This Week at NVTC May 11 - May 15, 2020

Here is a list of webinars, committee meetings and networking events that NVTC is hosting this week. NVTC's mission is to introduce its members to industry experts and provide valuable insights and resources to help members stay educated, engaged and connected. We hope to see you this week!

Monday May 11, 2020
Time: 11 a.m.

Masters of Leadership: Discussion with U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia and SHRM President and CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.,SHRM-SCP

The Masters of Leadership is a new virtual event series produced by the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the Consumer Technology Association that showcases innovative management strategies and bold leadership principles from some of the most prominent public figures and business leaders in our country.

U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia will share key principles that guide his leadership style along with insights on what it will take to restart the country’s economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Secretary Scalia will offer both short- and long-term goals and strategies for safely establishing a new normalcy in an effort to position the country for forward progress.

Following the discussion with Secretary Scalia, SHRM President and CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP
a global leader on the future of employment, culture and leadership, will provide his insights into "back to work" strategies and best practices for business leaders to consider as they plan for the reopening of America. Mr. Taylor is a sought-after voice on all matters affecting work, workers and the workplace.

This discussion will be moderated by Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association and NVTC board member.


Date: Wednesday May 13
Time: 10:00 a.m. 

CFOs in the COVID-19 Crisis: Financing & Investing; Planning & Forecasting; Managing & Executing Transactions
This webinar is presented by Pillsbury as part of NVTC's Business Continuity webinar series. 
Eight weeks into the COVID-19 crisis, CFOs are soldiering on, ensuring that their enterprises remain healthy, resilient and mission-focused. Are financing and investing still happening? How have they changed? How should you approach planning and forecasting? What steps should you take to manage and execute transactions? Please join us as our distinguished, experienced panelists address these and other questions.
Steve Vintz, CFO, Tenable 
Charlie Colligan, CFO, Aledade 
Kathie Powers, CFO, Riverside Research 
Matt Swartz, Corporate/M&A Partner, Pillsbury

Date: Wednesday May 13
Time: 12:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

AI-Powered Business - Solutions from Quebec
Presented by NVTC's Digital Transformation and International Committees

NVTC's Digital Transformation Committee (DTC) and the International Committee are hosting a virtual event with leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) companies from Quebec, Canada. Hear from trendsetters how AI is driving the next wave of digital transformation in Canada. We hope that you will join this meeting to network and build technology partnerships with these companies.
Topics to discuss include:
• How AI has improved government, healthcare and financial services
• Emerging AI trends and use cases
• Best practices and challenges implement an effective public & private partnership
• How different stakeholders collaborate in Quebec
Arthur Lieberman, Senior Innovation Advisor at Planbox 
Derek Nogiec, VP Business Development at Plotly 
Phil Donelson, Public Sector AI Strategy at Element AI 
Sumit Shah, Director at CGI Federal
Raju Prasannappa, CTO at Unissant, will moderate the panel discussion.

Date: Wednesday May 13, 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!  Questions are brought to us by NVTC’s International Committee.


Date: Thursday May 14
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

CARES Act Addendum: What Does It Mean for Your Business and Your Clients?
This webinar is part of NVTC's "Business Continuity in a Pandemic" webinar series.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council and KPMG invite you to attend a webinar about the CARES Act Addendum and what it means for you and your clients.
Topics covered will include:
• How to understand the economic rescues from Washington and future developments
• Additional Funding Opportunities under the CARES Act Addendum
• Federal Reserve Credit Facilities and Programs
• The Main Street Lending Program
• Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF)
• Tax Impact of the CARES Act 
Eric Federing, Managing Director, Office of Government Affairs, KPMG
Amy S. Matsuo, Principal and National Leader of KPMG’s US Regulatory Insights Practice, KPMG
Chris Long, Principal, KPMG
Manal Corwin, Principal in charge of Washington National Tax, KPMG


Friday May 8, 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 special guest speakers Greg Baroni, Chariman and CEO of Attain and NVTC Vice Chairman, and Bobbie Kilberg, President and CEO of NVTC. Mr. Baroni and Mrs. Kilberg will both give brief presentations 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.