Regional Events

Northern Virginia Technology Council
2018 Mid-Atlantic SBIR/STTR Funding & Commercialization Conference

Date: April 25-26, 2018
Location: CIT
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon, Va. 20170

How to Access & Commercialize “America’s Seed Fund”

The Center for Innovative Technology is pleased to present a special two-day conference that features both introductory and advanced presentations on "America's Seed Fund" -- the $2.5B Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Sessions for new applicants and SBIR/STTR recipients include:
  • Expert SBIR consultants on how to prep your proposal for success;
  • Presentations and one-on-ones with 9+ Federal agency reps, including NIH, Dept. of Energy, NASA, USDA, DARPA, Army, NAVY, NIST, EPA and MORE;
  • Key provisions in SBIR/STTR that allow for sole source contracting;
  • How to identify other government contract opportunities;
  • Leveraging social capital and preparing for customers for Phase III success;
  • Funding opportunities at agencies that you may not have considered; and MORE!
There will also be networking and one-on-ones during opening night reception.

Early-bird registration ends March 30.

To learn more and register, click here.

Politics and Ethics Conference & Leadership Workshop

Date: April 30 – May 1, 2018
Location: Virginia International University
4401 Village Drive
Fairfax, Va. 22030

The Politics and Ethics Conference seeks to address the following questions: What is the role of ethics in American society and around the world today? What are the major ethical challenges societies are experiencing and how are they being addressed? How do we find and develop ethical leaders? How do we as citizens and professionals respond to new ethical dilemmas? We invite proposals in these thematic areas.

The Politics and Ethics Conference brings academics and practitioners together to present their research, experiences and findings on these topics.

Thematic Areas:
  • Ethical Traditions and What They Teach Us
  • (Un)ethical Behavior and the Political Process
  • Agencies and Governments Responding to Ethical Dilemmas
  • Ethical issues and National Leaders
  • Normative Changes and Global Politics
  • Developing Ethical Responses and Leadership
  • Perspective of a Whistleblower

For more information and to register, please click here.

Warrior Bike Ride 2018

Date: May 6, 2018
Registration: 7:00 a.m.
Location: The Farm Brewery
16015 John Marshall Highway
Broad Run, Va. 20137

The Warrior Bike Ride is a great community event with something for everyone. Whether you’re an avid bike rider, adventurous spirit, or simply enjoy a nice family outing this event is for you. All proceeds from the Warrior Bike Ride will go directly to Serve Our Willing Warriors which provides cost-free retreat stays and non-medical services that positively affect the recovery of wounded, ill, or injured service members. Many wounded warriors and their families will be participating in this event. In fact, the event itself is helping wounded warriors who bike ride for rehabilitative reconditioning. If you’re not a biker please consider sponsoring some of the many warriors who have signed up to ride, volunteer, or just come out to join us and cheer everyone on.

To learn more and register, click here.

15th Annual Red Tee Golf Tournament

Date: May 8, 2018
Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Reception and Awards: 3:00 p.m.
Location: The Golf Club at Lansdowne
44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, Va. 20176

Save the date for the 15th Annual Red Tee Golf Tournament to benefit the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region. This event raises awareness, friends and funds to respond to disasters in our community and beyond, when and where needed, and helps support the men and women of the military and their families. Funds raised are transformed into services delivered every day in our community.

To learn more about the tournament, sponsorships and to register, click 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.