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National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit August 5 - 6, 2009 – Washington, DC

Agenda - Industry Day August 5, 2009 Westin Arlington Gateway 7:15 am - Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast F. SCOTT FITZGERALD AB

ERNEST HEMMINGWAY SALON 2 & 3

8:00

Welcome Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Cris Young, President, Nat’l Association of Small Business Contractors

8:15

Preparing for Success in Your One-On-One Presentations

INDUSTRY BREAKOUT SEGMENTS (One-on-one meetings throughout the day between small businesses and agency/prime contractor representatives. See schedule below.)

8:45

How to Market Your GSA Contract, Mary Parks, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Small Business Utilization, GSA

9:30

U.S. Dept of Energy Opportunities Update (invited)

10:00

Protest and Appeals Scott Freling, Associate, Covington & Burling LLP

10:30

How to Effectively Team With Large Prime Contractors Joyce Harris, SBLO, Deloitte & Touche, USA LLP

11:00

NASA Opportunities Update Glen Delgado, Director, OSDBU

11:30

Legislative Update Russell Orban, U.S. House Small Business Committee

8:30 – 9:50 am

Manufacturing & Distribution

Facilitator: Carroll A. Thomas, Partnership Catalyst, National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program 10 – 11:50 am Construction, Design & Environmental Facilitator: Tesha Williams, Underwriting Policy Analyst, Office of Surety Guarantees

12:00

Box Lunch Provided (room closed)

12:00

Box Lunch Provided

1:00

Dept. of Homeland Security Opportunities Update Kevin Boshears, Director, OSDBU

1:30

Teya Technologies Opportunity Update Ron Perry, President and CEO

Facilitator: Mary Lee Kolich, Program Director MD Procurement Technical Assistance Program

2:00

Government Procurement Outlook for the Future

2:30 – 4:20pm

3:00

Researching and Connecting with Contract Opportunities

Facilitator: Edsel M. Brown, Jr., SBA Logo Office of Technology SBIR/STTR Assistant Administrator

4:00

Weston Solutions Opportunities Update Stephanie Sherwood, Manager, Corporate Small Business Program

4:30

Reception (4:30 - 6:00 pm)

Available All Day: (1) PTAC - Available to provide individual companies with guidance on specific procurement questions. (2) Alaskan Native Corporation Opportunities

12:30 – 2:20pm Services & Professional Services

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Presented by The National Association of Small Business Contractors and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit August 5 - 6, 2009 – Washington, DC

Agenda U.S. Army Spotlight August 6, 2009 Westin Arlington Gateway F. SCOTT FITZGERALD AB 7:45

Continental Breakfast / Networking

8:30

Welcome Margot Dorfman, CEO, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce Cris Young, President, Nat’l Association of Small Business Contractors

8:45

Agency Overview Ms. Tracey Pinson, Director of Office of Small Business Programs

9:15

How to Market to Army Organizations

• U.S. Army Materiel Command, Army Contracting Command, Alice Williams-Gray • U.S. Army Materiel Command, Tank-Automotive Life Cycle Management Command, Nancy Lang • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Karen Baker • U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Archie Cardwell • U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Harriett Burton • U.S. Army Medical Command, Dan Shackelford (tentative) • National Guard Bureau, Beth Westerburg • Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Randy Edney 12:00

Box Lunch Provided

1:00

One-on-One Sessions with U.S. Army Representatives The afternoon will be completely devoted to one-on-one sessions with U.S. Army representatives. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with several representatives, and with other attendees.

4:00

Adjourn

Presented by The National Association of Small Business Contractors and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce


Watc h ffor or Upcoming Mee tings atch Meetings Federal Agency Spotlights: Government Ready: Certified Federal Government Supplier Training and Certification Session July 7-8, 2009 (Baltimore, MD) National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit - Summer Session; Featuring U.S. Army Day August 5-6, 2009 (Washington, DC)

NASA Small Business Opportunity Spotlight November 18, 2009 (Washington, DC)

National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit - West Coast

Is your business GOVERNMENT READYTM? The NASBC and the USWCC have established a groundbreaking education and certification program to provide a clear path for small businesses seeking to prepare and position their businesses for federal contracting opportunities. By securing a Government Ready™ certification, you communicate clearly to federal contracting professionals that your business is serious and knowledgeable of the details and intricacies of government contracting.

November, 2009 (Southern California)

Learn more and register at: www.nasbc.org or www.uswcc.org

The National Association of Small Business ContractorsTM (www.nasbc.org) supports and advances the interests of America’s small business contractors. COMMUNITY: A robust online community (The Small Business Contractors' Forum) which provides news, resources, discussions, and special interest groups. OPPORTUNITY: Ongoing opportunities for small business owners to meet with state and federal agencies, prime contractors, potential teaming partners, and procurement experts. ADVOCACY: A strong and respected voice for advocacy in support of small business' interests. TRAINING and CERTIFICATION: The groundbreaking Government Ready™: Certified Federal Government Supplier education and certification program that raises the standards and preparedness of small businesses seeking access to government contracts. JOIN TODAY: Be part of the national voice for America’s proud small business contractors. www.nasbc.org

Learn more and register for the next class. Go to http://www.nasbc.org/html/govready.aspx


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