Other speakers include District Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) and District Deputy Mayor Victor Hoskins.
The half-day event begins at 10 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 810 Mount Vernon Pl. NW. $100.
Other events of note
Monday, Oct. 29
The Northern Virginia Technology Council’s annual TechCelebration banquet begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean. $275 for members, $350 for everyone else.
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Loudoun County supervisors Matt Letourneau (R) and Suzanne Volpe (R), along with Ron Platt of McGuire Woods Consulting, are to speak at the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce’s “State of the Loudoun Economy” breakfast. The event begin at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Washington Dulles, 45425 Holiday Dr., Dulles. $40 for members, $60 for everyone else.
The Greater Washington Board of Trade is hosting a seminar on “Re-energizing Your Team.” Speakers include Madeleine Jacobs, chief executive of the American Chemical Society, and Mary Anne Matski, senior vice president, the Columbia Group. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at Capital Hilton, South America Room, 1001 16th St. NW. Free for members, $50 for everyone else.
Next Generation Government Contractors is hosting a meetup on “Sequestration: What Every Contractor Needs to Know” at 6:30 p.m. at Bloomberg Government, 1101 K St. NW, Fifth Floor. Free.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
The Public Relations Society of America National Capital Chapter is holding a seminar on “Getting Hands On with LinkedIn.” The event begins at 8:30 a.m. at Social Driver, 406 7th St. NW, Second Floor. $155 for members, $195 for everyone else.
The topic of this month’s Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Roundtable is “Creating a Repeatable Client Experience.” The guest speaker is Todd Ihrig of HD Vest Investment Service. The event begins at 11:45 a.m. at the chamber’s offices at 4600 Fairfax Dr., Suite 804, Arlington. Free.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Terry McAuliffe, chairman of GreenTech Automotive, is the guest speaker at District-based green energy consulting company Relerience’s Green Energy Business Seminar. The event begins at 8 a.m. at the Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel, 4352 Mason Pond Dr., Fairfax. $55.
Former Circuit City chief executive Alan Wurzel is to talk about the “60-Year Rise and Fall of Circuit City” at Arlington Economic Development’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series event. It begins at 6 p.m. at George Mason University’s Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington. Free.
— Shawn Selby