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National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit June 9-10, 2009 – San Antonio, TX

Agenda – June 9, 2009 The St. Anthony Hotel 7:30 am - Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast 8:00

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

8:15

Preparing for Success in your One-on-One Presentations Teresa Lewis, OSDBU Director, US Department of Treasury

8:45

Army Opportunities Update Dan E. Shackelford, Associate Director for Small Business, U.S. Army Medical Command

9:30

US Navy – NAVFAC Charlotte Cummins, Contracting Officer

10:00 Break 10:15 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the Air Force Bobby Watts, Director, Office of Small Business Programs Air Education and Training Command

INDUSTRY DAY One-On-One Breakout Sesssions 8:45

Manufacturing & Distribution

10:00 Construction, Design & Environmental

11:00 B & W Pantex, LLC Opportunities Update Vanessa L. Everhart, Small Business Program Manager 11:30 Legislative Update Margot Dorfman, CEO, USWCC 12:00 Box Lunch Provided

12:00 Box Lunch Provided

1:00

Texas Department of Transportation Opportunities Update Autumn Harrison, Business Outreach Program Specialist

12:30 Services & Professional Services

1:30

Preparing for Success in a Mentor Protégé Relationship David Vadar, Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC)

2:00

The Role of the PCR and the Office of Government Contracting Valerie Coleman, SBA Procurement Center Representative - NASA

2:45

DynCorp International Opportunities Update Debbie Newberry, Small Business Liaison Officer

3:15

Air Force Major Command Mission Brief Sherry Freeman, Programs Director, Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Department of the Air Force

4:30

Reception

2:30

Information Technology

All day: PTAC - Available to provide individual companies with guidance on specific procurement questions.

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


National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit June 9-10, 2009 – San Antonio, TX

Agenda - U.S. Air Force Spotlight June 10, 2009 The St. Anthony Hotel 7:30 am - Registration, Networking, Continental Breakfast 7:30

Welcome Margot Dorfman, CEO - U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce

8:00

U. S. Air Force Overview Ronald A. Poussard, Director, Air Force Office of Small Business Programs

8:30

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the Air Force Bobby Watts, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Air Education and Training Command

9:00

Base Realighment and Closure (BRAC) and Joint Basing Mark W. Frye, Chair, Legislative and Public Relations committee of the Military Transformation Task Force (MTTF), on behalf of The Greater Chamber Randy Holman, Deputy Director, Strategic Communications, Join Program Management Office

We extend a special thanks to the U.S. Air Force for this special full-day spotlight.

10:00 Break 10:15 Strategic Sourcing/Air Force Small Business Solutions Center Teresa Rendon, Acquisition Program Management Specialist, Air Force Office of Small Business Programs Renee Wesley-Case, Director, Air Force Small Business Solutions Center, Air Force Office of Small Business Programs 11:15 Recent Decisions Impacting Small Business Sherry Freeman, Programs Director, Air Force Office of Small Business Programs

We thank all of the government agencies and prime contractors who are participating in this small business contracting summit.

12:30 Lunch (Boxed Lunch Provided) 1:30

Matchmaking one-on-one sessions with Small Business Specialists from area installations

4:30

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


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