Monthly Archives: January 2013

TSA to Remove Controversial X-Ray Scanners

The Transportation Security Administration confirms that it is getting rid of airport body scanners that produce a naked image of travelers. Right now the TSA uses two types of scanners. One makes a generic image showing where agents should look … Continue reading

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Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander of the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base

LANCASTER – Brig. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander of the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, will present an update about thedevelopment and testing of the base’s current aircraft programs at the 2013Business Outlook Conference. As the … Continue reading

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Economics research center director to address Business Outlook Conference

Economics research center director to address Business Outlook Conference Bill Watkins, executive director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University, has accepted the invitation to address the annual Business Outlook Conference of the Antelope Valley … Continue reading

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STEVEN DERRYBERRY TO EMCEE annual event – ENCORE PERFORMANCE

STEVEN DERRYBERRY TO EMCEE annual event – ENCORE PERFORMANCE When the Business Outlook Conference Committee sat down to decide who might emcee the 2013 event, the short list was topped by Steven Derryberry, the youthful, energetic Lancaster attorney who delivered … Continue reading

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Technology Research Pioneer to Address Outlook Conference

Technology Research Pioneer to Address Outlook Conference The co-founder and chief executive of a company recognized as the world leader in pioneering   computer simulation technologies for pharmaceutical and medical research and development will speak at the Antelope Valley Business Outlook … Continue reading

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COSTCO CEO, CRAIG JELINEK, TO SPEAK AT BUSINESS OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

COSTCO CEO, CRAIG JELINEK, TO SPEAK AT BUSINESS OUTLOOK CONFERENCE The Antelope Valley Board of Trade is proud to announce the addition of Costco Wholesale President and CEO, Craig Jelinek, as a speaker at its 41st Annual Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference, … Continue reading

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Wounded warrior, celebrity J.R. Martinez to deliver AVBOT Outlook Conference keynote

Wounded warrior, celebrity J.R. Martinez to deliver AVBOT Outlook Conference keynote J.R. Martinez, the American warrior whose inspirational battle to overcome severe wounds he suffered in Iraq to become an iconic national figure, will be the keynote speaker at the … Continue reading

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House oversight panel streamlines subcommittees

Rep. John Mica, R-Fla. J. Scott Applewhite/AP File Photo The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is consolidating two of its subpanels, chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., announced Wednesday. The new Subcommittee on Government Operations will combine most of the purview … Continue reading

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The ‘Fiscal Cliff’ and Your Paycheck

What impact will the recent “fiscal cliff” legislation have on you as a federal employee?  Will you be better off hanging around or retiring?  Should you dust off your résumé and look for work elsewhere or should you just hunker … Continue reading

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NO GOOD NEWS FOR GOVERNMENT IT IN SEQUESTRATION DELAY

 just-past-deadline deal to put off a decision about drastic federal spending cuts until February will provide little solace for government technology chiefs and may be more damaging than if the draconian cuts had gone into effect, observers said Wednesday. With no final … Continue reading

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