Monday, January 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Northern Virginia
Convene Tysons Corner
1800 Tysons Blvd

Join fellow Terp business leaders in Northern Virginia for professional networking and a thought-provoking talk on The Science of Building Relationships.

John Robinette from the University of Maryland Center for Leadership and Organizational Change will present tips for ways you can apply neuroscience to improve the quality of your interactions and relationships in the workplace and at home.

Don't miss this great opportunity to connect with fellow c-level professionals, business owners, and other Terp leaders in the Northern Virginia area! Heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine included with your ticket.


Alumni Association members: $10
Non-members: $20

RSVP by: 

For questions:
Jeff Williams

About the speaker:
John Robinette is an organizational development and leadership coach with the Center for Leadership and Organizational Change at the University of Maryland. He is also a principle at V-Teamwork, an international company using immersive virtual game simulations to build trust and accelerate collaboration in teams.

John holds a B.S., and M.S., in Management Science both from Virginia Tech. He spent the first 25 years of his career as a software engineer, IT professional, and project manager leading software development programs in government, health, and safety. In this role, Robinette consulted with, and advised CIOs and other executive leaders on IT implementation strategies. He has international experience, having led and supported projects in Ethiopia, India, Russia, and Thailand. John is married and lives in Takoma Park, Maryland with his wife and two sons, ages 16 and 13, two cats, and a dog.

Parking and Directions:
Convene is conveniently located near the Tysons Corner Metro Station.
1) Take escalators or elevator down to street level.
2) Make a left onto Tysons Blvd.
3) Cross through the first light and make a left onto Galleria Drive.
4) The 1800 Tysons building will be on your right.

If you will be taking a car service app, please use the below address to be taken to the building entrance:
1800 Galleria Drive
McLean, VA 22102

If you will be driving and parking at Convene, please use the following information:
Colonial Parking (On-site)
1800 Galleria Drive, McLean VA 22102
(703) 848-0268

Up to 30 Minutes – Complimentary
31-59 Minutes – $3.00
1 Hour – 2 Hours – $6.00
Over 2 Hours – $12.00

1) Obtain parking ticket at gate. Parking is only permitted on blank or gray parking spots.
2) Follow signs for “1750 Tysons Boulevard Parking” and continue on to P3, P4, and P5 for optimal parking.
3) Take stairs or elevator to P3, the ground floor.
4) Follow signs for “1800 Tysons Boulevard.”
5) Continue out through the main entrance. 1800 Tysons will now be on your left.
6) Enter 1800 Tysons through the main entrance; Convene will be on your right.

Ticket refunds are not available for this event. However, as a special benefit, Alumni Association members may receive a refund up to 10 days prior to the event date.