Opening Ceremony

Time: 8:00am-9:30am

Location: Building I, Auditorium

Limited Seating!

OPENING REMARKS – 8:00AM – 8:45AM

  • 8:00AM-8:05AM – Georgette “Gigi” Godwin, President and CEO, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
  • 8:05AM-8:15AM – Congressman Chris Van Hollen, Honorary Chair, U.S. House of Representatives
  • 8:15AM-8:35AM – Keynote: Anne Rung, Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), White House Office of Management and Budget

KEYNOTE PANEL – 8:35AM – 9:25AM

  • Topic: Small Business Regulation Updates
  • Moderator
    • Antonio R. “Tony” Franco, Senior Partner, PilieroMazza PLLC
  • Panelists
    • A. John Shoraka, Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
    • Emily W. Murphy, Professional Staff Member and Counsel, Committee on Armed Services, U.S. House of Representatives