Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar to Headline NVTC Titans Breakfast on Nov. 19

Nov 13, 2013, 09:01 ET from Northern Virginia Technology Council

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) today announced that Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Director Arati Prabhakar will address attendees at the organization's Titans breakfast event on Nov. 19, 2013, from 7 – 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner in McLean, Va.


During the event, Dr. Prabhakar will discuss major breakthrough technologies for national security. DARPA sponsors revolutionary, high-payoff research bridging the gap between fundamental discoveries and their military use to maintain the technological superiority of the U.S. military. Dr. Prabhakar has spent her career, in both the public and private sectors, investing in world-class engineers and scientists to create new technologies and businesses.


Nov. 19, 2013 


7 – 8 a.m. Registration and networking 

8 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast and program featuring Dr. Arati Prabhakar


The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner

1700 Tysons Blvd.,

McLean, VA

Directions to The Ritz Carlton

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

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