Agenda for ChallengeHER Boise ID

Friday, May 12, 2017

AGENDA – BOISE, ID
8:00 to 9:00 AM REGISTRATION / BREAKFAST / NETWORKING
9:00 – 9:15 OPENING WELCOME
Jane Campbell, President, Women Impacting Public Policy
Skiffington Holderness, Director, U. S. Senate Small Business Committee
9:15 to 10:15 Using the WOSB Program to its Full Potential!
Moderator: Larry Demirelli, Business Opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business AdministrationPanelist:
Neva Gardner, President, Purgatory Fence Company
Corrine McKague, Owner, Alarmco, Inc.
10:15 – 10:30 break
10:30 – 11:15 The Importance of Sources Sought to Your Marketing Plan
Lee Velten, Procurement Technical Assistance Center
11:15 – 12:15 Understanding Federal Buyers and Buying
Moderator: Larry Demirelli, Business Opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business AdministrationPanelist:
Stacey Francis, Small Business Program Manager, Idaho National Laboratory
Andrew Knott, Procurement Analyst, Bureau of Reclamation
Andrea Porter, Small Business Specialist, Mountain Home AFB, Department of Defense
Jeff McGinley, Associate Branch Chief for Aviation, U.S. Forest Service
Joshua Carter, Branch Chief, Acquisition Services Directorate, Interior Business Center
12:15 – 12:30 Closing
Shannon Madsen, Deputy District Director, U. S. Small Business Administration

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