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Destination Innovation

Presented by the Technology Innovations Committee

April 29, 2015

Destination Innovation is the premier event highlighting the vibrant technology community in our region! Now in its fourth year, the event features an innovation competition, exhibition, networking and industry speakers. The program is presented by NVTC's Technology Innovations Committee, in partnership with Capital Business.

Keynote Speakers:

Tony Moraco, CEO, SAIC
Paul Singh, Managing Director, 1776; General Partner, 1776's Seed Fund

Once again this year, the first round of the innovation competition took place online through Capital Business. Thirty-two companies participated in the innovation competition. The four companies who received the most votes in each category will exhibit and compete during the Destination Innovation event on April 29. The competing companies, including those that have been selected to participate in the event, are:

Apps & Platforms (3/16 - 3/19)
Avanade Inc.*
Canvas Inc.
Fairfax County Public Schools*
The George Washington University, Division of Information Technology
Business Intelligence Services*

HumanTouch*
Ostendio Inc.
PrintLess Plans
SDL Government

Safety & Security (3/23 - 3/26)
Blue Ridge Networks Inc.*
INDMEX Aviation*
R2M Innovations LLC*
Scatter
SecureDB Inc.
Syncurity Networks
Unisys*
vClick3d Inc.
Wave Extinguisher

Health, Education & Energy (3/30 - 4/2)
Arbiom Inc.*
Avizia
Innovation Health
Kajeet Inc.*
Noblis*
Perigean Technologies LLC*
SailMinder Inc.
Tumalow

Wearables & Robotics ( 4/6 - 4/9)
Asius Technologies*
Brain Sentry
CyberTimez*
Inspire Living Inc.
Intellibot Robotics LLC
Qore Performance*
Robotic Research LLC*


* Companies participating at April 29 event

The advancing companies will give a live, in-person two-minute pitch about their innovative technology including why it is disruptive and how it solves a real-world problem in round two of the competition. After all four companies in a category have presented, event attendees will vote via text message for their favorite company from that category and the top two companies from each category will move to the final round.

The final round is a head-to-head competition between the remaining two companies in each category. A panel of experts will ask questions of the two companies, who will each have one minute per question to respond. Each head-to-head session will last a total of 10 minutes. The winner in each category will then be decided by the expert panel and announced during the closing reception.

Judges:

Sherry Altman , Vice President, Strategic Innovation Group, Booz Allen Hamilton
Nelson Ford, President & CEO, LMI
Matthew Koll, President and Co-Founder, 410 Labs


Sponsors:

Partner: Capital Business
Premier Sponsor: Baker Botts LLP
Presentation Sponsor: Knobbe Martens
Awards Sponsor: Brinks Gilson & Lione
Video Sponsor: TriVision Studios
Reception Sponsors: Blackstone Counsel; Capitol Immigration Law Group; Verizon; VTIP; W2 Communications; XO Communications
Media Sponsor: FedScoop
Supporting Organization: The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC

For more information about sponsorships for this event, click here



Location:
The Washington Post
1150 15th Street NW
Washington, DC