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  • Arlan Hamilton is an emerging venture capital fund manager and Managing Partner of BackStage Capital in Los Angeles. With almost $3 million in investments in over 60 pre-seed and seed stage startups to-date, she is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are of color, women and/or LGBT.

    As the largest network of entrepreneurial incubators in the NE Corridor, 1776 is proud to host Arlan during a fireside chat with 1776 Chief Strategy Officer, Penny Lee.  

    We are excited to invite you to come and engage in our discussion with Arlan on Wednesday, February 28 from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm. To register, please RSVP. We look forward to having Arlan on our DC campus to provide insights into her journey and inspire others to pursue their passion.

    Our mission is to unlock the entrepreneurial potential in the communities we serve through an inclusive and accessible network. We provide founders and entrepreneurs access to space, classes, capital, and an influential network to help them build and grow their companies.

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  • We challenged our Azure Government DC user community to share 12-minute demos for this month's Meetup, Cloud DemoPalooza – Azure Gov Style, to showcase cool tech to help accelerate your cloud implementation.

    RSVP and join us for our Azure Gov DC Meetup on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 6 – 8:30 p.m., at 1776 in Washington, DC, to get an inside scoop on what's moving the needle in government technology today. Please come prepared for engaging Q&A as we encourage interactive demos and dialogue.

    We received tremendous response to our DemoPalooza. Check out the demo rockstars already lined up: 

    - Patrick Curran, Director, Federal Group, Planet Technologies

    - Mark Joscelyne, Head of Technical Operations, Public Sector, Frame

    - Deepak Mallya, Chief Cloud Architect, Cloudwave, Inc.

    - John Osborne, Principal OpenShift Solutions Architect, Red Hat

    - Steve Michelotti, Lead Dev Evangelist, Microsoft Azure Government

    As always, there will be great networking opportunities and refreshments during our Meetup, which is FREE and open to the public. We also invite you to check out and join our Microsoft Azure Gov DC user community on Meetup. This dynamic community of over 1,500 members hosts monthly Meetups to share best practices in driving cloud innovation in government.

    Check out this month’s Azure Gov agenda and join us!

    Agenda & Directions

    6:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Networking & refreshments
    6:35 – 6:45 p.m. – Welcome & Introductions
    6:45 – 8:00 p.m. – Presentations
    8:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Wrap-up & Networking

    #AzureGovMeetup

    1776.vc/" TARGET="_blank" REL="noreferrer noopener nofollow noopener noreferrer nofollow">Directions to 1776 -- 1133 15th St. NW, Washington, DC
    (Check in on 1st floor / Meetup on 12th floor)

    1776 is located only a few blocks from both Logan Circle and the White House. The building is across the street from the Washington Post and is home to Strayer University on the first floor. A sign is visible on the exterior of the building.

    Parking: There’s a parking garage to the building. Rate is $6 after 5 p.m.

    Metro: Closest metro stops are McPherson Square (blue and orange lines) and Farragut North (red line). 1776 is about a 5- to 7-minute walk from each station.

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  • Join us for an information session on Wednesday, February 28 to learn about career opportunities at the OECD and discover what makes the OECD a unique international organization. This session will provide an opportunity to find out about various career entry points at the OECD, understand how the recruitment process works, and interact with HR and Management leaders from OECD headquarters.


    When: Wednesday, February 28, 2018


    4:00-5:30 pm - Presentations and Q&A

    5:30-6:00 pm - Networking

    Where: OECD Washington Center - 1776 Eye Street NW, Suite 450, Washington D.C., 20006

    Presentations:

    • Susan Fridy, Head, OECD Washington Center

    • Josée Touchette, Executive Director, OECD

    • Michèle Pagé, Head of Human Resource Management, OECD


    What is the OECD?

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is a unique forum where the governments of 35 market democracies work together to address the economic, social and governance challenges of the globalizing world economy, as well as to exploit its opportunities. OECD staff provide high-quality policy advice and comparative statistics that help define standards and best practices in almost every field of economic and social policy. The OECD offers intellectually stimulating and rewarding opportunities to motivated professionals interested in applied economic policy analysis and international policy dialogue, but also in such diverse areas as law, science, communications, statistics, and IT.


    The OECD’s core values

    • Objective: Our analyses and recommendations are independent and evidence-based.

    • Open: We encourage debate and a shared understanding of critical global issues.

    • Bold: We dare to challenge conventional wisdom starting with our own.

    • Pioneering: We identify and address emerging and long term challenges.

    • Ethical: Our credibility is built on trust, integrity and transparency.


    Why work at the OECD?

    • Participate in an international network of policy-makers working to create better policies for better lives in their countries.

    • Contribute to in-depth research that helps countries solve pressing global economic problems collectively.

    • Engage with talented people with different points of view and from diverse backgrounds.

    • Provide the best policy advice and recommendations to increase prosperity in developed and developing countries.


    The OECD offers exciting careers for young professionals and experienced experts alike. We are fully committed to ensuring active involvement of talented U.S. citizens in all areas of our work.


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  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Celebrate Women's History Month while earning your "Playing the Past" badge. Many DAR members were active suffragists, including Susan B. Anthony and Alice Paul. In fact, in 1913 Alice Paul organized a suffrage parade that ended right here at the DAR Headquarters! Decorate your own "Votes for Women" sash, learn about the history of this important event, and read speeches by the inspiring women that advocated for women's right to vote. 

    Each participant will recieve a "Playing the Past" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Playing the Past" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Women's history activities and crafts will be available for all ages, but badges are restricted to Girl Scout participants. 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free. 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the Women's History Day event! Parents and siblings cannot recieve the "Celebrating Community" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the World's Fair. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • *DATE CHANGE: Previously listed as April 21, 2018*

    Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?

    This program results in the "Playing the Past" badge, which is included in the registration price.

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


     

    FAQs

    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines).


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "Playing the Past" is for Junior participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "Playing the Past," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one monthbefore the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • *DATE CHANGE: Previously listed as April 21, 2018*

    Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!

    This program results in earning the "My Family Story" badge, which is included in the registration price. 

    *Please note: The event will be canceled and all orders refunded if 8 participants are not registered by the week prior*


    FAQs


    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.


    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are welcome, but a gentle reminder that "My Family Story" is for Brownie participants. Parents with young siblings are encouraged to explore the Museum's galleries, current exhibition, and thirty-one period rooms. Admission is free to the DAR Museum. If a parent wants a sibling to participate in this program, the child must be registered.

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share on social media. However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Can non-Girl Scouts participate?

    Yes! Non-Girl Scouts may register for "My Family Story," but they are unable to receive the badge. DAR Museum adheres to guidelines as a Girl Scout partner institution.


    Do parents need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Only those who wish to participate in the craft activities need to purchase a ticket (siblings may also participate but cannot recieve a badge according to Girl Scout guidelines). 


    Is my ticket transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Celebrate Women's History Month at the DAR Museum! Explore the history of American women while earning your "Celebrating Community" Brownie badge. Complete a scavenger hunt around historic Memorial Continental Hall, learn about the symbols of the women's movement, and listen to music performed by female activists. How do people celebrate historic events? What makes Women's History Month a special celebration?

    Each participant will recieve a "Celebrating Community" packet with games and activities to help them earn their badge. Registration fees cover program supplies and the "Celebrating Community" badge. 

    This is an all-day community event. Family and friends are welcome! Women's history activities and crafts will be available for all ages, but badges are restricted to Girl Scout participants. 


    FAQs


    Do parents and siblings need to purchase a ticket?

    No. The ticket price covers the cost of materials for the participanting scouts. Admission to the DAR Museum is free. 

     

    What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

    Meter parking is available on C and D Streets. You can pay by coin (quarters), credit card, or via the app http://us.parkmobile.com/members/ .

    We encourage public transportation. The DAR Museum is located .7 mile from Farragut North Metro station on the Red Line and .6 mile from Farragut West Metro station on the Orange/Blue/Silver Lines.

    Main entrance is at 1776 D Street. Handicapped entrance is on C Street (opposite side of the building.) Please ring buzzer for entrance access. Wheelchairs are available upon request at the front desk in the lobby.

     

    What can/can't I bring to the event?

    Bring your enthusiasm. Bring the appropriate number of adult chaperones. Please consult your Girl Scout "Volunteer Essentials" booklet.

    Family members are encouraged to attend the Women's History Month event! Parents and siblings cannot recieve the "Celebrating Community" packet and badge according to Girl Scout guidelines, but are welcome to enjoy all other aspects of the Women's History Event  Admission is free to the DAR Museum. 

    Bring your camera, take photos, and feel free to share them on social media! However, selfie sticks are not allowed.


    Is my transferrable?

    No, tickets are not transferrable.


    Is my ticket refundable?

    Yes, refunds are offered until one month before the event. 


    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    Yes, please bring your printed ticket with you.


    Who should I contact with further questions?

    For program questions, contact the Museum's education department at museum@dar.org.


    Photgraphs may be taken at this event for marketing and social media purposes.

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  • Assessing Shifts in the International Order

    Join us for the Delta Phi Epsilon Foreign Affairs Council's first Annual Symposium, a two-day conference exploring emerging issues in international affairs and trade. 

    This year's theme, "Assessing Shifts in the International Order," asks if the international system is facing a change in the balance of power and what this means for U.S. foreign policy. The symposium will answer this question from a variety of perspectives, including security, public health, and business.

    Ticketing:

    • Council Members: Free for both days (check email for access code and instructions). To become a member, go to dpeforeignaffairs.org/join.
    • General Public: $10 admission to all public sessions on April 6. $15 for admission plus lunch.


    Program of Events

    Friday, April 6 (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

    Agenda

    • 8:00 am - 9:30 am: Registration
    • 9:30 am - 10:30 am: Opening Remarks and Keynote
    • 10:30 am - 10:45 am: Break
    • 10:45 am - 11:45 am: Panel: "Contemporary Threats to American Hegemony"
    • 11:45 am - 1:00 pm: Lunch
    • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Panel: "The Many Faces of Extremism"
    • 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm: Break
    • 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm: Debate: "The Future is Crypto?"
    • 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm: Break
    • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Panel: "The Future of International Institutions"
    • 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Networking Happy Hour

    Saturday, April 7 (COUNCIL MEMBERS ONLY)

    Agenda:

    • 9:30 am - 10:30 am: Registration
    • 10:30 am - 11:30 am: Annual report from the Board of Governors
    • 11:30 am - 11:45 am: Break
    • 11:45 am - 12:45 pm: Members Town Hall
    • 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm: Lunch and Networking Tables
    • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Board elections
    • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: New officer orientation
    • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Networking

     

    FAQs

     

    How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

    If you have questions, you can email our Symposium Committee at symposium2018@dpeforeignaffairs.org.

     

    What's the refund policy?

    We will refund paid tickets after receiving a request at symposium2018@dpeforeignaffairs.org. Because we have limited seating, we can only honor refund requests made at least 7 days before the conference.

     

    Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

    Sorry, tickets are not transferrable!

     

    Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

    It isn't. Please double-check your registration information before purchasing. If are trying to transfer your ticket to a friend, please contact us for a refund at least 7 days in advance of the event and then have your friend register separately.


    What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

    The Elliott School is easily accessible by car and public transportation:

    • By Car: If coming from Northern Virginia, take the I-66 exit for E Street. From Maryland, take Connecticut Avenue south to New York Avenue NW. The nearest public parking garage can be found at 1776 G Street NW. For university parking options, see transportation.gwu.edu/visitors.
    • By Metro: The Elliott School is within walking distance of the Foggy Bottom-GWU and Farragut West Metro stations (Orange, Blue, and Silver Lines).
    • Capital Bikeshare: The nearest Bikeshare station is located near the corner of 20th and E Streets, NW.

     

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  • CONNECTpreneur Bethesda Forum - Blockchain, ICOs and Crypto


    Come to "The Best Networking Event in the MidAtlantic" and learn how Blockchain technology will disrupt the way you do business. We have a panel of top Blockchain and crypto experts, and a Fireside Chat with Loci‘s CEO, who just completed one of the world’s hottest Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).


    This will be our 29th consecutive SOLD OUT event over the last 7 years!

    Over 70% of previous attendees surveyed say that CONNECTpreneur is the "Number One" tech and investor event in the Mid-Atlantic region!

    DCInno calls CONNECTpreneur "The Best Networking Event in DC" and a "NETWORKING JACKPOT" of the Region's TOP Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, CXOs, Angels, and VCs.

    Why attend this UNIQUE EVENT, which is like NONE OTHER in our region?


    CONNECT - Unprecedented networking with super high quality, C-level attendees, entrepreneurs, and investors


    LEARN from World Class speakers - Blockchain, cryptocurrencies, ICOs, entrepreneurship


    CELEBRATE entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation


    Program Highlights:

    • FIRESIDE CHAT with Rockstar CEO John Wise, Chairman & CEO of Loci, Inc. which recently completed one of the world’s hottest ICOs
    • CRYPTO, BLOCKCHAIN & BEYOND Panel
    • We expect 500 business leaders, including 250+ CEOs & Founders, as well as 80+ angels & VCs
    • SHOWCASE of 8 emerging tech companies 
    • Heavy NETWORKING before, during, and after the event

    A plated breakfast and unlimited coffee/tea are included.


    CONNECTpreneur is a bi-monthly networking mashup, which has been attended by over 8000 business leaders over the past 7 years.  


    We will be completely SOLD OUT, so there will be no on-site registration.  All attendees MUST BE pre-registered.


    Register now!

    Please "Like" us on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/Connectpreneur

    Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @connectpreneur

    And visit our Website at connectpreneur.org

     

    DATE: FEBRUARY 28, 2018

    AGENDA


    7:00–8:20 am - REGISTRATION / NETWORKING


    8:20 - 8:25 am - WELCOME


    S. TIEN WONG, Chairman, Tech2000 and Lore Systems


    8:25 - 9:10 am - FIRESIDE CHAT WITH ROCKSTAR CEO

    JOHN WISE, Chairman & CEO, Loci, Inc.  ICO and Blockchain pioneer, Inventor


    9:10 – 10:10 am - COMPANY SHOWCASE / ROCKET PITCH 

    Aperiomics

    Blocksafe Technologies

    CauseNetwork

    Ledger Pay

    NuView Therapeutics

    Project Team

    Save, Inc.

    Smartlink Health

    West Hill Global

    Zive

    Zoobean


    10:10 - 11:00 am - PANEL: "CRYPTO, BLOCKCHAIN, ICO & BEYOND"

    Moderator: NAGESH RAO, Chief Technologist, U.S. Small Business Administration; USA Eisenhower Fellow; Council Member & Government Advisor, LAUNCH

    BRIAN PARK, COO, Startup Grind; Director of Product & Technology, Real Time Cases, Inc.; Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Fishbowl Labs

    SHAHID SHAH, CEO, Netspective Communications; Co-Founder & Chairman, CitusHealth; Investor and Board Member, Ryohee and twazer

    RAJ SHARMA, Co-Founder & CEO, Health Wizz; President, kreateIoT; Co-Founder, 3CLogic and NexTone, Investor, Board Member, Entrepreneur


    11:00 am - NETWORKING

     

    PREVIOUS INVESTOR PARTICIPANTS (partial list):  Revolution Ventures, Carlyle Group, Kinetic Ventures, Sterling Partners, Core Capital, Grotech, Novak Biddle, New Atlantic Ventures, True Ventures, Edison Ventures, SWaN & Legend Venture Partners, ABS Capital, Updata, CapitalSource, Venturehouse, Boulder Ventures, Multiplier Capital, Saratoga Investment Corp., Maryland Venture Fund, New Markets Venture Partners, 500 Startups, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Tullis Health Investors, Enhanced Capital, Amplifier Venture Partners, DFW Capital Partners, Farragut Capital, NextGen Angels, CIT GAP Funds, TEDCO, BluVenture Investors, Leeds Novamark, 1776, Private Access Network, CAV Angels, RLMcCall Capital, ID Private Equity, Cranbrook Capital, Baltimore Angels, Acceleprise, US Boston Capital, VentureCross Partners, Berman Enterprises, Dingman Angels, Neuberger & Co. Ventures, McLean Capital, Angel Venture Forum, Brilliant Keypoint Investments, Paras Ventures, NextSteps Capital, Noblestar Capital, Grindstone Partners, New Vantage Group, New Dominion Angels, National Capital Companies, MTECH Ventures, Mosaic Capital, Opus8, Starise Ventures, Blue Heron Capital, Duncaster Investments, Private Capital Network, Next-Stage Development Group, Lancaster Angel Network, Palace Investment Co., Blue Marlin Partners, Mid-Atlantic Angels, Decisive Investment Group, Harrell Partners, Ruxton Ventures, MD Center for Entrepreneurship, Conscious Venture Labs, K Street Capital, Exhilarator, Select Venture Partners, Fortify Ventures, and Keiretsu Forum.

     

     

    EVENT PARTNERS:  

    Tech2000

    LORE Systems

    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

    BDO

    Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker

    Association for Enterprise Growth

    TEDCO - Maryland Technology Development Corp.

    WeWork

    CBRE

    Meltzer Group

    Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship (UMD)

    Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative

    Institute for Excellence in Sales

    Wharton DC Innovation Summit

    Maryland Tech Council Venture Mentoring Services

    Ryan & Wetmore

    Hafezi Capital

    National Association of Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

     

     

     

    TESTIMONIALS and MEDIA

     

    PRESS: http://connectpreneur.org/press

     

    "No B.S. that was the best biz networking event I have ever been to."

    Darren Womer

    CEO, National Capital Companies

     

    "CONNECTpreneur is the region's leading event for bringing together people who will drive our economy forward."

    Lyles Carr

    Sevior Vice President, The McCormick Group

     

    "Not every investor and startup meeting in town is worthwhile.  I would run through walls to get to yours though."

    Joe Kessler

    CEO, Next Stage Development Group

     

    "You pulled off a great conference.  I really enjoyed it.  Thanks for inviting me!!"

    John Backus

    Managing Partner, New Atlantic Ventures

     

    "Thank you again for the invitation to CONNECTpreneur. It is so incredible to watch the Forum become THE entrepreneurship/investor forum in the Washington, DC metro area, and maybe the entire Mid-atlantic region."

    Dennis Defensor

    Senior VP, Worldwide Sales, OROCK Technologies

     

    "What a great conference...There was a distinct energy and enthusiasm at your meeting, unlike the usual droll meetings like this.  So well done."

    John Holaday

    CEO, DisposeRX; Founder, EntreMed

     

    "One of the best events I have ever sponsored!"

    Mark Ellenbogen

    Partner, BDO

     

    "Great event this week!  Great speakers, atmosphere and people!  Reminded me of the good ole days!"

    Tom Kohn

    Professor, American University; Founder, Transactis

     

    "It was amazing.  Best event I have ever attended!"

    Jill Chodorov, Angel Investor

     

    "I thought you put on a terrific event.  I was really impressed with the caliber of people and the format of the event."

    Jim Van Eperen

    Angel Investor; Director, Raffa Insurance Services

     

    "That was one of the best VC conferences I can remember attending.  It had all the positive energy of the boom years, without the unbridled reckless exuberance."

    Jim Long

    Founder, VentureCross Partners

     

    "Bravo!  Great program."

    Tony Cord

    Partner and Managing Director, Newport Board Group

     

    "It was first class....well done!"

    Chad MacDonald

    CEO, Connected Services

     

    "Amazing how many high-level people you had..."

    Wade Tetsuka,

    CEO, US Transactions Corp.

     

    "It was very successful! A good combination of networking time, information, and presentation of deal opportunities. The interview approach worked well I thought, and the room was certainly full."

    George Harrop

    Managing Director, CapitalSource

     

    "It was a really good crowd of operators and investors…rare for these so-called 'forums.'"

    David Giannini

    Chairman and CEO, CirrusWorks

     

    "Event was great.  Quality attendees, good energy – contacts – content."

    Bud Morrissette

    CEO, Interstate Group Holdings

     

    "It was an outstanding event! Thank you for having us be part of CONNECTpreneur...I feel like I've experienced the best of breed in networking and relationship groups.  Nicely done."

    Jack Quarles

    Co-Author, Same Side Selling

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