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2012 West Coast Vision Conference
The TechAmerica Foundation will be hosting a one day conference November 8th in San Diego based on the findings of the two day Vision Conference, which is held annually in the Washington, DC area.
Many companies use the information to develop their annual operating and long range strategic plans. The 3rd annual West Coast Vision Conference will deliver a comprehensive and useful analysis of federal spending and future business opportunities.
Don’t be left out wondering where the dollars and business opportunities can be found!
$ 245 – Industry
$ FREE – Government and academia
Please note the forum is not open to the press and is intended for industry contractors and government personnel only. Please view all registration terms and conditions.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
|08:15 a.m.||Meet and Greet – Continental Breakfast|
|08:45 a.m.||Welcome:Ann Gladys, CSC, West Coast Vision Chair
Joan Piccariello, VP, Market Forecasting, TechAmerica Foundation
|09:00 a.m.||KeynoteCongressman Duncan D. Hunter (confirmed)|
|09:30 a.m.||Macroeconomic and Defense Topline Forecast
Wayne Schroeder, Lockheed Martin Corporation (confirmed)
|10:40 a.m.||Robert Haas, HPFederal IT Budget Forecast
Robert Magee, SAIC Cybersecurity Special Study
|01:00 p.m.||C4ISR/DoD IT
Gerry Robbins, NJVC (confirmed)
|02:00 p.m.||Panel Discussion: Strategic Thoughts on Business Opportunities for the San Diego Business Community- Tim Dowd, Director, Contracts, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (confirmed)
- Reo Carr, Editor in Chief, San Diego Business Journal (confirmed)
- Faye Esaias, Director Small Business Programs, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Headquarters (confirmed)
- Tony Nufer, Director and Past President, San Diego Military Advisory Council (confirmed)
- Ken Slaght, General Manager & VP, General Dynamics IT (confirmed)Moderator: Bill VanDeWeghe, Senior Strategic Advisor, McKenna Long & Aldridge (confirmed)
|03:15 p.m.||Defense Industry Outlook
Alex Vacca, Northrop Grumman (confirmed)
Great sponsorship opportunities for the West Coast Vision Conference, to be held Thursday, November 8, 2012`in San Diego California. Platinum, Gold and Silver corporate sponsorships are available. An additional benefit due to the Vision Study being part of the TechAmerica Foundation is that sponsorship donations are partially tax deductible.
Get your company’s name in front of today’s industry and government technology leaders – we expect 125+ industry technology leaders to attend this event.
The TechAmerica Foundation presents the most authoritative, well-referenced market forecast in the industry at the 48th annual Vision Conference. The Vision Forecast offers a detailed analysis of government agencies’ spending plans in order to help the high-tech industry understand current and emerging government requirements for technology, services and equipment.
See what you missed at the 2011 West Coast Vision Conference.
To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact:
Vice President, Market Forecasting
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, North Building, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20004
The 3rd Annual West Coast Vision Conference will convene near downtown San Diego and the San Diego International Airport at:
BAE Systems at Liberty Station
2305 Historic Decatur Road
San Diego, CA 92106
View map and directions.
We have obtained a limited block of rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott Courtyard San Diego Airport/Liberty Station that are available to conference attendees at the special rate of $155 per night plus applicable taxes and fees. Please be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of the “TechAmerica West Coast Vision Conference” to obtain the preferred rate, which expires October 10th. Call (619) 221-1900 or toll free number (800) 321-2211 to make your reservation. Ask for the “Tech America” group rate or group code “TAG”.
Link applies to rooms with SINGLE KING BED:
Link applies to rooms with TWO QUEEN BEDS:
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station
2592 Laning Road
San Diego, CA 92106