Wednesday, Sept. 7, Federal Executive Breakfast. Lee Holcomb, chief technology officer, Homeland Security Department, will brief on information technology at the agency and its technology plans.

7 a.m. to 9 a.m., Fairview Park Marriott, 3111 Fairview Park Dr., Falls Church. Sponsor: Input. Cost: Input and SIIA members, $50; nonmembers, $65. Contact: Dayna Tenorio, 703-707-3646, Event Web site:

Wednesday, Sept. 7, Digital Makeover: The Office of the Future is Now. See what's new in office technology.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., panel discussion and exhibits. 4 to 6 p.m., Mixer. Center for Innovative Technology, 2214 Rock Hill Rd., Herndon. Sponsor: Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce and Empire Technologies. Cost: $10, panel/showcase; $10, mixer; $15 combination. Contact: 571-323-5301. Event Web site:

Thursday, Sept. 8, Executive Breakfast: Strategic Sourcing of Software in the Federal Market. Executive breakfast briefing about the federal government's software strategic sourcing initiatives.

7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., ImmixGroup, 8444 Westpark Dr., Suite 200, McLean. Sponsor: Software and Information Industry Association. Cost: $40, non-clients; $25, ImmixGroup clients. Contact: Maria Cooke, 703- 752-0623. Event Web site:

Thursday, Sept. 8, Successful Case Studies in the Mobile Enterprise. Forum with Jill Stelfox, chief executive of Defywire, on issues of interest to the wireless and mobile applications sectors.

7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., The Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr., 17th floor, Vienna. Sponsor: Washington Network Group. Cost: $25, Washington Network Group members; $35, nonmembers. Registration is required. Event Web site:

Thursday, Sept. 8, Merger Mania and Your Corporate Telecom Service Contract. Seminar to help corporations of all sizes to better negotiate their contracts with telecom service providers.

8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Hilton McLean, 7920 Jones Branch Rd., McLean. Sponsor: Kelley Drye & Warren. No cost. Registration is required. Contact: Andrea Essex, 703-918-2329, Event Web site:

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