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Accenture’s Federal Arm Gets IARPA Imagery Analysis Research Contract; Bryan Rich Quoted

Bryan Rich Managing Director AFS Applied Intell

Accenture Federal Services will use artificial intelligence and machine learning to accelerate analysis of geospatial imagery under a potential four-year contract with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity. AFS will work with Element84, I2R, Boston University, Cornell University, MIT, North Carolina State University, South Dakota State University, University of Tennessee and University of California-Riverside to study changes in the earth’s surface caused by climate change, urban growth and other factors under IARPA’s Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique program.

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly Roundup: Winner of 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote Revealed; ArchIntel Releases OSINT White Paper; General Dynamics, Perspecta Secure Major Contracts; Potomac Officers Club Hosting 3 Virtual Events Next Week; PSC Announces New Board Members; Nand Mulchandani Becomes Acting JAIC Director and Weekly Top Ten Stories

Guidehouse CEO Scott McIntyre Wins 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote; Top Ten Results Revealed After finishing in 92nd place in last year’s Wash100 Popular Vote, Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse, secured first place in the rankings to win the 2020 Wash100 Popular Vote. The vote came to a close on June 1st after a record setting …

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Jim Rice, Deputy Director of MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th

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Jim Rice, deputy director for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Transportation and Logistics, will serve as a panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th.

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White House, Tech Firms to Leverage Supercomputers for COVID-19 Research Via New Consortium

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy partnered with the Department of Energy, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and other technology companies to launch a new consortium to advance research into the new coronavirus using supercomputers, TechCruch reported Monday. The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium also includes Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and Google as well as NASA, National Science Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and national laboratories, including Lawrence Livermore National Lab and Sandia National Laboratory.

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DOE, General Atomics Reach Cooperative Agreement for Continued Stewardship of DIII-D National Fusion Facility

The Department of Energy and General Atomics have finalized a cooperative agreement for the company and collaborating organizations to continue to operate and oversee a magnetic fusion research facility in San Diego through 2024.

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Dr. Bruce Jette as Keynote Speaker for 4th Annual Army Forum on Oct. 31st

Dr. Bruce Jette, assistant secretary for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology for the U.S. Army, will be featured as the keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 4th Annual Army Forum on October 2nd.

Click here to register for the 4th Annual Army Forum on Oct. 2nd.

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MIT Lincoln Lab to Conduct Advanced Tech R&D Under $2B Air Force Contract Modification

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory received a $2.03B contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop technology platforms for the Department of Defense. The modification brings the total value of a previously awarded contract to $9.6B and covers long-term tech R&D, rapid prototyping and demonstration …

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Boeing to Lease MIT Space for Future Aerospace & Autonomy Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to lease a 100,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, Mass., that will house research, design and development work on air mobility platforms by 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the future Boeing Aerospace and Autonomy Center will occupy space within a …

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CH2M-BMcD Joint Venture to Design New MIT Lab Facility; Tim Byers Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — CH2M‘s joint venture with Burns & McDonnell will provide laboratory design services to the MIT Lincoln Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base in support of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology-operated federally funded research and development …

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