ACQUIRE Conference and Expo

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM
10:15 am - 11:00 am (T3-1) Successful Partnering: SBA's 8(a) Business Development Program — Small Business Administration
  • Kiya Perrin Business Opportunity Specialist Small Business Administration
10:15 am - 11:00 am (T4-1) Networking Opportunity with NITAAC — NIH-NITAAC
11:15 am - 12:15 pm (K2) Innovations in Acquisition Panel — GSA, OFPP, FEMA, U.S. Navy
  • Elliott B. Branch Deputy Assistant Secretary (Acquisition & Procurement), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (RDA) U.S. Navy
  • Mary Davie Assistant Commissioner, Office of Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service GSA (FAS)
  • Lesley Field Deputy Administrator Office of Federal Procurement Policy
  • Bobby McCane Chief Procurement Officer for Mission Support FEMA
  • Mark Rockwell Mark Rockwell Staff Writer FCW
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (T1-2) Integrated Technology Delivery and the Benefits of the Design-Build Process — Vision Technologies
  • Al Saxon Sr. Vice President, Sales & Marketing Vision Technologies, Inc.
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (T3-2) Automation for Mass Personalization in Customer Service — Xerox Federal Solutions
  • Amy Maugh General Manager, Customer Care Xerox Federal Solutions
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (T4-2) Collaborating with Integrated Project Teams (IPTs) — TwentyEighty Strategy Execution
  • Bill Damare Vice President TwentyEighty Strategy Execution, Inc. (Formerly ESI International & IPS Learning)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (K3) Legacy IT: Keep It or Kick It? — SSA, DISA and DOT
  • Robert Klopp Chief Information Officer and Deputy Commissioner for Systems Social Security Administration
  • Jason Martin Services Directorate Executive, Implementation and Sustainment Center Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)
  • Richard McKinney Chief Information Officer Department of Transportation
  • Adam Mazmanian Adam Mazmanian Executive Editor FCW
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PM-1) Aligning Your Organization to Execute its Strategy — TwentyEighty Strategy Execution
  • Tim Wasserman Chief Learning Officer TwentyEighty Strategy Execution, Inc.
    (Formerly ESI International & IPS Learning)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (IT-1) Contracting for Modular Development in IT — Management Concepts
  • William Wencel Senior Consultant for Project & Program Management Management Concepts
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PS-1) The Complete Guide to the Contract Lifecycle: Part 1 — Professional Services Council
  • Kathryn Klaus Acquisition Strategy Consultant Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Mitch Ross Director of the Acquisition and Grants Office National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Alan Chvotkin Executive Vice President & Counsel Professional Services Council
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (TM-1) Acquisition of the Future: Building Acquisition Workforce Readiness — FEMA, Federal Acquisition Institute
  • Lester Ingol Deputy Director, Acquisition Operations Division Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Bobby McCane Chief Procurement Officer for Mission Support FEMA
  • Priscilla Scruggs Director of the Communications & Management Division, Federal Insurance & Mitigation, Risk Management Directorate Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Melissa Starinsky Director Federal Acquisition Institute
  • Peggy Alfonso (Moderator) Practice Lead, Strategy and Organization Development ASI Government
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (AM-5) DHS's Acquisition Innovations in Motion & Procurement Innovation Lab — DHS
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (OM-1) FIT: GSA Investing in the Future Workplace Today — GSA
  • Dianne Juba Workplace Strategist GSA, Workplace Environment Category
2:05 pm - 2:40 pm (WT1) WT Industry Days: Doing Business with the Marines
  • Dave Dawson Associate Director for Small Business Programs United States Marine Corps, Marine Corps Systems Command
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm (T3-4) Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS) Overview — GSA, OPM
  • Jo-Ann Lee Center Director for Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS) GSA (FAS)
  • Ken Munson Chief, Training & Management Assistance Program (TMA) Office of Personnel Management
  • Robert Woodside Contracting Officer GSA
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (PM-2) Agile Project Management — UMBC Training Center
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (TM-2) Learning & Development's Role in Federal Succession Planning — Xerox Learning Solutions
  • Kerry Hearns-Smith Vice President Learning Strategy & Global Solutions Xerox Global Learning Services
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (AM-6) GSA Alliant GWAC Program—Past, Present and Future — GSA
  • Casey Kelley Director, Enterprise GWAC Division; Program Manager, Alliant, Alliant 2, and Alliant 2 Small Business GWACs General Services Administration
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (IT-2) How to Procure Hardware Utilizing ITES-3H — Army CHESS
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (AM-2) NASA SEWP Overview and Tool Demo — NASA SEWP
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (PS-2) Cloud Solutions for Government — Adobe
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (OM-2) FSSI OS3: Savings and Spend Dashboard Demo — GSA
  • Joshua Royko Director Program Analysis Division, Office of Acquisition Management GSA
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm (WT3) WT Industry Days: Navigating Opportunities at SSA
  • Wayne McDonald Director Social Security Administration, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
4:20 pm - 4:50 pm (WT7) WT Industry Days: Small Business Contracting Trends and Outlook — Deltek

Thursday, June 9, 2016

2 AM
3 AM
4 AM
5 AM
6 AM
7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM
10:15 am - 11:00 am (T2-3) Life Insurance Open Season Choices — Ed Zurndorfer
10:15 am - 11:00 am (T3-5) Doing Business with the Federal Government — Small Business Administration
  • Ralph Buchanan Economic Development Specialist Small Business Administration
10:15 am - 11:00 am (T1-5) Cyber Threat Landscape: Lessons Learned in 2015, the Challenges in 2016 — Akamai Technologies
  • Mark Currence Senior Enterprise Security Architect II Akamai Technologies
11:15 am - 12:00 pm (T2-4) Financial Planning Checklist for Success — Ed Zurndorfer
11:15 am - 12:15 pm (K5) Senior Leader Panel — GSA, DPAP, Professional Services Council
  • Claire Grady Director Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
  • Jeffrey Koses Senior Procurement Executive General Services Administration
  • Alan Chvotkin Executive Vice President & Counsel Professional Services Council
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (T1-6) Disciplined Agile for IT Project Success — Management Concepts
  • Paul Lohnes Senior Consultant for Project & Program Management Management Concepts
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (T3-6) Healthcare Data Interoperability — JBS International
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (T3-7) The Opioid Epidemic and Expanding Access to Care: Supporting Federal Initiatives — JBS International
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm (T4-6) Cloud Data Protection — World Wide Technology
  • Steve Gregory Data Protection Technical Architect World Wide Technology
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (K6) The PSC Acquisition Policy Survey: A Report on Federal Acquisition — Professional Services Council
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm (T1-7) Information Assurance for System Owners — Department of State
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm (T4-7) FSSI OS3: How to Purchase and Save Money on Federal Office Supplies — GSA
  • Wdonna Wood Contracting Officer General Services Administration
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm (T3-8) The Savings and Benefits of using GSA’s Government Managed Reverse Auction Platform — GSA
  • Brandi Barnes Customer Service Director, Office of Customer Accounts and Research GSA-FAS
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (AM-7) Category Management and the Acquisition Gateway — GSA
  • Andrea Azarcon Heller Acting Director, Stakeholder Management Division General Services Administration - Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PM-3) Creating a Path Towards Effective Acquisition Program Management — Project Management Institute
  • Barry Berkowitz Senior Procurement Executive and Director of Acquisition Management Department of Commerce
  • Rob Burton Partner Crowell & Moring
  • Ryan Consaul Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency House Homeland Security Committee
  • Mike Morgan (Moderator) Manager of Government Relations Project Management Institute
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (AM-3) The SEWP In-Depth Training Session — NASA SEWP
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (OM-3) Managing Your Documents and Maximizing Your Data — Xerox Federal
  • James Williamson Vice President, Chief Technology Officer Xerox Federal Solutions
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (PS-3) The Complete Guide to the Contract Lifecycle: Part 2 — Professional Services Council
  • Timothy Callahan Executive Director for Contracts Defense Contract Management Agency
  • Dr. Terry Raney Senior Vice President and Division Group Manager, Acquisition Support Group CACI International
  • Alan Chvotkin Executive Vice President & Counsel Professional Services Council
2:05 pm - 2:40 pm (WT4) WT Industry Days: The Contracting Landscape at the FBI
  • Paul Courtney Chief Acquisition Officer Federal Bureau of Investigation
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm (T2-6) Thrift Savings Plan 101 — Ed Zurndorfer
2:55 pm - 3:30 pm (WT5) WT Industry Days: The World of Small Business GWACs
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm (T1-8) BlaaS: An Organizational Approach to Business Intelligence and Analytics as a Service at the Department of Veteran Affairs — Pyramid Analytics
  • Dave Fackler Chief Technical Architect, Business Intelligence Service Line Department of Veterans Affairs
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (PM-4) Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) — VA Acquisition Academy
  • Deborah Gadsden Acting Vice-Chancellor, Program Management School VA Acquisition Academy
  • Paul Gregory Deputy Chancellor and Senior Technical Advisor VA Acquisition Academy
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (AM-8) GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure — GSA
  • Shirley Champion Transition Project Manager, GSA Transition Coordination Center (TCC) ITS, FAS, GSA
  • Tim Horan Contracting Officer GSA
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (AM-4) Innovative Acquisitions — Department of Health and Human Services
  • Mark Naggar Project Manager — Buyers Club Department of Health and Human Services
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (TM-4) Developing Leadership Competencies Using ECQ Framework — OPM
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm (IT-4) Improving Services Acquisition — Department of Defense
  • Kenneth Brennan Deputy Director for Services Acquisition Department of Defense, OUSD (AT&L), DPAP
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm (WT6) WT Industry Days: Business is Booming through NOAALink
  • Mario Lopez Program Director, NOAALink Program Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
  • Victoria Mason Senior Action Officer for NOAALink, Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce