The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the voice of technology, representing a diverse and thriving technology ecosystem, promoting innovation, and convening, educating, and advocating for the Greater Washington region’s technology community. In order to accelerate and promote the region’s innovation, connect people, companies and academic partners, and showcase the region’s technology assets, NVTC will host the Autonomous Technology Summit on November 7, 2019 at Inova Center for Personalized Health
Conference Center, Fairfax, VA.

Join NVTC in partnership with the Virginia Unmanned Systems Center at CIT as we bring together leading experts across the commercial, defense, regulatory, and academic sectors as they discuss the opportunities, challenges, and impacts of autonomous technology at the Autonomous Technology Summit of Virginia on November 7, 2019 at Inova Center for Personalized Health.


Suzi McBride
Governor Ralph Northam
Senator Mark Warner
Karl Wunderlich, PhD


The Autonomous Technology Summit of Virginia provides tremendous brand visibility, stakeholder engagement and business development opportunities for both attendees and participants. Engaging insights, globally recognized experts and educational value are just a few ways to connect, engage and accelerate opportunities for you and your brand. NVTC Summit provide connections across commercial, defense, government agency and academic sectors to the regions technology assets and workforce. to convene to connect, engage, and accelerate opportunities. 

The Autonomous Technology Summit promises to deliver:

Dynamic and distinguished speakers from the private sector, government and academia

Unique insights on emerging autonomous technology innovations, business use cases, regulatory challenges and more…

Exceptional networking opportunities with dedicated time to speak with national and local autonomous technology experts and influencers.


Virginia’s unique ecosystem across the commercial, defense, academic, and financial sectors provides a portfolio of resources to help organizations innovate, launch and grow their business in the areas of autonomous technology and systems and support services.  Across the state, the Northern Virginia Technology Council,  Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Center for Innovative Technology, and the Governor’s Office have created unique channels to support and assist companies in their efforts to develop and commercialize technology. Virginia is open for business and networks like ours are here to help you access the specific expertise, workforce, facilities, and business environment to realize your autonomous and unmanned systems visions.

Virginia and the National Capital Region is home to many of the top universities in the country, many of which offer advanced courses in autonomous and unmanned systems (UMS), cyber security, software design, legal services, science and research, and robotics- everything your UMS company needs to succeed. The workforce includes the high-tech skills found in our Northern Virginia Technology Corridor, experienced veterans returning to civilian life from our many defense installations, and leading-edge research performed at our universities and local federal laboratories.


The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the voice of technology in Northern Virginia and the Greater Washington region, representing a diverse and thriving technology ecosystem, promoting innovation, and convening, educating, and advocating for the region’s technology community.

As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies and organizations, including businesses from all sectors of the technology industry, service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region.