Northern Virginia Technology Council's Green Technology and Energy Taskforce Partners with Pioneer Green IT Economic Summit

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The top-level one-day conference will bring in seniormost executives from both public and private sectors to determine the key green agenda for the coming decade. It will also recognize the contribution of key pioneers and practitioners in greening efforts with awards for the Top 25 Most Influential Persons in Green IT.

Green initiatives in the nation's capital, especially in Northern Virginia, made a major headway with the Northern Virginia Technology Council's Green Technology & Energy Taskforce (NVTC) deciding to partner with the Green IT Economic Summit, focused on green technology breakthroughs and their impact on business and government. The conference kicks off on the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, April 22, 2010, in Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner, VA.

"It is a signal recognition of the importance of green technology and public/private sector collaboration," said Teresa Moraska, the Conference Director. "It acknowledges the major role green technology has to play in the greening of the future American workplace and will draw of attention of business leaders as well as technology mavens. It is a wake-up call to both private and public sectors."

The conference aims to unfold leading-edge technologies and successful practices in US and international organizations and help reorder the priorities of business leaders. The Northern Virginia Technology Council is fully committed to green initiatives and supporting the conference to underline the critical contribution energy and environmental issues have to make to business profitability. "Without sustainability," said Moraska, "there is no durable profitability."

The top-level one-day conference will bring in seniormost executives from both public and private sectors to determine the key green agenda for the coming decade. It will also recognize the contribution of key pioneers and practitioners in greening efforts with awards for the Top 25 Most Influential Persons in Green IT. The goal is the swift and timely adoption of energy-efficient and cost-effective solutions in the capital region as a model for the rest of the country.

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