Fall Conference 2013 Agenda

The Coalition for Government Procurement • 2013 Fall Conference The New Federal Market October 30, 2013  Fairview Park...

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The Coalition for Government Procurement • 2013 Fall Conference

The New Federal Market October 30, 2013  Fairview Park Marriott

AGENDA 7:00 a.m.

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Coalition Update Roger Waldron, President, The Coalition for Government Procurement

8:15 a.m.

The Changing Federal Market View from the Department of Defense Outlook for 2014 / Succeeding in a New Federal Environment: Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics – DOD Major General Wendy M. Masiello, Director of Contracting, United States Air Force

9:30 a.m.

Congressional Panel Federal Acquisition in 2014 – What to expect from the Hill Panel: Troy Cribb, Chief Counsel for Government Affairs – Senate Homeland Security & Government Affairs Committee Emily Murphy, Senior Counsel – House Committee on Small Business Richard Beutel, Senior Policy Advisor/Counsel – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

From The Chief Financial Officers How Agency Budget Priorities will Impact the Contractor Community Panel: Norman Dong, Deputy Controller – Office Management and Budget Lesley Field, Deputy Administrator – Office of Federal Procurement Policy Kathleen Turco, Chief Financial Officer – Veterans Health Administration

12:00 p.m.

GSA’s Role in the Federal Market Strategic Sourcing, Small Business and Sequestration- What the market holds for GSA Anne Rung, Chief Acquisition Officer – General Services Administration

12:30 p.m.

Luncheon Excellence in Partnership Recognition Keynote Speakers Steve Schooner, Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Procurement Law and CoDirector of the Government Procurement Law Program – The George Washington University

2:30 p.m.

Breakout Session I

3:30 p.m.

Breakout Session II

4:30 p.m.

B2B Networking Reception This reception is an opportunity to network with fellow stakeholders that do business in the Federal sector

SESSION ONE BREAKOUTS* Strategic Sourcing Get the latest information on on-going and recently awarded Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiatives :Jan San, MRO, MOBIS, Managed Print Services and IT Products Jeff Koses – Director, Office of Acquisition Operations, GSS, GSA -

Acquisition Directors Forum Attend this session for a brief overview of initiatives of the GSA Acquisition Centers and have your questions answered about what’s going on in contract operations Peter Han – Acting Director, National Administrative Services and Office Supplies Acquisition Center, GSA Shaloy Castle Higgins – Director, Greater Southwest Acquisition, GSA Don Denno – Division Director, Facilities Maintenance and Hardware Acquisition Center, GSA Linda Valdes – Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center, GSA

Acquisition Directors Forum – Information Technology Attend this session for a brief overview of initiatives of the GSA Information Technology Acquisition Center and have your questions answered about what’s going on in contract operations Cheryl Harris – Acting Deputy Director, IT Schedule 70 Carmen Calloway – Acting Division Director, IT Schedule 70

Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition (VA) Do you have questions about the VA strategic acquisitions? From medical equipment to IT Healthcare, join this session for information about the unique programs of VA. Iris Cooper – Executive Director, Office of Acquisition Operations, VA

Assisted Acquisitions Get to know the government’s power buyers. These entities buy on behalf of federal agencies using a variety of strategies and sources. Find out what they have planned for 2014 and how it can impact you. Timothy E. Fleming – Assistant Commissioner, Office of Acquisition Operations, GSA Christie Goodman – Director, Strategic Acquisition Service, Program Support Office, Department of Health and Human Services

SESSION TWO BREAKOUTS* DHS How have spending goals been affected by budget changes up, down, stable. Come find out from DHS acquisition officials. Jose Arrieta – Procurement Ombudsman, DHS Robert Namejko – Industry Liaison, DHS Michael Smith – Director of Strategic Sourcing, DHS Guy Torres – Director IT Acquisitions, Customs and Border Protection/DHS Tim Shaughnessy – Technical Advisor to Chief Procurement Officer, DHS

GSA e-Business What you need to know about GSA’s latest e-initiatives (reverse auction, GSA Advantage, etc.) Timothy Dempsey – System Chief, MAS Program Office, Office of Acquisition Management, GSA

Professional Services Geri Watson – Director, Management Services Center, GSA Bruce Spainhour – Director, Center for Innovative Acquisition Development, GSA

GWACs Christopher Fornecker – Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Integrated Technology Service, GSA Joanne Woytek – Program Manager, NASA SEWP, NASA Robert Coen – Acting Director, NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)