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SMALL BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY WORKSHOP Friday, October 7 at 8am | War Bonnet Inn—Butte

8am .................................................................................................................... Welcoming Remarks

Donald M. Blackketter, Chancellor, Montana Tech Jon Tester, United States Senator

8:15am ....................................................Marketing Your Product to the Federal Government Jason Porch, Billings Subcenter Manager, Montana Procurement Technical Assistance Center

9:00am ........................................................................................................................................ Panel 1 The Benefits of Being a Small Business The 8(a) Program and Other Opportunities for Businesses Owned by Women and Veterans John Klaman, Senior Area Manager, Small Business Administration Linda Oliver, Deputy Director, Plans & Policies, Offices of Small Business Programs, U.S. Department of Defense Sharon B. Phillips, Senior Procurement Analyst, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Mark N. Roush, Director of Small Business Programs—Northwestern, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

9:45am .................................................................................................................... Networking Break 10:00am ...................................................................................................................................... Panel 2 Working with Private Partners Opportunities for Montana Businesses with Prime Government Contractors Ken Hilderbrand, Supplier Diversity Manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Gwendolyn Tillman, Corporate Manager, Socio-Economic Business Programs/Government Relations, Northrop Grumman Corporation Jeff Krongaard, Mentor Protégé Program Manager, Supply Chain Management, Raytheon Missile Systems Doug Marshall, T-100 Procurement Manager, Alenia North America Jon GreyEyes, Small Business Liaison Officer, The Boeing Company Bob Stubbs, Manager, Procurement Services, United Technologies—Pratt & Whitney

11:15am ................................................................................................................... Networking Break 11:30am ....................................................................................................................................... Panel 3 Small Business Success Stories Montana Firms Growing and Creating Jobs in Partnership with the Federal Government Jim Bailey, Hardrives Construction, Inc.—Billings Brian Hoornbeek, a2z Supply—Stevensville Brad Archibald, Pioneer Technical Services—Butte Larry Hall, S&K Electronics—Ronan

12:00pm .................................................................................................................. Closing Remarks Jon Tester, United States Senator

12:15pm ................................................... Networking with Agencies and Contracting Officers Additional Participating Agencies Bureau of Land Management • Bureau of Reclamation • Federal Highway Administration Malmstrom Air Force Base • National Institutes of Health • Department of Agriculture Economic Development Administration • Housing and Urban Development Western Area Power Administration • U.S. Geological Survey • EPA General Services Administration • U.S. Postal Service • Montana Department of Transportation (Confirmed participants as of 10/3/2011)

Tester Small Business Opportunity Workshop Agenda 10 - 7 in Butte  

Senator jon Tester Small Business Opportunity Workshop Agenda October 7, 2011 in Butte

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