Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow Procurement Conference Attracts Key Healthcare, Science and Tech Leaders

FREDERICK, Md. (PRWEB) November 13, 2019
Find out what it takes to thrive in today’s competitive procurement arena by connecting with key government agencies, prime contractors, and state and local representatives at the 17th Annual SMART PROC GOVCON
SMART brings together senior government and Congressional leaders, federal program managers, contract officers and academia to provide insight into future programs, challenges and needs from industry in construction, defense, healthcare and cyber/IT leaders. Come network and do a year’s worth of business development in a day at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Frederick, Md.
The 2 day-long event offers valuable insights from procurement experts in government, business, and academia that will benefit large contractors, small businesses, minority- and women-owned concerns, and businesses run by service-disabled veterans. New sessions this year will discuss cyber priorities in modernization, defense medical healthcare, understanding of future R&D defense priorities, contracting with the State of Maryland, healthcare agencies and a Special Historically Black Colleges and University Panel.
Network with life science, tech firms, universities, and federal and state contractors at SMART PROC GOVCON. Conference has 2 Keynote Plenary Sessions with 20 breakout sessions to regional businesses grow and compete for federal and state contracts. Join over 40 exhibitors and view the full agenda at
The following federal and state agencies are speaking at this year’s conference: US Army Medical Research and Development Command, Department of Navy, Department of Defense, Defense Health Agency, National Security Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, US Army Medical Command, Army Futures Command, National Guard Bureau, National Institutes of Health, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, General Services Administration, US Small Business Administration, Maryland Department of Commerce, Maryland Department of Transportation and Maryland Department of Health to name a few.
There will be an industry day hosted at the conference by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research on November 18, and the opportunity to meet with agencies in one-on-one sessions.With Maryland a leader in economic development from defense contracts, the day also brings all of the military constructions leads to discuss more than $1 billion in military construction projects in FY20 at regional installations and the state will discuss the$11B P3 new transportation contract opportunities. Hear details about these lucrative opportunity from all the buying commands and how to make the most of it. Other topics include capture management best practices, subcontracting, information technology, intelligence, defense, healthcare, biomedical research, and how to succeed in an austere federal budget environment.
Register today at or on-site the day of the conference, doors open to public at 12pm November 18 and 7 a.m. on November 19, 2019.
The meeting is sponsored by the Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow (SMART). The SMART organization 501c3 executes the vision of the SMART Congressional Caucus by providing a membership organization promoting tech enterprise in the region. The conference goal is to build stronger relationships, provide teaming partnerships and discuss upcoming procurement forecasts among industry, community, government, and academia.

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Greenberg Traurig’s Rebecca Schechter to Speak at AILA DC 2019 Fall Conference

MCLEAN, Va. (PRWEB) November 12, 2019
Of Counsel Rebecca B. Schechter of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Immigration Practice will speak at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) DC Chapter Annual Fall Conference, Nov. 13, at the University of Maryland Shady Grove Conference Center in Rockville, MD. More than 200 participants are expected to participate in the full-day conference; the agenda has two parallel tracks, packed with useful information for both beginner and seasoned immigration law practitioners.
Schechter will speak on the panel, “Navigating Recent Changes to PERM Process.” The session will address the labor certification application stage of the employment-based green card process.
Schechter focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance, representing multi-national corporations midsized companies, and startups, as well as individual clients. She has experience with all areas of employment-based immigration, particularly H-1B, L-1, O-1 and E-2 petitions, as well as outstanding researcher petitions and labor certification applications. Schechter regularly assists firm clients with global immigration matters, including business and work visas to countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. She also works on state and federal I-9 and E-Verify audits. Schechter has a thorough understanding of third party contractor issues and experience handling complex naturalization, deportation defense, family and employment-based adjustment applications.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration & Compliance Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration & Compliance Group is a multidisciplinary business immigration practice representing businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of immigration-related matters. The group has achieved international recognition for legal advocacy, results-oriented service, and responsiveness to its clients.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration Compliance Blog: Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration Compliance blog addresses the latest developments affecting employers, including the E-Verify program, Form I-9 compliance, Department of Labor issues (H-1B, H-2B and LCA), identity fraud in the workplace, electronic forms I-9s, EB-5 investor regional center compliance, and ICE worksite enforcement audits.
About Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Insights Blog: Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Insights blog addresses the broad range of challenges and opportunities presented by the EB-5 program, including the immigration, tax, and securities compliance issues integral to creating and maintaining successful Regional Centers and projects.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.

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eClinical Solutions to Sponsor and Speak at Medidata NEXT NYC Conference

“The life sciences industry sector is already benefiting from modern technology platforms and analytics, which makes it an exciting time to discuss the transformation of research,” said Katrina Rice, Executive Vice President, Professional Services for eClinical Solutions.

BOSTON (PRWEB) November 12, 2019
eClinical Solutions LLC, a leading global provider of cloud-based products for clinical research and software-driven clinical data services, today announced their sponsorship of Medidata NEXT global conference on life science technology innovation. Medidata NEXT NYC will be held November 12-13 at Spring Studios in New York City. The patient-focused track, “Empowering Patients,” will be sponsored by eClinical Solutions and will highlight the role of those innovations in clinical data analytics that can improve the patient experience.
A recent report by Gartner, Life Science CIOs: Embrace Next-Generation Data and Analytics Platforms to Manage Clinical Data Challenges*, states “according to Gartner’s 2019 CIO Survey, 46% of life science CIOs state that BI/data analytics capabilities will receive the largest amount of new or additional investments.” eClinical Solutions was named in the report as an example vendor of analytics workbench.
With a focus on helping organizations regain control of their data to make faster decisions for clinical trials, eClinical Solutions and Medidata will join together at NEXT, where organizations can network, exchange ideas and share best practices for digital transformation.
“The life sciences industry sector is already benefiting from modern technology platforms and analytics, which makes it an exciting time to discuss the transformation of research,” said Katrina Rice, Executive Vice President, Professional Services for eClinical Solutions. “With over a decade of partnership between eCS and Medidata and experience deploying hundreds of trials on the Medidata Rave Clinical Cloud, the eCS team has a unique perspective to share with the audience at NEXT. We are looking forward to discussing design best practices and agile data management strategies that life sciences companies can take advantage of both today and in the future to improve their clinical trial outcomes.”
“We are delighted to have eClinical Solutions return as one of our sponsors at Medidata NEXT NYC,” said Wendy Lurrie, Vice President, Global Marketing, Medidata. “eClinical and Medidata have a long-standing relationship built on a shared mission of accelerating the development of new treatment options for patients. Medidata NEXT is a great opportunity to connect and learn about innovative approaches to the digital transformation of healthcare.”
Members of the eClinical Solutions team will also be leading sessions throughout the conference. Katrina Rice, Executive Vice President of Professional Services, will be speaking at “Trends for the Clinical Trial of Tomorrow.” On November 13, Senior Director of Data Management Diane Lacroix will be featured in the session, “How We Made the Move.” That same day, Riley McCarthy, Clinical Data Manager, and David Boyer, Director, Data Acquisition will lead a session on “Bringing Your Outside Data In.”
For more information on how to connect with eClinical Solutions at NEXT, please visit
*Gartner, Life Science CIOs: Embrace Next-Generation Data and Analytics Platforms to Manage Clinical Data Challenges, Jeff Smith, 22 October 2019
About eClinical SolutionseClinical Solutions is a leading provider of cloud based enterprise software and software-driven clinical data services. The elluminate® platform provides life sciences companies with greater control of their clinical trial data. elluminate software and data driven services have been used by more than 100 life sciences companies on more than 500 trials. For more information, visit

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SATELLITE 2020 Conference Agenda Brings Enhanced Technical Program and Innovative, Forward-Looking Themes

ROCKVILLE, Md. (PRWEB) November 12, 2019
The SATELLITE 2020 Conference and Exhibition has unveiled its conference program, along with the first round of confirmed speakers from SpaceX, Google, Intelsat, U.S. Air Force Space Command, Yahsat, Spire, Virgin, Telesat and several other leading global space and satellite companies.
The 2020 conference program will take place Monday, March 9 through Thursday, March 12. The four-day program includes general sessions, keynotes, executive roundtables, events on the show floor, and four content tracks in Tech & Engineering, Government & Military Forum, Finance Forum; and a brand new SmallSatcom track focusing on small satellite-related technologies, business opportunities, and industry challenges. New for 2020, attendees have the option of registering for a specific track’s pass (limited quantity available).
Conference goers will experience sessions such as:
Executive Roundtable: Ground Systems CEOs’ Five-Year Tech Forecast
Military Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT): Global Capabilities & Transparency
Enabling Mobile Streaming UltraHD/8K Video & SNG
Satellite Industry CFO Roundtable
The Future Lunar Economy: Mining New Resources
Very High-Throughput Satellite (VHTS) Systems: Capabilities, Standards, and Design
Cloud Computing for Gov & Milsatcom Applications
The full program can be viewed at –
To help build this year’s content, SATELLITE 2020 has partnered with several satellite industry organizations, including the EMEA Satellite Operators Association (ESOA), the Global VSAT Forum (GVF), the GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Northern Sky Research (NSR), the Satellite Industry Association (SIA), the World Teleport Association (WTA), the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), and the Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF).
SATELLITE 2020 will be held March 9-12 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.
Registration is now open; attendees can register at of the press can apply for credentials at
Follow SATELLITE 2020LinkedIn Group: Page: (@SATELLITEDC, #SATShow)
About SATELLITE 2020SATELLITE unites more than 15,000 aerospace and connectivity thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts from around the world for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year. Serving all industries looking to better their business operations or enhance their strategy through connectivity, the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition will take place on March 9-12, 2020 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center located at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. For more information, please visit

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Jay Conference Announces Its Grand Opening with Two New York City Locations

Jay Conference Fifth Avenue Sinatra Meeting Room

This project is a game changer for Jay Suites…most importantly, the new Fifth Avenue facility is our first to offer four concepts under one umbrella, namely private office spaces, a conference center, a rooftop and cafe allowing a company to meet and then enjoy a happy hour on the rooftop.

NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 11, 2019
Jay Suites announced today its newest meeting concept branded Jay Conference, with two locations in Midtown Manhattan. Jay Conference, a five-star meeting experience with celebrity themed, soundproof conference spaces and unparalleled amenities reimagines the corporate meeting. The brand new NYC conference centers are a combined total of 37,000 square feet providing fully customizable meeting rooms. So whether you’re an entrepreneur, tech startup or Fortune 500 company, organizing a sales meeting, employee seminar, deposition or interview, they will design a room to fit. While the Fifth Avenue location is already open, the Plaza District is scheduled to launch on December 1st, 2019.
A fully-customizable meeting and event space, Jay Conference comes complete with exclusive amenities and a host of community perks. It boasts an elegantly constructed lobby, impressive grand reception and breakout areas, as well as 8 executive conference spaces for uninterrupted trainings, meetings, and conferences with rooms that range in size from 30 to a 250 person capacity. If a company wanted to have a larger crowd, Jay Conference Plaza District can combine the meeting spaces into one large meeting accommodating 500 attendees. Location is an important factor when choosing meeting space, and being just minutes from Penn Station and Plaza District makes Jay Conference an easy choice for all tri-state commuters. Jay Conference is already trusted by companies such as Deloitte, Coca Cola, Major League Soccer, Eli Lilly, Bank Leumi and Salesforce.
The sleek space, seamlessly styled, with state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities, will impress clients and inspire employees. Conference spaces are flexible, all-inclusive and come priced per person, no hidden fees for A/V equipment or copies. Four signature catering packages from bronze to platinum, courtesy of partner Metro Catering & Events New York will be available to order directly on their website. Recharge areas with unlimited gourmet snacks, beverages, Nespresso Coffee and tea are included with every Jay Conference room rental.
Juda Srour, Co-Founder and President of Jay Suites explained, “This project (the Fifth Avenue location) is a game changer for Jay Suites. It is our largest project to date and fulfills our dream to house one of our locations in a full building in midtown Manhattan, right in the middle of our 8 other midtown locations. Most importantly, the new Fifth Avenue facility is our first to offer four concepts under one umbrella, namely private office spaces, a conference center, a rooftop and cafe, allowing a company to meet and then enjoy a happy hour on the rooftop.”
Jay Conference features the latest in presentation technology and unlimited high-speed WiFi access. Modular conference tables can easily be rearranged to accommodate needs for theater, boardroom, pod or classroom-style setups upon request. Each table also has ports for USB charging and electrical outlets. Additional features include coat check, business lounges, and phone booths for private calls.
Jay Conference falls perfectly into the Jay Suites aesthetic of modern decor combined with seamless functionality, making the booking process fast and simple with online reservations and reliable meeting planners to coordinate the logistics of every meeting. The on-demand meeting room rentals will have professional onsite administrative and IT support to assist with all audio/visual needs and catering arrangements.
Contact Jay Conference at (212) 569-7000 or visit their website today!

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Upcoming National Law Conference Focuses on Seniors and People with Special Needs

Members of the media are invited to attend the NAELA Summit.

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) November 11, 2019
The NAELA Summit will be held November 14-16, 2019, at the Capitol Hilton. Hosted by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), this event for elder and special needs law attorneys will engage attendees beyond a lecture by offering discussion, debate, and applications for the information provided in each session. Session titles include:
“State and Federal Policy Initiatives in Long-Term Care Finance and Delivery” with Howard Gleckman;
“Mastering Elder Abuse Civil Remedies” with Charles P. Golbert; Douglas G. Chalgian, CELA; and Ellen S. Morris;
“Tried and True Marketing Tips to Energize You and Your Practice (Part 1)” with Howard S. Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP, NAELA Fellow; Jennifer H. Sitterley, CELA; Julian E. Gray, CELA; Robert S. Bullock, CELA, CAP; and Vincent J. Russo, CELA, CAP, NAELA Fellow; and
“The Current State of Medical Aid-in-Dying Laws in the U.S.” with Kevin Diaz.
View the full NAELA Summit schedule and other important details.
Members of the media are invited to attend the NAELA Summit. If you are interested in attending, please contact Communications Manager Abby M. Reitz by e-mail or call 703-942-5711 #230.
About NAELAMembers of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. Upon joining, NAELA member attorneys agree to adhere to the NAELA Aspirational Standards. Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. The mission of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is to educate, inspire, serve, and provide community to attorneys with practices in elder and special needs law. NAELA currently has members across the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit, or to locate a NAELA member attorney in your area, visit

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Longbow Advantage will be Attending Supply Chain Next Conference

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (PRWEB) November 08, 2019
Longbow Advantage will be attending Supply Chain Next this November 11th and 12th. Supply Chain Next brings together supply chain and technology executives to guide them through investing and deploying new technologies.
As a strategic consulting company with unparalleled expertise in supply chain networks and the technologies that run them, Longbow Advantage is proud to sponsor Supply Chain Next. Longbow is known for being a technology partner with a proven track record of successful WMS, LMS, and TMS software implementations and integrations.
CEO, Alex Wakefield will be representing Longbow Advantage as the chairperson for Day 1 of the Supply Chain Next conference. Wakefield will lead discussions on significant challenges concerning supply chain operations and highlighting a key topic on navigating data and successfully being able to analyze, cleanse, and manage it.
“Supply chain executives are constantly exploring ways to gain real value from their data. I’m looking forward to chairing Day 1 and working with industry leaders to discuss exciting and challenging topics that arise in our industry.” – Alex Wakefield, CEO, Longbow Advantage    
As a technology partner that provides dependable warehouse, labor, and transportation management implementations and integrations, Longbow will be showcasing its Rebus© Data Services. Rebus© is a cloud-based SaaS solution developed for logistics professionals to offer insights that are difficult to extract from generic BI solutions. Rebus© pulls data from any supply chain execution system, harmonizes it, and delivers analytics providing complete real-time visibility into your distribution operations.
“Rebus is the only supply chain data solution that provides real-time insights across applications, so it is essential for businesses managing mass amounts of data.” – Wakefield    
To learn more about Supply Chain Next visit their website:
About Longbow Advantage
Longbow Advantage is a leading supply chain consulting services firm with deep expertise in warehouse and workforce management systems. They put a premium on customer experience and value the trust customers put in them to deliver the highest quality in the industry. Their customers are industry leaders who turn to Longbow Advantage for their industry experience, faster implementation, and lower total project cost.
About Rebus
Rebus is a revolutionary Saas-based data platform specifically designed by the logistics professionals of Longbow Advantage for logistics professionals. Rebus aggregates and harmonizes logistics data from any supply chain execution software to provide a real-time view of your logistics operations and deliver cross-functional insights.
Rebus is a trademark of Longbow Advantage Inc.

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