P> CONFERENCES APRIL 17-19
Business Research Publications Inc. announces Access Charges & Intercarrier Competition. The pre-conference seminar will focus on Cost Foundations of Access. Sheraton Carlton, Washington, D.C.
The Directors of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization and the Federal Small Business Technology Council announce the 6th Annual Procurement Opportunities Conference and Exposition for small, minority and women-owned businesses and prime contractors. Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro, Md. (800) 878-2940.
The Gartner Group has organized the third annual IT Services & Outsourcing Strategy Conference and Exposition. The conference will feature key third-party vendors who can help lower costs and ensure competitiveness for information management functions. Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, (203) 256-4700 ext. 139.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers announces FABTECH East '96. The technical conference will feature material handling, manufacturing cells, set-up time reduction for metal fabricating processes and trends and innovations in sheet metal manufacturing. Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, (800) 432-2832.
The Local Access Conference and Exhibition will focus on the local access problems and opportunities created by the congressionally mandated telecommunications deregulation, both for providers as well as users. Sheraton National Hotel, Arlington, Va. (408) 847-1094.
APRIL 30-MAY 2
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics announces Global Air & Space '96, an international business forum and exhibit. The conference will assess the factors that are shaping the way industry and government face challenges in commercial aviation, commercial and civil space and military aviation and space. Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Va. (800) 639-2422.
The Virginia Tech Northern Virginia Graduate Center is sponsoring Integrating Wireless Technologies: Meeting the Economic, Global and Political Imperative. The forum will focus on providing wireless users with seamless service. Falls Church, Va. (703) 698-6016.
The AFCEA-Washington Chapter will hold a seminar on Information Technology and the Evolving Health Market: Trends and Directions. Hayes Auditorium, Mitreteck Corp., McLean, Va. (703) 641-2573.
On Power Systems announces Enhancing Your Networks' Reliability, a seminar on strategies to maximize the reliability of a computer network. Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C. (410) 290-3292.
MIT Enterprises Forum of Washington-Baltimore presents an entrepreneurial case study on AnalytiChem. The CEO will present a business plan describing the company's efforts to produce analytical instrumentation. National Science Foundation, Arlington, Va. (703) 741-3509.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Capital Section is having its monthly luncheon with speaker Paul Holloway, NASA director of the Langley Research Center. He will discuss NASA's aeronautical program and the Center's role as NASA implements its FY' 96 Administrator's Guidance memo. Channel Inn, Pier 7, Washington, D.C. (301) 595-4177.
The Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship is presenting a reception for Entrepreneurs to Meet Local Providers of Capital. Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Md. (301) 405-2151.
Learning Tree International and the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals are presenting a free break-fast briefing on Information Technology Professionals: Education and Certification. Ritz Carlton Hotel, Tysons Corner, Va. (800) THE-TREE.
The Maryland Space Business Roundtable Inc. presents Dr. Roland Dore, president of International Space University, to speak on Educational Needs in the International Space Sector: How Do We Prepare Tomorrow's Leaders and For What? Martin's Crosswinds, Greenbelt, Md.
Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, universally recognized as the Father of the Internet, will be keynote speaker at the Northern Virginia Technology Council's Annual Spring Banquet. The banquet will highlight the program year and will include the council's annual meeting, awards and recognition. McLean Hilton, Tysons Corner, Va. (703) 904-7878.
The Japan Information Access Project announces New Priorities in America's East Asian Strategy, a lunch discussion with Sandra Kristoff, special assistant to the president and senior director for Asian affairs at the National Security Council. National Press Club, Washington, D.C. (202) 822-6040.
The National Directory Publishing Association is sponsoring a luncheon seminar on Design Standards for Electronic Publishing. The Arts Club, Washington, D.C.
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