2017 IQT Showcase
 
Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30 am - 4:00 pmLower RotundaRegistration
7:30 am - 9:30 amFairfax Dining RoomBreakfast
8:30 am - 4:30 pmGrand Dominion & Jeffersonian BallroomsExposition Halls Open
9:30 am - 9:45 amWashingtonian BallroomWelcome & Opening Remarks
9:45 am - 10:25 amWashingtonian BallroomTechnology Practices Overviews
10:25 am - 10:45 amWashingtonian BallroomArchitecture Overview
10:45 am - 11:00 amLower RotundaBreak
11:00 am - 12:00 pmWashingtonian BallroomIQT Labs Hour
12:00 pm - 2:00 pmFairfax Dining RoomLunch
2:00 pm - 4:00 pmWashingtonian BallroomTech Trend Presentations & Demos
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmThe Lincoln ForumVC 101
2:30 pm - 3:00 pmThe Lincoln ForumMarket Survey
3:00 pm - 3:30 pmThe Lincoln ForumGlobal Competitive Analysis
3:30 pm - 4:00 pmThe Lincoln ForumArchitecture Presentation
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmSunset TerraceCocktail Reception
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2017 IQT Showcase
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Chantilly, VA
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The IQT Showcase provides an opportunity to explore the diverse range of ready-soon technologies in our dynamic portfolio and gain insight into emerging innovation and investment trends.


Event Details

2017 IQT Showcase
Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
14750 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, VA

Agenda


Expo

The exposition hall will feature demos and overviews from more than 80 IQT portfolio companies, including both emerging and ready-soon technologies. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and converse with a variety of companies, spanning cyber security, big data analytics, machine learning, remote intelligence and more.

Is your portfolio company invited to expo? See details below:

Booth and Equipment

IQT portfolio companies participating in the expo are invited to have three attendees to set up and staff the exhibit.

Depending on the nature of your technology, you may choose to bring physical hardware, live software, video, slides or other tools to help demo your technology. Though wireless Internet will be available, we strongly suggest bringing slides or video as a backup option in the event connectivity becomes unreliable. All demo items will need to fit inside your exhibit space, and operate using standard wall power.

IQT will provide all expo companies with a standard 8'x6' booth, a six foot table, two stools, a flat panel monitor with HDMI connectivity and cables, draped back wall with company branded hanging sign and a standard power strip.

We strive to maintain a cohesive look and feel throughout the expo hall to ensure that the technologies are the focal point of the event. We cannot provide larger exhibit spaces, accommodate larger booths or additional banners. Thank you for your understanding!

Expo Schedule

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Booth Set Up & Expo Check-In: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday,September 21, 2017
Booth Set Up & ExpoCheck-In: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
VIP Exposition Hall Tours: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Exposition Hall Open to General Attendees: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Evening Reception: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Booth Breakdown & Move Out: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

*Schedule is subject to change.

Expo FAQ

Who from our company is expected to attend and expo?

You are invited to bring up to three attendees to set up and staff your booth. Please have each individual attending from your company complete a registration form.

What is the registration deadline to expo?

Registration closes Thursday, September 7, 2017.

Will there be secure Internet access?

IQT will host a private wireless network for demonstrations requiring access to the web. Given the limited connectivity at the venue, we highly recommend preparing a video demo ahead of time rather than depending on an Internet-based presentations.

Can I ship materials to the venue ahead of time?

Yes. Packages can be shipped to the Marriott to arrive no more than five days prior to the start of the event. Please limit your packages to small materials. All packages can be labeled with the address and contact information below:

Tech Showcase
Attention: Nicole Motylinski
14750 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

Are hotel accommodations available?

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Marriott for Showcase attendees for the nights of Wednesday, 9/20 and Thursday, 9/21, at a rate of $189.00 per night. Guests are invited to call the hotel reservation line directly at 703-818-0300 and reference In-Q-Tel, or click here. Reservation requests must be made by Thursday, September 13, 2017 in order to receive the group rate OR until the room block is filled. Please book early!

How can we capture leads?

Each attendee badge will have a unique QR code in the bottom right corner. When scanned, this QR code will generate the individual attendee’s unique badge number. Following the event, you are welcome to provide a compiled list of badge numbers, or electronic “leads” collected with each scan, to either your IQT Program Manager or events@iqt.org. IQT will direct these interest request to the appropriate recipients who will facilitate next steps. Instructions will also be provided upon check-in and available on site.
Step 1: Download the QR code reader/scanner application of your choice, to either a mobile phone or tablet, from the App Store or wherever you download apps.
Step 2: Scan the QR code on the badge.
Step 3: Following the event, compile a list of all badge numbers collected at the Showcase.
Step 4: Send your list of compiled badge numbers to either your IQT Program Manager or the IQT External Affairs team. IQT will facilitate next steps for these connections.

FAQ

When and where does the event take place?

The IQT Showcase will take place on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles.

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
14750 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

The hotel has ample complimentary self-parking on site. The closest metro station is the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metro Station, located 11 miles away.

What is the RSVP deadline?

Please register no later than Thursday, September 7, 2017. We encourage you to register early, as space is limited.

What is appropriate attire?

Attire for the event is Business Casual.

Will meals be provided at the conference?

IQT will provide breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon reception with light bites.

Can I get a copy of the event agenda?

A finalized event schedule will be available in early September and will also be accessible on the event website. Please contact events@iqt.org. with any other agenda specific questions.

I have a colleague who would like to attend; how can he/she receive an invite?

If you would like to recommend a potential attendee, please email the IQT External Affairs team at events@iqt.org.

Are non-US citizens able to attend?

At this time, we cannot guarantee registration for non-US Citizens, due to additional security requirements. If you have any questions regarding foreign national attendance, please reach out to the IQT External Affairs team at events@iqt.org.

Is there a registration cost to attend?

There is no cost associated with attending the event.

Can I publicize my participation at the 2017 Showcase?

No, this is a private event and your participation should not be publicized. If you have any questions, please contact IQT External Affairs at events@iqt.org.

How do I get to the event?

Directions to the venue and transportation information can be found on the hotel's website here.

Who should I contact with questions?

Please direct questions to the External Affairs team at events@iqt.org or 703/248-3000.

Travel

Directions to the venue and transportation information can be found on the hotel's website here.

Contact

Contact IQT External Affairs at events@iqt.org

or 703-248-3000