TechAmerica Foundation : 2013 West Coast Vision Conference

2013 West Coast Vision Conference


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The TechAmerica Foundation will be hosting a one-day conference November 5th 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 4th 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!

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Please note that a free TechAmerica online account is required for registration. If you do not have a TechAmerica web account, please create your free account here.

Registration Rates

$ 225 – Industry (Early Registration)

$ 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.



Tuesday, November 5, 2013

08:15am Meet and Greet – Continental Breakfast
08:45am Welcome
09:00am Keynote: Congressman Darrell Issa (confirmed)
09:30am Macroeconomic & Defense Topline Forecast, Wayne Schroeder, Lockheed Martin (confirmed)
10:30am Break
10:45am Federal IT Budget Forecast, Robert Haas, HP (confirmed)
11:45am Cybersecurity Special Study, Robert Magee, Leidos (confirmed)
12:10pm Luncheon
01:00pm Military Services and Joint Agencies Outlook, Gerry Robbins, NJVC (confirmed)
02:00pm Break
02:15pm Panel Discussion:  Strategic Thoughts on Business Opportunities for the San Diego Business Community
 Douglas Farry, Senior Strategic Advisor, McKenna Long & Aldridge (confirmed),
Tony Nufer, Director and Past President, San Diego Military Advisory Council (confirmed)
Reo Carr, Editor-in-Chief, San Diego Business Journal (confirmed)
Edward Lake, Kratos Defense (confirmed)
03:25pm Defense Industry Outlook, Alex Vacca, Northrop Grumman (confirmed)
04:00pm Closing remarks


Great sponsorship opportunities are available for the West Coast Vision Conference, to be held Tuesday, November 5, 2013 in San Diego California.  Reach out to attendees by signing up as a Platinum, Gold or Silver corporate sponsor.  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 49th 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.

2013 West Coast Vision Conference Sponsorship Packages

For those interested in more information about the October 16-17, 2013 Vision Conference, please click here, or if you missed the 2012 event, you may purchase the forecast findings.

To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Pamela Strother
TechAmerica Foundation
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, North Building, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 486-5990


The 4th 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

Click here for directions and parking information. 

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Hotel Information:

Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Airport/Liberty Station
2592 Laning Road
San Diego, CA 92106
Phone: 619.221.1900

Homewood Suites by Hilton San Diego Airport-Liberty Station
2576 Laning Road
San Diego, CA
Phone: 619.222.0500
Click here to visit the hotel website

Best Western Yacht Harbor Hotel 
5005 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA
Phone:  619.224.3254
Click here to visit the hotel website