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Innovation Panel: Innovative Technologies, Regional Strengths and the US Competitive Edge

Friday, September 12

This event will look at the strengths of the Washington, D.C./Mid-Atlantic region and examine the roles of government and corporations in ensuring competition in intelligence and cyber. Attendees will learn about entrepreneurs’ top challenges in launching new ideas and what support they need to bring their concepts to fruition. Hear experts talk about what needs to be done to grow more tech entrepreneurs and better support innovation.

Moderator: Joanna Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief, Baltimore Business Journal

Panelists include but are not limited to:

  • Representative C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-2)
  • Chris Sleat, Founder and CEO, cwist
  • John Belcher, former CEO of ARINC
  • Julie Lenzer Kirk, Director, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Department of Commerce
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2288 Bluewater Drive, Suite 300, Ground Floor, Odenton, MD 21113

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