Track 1

Track 1:
Federal Government Procurement Opportunities


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U.S. Department Of Homeland Security (DHS)

Session Description: FirstSource II & TABBS

Speakers TBA


U.S. ARMY: Mentor-Protégé Programs Panel (Army/Air Force/DIA/CACI/ACI)

Moderator:

  • Pam L. Monroe, Assistant to the Director, Office of Small Business Programs Subcontracting and Mentor-Protégé Program Manager, U.S. Department of Army.

Panelists:

  • Wayne Pizer, Director of Small Business , CACI
  • Bradley D. Taylor, Assistant  Director, Office of the Secretary of the Navy, Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Department of the Navy

U.S. Department Of Defense (DOD) Landscape Panel

Session Description: This breakout session will provide updates on small business programs, processes and policies and how to better situate your company to do business with the DOD.

Moderator:

  • Pam L. Monroe, Assistant to the Director, Office of Small Business Programs Subcontracting and Mentor-Protégé Program Manager, U.S. Department of Army

Panelists:

  • Rachel J. Moye, Division Chief, Acquisition Center, U. S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)
  • Jessica Hammock, Outreach Advocate, Office of Small Business Programs, National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Grant Gursky, Outreach Advocate, Office of Small Business Programs, National Security Agency (NSA)
  • Joseph “Mike” McWilliams, Air Force Small Business Program Manager, Acting Deputy Director, S. Air Force

Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

Session Description: Getting and Keeping Business in the Federal Government

Featured Speaker: Donald F. Camden, Chief, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

More information coming soon.


GWAC/IDIQ Discussion: IDIQ Market And Key IDIQ/GWAC Contract Vehicles Panel

Session Description: On-Ramping

Moderator: Ted Buford, VP of GWAC and MAIQ, CACI

Panelists:

  • Bridget Gauer, Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)
  • Joanne Woytek, Program Manager, SEWP, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Warren Blankenship, Deputy Director, Center for IT Schedule Business Programs, General Services Administration (GSA)

OASIS Contract Vehicle Panel

Session Description: How the OASIS vehicle is changing acquisition for knowledge-based services and how to leverage this vehicle.

Moderator: Donald Thomas, Head of Government Contracting Business, Bloomberg Government

Panelists:

  • Peter Ko, Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing Program Office, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Alexandra Rouse, Professional Services Program Management Executive, General Services Administration (GSA)

GSA Alliant GWAC Program – Past, Present, & Future

Breakout Facilitator:

  • Ted Buford, VP of GWAC and MAIQ, CACI

Featured Speaker:

  • Casey Kelley, Director, Enterprise Acquisition Division, General Services Administration (GSA)

Social Security Administration (SSA)

Session Description: Informational Technology Support

Featured Speaker: Wayne McDonald, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA)


Defense Health Agency (DHA)

Session Description: Health Federal Government Procurements

Moderator: National Government Services (NGS) representative

Speakers: TBA


International Panel (State/USAID/DoD)

Session Description: As of FY2016, U.S. government overseas contracting—estimated to be about $100 billion a year—will, for the first time, be included when the Small Business Administration calculates how federal agencies are performing against their small business contracting goals. At this session, procurement heads from agencies with the largest overseas spend—USAID and Department of State—will talk about how small businesses interested in working internationally can take advantage of the SBA policy change and tap into this major market.

Moderator:

  • Tamara Stanton, Small Business Liaison Officer, Development Alternatives Inc. (DAI)

Speakers:

  • Roy Plucknett, Director of the Management Bureau’s Office of Acquisition and Assistance, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • James “Anthony” Josey, Senior Procurement Analyst, U.S. Department of State (DOS)

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Opportunities

Featured Speaker: TBA


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (VA) PROCUREMENTS

 Session Topics:

  • Information Technology
  • Construction
  • Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

CPARS and What Does This Mean To Small Businesses

Speakers:

  • Glenda Barfell, Director, Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Leonard D. Grant, Associate Director, Office of Acquisitions and Grants Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Click Here for Track 2: Maryland Procurement Opportunities (State & Local)

Click Here for Track 3: How to Go to Market and Win


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