NVTC Titans Event to Highlight the Impacts of 5G Technology

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Oct. 17 event to feature senior executives from Samsung and Verizon

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Samsung Electronics North America President and CEO Tim Baxter and Verizon Sr. VP and Chief Product Officer Sowmyanarayan Sampath will headline the organization’s upcoming Titans series event on the future impact of 5G technology on October 17, 2018 from 7:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.

Samsung and Verizon have worked together closely to lead the development of 5G, culminating in Verizon’s announcement of a 5G commercial launch in four markets by the end of the year.

During the event, Baxter and Sampath will discuss how 5G technology will transform the way that we live, work and play, including potential impacts on industries such as autonomous vehicles, smart cities and telemedicine.

DATE: October 17, 2018

TIME: 7:15 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Registration and networking
7:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast and program

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd.
McLean, VA 22102

REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at
703-904-7878, ext. 287 or email agilmore@nvtc.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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