Tech policy issues cut across state, federal and international boundaries as well as help steer public sector markets and sales strategies. That’s why this year we’re bringing together executives, directors and managers from across government affairs, public policy and public sector sales and business development to converge at this two-day must-attend event of the year where policy meets innovation. We’ll explore future innovation and trends, plan for the upcoming year and spend time networking with industry leaders, peers and policy makers.

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Top Reasons to Attend

Emerging Trends

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Take stock of trends like Emerging Technologies Cybersecurity and workforce

Policy Framework

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Examine how we keep our nation at the forefront of innovation and growth

Networking Opportunities

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Network with tech and policy experts, legislators and member companies

NEW! Celebrate Membership

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Recognize members who demonstrate outstanding service and leadership

Member Committee Meetings

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Help set 2019 priorities and plan for the year ahead on day two

Valuable Takeaways

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Walk away with valuable tools and prescriptive resources


More speakers to be announced in July

Elizabeth Hyman

Elizabeth Hyman
Executive Vice President,
Public Advocacy, CompTIA


  • 10:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

    Registration Opens

  • 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

    Tech, Data and Privacy
    General Session

  • 12:00 P.M. – 12:15 P.M.

    Networking Break

  • 12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.

    Opening Keynote Luncheon
    General Session

  • 1:15 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.

    Networking Break

  • 1:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

    Technology Procurement in Government: Engine for Public Sector Innovation?
    General Session

  • 2:30 P.M. – 2:45 P.M.

    Networking Break

  • 2:45 P.M. – 3:45 P.M.

    Workforce Development and the New Collar Worker
    General Session

  • 3:45 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

    Networking Break

  • 4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

    Elections 2018
    General Session

  • 5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

    All Star Champions Cocktail Reception
    Networking Event. Open to all Attendees!

  • 8:00 A.M. – 8:30 A.M.


  • 8:30 A.M. – 9:30 A.M.

    Breakfast Keynote
    General Session

  • 9:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

    Charitable Giving. Lend a Helping Hand to make Hope Bags.
    Open to all Attendees

  • 9:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

    State Government Affairs Committee (SGA)
    Committee Meeting. By Invitation Only

  • 12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.

    Open to all Attendees

  • 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

    Human Services IT Advisory Services Group (HSITAG)
    Council Meeting. By Invitation Only

  • 1:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

    Federal Committee
    Committee Meeting. By Invitation Only

  • 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

    Global Trade & Market Access Committee
    Committee Meeting. By Invitation Only

  • 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

    A Silver Celebration: HSITAG’s 25th Anniversary
    Networking Event. Open to all Attendees!

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Contest Details
All winners must be registered by Sept. 30.
Non-members must be paid in full and qualified by Sept. 30.
All winners must be onsite to receive the gift card.
Winners will be featured in the onsite event guides and post event email.


Registration Category Registration Rate
CompTIA Members:
Registration is included in membership dues
Member companies receive unlimited complimentary registrations
Includes SGA, Federal, International, SLED, HSITAG, SEC, Premier Members, AITP
This fee will be applied to your membership dues if you decide to join CompTIA
Contact Mary Artes for more information
Gaylord National Harbor, 201Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745

Event venue

  • Gaylord National Harbor, 201Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745
  • (301) 965-4000
  • The CompTIA Tech Summit room rate is $219 per night plus resort fee and tax. Reserve your room by Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to receive the CompTIA Tech Summit discount rate. Rooms may fill up prior to this date, so be sure to make your reservations now.

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About CompTIA Membership Programs

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About CompTIA Federal Policy
We support entrepreneurial individuals and companies that are critical in supporting broader commerce and job creation. In an environment of challenging policy and regulatory landscapes, we advance policy solutions that support the health of our nation’s “tech ecosystem” – whether for the largest IT enterprise or the smallest IT solution provider.

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About CompTIA State Government Affairs
Our 50-state advocacy operation has the ability to be on the ground impacting an issue in any state on a moment’s notice – the only advocacy network of its kind within the industry. We do this via our committees that focus on education; workforce; environment; emerging technologies; privacy; procurement; and tax.


About CompTIA International Policy & Regulatory Compliance
We advocate for trade policies that expand and open markets for the technology sector and establish new rules in digital trade. We follow customs and export laws and regulations in Washington and major trading partner countries and press for action on the issues that are critical to our members.


About State & Local Government and Education (SLED) Council
The preeminent leader in advancing collaboration between the IT industry and the public sector – our SLED Council is a group of executives from leading technology companies who act as ambassadors for driving innovation and educating program leaders, CIOs and elected officials in state and local governments.


About Human Services Information Technology Advisory Group (HSITAG)
HSITAG serves as a collaborative source of knowledge, educational outreach and guidance to improve the level of communication and enhance partnerships between State and Federal Human Services agencies, non-profits and the private sector IT firms. We strive to promote open and fair competition in Human Service procurements.


About Space Enterprise Council (SEC)
The Space Enterprise Council represents businesses with a commercial interest in space. Bringing the collective power of our diverse members into a single, unified voice, the SEC promotes domestic funding of U.S. space program, fair international competition, expansion of existing markets and the development of new markets.

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