Lockheed Martin To Host 13th Annual Information Technology Day In Kennewick, Wash.

May 06, 2013, 12:00 ET from Lockheed Martin Corporation

KENNEWICK, Wash., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --


Wednesday, May 8, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. PST


Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick, Wash. 99336


The general public is invited to a free information technology (IT) event with a theme focused on "Innovation at the Edge."  The event offers valuable information about and access to technology innovations and employment opportunities for professionals and students. The goal is to increase IT education and awareness, as well as to encourage networking and collaboration in industry, academia and the community. Attendees can participate in educational sessions about business collaboration via big data analytics; cloud computing; cyber security; enterprise mobility; Green IT; Microsoft Windows 8; and more. The agenda also features a panel of industry experts discussing topics such as big data and cloud computing; a seminar explaining how strong partnerships deliver broadband services to the region; and a workshop on building a better brand. IT Day also offers a vendor expo showcasing technology and services.
Click here to visit the IT Day website. (www.itday.org)


Hosted by Lockheed Martin, the event will include IT professionals from throughout the state; high school and college students; and more than 60 local and national IT vendors and academic partners.   

Featured speakers and presenters include:

Adam Lashinsky, senior editor, Fortune Magazine
"Apple vs. Amazon: The Looming Tech Battle" –Keynote Luncheon Presentation

Bill Rosemann, editor at Marvel, Legendary Comics Publisher  "Super Heroes On—and Off—the Page"

Additional federal, state and local dignitaries have been invited to attend.


East on I-82 to Clearwater Avenue, Exit 109. Turn right onto Clearwater Avenue and follow to Columbia Center Boulevard. Turn left on Columbia Center Boulevard and follow to Grandridge Boulevard. Turn right on Grandridge Boulevard and follow until you reach 7016 Grandridge Blvd.


Media are asked to register to attend by contacting Janina Rivera, janina.m.rivera@lmco.com or 240-429-6166.


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As part of the Mission Support Alliance, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) provides integrated site-wide services for the Department of Energy's Hanford site in Richland, Wash., including safety, security and environment, site infrastructure and utilities, site business management and information resources. IS&GS is a leading federal services and information technology contractor with a strong heritage of delivering world-class solutions and advanced technology across a broad spectrum of domains.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 118,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services.  The Corporation's net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.

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