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September 2016

FedRamp – 4 Years Later – Approving Commercial Cloud Offerings

September 15, 2016 @ 9:30 pm - September 16, 2016 @ 12:00 am

Co-sponsored by: ISSA-NOVA Presented by Mr. Matt Goodrich, FedRAMP Director & Michael Carter, Veris Group Service Lead Thursday, September 15, 2016 5:30 PM – Networking and Dinner 6:30 – 8:00 PM – ISSA NOVA Announcements & Program  FedRAMP has been operational for over 4 years now. Changes have been made along the way to clarify and streamline the process of approving commercial cloud offerings. The process now is greatly different from 2012. What’s changed? What’s on the horizon? Matt Goodrich…

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Lies, Damn Lies and Machine Learning

September 27, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Co-sponsored by: CIS11 The idea of giving a machine the ability to think has long captured the imagination of technologists.  However, the efforts to achieve this goal have often over promised and led to disappointment among researchers and those who fund them.  These failures have provided one key lesson:  the machine that “thinks” will first have to be a machine that “learns” from complex data.  In the 1980’s an interdisciplinary field centered on computer science called machine learning emerged with…

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Lies, Damn Lies and Machine Learning

September 27, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The idea of giving a machine the ability to think has long captured the imagination of technologists.  However, the efforts to achieve this goal have often over promised and led to disappointment among researchers and those who fund them.  These failures have provided one key lesson:  the machine that “thinks” will first have to be a machine that “learns” from complex data.  In the 1980’s an interdisciplinary field centered on computer science called machine learning emerged with significant differences from…

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Lies, Damn Lies and Machine Learning

September 27, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - September 28, 2016 @ 1:30 am

The idea of giving a machine the ability to think has long captured the imagination of technologists.  However, the efforts to achieve this goal have often over promised and led to disappointment among researchers and those who fund them.  These failures have provided one key lesson:  the machine that “thinks” will first have to be a machine that “learns” from complex data.  In the 1980’s an interdisciplinary field centered on computer science called machine learning emerged with significant differences from…

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UAV Contingency Planning for Loss of Communications

September 28, 2016 @ 10:30 pm - September 29, 2016 @ 12:30 am

Co-sponsored by: CS23 Washington Section Chapter Unmanned Aerial Vehicles can encounter loss of communications for a variety of reasons.  The vehicle software must be robust enough to recover from such an event. This lecture will discuss ways to maintain control of UAVs. Speaker(s): Chiman Kwan, Location: Room: Meeting Room A Third Floor 1616 Anderson Road McLean, Virginia 22102

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October 2016

Understanding Cyber Adversaries with ATT&CK – The Post-Exploit Threat Model

October 25, 2016 @ 9:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Co-sponsored by: ASQ 509 SW SIG Understanding Cyber Adversaries with ATT&CK – The Post-Exploit Threat Model Presented by Dr. Andy Applebaum, Senior Cyber Security Engineer, MITRE Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:30 – 6:30 PM – Networking & Open House 6:30 – 7:30 PM - Program 7:30 – 7:45 PM – Announcements There is no cost to attend at McLean or Silver Spring Recent breaches have shown an ugly truth: determined adversaries will get into your network. This talk will present…

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Autonomy in the Real, Unstructured World

October 25, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - October 26, 2016 @ 1:30 am

***CANCELED*** Popular articles about advances in autonomous systems suggest that in the very near future our cities will be covered by delivery drones and disasters will be met with swarms of helpful robots to gather data and deliver aid.  Reaching this future will require autonomy algorithms that are able to understand the assumptions they are making and assess whether or not their hardware and information systems allow them to make correct decisions.  It also requires tight coupling between the design…

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November 2016

AdCom – Northern VA Section

November 9, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - November 10, 2016 @ 1:00 am

The Administrative Committee meeting (AdCom) is where all major section business is conducted.  Agenda items include reporting from officers and directors, managing the section budget, and proposals of new programs and activities all under a simplified version of Robert's Rules of Order.  Held the second Wednesday every month except August and December, it is free and open to all members.  Dinner is served so please register. Due to the nearby McLean Metro stop and related construction attendees MUST obtain a…

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Lean Risk Management

November 29, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:15 pm

Co-sponsored by: ASQ 509 SW SIG American Society for Quality (ASQ) — Washington, DC & Maryland Metro Section (509) & Northern Virginia Section (511) Software Special Interest Group (SW SIG) IEEE Computer Society — Washington, DC & Northern Virginia Chapters   Lean Risk Management (A Lean Treatment) Presented by Mr. Mike Helton, Senior Risk Manager Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:30 – 6:00 PM – Networking & Pizza 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Program 7:00 – 7:15 PM – Q&A and…

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December 2016

The Memory of Cars

December 12, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - December 13, 2016 @ 1:00 am

Co-sponsored by: ED15 JT. NO.VA/WASH Abstract: Automobiles are becoming rolling applications platforms needing computing power, networking to other cars and the cloud as well as digital memory and storage. This talk will look at the requirements for memory as well as digital storage in automotive entertainment and navigations systems, including expectations for cars with driver assist features, security features and autonomous driving. The evolution of memory and storage technology are key drivers for creating the deep learning capabilities required for…

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AdCom / EXCOM – Northern VA Section

December 15, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - December 16, 2016 @ 1:00 am

ADCOM /EXCOM Meeting. Due to WF IoThings Conference, thiis meeting has been pushed to 12/15, after Conference events have concluded. Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30 PM Dinner and Networking (Menu: TBD) 6:30 - 8:00 PM AdCom Program Location: Bldg: 3rd Floor Conference Center TEQCORNER 1616 Anderson Road McLean, Virginia 22102

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2016 Washington/NoVA Sections Transition Dinner

December 18, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 2:29 am

Dear ExCom Members,   This is the traditional transition dinner for the Washington Section.  This year we would like to invite our NoVA counterparts and to have a joint event.  It is an opportunity to thank the 2016 Officers and Directors for their work, and to welcome the 2017 ones.   The event will be at the '7Spice' Indian Cuisine restaurant in McLean, VA (http://www.7spiceva.com/).  The address is 1379 Beverly Rd. McLean, VA 22101.  7Spice is on the ground floor of…

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January 2017

IEEE N. VA Section – ADCOM

January 11, 2017 @ 11:00 pm - January 12, 2017 @ 1:00 am

IEEE Monthly ADCOM Meeting Location: Bldg: 3rd Floor Conference Center TEQCORNER 1616 Anderson Road McLean, Virginia 22102

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February 2017

NOVA – ADCOM Monthly Meeting

February 8, 2017 @ 11:00 pm - February 9, 2017 @ 1:00 am

Monthly ADCOM Meeting Agenda: Monthly NOVA Adcom Meeting 6:00 - 6:30 PM - Dinner and Networking 6:30 - 8:00 PM - IEEE NOVA Monthly Meetings   Location: Bldg: 3rd Floor Conference Center TeqCorner 1616 Anderson Drive McLean, Virginia 22102

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March 2017

LOADED NANOFIBERS FOR FORCE PROTECTION, FILTRATION, DECONTAMINATION

March 30, 2017 @ 10:30 pm - March 31, 2017 @ 12:30 am

Co-sponsored by: NPSS The NPS Chapter is co-sponsoring this presentation by Distinguished Speaker, Professor Ashok Vaseashta.  Prof. Vaseashta currently serves as the Vice Provost of Research and Director of Sponsored Programs and Government Relations.  He is a fellow of the American Physical Society (FAPS), Institute of Nanotechnology (FloN), and the New York Academy of Sciences (FNYAS).  He has authored over 200 research publications, edited/authored seven books on nanotechnology, presented many keynote and invited lectures worldwide, and, has served as the…

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