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NVTC Titans Series to Highlight Technology’s Impact on Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing

Dec. 15 event to feature Rolls-Royce North America President and CEO Marion Blakey

HERNDON, Va. — November 29, 2016 — The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Marion Blakey, president and CEO of Rolls-Royce North America, a leader in advanced manufacturing, will headline the organization’s upcoming Titans series event on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data, the Internet of Things, electric and hybrid power, and other advancements are quickly being adopted in the aerospace industry today. Blakey will provide insights on the latest trends in aerospace, advanced manufacturing and how technology is galvanizing advancements in human flight.

Blakey brings expansive perspective to the transportation and aerospace industry. Prior to joining Rolls-Royce in 2015, she served in various senior executive roles including: President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA); Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA); and, Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

DATE:
December 15, 2016

TIME:
7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration and networking
7:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program

LOCATION:
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd
McLean, VA 22102

REGISTRATION:
To register as a member of the press, please contact Alexa Magdalenski at 703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email amagdalenski(at)nvtc(dot)org.

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

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