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The School of Business and The School of Professional Development Announce the Law Seminars in February 2017




This February VIU is hosting two Law Seminars for current and future business owners and managers engaged in international business.

INTERNATIONAL LAW SEMINAR

“Common Issues in U.S. Litigation for International and Domestic Businesses”

Monday, February 13, 2017 5 pm to 6:30 pm

This interactive session is geared toward domestic business owners involved in international transactions, and persons who plan to operate a foreign business with U.S. customers or other U.S. ties.  Participants will learn about common litigation issues that face international and domestic businesses.

EMPLOYMENT LAW SEMINAR

“Some Key Things Small Business Owners Should Know about Discrimination Lawsuits”

Monday, February 27, 2017 5 pm to 6:30 pm

This interactive session is geared toward owners or managers of small businesses.  Participants will learn about employment discrimination lawsuits and some ways to lessen the risk of being sued.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

The speaker Laina C. Lopez is a partner in Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP. She focuses on complex civil and criminal litigation at all stages, from trial through appeal.  Her practice areas include foreign sovereign immunity law, commercial litigation, international law, white collar criminal defense, and appellate law.  Ms. Lopez has argued appeals and motions in federal and state courts, including in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, Ninth Circuit, Fourth Circuit and the Second Circuit. 

Both seminars are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at the event.



Please RSVP to spd@viu.eduby Monday, February 6, 2017 if you can attend the International Law Seminar.

Please RSVP to spd@viu.eduby Monday, February 20, 2017 if you can attend the Employment Law Seminar.

For directions to the university, please visit this page.
CONTACT INFORMATION
School of Business
4401 Village Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
Email:sb@viu.edu
Phone: 703 591-7042
Ext: 334, 391, 408, 414
Fax: 703 591-7046

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CPD SEMINAR SERIES: SUMMER 2009
Seminar #1

SPEAKER: Asim Tareen (Oracle Sr. Program Manager)
MAIN EVENT:
Asim Tareen is going to deliver a speech on Oracle Certification and the Job Market.
LOCATION:
3953 Pender Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, CW1 Commonwealth campus
TIME:
Monday, July 13 th 2009 / 6:30PM -8:00PM
TOPIC: Introduction to Oracle Certification and Job Market


CPD SEMINAR SERIES: FALL 2008
Seminar #1

TOPIC: INTRODUCTION TO ORACLE DIPLOMA AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
SPEAKER: Sandra Perez, VIU
DATE/TIME: October 20th 2008 / 5:30 -6:15
LOCATION: 11200 Waples Mill Road, #360, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Prof. Perez has over 20 years of experience in the aerospace, banking, defense contract, government, insurance and real estate industries. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics/Computer Science from Hunter College and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology. She also served as head of US delegation to ISO meetings. She has numerous presentations and publications to her credit including editor of an ANSI technical report on repository technology.


CPD SEMINAR SERIES : SPRING 2008
Seminar #2

TOPIC: SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING AS IT PERTAINS TO ANY GROWING BUSINESS
SPEAKER: Andrew Bates, NETWORK SOLUTION
DATE/TIME: April 16th / 5:40- 6:15pm
LOCATION: 11200 Waples Mill Road, #360, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Andrew was born in Virginia and attended UVa in Charlottesville. He worked as a student technical intern with others between UVa and VA Tech in the ‘90’s. Microsoft offered the leader of this group seed money to form Lore Internet Systems in ‘96, where Andrew worked first as a system engineer, then a presales engineer, and became Director of Sales in ’03. Lore became one of the leading Cisco and Microsoft partners in the mid Atlantic region, and recently sold to venture capital in the fall of last year. Now Andrew is the senior outside sales consultant for Network Solutions’ business customers in the greater DC area


SPRING 2008 SEMINAR SERIES
Seminar # 1

TOPIC:Latest trends and challenges in Identity and Security Management
SPEAKER: Kuppusami Natesan, CEA, CISSP, PMP / Chief Identity & Security Solutions Architect / Novell Corporation
DATE/TIME:Wednesday March 12 2008 / 5:40pm
LOCATION: 11200 Waples Mill Road, #360, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Kuppusami Natesan, CEA, CISSP, PMP

Mr. Natesan has over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology Consulting and Software Industries. He has been with Novell over 11 years and recently has been with Novell Identity and Security Business Unit as a Chief Architect. At Novell, he has been primarily focused on helping customers across public and private sector industries to develop strategy and implement Identity and Security solutions.

Kuppusami holds a B.S. Degree in Computer Science & Engineering from Bharathiar University and is a Certified Enterprise Architect (CEA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Project Management Professional (PMP).


FALL 2007 SEMINAR SERIES
Seminar Series #3

TOPIC: E-Business/Database managemen
SPEAKER: Freddy Feliz Director, Data Architecture Exmplar Inc.
DATE/TIME:30 October, Tuesday / 5:30-6:15pm
LOCATION: 11200 Waples Mill Road, #360, Fairfax, VA, 22030

As a native of Santo Domingo, Freddy Feliz earned a Bachelor in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from INTEC University in the Dominican Republic. Moving to the United States in 1999, he attended the City College of New York and the Graduate Center, where he earned a Masters degree in Computer Science.

In his current position as Director of Data Architecture with Northern Virginia based Exmplar, e-marketing company, Mr. Feliz is responsible for supervising all web personalization implementations, software architecture for new web development initiatives, as well as for designing integration requirements for client’s projects. In addition, he is presently co-managing an off-shore development group to redesign the firm’s high-end technology systems, employing a more robust architecture.

Prior to joining Exmplar in 2002, Mr. Feliz was Programming Manager and Senior Software Engineer at WebMiner/Lumina Americas in New York City. While there he was responsible for leading all the web application development efforts. During a one year time span he also was a key team member tasked with transferring all knowledge about the WebMiner system, which was developed in Brazil, to the company’s New York City office.


FALL 2007 SEMINAR SERIES
Seminar Series # 2

TOPIC: MAJOR COMPUTER SECURITY FAILURES IN TODAY’S MARKET
SPEAKER: Craig Herberg / President, Independent Computer Consultants Association
DATE/TIME:Tuesday, October 16 / 5:00 -6:00 pm
LOCATION: 11200 Waples Mill Road, #360, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Craig Herberg is a senior level customer-focused IT professional with over 15 years experience working with all levels and functions of the organization, and extensive experience handling and protecting confidential information. Mr. Herberg has an MS degree in Information Systems and certification in HIPAA Privacy.

Craig Herberg’s professional affiliations include:
Member, eWeek Advisory Panel
Member, Arlington Business Council
Chairman, Northern Virginia Business Referrals
President, Independent Computer Consultants Association -- Greater Washington
Co-Chair, Technology Committee, Central Fairfax Chamber of Commerce


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Seminar Series # 1

TOPIC: An Introduction to Web 2.0
SPEAKER: Hakki Ocal, Ph.D / Information Technology Specialist in Internet Services, Voice of America Washington DC
DATE/TIME:Tuesday, September 18, 2007 / 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
LOCATION: 11200 Waples Mill Road, #360, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Dr. Ocal will be talking about

  • Why is Web 2.0 important?
  • The Web 2.0 technologies
  • How does Web 2.0 change the Internet?
  • Web 2.0 benefits for business
  • The hype and the future

Dr. Ocal has done his post doctorate in Harvard University, International Research Institute. He taught number of courses on Web Technologies, Visual Design and Programming at George Mason University , Northern Virginia Community College and Virginia International University . He has been author of several books, appeared on TV programs. Dr. Ocal published so many articles in well-known computer magazines such as Byte, PC World, PC Life, NetLife