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2019 Midwest Government Contracting Symposium
2019 MIDWEST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING SYMPOSIUM
May 22-23, 2019
For the IA-IL Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is hosting the 12th Midwest Government Contracting Symposium, Presented by the  Quad Cities Chamber/Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program.

UK Government Department for International Trade Export Control Symposium
UK GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPORT CONTROL SYMPOSIUM
May 30-30, 2019
Please save-the-date for the upcoming symposium organized by the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) that will cover a range of export control topics. Customary workshops focusing on export control of strategic goods are planned. Trade Practitioner George Grammas will present on US export controls comp...

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EVENTS

2019 Midwest Government Contracting Symposium
2019 MIDWEST GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING SYMPOSIUM
May 22-23, 2019
For the IA-IL Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is hosting the 12th Midwest Government Contracting Symposium, Presented by the  Quad Cities Chamber/Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program.

Maryland Digital Government Summit 2019
MARYLAND DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2019
May 30-30, 2019
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Maryland Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that.