rvatech/ kicked off its first event of the year with a Legislative Luncheon at Bartizan in Short Pump. A panel of experts moderated by rvatech/ Policy Committtee Chair Twann Atkins (Solutions Architect at AWS) covered topics such as:

  • Recent elections and redistricting


  • The new gubernatorial administration's vision


  • Technology workforce + the tech talent pipeline


  • Cyber security and the state of information


  • Innovation and economic development


  • Access to broadband


This year's panelists included Sen. Ryan McDougle (R - 4th District), Heidi Cook (Senior Vice President at Old Dominion Public Affairs) and Patrick Cushing (Partner at Williams Mullen).



The 2022 Virginia General Assembly begins next Wednesday, January 12th.