Monday, June 13, How Personal Technology Products Are Reviewed. Rob Pegoraro, The Post's personal technology editor, discusses how he reviews new tech products.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Washington Gas, 6801 Industrial Rd., Large Auditorium, Springfield. Sponsor: Capital PC User Group. Free. Contact: Gabriel Goldberg, 703-204-0433, Event Web site:

Tuesday, June 14, Maryland's Homeland Security: Opportunities for IT and Telecom. Speakers from state agencies are to discuss career opportunities for IT and telecom specialists in homeland security.

7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Great Room at Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage, Howard County. Sponsor: Tech Council of Maryland. Cost: $90 members; $135 non-members. Registration is required. Contact: 240-453-6210, Event Web site:

Tuesday, June 14, Advanced SBIR Workshop. Learn how to manage your small-business innovation research project in Phase I, plan for Phase II, and acquire Phase III funds.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology, 2214 Rock Hill Rd., Herndon. Cost: $95-$125. Contact: Robert Brooke,, 703-689-3080. Event Web site:

Thursday, June 16, Breakfast with Eugene Huang, Virginia's Secretary of Technology. Huang is to discuss information technology issues in Virginia.

7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church. Sponsor: Input. Cost: Input clients $50; non-clients $65; walk-ins $75. Registration is required. Contact: 703-707-3500. Event Web site:

Friday, June 17, Breakfast with FBI's CIO. Zalmai Azmi, chief information officer for the FBI, is to share his insight on information technology opportunities and expectations within the FBI.

7 a.m. to 9:15 a.m., McLean Hilton, 7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. Sponsor: Federal Sources Inc. Cost: FSI clients $50; non-FSI clients $60; government employees $45; walk-ins $65. Contact: Helle Huxley, 703-610-8763, Event Web site:

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