2013 NC Federal advanced technologies symposium (#NCFATS)

United States Senator Richard Burr, the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), the North Carolina Military Foundation, University of North Carolina and the Institute for Defense and Business are pleased to host the 2013 North Carolina Federal Advanced Technologies Symposium at the McKimmon Conference & Training Center at North Carolina State University in Raleigh on May 8-9, 2013. 

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The Federal Advanced Technologies Symposium will focus on the future advanced technology needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies within the state. 

Objective.  To establish a dialogue between industry, academia and government and form partnerships to address the future needs of the federal government to meet technology challenges ahead. Although all technologies are subject to discussion during the Symposium, the eight "Industry and Military Forums" will focus on the following technology sectors:

Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

Tactical Energy Solutions

Ground Vehicles and Robotics

Bio Technologies

Medical Technologies

Cyber Security

Human/Social Sciences/Cultural & Behavioral Dynamics and Advanced Analytics



Symposium Social - May 8, 2013 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

Symposium - May 9, 2013.  Registration begins at 7:15 am, Program 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. 

WhereMcKimmon Conference & Training Center

NC State University

1101 Gorman Street

Raleigh, NC 27606

Campus Map.  Click here.  The McKimmon Center is located on the "South Campus" section of the map.

Social.  A social for the Advanced Technologies Symposium sponsored by OnWire Consulting will be held on May 8th at the McKimmon Conference & Training Center Lobby from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  There is no cost for attendees of the Symposium to attend.  Attendees must be registered to attend the Symposium on May 9.  To RSVP for the social, please indicate your attendance on your respective registration form for the Symposium.  If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Smedick at smedickc@ncmbc.us.



Flyer.  To view the flyer, Click here.




Attendee registration includes a full program, light breakfast, lunch, beverages/snacks throughout the day, access to the exhibitor expo and event materials.

Online registration is now closed.

Walk-In registration is available the day of the Symposium (May 9) at the door.  The best payment method for walk-in registration is a check made payable to "Fayetteville Technical Community College" with a business card stapled to it.  Credit card payments will be accepted - Visa or MasterCard only. 



Exhibitor registration includes a table-top exhibitor display, plus admission for two (2) to the Symposium which includes a full program, light breakfast, buffet lunch, beverages/snacks throughout the day and event materials.

Exhibitor Registration is closed.




Payment.  After completion of your registration, online payment is available through the use of a Visa or MasterCard.  Online payment is preferred.  However, checks will be accepted.  Checks must be made out to "Fayetteville Technical Community College" and mailed to PO Box 1748, Fayetteville, NC 28302-1748.

Additional Exhibitor Information

Additional Participants.  If your organization would like to send individuals outside of the two (2) provided in the exhibitor registration, they must register and pay as an attendee ($95.00). 

Exhibit Space.  Exhibitor space includes a table-top booth display (6-foot table or 8-foot table dependent on availabilty and order of registration, chairs, table skirting, and electricity if requested).  If your organization plans to utilize the electricity, please provide your own extension cords.  Electricity requests must be noted on your exhibitor registration form.

Set-Up.  Early set-up will be available on May 8th from 3:00 - 5:00 pm.  Set-up will be available the day of the event (May 9) starting at 7:30 am. 

Exhibitor Special Requirements.  If your organization has special requirements or needs to ship materials to the McKimmon Center, please email smedickc@ncmbc.us, as soon as possible. 

Symposium Cancellation PolicyIf the need to cancel occurs, please notify NCMBC in writing to smedickc@ncmbc.us prior to April 8, 2013 for a full refund.  Refunds will not be provided to those who cancel after close of businesses on April 8, 2013.  Refunds will not be provided for "No Shows" the day of the event.

Hotel Accommodations.

DoubleTree by Hilton Raleigh -

Brownstone University

1707 Hillsborough Street

Raleigh, NC 27605


To make a reservation you may call the hotel directly or use the online reservation link below.(Cutoff Deadline: April 17th, 2013)

Rate: $109.00 per night

Group Code: FTC

Online Reservation: Click Here

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

3741 Thistledown Drive

Raleigh, NC 27606

919.854.0001 or 1.800.HOLIDAY


To make a reservation you may call the hotel directly or use the online reservation link below.  (Cutoff Deadline: April 24th, 2013)

Rate: $89.98 per night

Group Code: ATS or NC Federal Advanced Technologies Symposium

Online Reservation: Click Here


Comfort Inn Suites Arena

1200 Hurricane Alley Way

Raleigh, NC 27607


To make a reservation, please call the hotel directly.

Rate: $63.90 per night

Group Code: NC Federal Advanced Technologies Symposium






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