NVTC Titans Breakfast to Feature DoD’s Frank Kendall on May 19

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Under Secretary of Defense to Address the Pentagon’s Focus on Innovation

Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense, will headline the organization’s Titans breakfast event on May 19, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

Kendall has more than 40 years of experience in engineering, management, defense acquisition, and national security affairs in private industry, government, and the military. As Under Secretary, Kendall is responsible for all matters pertaining to acquisition; research and engineering; developmental testing; contract administration; logistics and materiel readiness; installations and environment; operational energy; chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons; the acquisition workforce; and the defense industrial base. During his Titans address, Kendall will share his insights on these subjects, as well as efforts to transform the DoD through technology and improve the performance of the defense acquisition enterprise.

Date:
May 19, 2015

Time:
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration and networking
8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program

Location:
The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd.
McLean, VA
Directions to The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner

Registration:
To register as a member of the press, please contact Sarah Jones at
703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email sjones(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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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.

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