MEGA Maryland - 10/11/17Hosted by the Maryland Chapters of SMPS, SAME, ACEC, and DBIA, the MEGA Small Minority Business Conference will reinforce the need for large, small, and minority-owned businesses to work together through entrepreneurial enterprises and innovative mindsets to achieve success in the AEC (Architectural, Engineering, and Construction) government marketplace. This conference will bring together a wide range of Maryland AEC businesses for education, networking, and match-making.
CyberMaryland Conference - 10/11/17 & 10/12/17The CyberMaryland Conference is an annual two-day event presented jointly by The National Cyber Security Hall of Fame and Federal Business Council (FBC) in conjunction with academia, government and private industry organizations. The theme, “Leading the Cyber Generation,” captures the event’s intent to provide unparalleled information sharing and networking opportunities for development of cyber assets on both the human and technological side. Additionally, the conference provides an opportunity for Maryland to demonstrate its natural leadership in Cybersecurity. The CyberMaryland Conference includes thought leaders from Maryland’s Cybersecurity sector and also features nationally recognized speakers and panelists on cyber and technology innovations. Sessions cover the most up-to-date information from thought leaders in all facets of the cyber ecosystem. The CyberMaryland Industry Showcase provides a full array of today’s top cybersecurity companies, prime contractors, small businesses, financial organizations, and educational institutions showcasing their products, services, and/or organizations.
DIA Industry Engagement Day - 10/13/17Please join the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Contracting Operations Division (CF04), for the initial DIA Industry Engagement Day to be held at Northrup Grumman’s Fair Lakes Conference Facility on Friday, 13 October 2017 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm EST. The event is open to all businesses interested in working with DIA. The session will include unclassified presentations from the Senior Procurement Executive, the Inspector General, the Office of Small Business Programs, and the Senior Acquisition Manager.
National Reconnaissance Office Cybersecurity Day - 10/19/17As part of Cybersecurity Awareness month in the Federal Government the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) is conducting a series of events to highlight the need for Cybersecurity Awareness in the workforce. Training sessions will be held in the J.D. Hill Auditorium and will be open to all NRO personnel and contractors with access to NRO HQ. The event on 10/19/17 will be the only event featuring an Exposition of current Cybersecurity products and services and thus the only chance for vendors to reach the NRO audience. The Expo will be held on the Atrium in the J.D. Hill Conference Center.
AFCEA NOVA Luncheon, Talent Management: Digital Transformation for the Warfighter - 10/20/17Friday, October 20, 2017 – 11:30am to 1:30pm, Sheraton Tysons Hotel. With over 7,500 Chapter members, the AFCEA NOVA Luncheons are the best networking and business development events in the Metro DC area for defense and intelligence professionals – bar none. Large businesses – don’t be left out while your competitors are building the relationships and hearing the information first. Small businesses – get the exposure you need to succeed in the DoD market, plus the chance to network with partners large and small. Government/Military – hear what your peers are working on while you make vital professional connections. Our speakers are the TOP Government IT and C4I leaders – including Service CIOs, Acquisition Leads, and OSD C-Level Executives –and as their schedules allow they always take questions and network with attendees.We get them first so you hear them firstEasy to get to in Tysons Corner, the luncheons fill to nearly 400 attendees each month. The Sheraton Tysons Hotel has expanded their free parking and has enlarged their networking space – all because of the success of our AFCEA NOVA luncheons. The luncheon season begins in Septebmer 2016 and runs through June 2017.
Regional Technology & Cybersecurity Days at Peterson AFB - 10/25/17The Cybersecurity Seminar and IT Expo is a one-day event held on-site where industry vendors will have the opportunity to display their products and services to personnel attending briefings concerning the latest updates in Cyber Security Awareness. This event will be the only FBC managed expo held at Peterson Air Force Base in 2017, making this an excellent and unique opportunity to meet IT personnel from USNORTHCOM, NORAD, Army Space Command, AFSPACE, USSPACECOM, and the 21st Space Wing all in one day.
Denver Federal Center Technology Day - 10/26/17The Denver Federal Center (DFC) is home to over 6200 federal employees from 28 agencies, making this the largest concentration of Federal agencies outside of Washington, DC. There are 44 federal buildings located on the Denver Federal Center 623-acre campus. Some of the major employers at the Denver Federal Center include the US Department of the Interior (DOI), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Bureau of Reclamation (BoR), and the US Geological Survey (USGS). Other tenant agencies include GSA, FEMA, USDA, EPA, NARA and the FHA.
Regional Technology & Cybersecurity Days at Fort Carson - 10/26/17The Regional Technology & Cybersecurity Day, organized by the Federal Business Council, Inc. will take place on 26th October 2017 at the Elkhorn Catering & Conference Center in Fort Carson, CO. The conference will cover areas like cybersecurity and emerging information technology products.
Federal Small Business Conference, SAME (Society of American Military Engineers) - 11/15/17 to 11/17/17Pittsburgh, PA – The Small Business Conference gathers together leaders from the A/E/C, environmental, and facility management industries with federal agencies and the DOD with the goal of highlighting future opportunities for small businesses to work in the federal market and showcase the best practices and most effective strategies to enter and successful work in the federal market achieve growth, be competitive, and increase profitability at all stages of development build networks and create teams to successfully manage contracts and deliver projects/programs that meet the needs of federal clients and provide value to our country
Washington Navy Yard IT and Cyber Day - 12/7/17The Washington Navy Yard Technology Expo will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 9:30am – 1:00pm. The expo will focus on information technology products and services. Industry exhibitors are invited to register for this event and have the opportunity to network with Washington Navy Yard personnel about the latest advancements to products and services in the marketplace. Both the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) are located at the Navy Yard and will be invited to attend the exposition. CNIC’s mission is to support the three F’s: Fleet, Fighter, and Family.
TechCelebration: NVTC's Annual Banquet - 12/11/17Join NVTC and hundreds of leaders from the region’s technology community on Dec. 11 for TechCelebration: the biggest networking event of the year!
INSA Leadership Dinner with SOCOM Commander - 12/13/17On Dec. 13, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance will host Gen. Raymond A. Thomas III, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, as its honored guest and keynote speaker at the Hilton McLean. Attendees can expect to hear how SOCOM meets a wide variety of global commitments and responsibilities today while innovating to meet future challenges. Following his remarks, Thomas will join moderator Mike Vickers, former undersecretary of defense for intelligence, for a conversation, including questions from the audience. Thomas was named the 11th SOCOM commander in March 2016. Previously, he served as commander of the Joint Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., and as associate director for military affairs at the CIA. The reception starts 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by dinner and the program at 7:30 p.m.
Army S&T Asymmetric Vision/Decide Faster initiative Industry Day - 12/13/17 & 12/14/17The Industry Day will be held at Fort Belvoir, VA on 13 and 14 December 2017. The purpose of the meeting is for Army S&T to provide some initial information on the Asymmetric Vision/Decide Faster initiative. The Army seeks to identify current and emerging technologies and/or projections of technology-enabled concepts that could provide significant military advantage to the United States (U.S.) Army during operations in complex, contested/congested environments between now and 2028. The desire and capacity to achieve overmatch objectives are already present and ongoing at various levels across the entire Army S&T enterprise as well as across industry. Optimizing these existing investments through increased participation of technologies in experimentation and demonstration events will enable the necessary capabilities needed to support future conflicts.