International Committee

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Mission Statement
To create international business opportunities for NVTC members by promoting the region as a global technology center through active participation in international activities. Through meetings, events, and hosting foreign delegations, the International Committee keeps NVTC membership current on international business opportunities, global trends in technology policy, and promotes developments in Northern Virginia technology to international business audience.

Goals and Objectives for 2013-2014

1. Provide linkages to do business internationally
2. Provide weekly/monthly/bimonthly newsletter covers the update on local and international events and news, in the form of "Chairman's letter"
3. Provide guidance to communicate with or to conduct business in certain markets
4. Create sustainable relation with related government agencies and NGO's that encourage and support exports and international market
5. Provide networking to members with foreign delegations inward and outward trade delegations

About Us

International Committee Business Plan 2013-2014

The NVTC International Committee fosters relationships with international businesses in the region by proactively providing intelligence, programs, access and counsel to NVTC members. The committee helps technology businesses successfully tap into the thriving international technology marketplace. Through meetings, events and hosting foreign delegations, the committee keeps the Northern Virginia technology community current on global trends in technology policy and promotes the regionís technology community to an international audience.

Committee Leaders

Dr. Mohamed Reda
Allied Soft

Board Liaison
Jim LeBlanc
Unity Resources Group


Throughout the year, we will have delegations from different areas, technology companies visiting and opportunities to partner with additional organizations. These will be in addition to our normal meetings.

Committee Meetings - Northern Virginia Technology Council April 30, 2015

Presentation and Roundtable Discussion with an IT Delegation from Belarus
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Registration and Networking
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Program and Roundtable Discussion
CIT Building
Briefing Room, P1 Level
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon , VA

Presentation and Roundtable Discussion with an IT Delegation from Belarus

A delegation of Belarusian IT companies headed by Dr. Valery Tsepkalo, director of Belarus Hi-Tech Park, will be visiting northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. on April 30, 2015. The companies include EPAM, IBA Group, Itransition, Intetics Co, Exadel, ITS Partner, Jnetworks and Coherent Solutions. These companies are interested in building partner relations with U.S. based companies that intend to implement or are implementing software development/maintenance/migration projects.

Tsepkalo is former ambassador of Belarus to the U.S. Pavel Shidlovsky, charge d'affaires of the Belarus Embassy, will accompany the delegation.

The Belarus Hi-Tech Park (HTP) is one of the biggest IT clusters in Central and Eastern Europe. Currently, 137 companies with more than 21,000 software engineers operate in the HTP. The HTP hosts the largest and most established European IT outsourcing providers in Central and Eastern Europe and the countries of the former Soviet Union.

Please join the NVTC International Commitee in meeting with Dr. Valery Tsepkalo and other executives of this delegation of IT companies from Belarus. There is limited seating, so please email the Committee to register.


  • Welcome
  • Introduction of delegation
  • Presentation of Belarus companies
  • Questions and answers
  • Wrap up and networking


Dr. Mohamed Reda, Chair, NVTC International Committee


Pavel Shidlovsky , Charge d'Affaires, Embassy of Belarus in the U.S.
Dr. Valery Tsepkalo, Director, Belarus Hi-Tech Park

Upcoming Events

November 28, 2012
Winning in the Global Marketplace: Bridging Cultural Gaps

December 3, 2012 - July 12, 2013
US Commercial Service 2012 Aerospace & Defense Trade Mission Ankara, Turkey
To Be Announced

To see the entire lineup of NVTC Events click here.


How Foreign Investments Respond to Regional Innovations
February 11, 2015 - RGIT Presentation

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