This Week at NVTC April 27 - May 1, 2020

Tuesday April 28, 2020
Time: 10 a.m.

The Economic Shock & Awe of COVID-19: GeoPolitical Views for Capital Markets and the DC Technology Business Environment
This webinar is part of NVTC's "Business Continuity in a Pandemic" webinar series and it will be hosted on the Zoom platform

You are invited to join NVTC and Morgan Stanley for a webinar on how the historic changes occurring as a result of Covid-19 play out for global economies and technology companies here in Northern Virginia. Morgan Stanley’s Head of Market Strategy and Thematic Portfolios, Scott Helfstein, will share his perspective on how government and economic reactions to the virus’ impact will change our economy and the investing environment in both private and public markets. Look forward to an actionable road map for how events play out going forward. There will be plenty of time at the conclusion of Helfstein’s remarks for questions.
Speaker: Scott Helfstein
, PhD, Head of Market Strategy and Thematic Portfolios, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley


Wednesday April 29, 2020
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

NOAA Fisheries Adoption of Cloud
This event will be hosted on the GoToWebinar platform.

NOAA Fisheries is responsible for the stewardship of the nation’s ocean resources and their habitat. Join Roy Varghese, NOAA Fisheries CIO, as he shares insights from his trek to Everest Base Camp as a metaphor for the agency’s digital transformation journey, showing that technology is only one part of the preparation for the climb. Listen in to learn more on this topic and how Fisheries is pursuing a three-pronged approach focused on their organization, infrastructure, and workforce to prepare the agency for the rapid adoption of cloud native solutions to advance mission needs.

Speaker: Roy Varghese
serves as the Assistant Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries).


Wednesday April 29, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m.

NVTC Virtual Happy Hour with Technology Trivia 
This event will be hosted on the Zoom platform.

Grab a beverage of your choice and join NVTC in celebrating “Hump Day.” We understand that the pandemic is wreaking havoc on your old routines so come make a new one with us! Each Wednesday at 4 p.m. NVTC will host a virtual Happy Hours. We hope that you will join in the fun and make some new business connections with other NVTC members.

This week we will be playing Technology Trivia! Get ready to have some fun and test your knowledge of all things technology!  This week’s questions are brought to us by NVTC’s Cybersecurity & Privacy Committee.


Thursday April 30, 2020
Time: 11 a.m.

Repositioning Your Brand & Marketing Strategy Amid Pandemic
This event will be hosted on the Zoom platform.

In this virtual session, Arsalan Lutfi and Neil Hare from TriVision will lead a discussion on how to use this downtime to reposition your brand and marketing strategy in the age of the Coronavirus. What are some creative ways to support your customers during the shutdown and once businesses reopen? Should your entire marketing budget on hold or invest in new ways to help your stakeholders stay informed and connected?

Whether it’s reinventing a new marketing strategy, redefining your target audiences, increasing your digital presence or refining your messaging, there is no better time than NOW to make it happen.

Arsalan Lutfi
, Creative Director & EVP, TriVision
Neil Hare
, Communications Strategist, TriVision


Friday April 24, 2020
Time: 9 a.m.

NVTC Morning Coffee
This event will be hosted on the Zoom platform

Grab your favorite morning drink and join NVTC for coffee. Our guest speaker will be Kevin Phillips, President and CEO of ManTech will give a short presentation and then there will be plenty of time for Q&A. There will also be an opportunity to network and introduce yourself. NVTC hosts Morning Coffee every Friday at 9 a.m.