Tuesday, June 21, Northern Virginia Technology Council's Reception for Egyptian IT Minister. Reception for Tarek Kamel, Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and a delegation of Egyptian technology leaders.

6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. Sponsor: NVTC and General Dynamics. No charge. Event Web site: http://online.nvtc.org/calendar/geteventinfo.cfm?event=INTC-9.

Thursday, June 23, Summer Mix 2005. Siteworx customer/partner appreciation event will offer networking opportunities with 150 people from the technology community.

4:30 p.m., Siteworx, 1892 Preston White Dr., Reston. Sponsor: Siteworx. No charge. Registration is required. Contact: Nick Mwaikambo, 703-520-1550, nick@siteworx.com. Event Web site: www.siteworx.com.

Thursday, June 23, Using ITIL to Support the President's Management Agenda and E-Government. A briefing by an expert on the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and how it supports IT budgeting, planning, and e-government.

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. Sponsor: IT Service Management Forum. Free for pre-registered members, $5 for pre-registered nonmembers. Contact: Kirk Holmes, 301-998-6108, kirk.holmes@holmesandassociatesinc.com. Event Web site: www.itsmfusa.org.

Sunday, June 26, Annual BIO IT Coalition Barbeque and Picnic. Annual networking event for members and nonmembers.

2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Lake Accotink Park, 7500 Accotink Park Rd., Springfield. Sponsors: Pitalicious Lebanese Grill. Cost: $15. Registration is required. Contact: Eileen Mandell, 202-220-1402. Event Web site: www.bioitcoalition.org.

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