September 22, 2008

U.S. Department of Energy’s Secretary Samuel W. Bodman to Keynote NVTC’s Titans Breakfast Series Event


Contact: Art Swift, Director of Communications and Public Relations, Northern Virginia Technology Council, +1-703-904-7878, ext. 287 (o), [email protected]; Kristine Gager, +1-703-218-3555 (o), +1-703-434-9471 (c) or [email protected], for Northern Virginia Technology Council

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 22/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Northern Virginia Technology Council, the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that U.S. Department of Energy's Secretary Samuel W. Bodman will keynote the Titans Breakfast Series event on September 25.

Secretary Bodman's address will take a look at our nation's current energy crisis and present thoughts on what our country needs to focus on as it relates to energy policy and alternative fuel sources. Secretary Bodman will discuss alternative fuel sources currently being explored, renewable energy options and how changes in our nation's energy policy will affect businesses and consumers for years to come.

Secretary Bodman was sworn in as the 11th Secretary of Energy on February 1, 2005 after the United States Senate unanimously confirmed him on January 31, 2005. He leads the Department of Energy with a budget in excess of $23 billion and over 100,000 federal and contractor employees.

DATE:Thursday, September 25, 2008

TIME:7:00 - 8:00 a.m. - Registration & Networking

8:00 - 9:15 a.m. - Keynote Address by Department of Energy Secretary Bodman

LOCATION:Hilton McLean

7920 Jones Branch Dr.

McLean, VA

Directions to Hilton McLean: hilton.php

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia and is the largest technology council in the nation. NVTC has about 1,100 member companies representing more than 200,000 employees. Its membership includes companies from all sectors of the technology industry and the service providers that support these companies, as well as universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. 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 that focuses on venture philanthropy and public/private partnerships, and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC to mentor new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at

SOURCE Northern Virginia Technology Council

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