June 15, 2021

Registration is free for members
Impactful Innovation: A Fireside Chat With Dr. Gregory Washington and Telly Tucker
June 17th | 9:30-11AM
Dr. Gregory Washington, President of George Mason University and Telly Tucker, Executive Director of Arlington Economic Development will dive into a discussion about George Mason University’s cutting-edge Arlington campus. Through a public-private-partnership, the state-of-the-art Institute for InnovAtion (IDIA) will bring together students, educators, entrepreneurs, and innovators to immerse themselves in the latest technologies creating a diverse and sustainable pipeline of talent filling the needs of the future workforce.

Join us and learn more about:
  • How companies can connect to this new talent pipeline
  • How the IDIA’s talent will lure top technology companies to the region
  • The New Virginia Promise, George Mason University’s pathway for a four-year degree for everyone who wants one
Registration is free
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Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour - Region 7 Meeting
July 21st
The Virginia Chamber Foundation is pleased to formally release the dates and open registration for the Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour.

Those who register will be invited to participate in the Blueprint Virginia 2030 Regional Tour survey. As part of the Blueprint Virginia 2030 development process, the Virginia Chamber Foundation has announced it will host a series of virtual meetings throughout Virginia, in partnership with its network of local, regional, and other chambers of commerce; and GO Virginia and VEDA. These meetings will serve to foster greater regional collaboration by bringing together leaders in business, economic development, workforce, education, housing, and other community representatives from across the Commonwealth to provide input for Virginia’s next statewide strategic plan.
Registration is free
Greater Washington Apprentice Network July Employer Briefing
July 6th | 2-3PM
The Greater Washington Apprenticeship Network (GWAN) brings together employers, academic institutions, public and private sectors. Employers gain access to best practices from organizational peers, sources of prospective apprentice candidates, support services, academic institutions, and training resources. The GWAN meets on the first Tuesday of each month for an Employer Briefing.

The featured speakers for the July GWAN Employer Briefing are:
  • Featured Employer: Accenture Federal
  • Featured Resource: Mason Talent Exchange
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