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Regional Events

Northern Virginia Technology Council
DC CLOUDWEEK

Date: June 3-7, 2019
Location: Arena Stage
1101 6th St SW
Washington, DC 20024

FedScoop presents DC CloudWeek, a SXSW-style, citywide festival bringing together thousands of government and tech leaders from around the nation to share how the cloud is transforming government, academia, nonprofits and the private sector.

The weeklong festival consists of dozens of community conferences, events and parties, anchored by FedTalks, the largest annual gathering of the top 1,000 C-level leaders from the gov tech community.

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FedTalks 2019

Date: June 5, 2019
Location: Arena Stage
1101 6th St SW
Washington, DC 20024

Join the largest annual gathering of the top 1,000 C-level leaders from the gov tech community at the ninth annual FedTalks. FedTalks will bring together influential leaders from the tech industry and government for one day of discussion, exploring ways technology and people can transform government and our communities.

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The 2nd Annual Warrior Ride

Serve Our Willing Warriors (SOWW) is a publicly funded, community-supported, nonprofit providing encouragement and support for our Nation’s Warriors through non-medical programs and services that positively affect their recovery. SOWW provides cost-free retreat stays and other programs that positively impact the lives of wounded, ill, or injured military service members, disabled veterans, and their families.

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Data Science for the Public Good Distinguished Speaker Series

Date: June 14, 2019
University of Virginia Darden School of Business Sands Family Grounds
1100 Wilson Boulevard, 30th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

The University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute, Darden School of Business, and Data Science Institute in partnership with the Northern Virginia Technology Council announce the Data Science for the Public Good Forum, an opportunity for civic engagement, comprised of a Distinguished Speaker Series and Annual Symposium.

The Data Science for the Public Good (DSPG) Forum builds on the Biocomplexity Institute's highly successful and distinctive DSPG research platform that leverages cutting-edge public policy analytics and unprecedented data access, and serves as an honest broker to identify, visualize, and understand the full complement of interests that affect the public good.

As central programs of the Forum, the Distinguished Speaker Series and Annual Symposium will bring together key public and private stakeholders to discuss how “doing data science” can support evidence-based policymaking and innovation to enhance the quality of life where we all live, learn, work, and play.

The former Governor of Maryland, Martin O'Malley, will be our inaugural speaker and kick off the Data Science for the Public Good Distinguished Speaker Series with his talk, Smart Government: The Data, the Map, and the Method.

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Lunch and Learn: Accessing the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative (VNI)

Date: June 26, 2019
George Mason University Science & Tech Campus
Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research
10920 George Mason Cir
Room 1004
Manassas, VA 20109

Learn how to access the benefits of the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative!

The mission of the Virginia Neuroscience Initiative (VNI) is to accelerate neuroscience research by providing strategy, infrastructure, and research tools to clinicians, researchers, and industry partners. Through collaborative efforts at its five medical centers and seven research universities, VNI members conduct basic and translational research in neurobiology to advance the understanding of brain diseases.

Attendees will be provided an overview of Virginia Neuroscience (VNI) Initiative and how it accelerates neuroscience research by providing strategy, infrastructure, and research tools to clinicians, researchers, and industry. VNI members conduct basic and translational research in neurobiology to advance our understanding of brain diseases.

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DATA SCIENCE FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Date: August 9, 2019
University of Virginia Darden School of Business Sands Family Grounds
1100 Wilson Boulevard, 30th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

In its fourth year, the Data Science for the Public Good Annual Symposium will celebrate the Biocomplexity Institute’s 2019 Young Scholars and their research. Speakers will include Phil Bourne, Director of the University of Virginia's Data Science Institute and Acting Dean of the School of Data Science, and Ron Jarmin, Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Census Bureau.

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DATA SCIENCE FOR THE PUBLIC GOOD DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES

Date: September 17, 2019
University of Virginia Darden School of Business Sands Family Grounds
1100 Wilson Boulevard, 30th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

Katharine Abraham, Director of the Maryland Center for Economics and Policy, and a professor of Survey Methodology and Economics at the University of Maryland, joins the Data Science for the Public Good Distinguished Speaker Series in September. Dr. Abraham was Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 1993–2001 and a member of the Council of Economic Advisers from 2011–2013.

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Bringing it All Together: Putting an Integrated Security Plan in Place for your Event

Date: September 26-27, 2019
Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center
900 N Glebe Rd, 2nd floor
Arlington, VA 22203


Utilizing cutting-edge technology and gaming tactics, this capstone course will lead participants through an interactive simulation of an event situation. Capitalizing on Virginia Tech's Integrate Security Education and Research Center, participants will work with cybersecurity, analytics and technology experts to plan, execute and evaluate a simulated integrated security event as it happens. The capstone will focus on the role of each team member in minimizing risk, protecting client safety and ensuring the security of event goers as well as mitigating liability to the event professional and their business.

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