HERNDON, Va., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will headline the organization's Titans breakfast event on Dec. 17, 2013, from 7 – 9:15 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Va. During the event, Justice Ginsburg will engage in a fireside chat with former U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson.
Justice Ginsburg was nominated by President Clinton as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, taking her seat in 1993. Before becoming a judge, Justice Ginsburg was a professor at Rutgers School of Law - Newark and Columbia Law School, and served as general counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union and co-founder of its Women's Rights Project.
Olson, who was selected by Time magazine in 2010 as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, has argued 60 cases in the Supreme Court, the latest being for the same-sex marriage plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 case during the Court's last session. He is a partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2013
TIME: 7 – 8 a.m. Registration and networking
8 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program featuring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Ted Olson
LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Reston
1800 Presidents Street
Directions to The Hyatt Regency
REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Sarah Jones at 703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.
The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at www.nvtc.org.
SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council