Microsoft's Bill Gates Selects March 13 NVTC Titans Breakfast as Forum for Providing...

Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:36pm EDT

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Microsoft's Bill Gates Selects March 13 NVTC Titans Breakfast as Forum for
Providing His Perspective on the Future of Technology Innovation

The Northern Virginia Technology Council, the largest technology council in
the nation, will host Bill Gates, Chairman & Chief Software Architect,
Microsoft Corporation, for a sold-out keynote speech on the future of
technology innovation before an audience of 1,000+ technology executives at
the NVTC Premier Titans Breakfast on March 13.

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Gates will provide his unique vision on the topic--looking at the future
impact of technology and the importance of public-private partnerships. He
will also highlight Microsoft's contribution to the local economy through
innovation, including in the health care field, and touch upon the need for
greater investment in K-12 and collegiate science, technology, engineering and
math education.

DATE: Thursday, March 13, 2008

TIME: 7:00 Registration / 7:50 - 9:30 a.m. Program. (Gates is expected to take
the stage shortly after 8:30 a.m.) 

LOCATION: Presidential Ballroom, Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C.

REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press please contact Evan Weisel
at 703 218 3555 or send an e-mail to evan@w2comm.com.
Press credentials will be required for entry.

For special equipment requests, contact Michelle Snyder at 703 904 7878, ext.
287, or msnyder@nvtc.org.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade
association for the technology community in Northern Virginia and is the
largest technology council in the nation. NVTC has about 1,100 member
companies representing more than 200,000 employees. Its membership includes
companies from all sectors of the technology industry and the service
providers that support these companies, as well as universities, foreign
embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. 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, the Equal Footing Foundation
that focuses on venture philanthropy and public/private partnerships, and The
Entrepreneur Center @NVTC to mentor new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC
at http://www.nvtc.org.

CONTACT:  Michelle Snyder, Director of Communications and Public Relations,
Northern Virginia Technology Council, +1-703-946-7878, ext 287, cell,
+1-703-946-0318, msnyder@nvtc.org; or Evan Weisel, +1-703-218-3555, cell,
+1-703-628-5754, evan@w2comm.com, for Northern Virginia Technology Council

/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- March 11/ 

SOURCE  Northern Virginia Technology Council
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