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DEFTECH Coffee Call & Christmas Party Announcement

December 8, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Coffee Call & Christmas Party Announcement

Join us for DEFTECH’s festive Coffee Call and Christmas Party!

Host: Research Triangle Park Foundation
Location: 700 Park Offices Drive, RTP, NC
Enter and take the steps or elevator to the lower level.  Come early and enjoy networking.
Date & Time: Friday, December 8, 2023, 8 – 11 am ET


8 – 8:30 am: Early Bird Session:  Countdown to the First Anniversary of The FedRAMP Act. DEFTECH “Tech Protect Initiative” for the NC Innovation Ecosystem.  TERIDA Continuing the December 1st Kick-off Discussion.
•  Topic: Recent Lessons from TERIDA’s FedRAMP Journey.
•  Week 1 Ramp-Up Report: Business Case for FedRAMP. Business Case for Cybersecurity. TERIDA iPaaS for FedRAMP/NIST 800-53 Compliance.
•  Speakers: Teri Marlene Prince, CEO, TERIDA. Laura Rodgers, Director, of Cybersecurity Practice, Secure Computing Institute, NC State University.

8:30 – 9 am: Early Bird Session: Discover the Foundation of Research Triangle Park
•  Learn about the Research Triangle Foundation’s (RTF) role in managing RTP.
•  Explore RTF’s mission since 1959: facilitating collaboration, promoting university-industry cooperation, and creating economic impact for North Carolina residents.

9 – 10 am: Main Event: JSOC Discussion, Joint Special Operations Command, Component command of the United States Special Operations Command
•  Topic: Recent conflict lessons, operational problems, and Technology Interest Items.
•  Speaker: Tom Earnhardt, J7 – Technology Innovation, Joint Special Operations Command.

Registration for the In-Person Coffee Call: Register here

Sign up today for insightful discussions and holiday joy.

Uniform: Christmas casual attire – come early for holiday cheer and stay for networking!

2023 DEFTECH Coffee Call Connection Instructions:

Microsoft Teams meeting

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Meeting ID: 286 586 268 492
Passcode: SG3mYd

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+1 980-296-2533,,849190916#   United States, Charlotte

Phone Conference ID: 849 190 916#

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Questions or assistance, contact:
North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH)


Research Triangle Park Foundation
700 Park Offices Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC
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