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Agenda – Austin, TX
June 5, 2018  *  Norris Conference Center

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 7:00 – 8:00    REGISTRATION / BREAKFAST / NETWORKING

 8:00 – 8:30    OPENING WELCOME

Candace Waterman, President, Women Impacting Public Policy

Anthony Ruiz, District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration, San Antonio District Office

Debbie Hurst, President, Women’s Business Council Southwest

Shannon Jackson, Associate Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)

8:30 – 9:30    Contracting Panel

Moderator:  Ann Sullivan, WIPP Chief Advocate

Panelists:

Pete Hunter – Associate Director, Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Army Medical Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

Sheriley Smith, Project Manager, UTSA, Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Sheena Little, Procurement Center Representative, U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Government Contracting, Area V

Marcus Reedom, Team Lead/Contracting Officer, 502d Contracting Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph AFB, TX

Moton Hopkins, Jr., Chief, Pre-Award Branch, Center for Health Care Contracting, U.S. Army Medical Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

9:30 – 9:45    BREAK & NETWORKING

9:45 – 10:30     Federal Contracting – Getting Started the Right Way

Pete Hunter – Associate Director, Office of Small Business Programs U.S. Army Medical Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

10:30 – 11:15     Successful Federal Marketing Plan

Jesse Keller – Small Business Specialist, U.S. Army Medical Command, Small Business Programs Office, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston

Sean Smith, Business Opportunity Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration, San Antonio District Office

11:15 – 12:00     Understanding DoD’s Cybersecurity Requirements

Ted Bujewski – Associate Director, DoD Office of Small Business Programs

12:00 – 12:30    BREAK & NETWORKING

Dr. Ruby Crenshaw-LawrenceAssociate Director, Congressional, Legislative and Small Business Policy, Office of Small Business Programs

12:30 – 3:30     MATCH MAKING and MENTOR ROUNDTABLES and EXHIBITORS

Topics include:

PCR – The Best Kept Secret!

Sheena Little, Procurement Center Representative, U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Government Contracting, Area V

Is  the GSA Schedule right for you?  Must Haves!

Courtney Fairchild, President, Global Services

Teaming

Rebecca Boenigk, Chairperson/CEO, Neutral Posture

If You’re Not At the Table, You’re Probably On the Menu

Ann Sullivan, WIPP Chief Advocate

Cyber Security in Federal Contracting

Angela Dingle, President, Ex Nihilo Management

SBA – Accessing Capital

Annie Hudspeth, Lender Relations Specialist, Small Business Administration

SBA new All-Small Mentor Protégé

Eric Spencer, Business Opportunity Specialist, Small Business Administration

Doing Business with DoD / How to get DoD to Choose You

Shannon Jackson, Associate Director, Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)

Each Roundtable will run for 30 minutes and the attendee may select any they are interested in.  See Below for confirmed match making hosts:

See below for the Match Making Hosts:

502d Contracting Squadron
Accenture Federal Services
Acquisition Management Integration Center
AECOM
Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Small Business Office
Austin Community College District
Bexar County Small Business and Entrepreneurship Department (SMWBE/DBE Program)
BMC, Inc.
Clean Harbors
CPS of San Antonio
Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division, JBSA-Lackland
Dell
Defense Media Activity (DMA)
General Services Administration
L3 Technologies, Inc.
Lockheed Martin – Aeronautics Business Area
MBDA Business Center
NGA Office of Ventures and Innovation
Nueces Electric Cooperative, Inc.
PAE Applied Technologies LLC
SCORE
San Antonio PTAC
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Texas Department of Information Resources
Texas Parks and Wildlife
Triumph Accessory Services
U.S. Army Medical Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston
University of Texas at Austin
VMware

 

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