P> Talk circuit: Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Lew Platt has confirmed as keynote speaker for the National Technology Fast 500 CEO Summit, set for March 7-8, in Santa Clara, Calif. Locally, the Fast 50 CEO Council will kick off its 1996 program with a Feb. 20 breakfast led by new council president Jim Graham of Faxland.
Impresario of the Potomac Knowledgeway Project, tech civic leader Mario Morino, will be a key participant in the Children's Defense Fund conference this week in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Northern Virginia Technology Council program czar Kathy Clark, CEO of Landmark Systems, has landed a stellar slate for the Titans of Technology speaker series, and in mid-month Microsoft's CFO will address the CFO roundtable.
Moving up: Signing on as vice president of business development at ReZun Interactive Concepts Inc., the hot new Tysons Corner-based Internet company headed by Tom Klaff, is former Washington Technology sales executive Leslie Hunter.
Kevin Kelly, former aide to Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., and former Senate Appropriations Committee staff director, will be vice president at Van Scoyoc Associates.
Jim Duggan, ex-DynCorp CFO, has joined New England investment banker Boles & Co.'s Tysons Corner office as a managing director.
The road to Richmond: WorldCorp CEO Coleman Andrews has tossed his fund-raising requests into the ring for the Virginia lieutenant governor's race. A Republican, Andrews would succeed Lt. Gov. Don Beyer, a Democrat, who is the leading candidate to succeed current Gov. George Allen.
Capturing the mood: Information Technology Association of America President Harris Miller is inviting members not simply to make their views known, but encouraging them to "take exception" at a first-ever policy conference set for Washington in May, where Rep. Tom Bliley, R-Va., Haley Barbour and other luminaries will lead off for infotech executives.
Sellout city: The Suburban Maryland High Technology Council and the Northern Virginia Technology Council each plan annual dinners for late April. Word to the wise is sign up now.