Lockheed Martin to Hold 13th Annual Information Technology Day in Kennewick,
Wash. on May 8
Free community networking event to focus on IT innovation and feature
speakers, panels, demonstrations, vendor expo and job fair
KENNEWICK, Wash., May 1, 2013
KENNEWICK, Wash., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will
host its 13th annual Information Technology (IT) Day at the Three Rivers
Convention Center on Wednesday, May 8, to increase IT education and awareness,
as well as to encourage networking and collaboration in industry, academia and
the community. The daylong event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., is free of
charge and open to the public.
The 2013 IT Day theme is "Innovation at the Edge." Attendees are invited to
participate in educational sessions about business collaboration via big data
analytics; cloud computing; cyber security; enterprise mobility; Green IT; and
much more.The agenda also features a panel of industry experts discussing
topics such as big data and cloud computing; and a seminar explaining how
strong partnerships deliver broadband services to the region.
"Lockheed Martin is absolutely delighted to host this incredible event for the
Tri-Cities again this year," said Kyle Willers, program director at Lockheed
Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business."IT Day is a
one-of-a-kind event in Eastern Washington and Oregon—one that impacts
thousands of people in our community, as well as helps advance the overall IT
The IT Day luncheon will feature a keynote address entitled, "Apple vs.
Amazon: The Looming Tech Battle," by Adam Lashinsky, senior editor of Fortune
Magazine. Tickets can be purchased for $15 and are expected to sell out in
advance of the event. Bill Rosemann, editor at legendary comics publisher
Marvel, will also be a guest speaker. He will offer a rare look inside the
world of an iconic brand while sharing insights into what we can learn from
the comics to tap into our own potential in life and career.
A vendor expo will be open throughout the day, showcasing technology and
services from more than 60 local and national IT vendors and academic
partners. The expo provides a unique opportunity to network and exchange
information. The public can also interact with a mobile robot, named Sprockit,
which provides a light-hearted connection to technology innovation.
For more detailed event information and to purchase tickets for the keynote
address, visit itday.org.
As part of the Mission Support Alliance, Lockheed Martin provides integrated
site-wide services for the Department of Energy's Hanford site in Richland,
Wash., including safety, security and environment, site infrastructure and
utilities, site business management and information resources.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and
aerospace company that employs about 118,000 people worldwide and is
principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture,
integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and
services. The Corporation's net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion.
For additional information, visit our website:http://www.lockheedmartin.com
SOURCE Lockheed Martin
Contact: Lockheed Martin Media Contacts: Janina Rivera, 240-429-6166,
email@example.com, or Katherine Trinidad, 240-401-7835,
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