Media Alert: Governor Northam, Senator Warner to Kick-off Northern Virginia Technology Council's Autonomous Technology Summit of Virginia

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Summit will showcase live demonstrations of autonomous technologies, corporate adoptions and innovations being developed in Virginia.

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Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), in partnership with the Virginia Unmanned Systems Centers at CIT, will be hosting its inaugural Autonomous Technology Summit of Virginia on November 7. The event will bring together leading experts across the commercial, defense, regulatory, and academic sectors as they discuss the opportunities, challenges, and impacts of autonomous technology across the domains of sea, air, land, and space.

Senator Mark Warner (Va) will deliver the welcome and opening remarks followed by keynote discussions from esteemed industry leaders from Noblis and Iridium Inc. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam will deliver the lunch keynote and provide unique insights into autonomous successes in the Commonwealth.

Along with keynote and panel discussions, the event will provide a unique platform to showcase Virginia’s leadership in autonomous systems and highlight best practices, new business models, and technology transfers that have a national impact.

Live Demonstrations
Companies and organizations will host live demonstrations to showcase various autonomous technologies being developed and utilized across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Virginia Tech, Perrone Robotics, and Wing will showcase their autonomous technologies, including a self-driving vehicle used for student research, an autonomous vehicle, and an unmanned drone, respectively.

  • WHO: Northern Virginia Technology Association in partnership with Virginia Unmanned Systems Centers at CIT
  • WHERE: INOVA Center for Personalized Health

Conference Center, 8100 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, Virginia 22042

  • WHEN: November 7, 2019 at 8 am ET

*Live demonstrations will take place between 10 am and 1 pm ET

Those interested in attending the Summit can RSVP to For the latest updates from the event follow @NovaTechCouncil and #AutonomousVA on Twitter.

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