What to Watch: Week of May 6

May 5, 2013

Gen. Keith B. Alexander is the guest speaker at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Titans Breakfast Series on Friday.

Alexander is director of the National Security Agency, commander of the U.S. Cyber Command and chief of the Central Security Service. He is to speak about cyber threats facing the country, what we need to do to address those threats, and the future of intergovernmental and public-private information sharing and partnerships.

The event begins at 7 a.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. $75 for members, $95 for everyone else.

Other events of note
Monday, May 6

The Northern Virginia Technology Council and Capital Business will be highlighting technology advancements emerging from the Washington region at their Destination Innovation event. Speakers include Magid Abraham of ComScore, Cory Haik of The Washington Post, Mark Muehl of Comcast and Gary Shapiro of the Consumer Electronics Association. The event begins at 1:30 p.m. at The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW. $65 for members, $95 for everyone else.

Friday, May 10

The Greater Washington Board of Trade is hosting a workshop on “Being a Great Radio and TV Interview.” Panelists include Rebecca Cooper of ABC7/WJLA-TV, Kojo Nnamdi of WAMU 88.5 and Tom Sherwood of NBC4/WRC-TV. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at the St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th St. NW. $50 for members, $75 for everyone else.

Saturday, May 11

Ballston Innovation Initiative is holding an event on “Doing Business with the Federal Government.” It begins at 8:30 a.m. at Marymount University’s main campus, 2807 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington. $195.

Sisters In Spirit is holding a “Business Financial Boot Camp: Finance Basics Every Small Business Owner Should Know.” The event begins at 10 a.m. at 1816 12th St. NW. $75.

Shawn Selby

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