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The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Technology in the Federal Government luncheon on Wednesday.

The topic is “From Telework to Cybersecurity: How the Federal Government Can Partner with the Private Sector to Make Innovative Technology Investments.”

The featured speaker, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-Va.), is to talk about the federal government’s technology initiatives and how area businesses can take advantage of them. Connolly is the ranking member of the subcommittee on government organization, efficiency and financial management.

The event begins at 11:30 at the Old Hickory Golf Club, 11921 Chanceford Dr., Prince William. $30.

Other events of note
Tuesday, Aug. 14

The Association of Women In International Trade is playing host to Wendy Sherwin Shire, author of “Anytime Coaching,” who will talk about “Strategies for Improving Results in the Workplace.” The event begins at 12:30 p.m. at the Advanced Medical Technology Association, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free for members, $15 for everyone else.

The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce is holding a golf tournament starting at 4 p.m. at the 1757 Golf Club, 45120 Waxpool Rd., Dulles. A reception follows. $50.

The Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce is holding an after-hours business mixer starting at 6 p.m. at the Kappa Multipurpose Facility, 6343 S. Kings Hwy., Alexandria. Free for members, $20 for everyone else.

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the D.C. Hispanic Contractors Association are hosting a construction industry mixer. The event starts at 6 p.m. at 901 Restaurant & Bar, 901 9th St. NW.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

The George Mason University Office of Continuing Professional Education is offering a two-day class on the federal contract procurement cycle. The class begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Center for Innovative Technology, 2214 Rock Hill Rd., Herndon. $995.

The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce is holding an after-hours mixer at 5:30 p.m. at the SpringHill Suites Ashburn Dulles North, 20065 Lakeview Center Plaza, Ashburn. $15 for members and guest, $20 at the door.

Thursday, Aug. 16

The Rockville Women’s Business Center is offering a seminar on “How to Work a Networking Event.” The seminar starts at 10 a.m. at the RWBC’s offices at 95 Monroe St., Rockville. $25.

Friday, Aug. 17

SCORE D.C. is conducting a workshop on business development in the federal sector. It begins at 9 a.m. at its offices at 740 15th St. NW, Third Floor. $30 pre-pay, $40 at the door.

Saturday, Aug. 18

The Washington Women’s Business Center is holding a “Women’s Business Walk & Talk” starting at 9 a.m., meeting at the Smithsonian Metro station. Free.

— Shawn Selby



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