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NOVA’s Institute for Public Service Hosting Post-Election Conference Nov. 13-14

November 9, 2012

What
Northern Virginia Community College’s Institute for Public Service is hosting a post-election conference on Nov. 13-14. The conference will feature keynote speakers, panels on social media & elections, foreign perspectives, state & local elections and national politics. Panelists will feature representatives from The Huffington Post, Executive Briefing on Technology, POLITICO, TVN Poland, transAtlantic Magazine, The Connection Newspapers, Alexandria City Council, SAIC, Virginia House of Delegates, Cook Political Report and National Public Radio (NPR).

The program is scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, Nov. 13
9:15 a.m.: Opening remarks
9:30 a.m.: Keynote speaker Brian Lamb, founder and executive chairman of C-SPAN
9:55 a.m. Panel 1- Social Media & Elections
11:05 a.m. Panel 2- Foreign Perspectives

Wednesday, Nov. 14
9:15 a.m.: Opening remarks
9:30 a.m.: Keynote speaker Chris Zimmerman, board member of the Arlington County Board
9:55 a.m.: State & Local Elections
11:05 a.m.: National Politics & Elections

Where
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 3001 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311

Background
The NOVA Institute for Public Service is a department within the Liberal Arts Division of the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. It is dedicated to applying the resources of the College to community work that supports the public good. It promotes engagement of the College with community projects, student learning about public policy-making and community needs, as well as student and faculty research on issues related to local and state policy questions and decision-making.

For Media:
If you are interested in covering this event, contact Jessica Baxter at 703-323-3288.

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.