Tuesday, July 19, Telecommunications Market View. Input, which performs research on government markets, examines federal investments in telecommunications.

7 a.m. to 12 p.m., Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church. Sponsor: Input. Cost: Input clients $250, non-clients $300, government $150. Contact: 703-707-3500. Event Web site: http://telecom.input.com.

Wednesday, July 20, Pharmers and Spimmers, Hackers and Bluejackers: Combating Wireless Security Threats. Discussion between industry and policymakers on security vulnerabilities of wireless communications.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Herbert Hoover Building, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington. Sponsor: Department of Commerce. No charge. Contact: Tracey Rhoades, 202-482-9122. trhoades@ntia.doc.gov. Event Web site: www.ntia.doc.gov.

Thursday, July 21, Opportunities vs. Risk Within the GSA Schedule. DC Tech Council hosts a program on GSA schedule compliance, best practices to minimize audit risk and common mistakes made by GSA contractors.

7:30 to 10 a.m., Merrill Lynch Conference Center, 1850 K St. NW. Sponsors: DC Technology Council, Beers & Cutler, and Mind Over Machine. Cost: DC Tech members: $25, nonmembers $40. Contact: Karen Ryan, 202-637-9333, karen@dctechcouncil.org. Event Web site: www.dctechcouncil.org.

Thursday, July 21, IT Network Security Solutions for Small to Medium Sized Businesses. Executive briefing for business owners, and IT management/staff.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, 8230 Old Courthouse Rd., Suite 350, Vienna. Sponsor: Database & LAN Solutions. No charge. Contact: Jim Pirisino, 703-503-4485. Event Web site: www.dbls.com/seminar.

Saturday, July 23, Hold That Tiger. A discussion of the computer operating system Apple released in April.

9 to 11:30 a.m., NVCC Ernst Cultural Center Forum, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. Sponsor: The Washington Apple Pi Apple Computer User Group. No charge. Event Web site: www.wap.org.

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