SBIN Event - Navigating the New Normal: Tools for the Trade


January 9th at 4:30PM in Reston
Mr. Sammartino kicks off the meeting by discussing the Contracting Officer’s view of sequestration trends: Firm Fixed Price, LPTA, Best Value evaluations, rise of protests, and other inclinations of federal procurement.

Alexa Tsui with Technik Inc. will be reviewing Bgov, Govwin & introducing Govini. Followed-up by Amy Kirschenbauer from BiDS Consulting leading our BD to Capture Discussion.

Attendance is very limited, so be sure to sign up now and reserve your space.

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Air Force IT Day Draws a Crowd - Wed, 11 Dec 2013

This year's 12th Annual Air Force IT Day held in December covered important issues ranging from cyber capabilities within the Air Force to how changing budgets in 2014 will affect acquisition and program management. It also touched on how the Air Force is handling new technologies such as cloud computing, mobility and social media. More than 800 top-level professionals attended the event from government, industry and academia.

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WIN Coffee Talk - 20 Dec 2013

December 20, 2013 - WIN Coffee Talk
Time: 1030-1130,
Place: at the Sheraton Premier Hotel
Tysons Corner, VA.
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The WIN Coffee Talk takes place right
before the AFCEA NOVA luncheon with
Major General Jennifer L. Napper -
Director of Cybersecurity Plans and
Policy, U.S. Cyber Command.
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We look forward to seeing you there.

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Small Business Breakfast Held - Wed, 20 Nov 2013

The chapter's Small Business Committee is off to a strong start this year. The first breakfast was held in November and covered the 10 do's and 10 don'ts when marketing yourself to the federal government. The dynamic event had more than 120 people attend and was paneled by four former chief information officers and moderated by Robert Katz.

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Video: Air Force IT Day Chair Chuck Corjay Talks About The Event

AFCEA NOVA's Air Force IT Day chair talks about the compelling content at this upcoming event, and why it's important for anyone working in the IT field or with our armed forces to attend. Check it out!

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Upcoming Marine Corps Priorities Discussed - Fri, 15 Nov 2013

At the chapter's November luncheon, it celebrated the U.S. Marine Corps' birthday, and attendees heard upcoming Marine Corps priorities from Robert S. Jack II, deputy director for command, control, communications and computers/deputy chief information officer, U.S. Marine Corps. The chapter also honored Bill Krayer with ThunderCat Technologies as the month's Super NOVA, and Cara Ogden, ANU Professional Training, as the Young AFECAN of the Month.

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Win a Chance to Attend Air Force IT Day… for Free!

Every Tweet or Post earns you an entry into the drawing for a free day-pass into the 2013 Air Force IT Day. The drawing will be held on December 6th at 8pm. All posts/tweets (entries) must be completed before this time to be entered.

SIGNAL Magazine Update: Women in NOVA Promote Networking - Mon, 21 Oct 2013

The chapter's Women in NOVA (WIN) group hosted the second annual Fall Networking Social in October with special guests Teri Takai, chief information officer (CIO), U.S. Defense Department, and the 2013 Heroines in Technology (HIT) finalists. More than 120 attendees had the opportunity to meet, mingle and network with public and private sector professionals and to hear Takai share her experiences in the private sector as the CIO for the States of Michigan and California and her vision, priorities and perspectives on the Defense Department's Joint Information Environment. Takai also addressed other Defense Department CIO top priorities such as mobility, data protection and insider threat.

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SIGNAL Magazine Update: Luncheon Highlights Speaker and Award Winners - Fri, 04 Oct 2013

The chapter's October luncheon featured Brig. Gen. Brian M. Killough, USAF, director, Warfighter Systems Integration. The chapter also recognized the October Young AFCEAN, Rob Lehman with ZAI, and the October Super NOVA awardee, Don Carmichael with WYLE.

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SIGNAL Magazine Update: Inaugural 5k Benefits Veterans - Sun, 29 Sep 2013

In September, the chapter held its inaugural 5k benefiting veterans scholarships, which will be a yearly event in the future. Attracting more than 200 supporters, the event featured a live DJ and a dance fitness group to kick off the early race at the Fairfax Corner shopping plaza. The runners, media and local business donated funds and in-kind support to make this event a success. The chapter already is in the planning stages for next year and looks forward to seeing attendees there.

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