NVTC Event Will Showcase Top Technology Trends

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March 22 event will highlight Accenture’s Technology Vision 2018 and provide hands-on technology demos

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) and Accenture will take a look into the technological future at a special event on March 22, 2018 dedicated to exploring Accenture’s Technology Vision 2018, the company’s annual report on trends likely to disrupt business over the next three years.

During the event, Michael J. Redding, Managing Director - Strategic Technology Innovation, Accenture Ventures, will highlight how technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), advanced analytics and the cloud are enabling companies to create innovative products and services, changing their relationships with their customers and business partners.

The event also will include a Demo Showcase where attendees can interact with the technology trends presented, including:

  • Autonomous self-driving vehicles that use AI to discover their surroundings
  • Blockchain technology that allows transparent tracking of coffee across the supply chain
  • AR and VR technologies that will train the workforce of the future

DATE:                
March 22, 2018

TIME:    
8 to 9 a.m. Networking & Demo Experience
9 to 10 a.m. Presentation and Q&A
10 to 11 a.m.. Additional Networking & Demos

LOCATION:    
Center of Innovative Technology (CIT)
2214 Rock Hill Rd
Herndon, VA

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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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; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.

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Alexa Magdalenski
Northern Virginia Technology Council
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