 21, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: ICPH Conference Center
3225 Gallows Road
Fairfax, Va. 22031

Come join the Inova Center for Personalized Health for the first event in the 2018 Inova Discovery Series!

Don’t miss a special Early Stage Health Tech Investing Bootcamp from 2– 6 p.m. followed by a networking reception at 6 p.m. and presentation and panel discussion from 7– 8:30 p.m.

Learn more and register here.

Certified Leadership Coaching Fall Cohort at George Mason University

Date: September 26, 2018 – January 18, 2019
Location: George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Va. 22030

Become a certified leadership coach to bring positive change to your workplace. Join the fall 2018 or spring 2019 cohorts of George Mason University’s Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being (LCOWB) program. Accredited by the International Coach Federation, LCOWB is designed specifically for business professionals working for positive change in team and organizational culture. Greater organizational well-being results in higher levels of employee engagement and increased productivity, empowering organizations to achieve optimal success.

Read stories from coaching program alumni about how the Leadership Coaching for Organizational Well-Being program has changed their lives for the better, both personally and professionally.

Learn more and register here.

Positive Leadership Skills Fall Cohort at George Mason University

Date: October 2, 2018 – November 13, 2018
Location: George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Va. 22030

Discover how to develop the positive mindset that will help you achieve your professional and personal goals. Join the fall 2018 cohort of George Mason University’s Positive Leadership program.

Positive leaders are self-confident, optimistic, and resilient. They create an atmosphere that produces lower turnover, higher productivity, greater satisfaction, and a host of desirable bottom-line outcomes. Read this Positive Leadership faculty interview and see Positive Leadership alumni testimonials for more insights.

The Positive Leadership program consists of 4 half-day sessions. The program is designed for all professionals, but HR professionals can earn the extra benefit of recertification PDCs for their SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential by participating in this program.

Learn more and register here.

Annual Summit of the Virginia Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine: Securing Prosperity in the Coastal Zone

Date: November 7-8, 2018
Location: Science Museum of Virginia, Dewey Gottwald Center
2500 West Broad St.
Richmond, Va. 23220-2057

The 2018 VASEM Summit, Securing Prosperity in the Coastal Zone, will examine assets, stressors and emerging opportunities to protect and grow the economy of Virginia’s coastal zone. The workshop based summit will include a poster session, reception and dinner for attendees.

The mid-Atlantic region is facing combined pressures of increasing population, infrastructure and rising sea level due to both eustatic (ocean volume) and isostatic (rebound) changes. Attendees will be national and state industry and government leaders, National Academies members and academics from a wide range of disciplines. Non-VASEM members need to apply to attend the event.

Learn more and register here.