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Eastern Foundry to Host Challenge Cup Demo Day on Combatting PTSD

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Information on Foundry Cup, Office Hours, and More!

Join us at the Foundry Cup Demo Day (http://eastern-foundry.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b10c79d6ace6a082b81558a5d&id=cbd168f2bd&e=51d124fbaf) on June 20th!

The Summer 2015 Demo Day will showcase 14 finalists that are seeking to provide innovative technologies and services to detect, alleviate, and/or provide support to soldiers and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The finalists will present their concepts in front of a panel of judges and live audience for the opportunity to win cash and professional development prizes.

Please note: This event is open to the public. Beverages and concessions will be provided. There will also be free raffle drawings to win prizes such as free international round trip flights, a 40'' LED television, and more! RSVP here (http://eastern-foundry.us10.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=b10c79d6ace6a082b81558a5d&id=127b295afa&e=51d124fbaf).

Here's what you can expect:

• 10:00 am: The day will kick off with check-in, networking, and a chance to enter into raffles for prizes!
• 10:45 am: Introductions will be made and pitches will begin.
• 12:30 pm: Presentations will take a break and a full-course lunch will be served.
• 1:30 pm: Presentations will continue.
• 2:30 pm: Everyone will break for refreshments and have a chance to network at the Marketplace while judges make the final decisions to determine winners of the competition. The Marketplace will have tables set up showcasing the participants' products/services.
• 3:30 pm: Award Ceremony

Foundry Cup is a three-day innovation competition (June 18-20) convening individuals and companies to collaborate on projects that address some of the toughest issues facing our nation’s veterans. The Foundry Cup is a bi-annual initiative and this spring's Cup is honing in on individuals and groups that provide technologies and services to detect, alleviate and/or provide support to soldiers and veterans suffering from PTSD. All 14 finalists will be competing for both cash and professional development prizes.

Don't Forget to Register for Office Hours (http://eastern-foundry.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=b10c79d6ace6a082b81558a5d&id=cddef56683&e=51d124fbaf)

Eastern Foundry will be hosting guest services once a month around topics such as legal advice, business development advice, and financial advice. Office Hours is FREE for everyone - members and non-members alike. Don't miss this opportunity to take advantage of our partnerships with experts from the best firms in Washington. The 30-minute private sessions will fill up fast; Register here (http://eastern-foundry.us10.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=b10c79d6ace6a082b81558a5d&id=f76b2d3b0c&e=51d124fbaf)

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Thursday, June 11 6:00pm - 8:00pm
1776 Crystal City - 2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22202

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Wednesday, June 17 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Eastern Foundry Offices - 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22202

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Eastern Foundry Offices - 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 400, Arlington, VA 22202

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A Note From the Eastern Foundry Team

We're really excited to create an avenue that brings together like-minded professionals in a collaborative atmosphere. Our journey is just getting started and we'd love to have you along for the ride.

We plan on keeping you updated with EF related news along with content on government contracting topics such as RFPs that have recently dropped, new technologies in the government, and changes to the FAR. You can expect updates from us every Monday morning starting next week. We couldn't do this without you so let us know how we're doing; we love your feedback! Connect with us - We have exciting news coming up.

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