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Federal Networks Conference
FEDERAL NETWORKS CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
The Federal Networks Conference brings together senior decision-makers from key agencies across government to share their latest plans for how they will design, purchase and operate their networks as well as the IT services that these networks enable and deliver.

Federal Grants Forum
FEDERAL GRANTS FORUM
February 25-27, 2019
Federal Grants Forum provides the opportunity to the attendees to learn from powerhouse sessions delivered by knowledgeable compliance experts in the grants, accounting and legal communities while networking with other grants and finance professionals facing similar challenges. Attendees will walk a...

City and County of San Francisco


San Francisco is a vibrant and dynamic city, on the forefront of economic growth & innovation, urban development, arts & entertainment, as well as social issues & change. This rich tapestry of culture and ideas is sustained by our City's commitment to heighten the quality of life for San Franciscans and residents of the greater Bay Area. Our employees play an important role not only in making our City what it is today, but also in shaping the future of San Francisco. The City & County of San Francisco employs more than 28,000 individuals in a diverse array of services such as maintaining city streets and parks, driving buses and cable cars, providing public health services, keeping the streets safe and firefighting.

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EVENTS

Federal Networks Conference
FEDERAL NETWORKS CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
The Federal Networks Conference brings together senior decision-makers from key agencies across government to share their latest plans for how they will design, purchase and operate their networks as well as the IT services that these networks enable and deliver.

Government Affairs Conference & Members Reception
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONFERENCE & MEMBERS RECEPTION
February 27-27, 2019
Lebanon agreed on a new government on Thursday, ending months of wrangling between rival political factions that have added to concerns for its struggling economy and massive public debt. The news boosted Lebanon’s bonds, with a 2037 dollar issue jumping in price by 4.3 cents to its highest si...