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NOVA Institute for Public Service to host Post-Election Conference

October 31, 2013 8:00 AM

What:
The NOVA Institute for Public Service will host a Post-Election Conference on Nov. 7. The conference will feature two panels focused on issues such as the impact of the Virginia gubernatorial race on national, state and local politics. Specific topics will include the 2014 midterm and 2016 presidential elections.

A third panel will examine the Virginia election outcome through an economic lens, including its impact on employment opportunities in the region and the future of small businesses and their employees.

Panelists include prominent elected officials such as Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell and Senator Richard L. Saslaw, the Democratic leader in the Virginia Senate. Also participating are representatives from National Public Radio (NPR), The Connection Newspapers, transAtlantic Magazine, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, The George Washington University, The Washington Post, and the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

The scheduled program is as follows:

Morning 
9:30 a.m.: National Implications of the Virginia Election
11 a.m.: Implications of the Election for the future of Virginia – State Panel
11:50 a.m.: Implications of the Election for the future of Virginia – Local Panel

Evening 
7:30 p.m.: Economic Implications of the Virginia Election

Where:
Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, 3001 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311 
Morning program - Bisdorf Building, Room 196
Evening program - Bisdorf Building, Room 158

Background
The NOVA Institute for Public Service (IPS) is a department within the Liberal Arts Division of the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. IPS is dedicated to applying the resources of the College to provide opportunities for learning and public service that contribute to the growth of civic awareness and engagement within our community and the greater Washington, DC area.

For more information about the event, contact Linda Rodriguez, NOVA Institute for Public Service coordinator, at 703.933.8099 or lirodriguez@nvcc.edu.

Media Contact: Jennifer Gonzalez | 703.425.5839 | jgonzalez@nvcc.edu