NDIA Washington, DC Chapter Small Business Event to support dialogue with the U.S. Government.

Washington, DC Small Business
  • 6/19/2017 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Gill-Smith Auditorium
    2121 Cooperative Way
    Herndon,  VA  20171
  • Theme : The Business Climate for Small Businesses Operating in National Security Environment in a Trump Presidency
    Event Type : Chapter
    Event Code : C114


NDIA Washington, DC Chapter Small Business
Theme: “The Business Climate for Small Businesses Operating in National Security Environment in a Trump Presidency”


2121 Cooperative Way, Herndon, VA 20171
(Free Parking)

7:00 AM: Registration Opens

7:30 AM: Executive Summary of Changes in Small Business Regulation

7:50 AM: Update on NDIA Activities: Mr. Frank Michael, NDIA Senior Vice President, Program Development

8:00 AM: Introduction:  Mr. Joe Lissenden, President, NDIA Washington, DC Chapter

8:10 AM:  Keynote Speaker: Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) (Confirmed) has been active in seeking a business environment conducive to growth for all businesses, but specifically in
the national security space.  The congresswoman will share where she feels are the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for small businesses in a Trump Administration.

9:00 AM: Networking Break - One Hour

10:00 AM: Executive Branch Perspective:  Ms. Lida McMahon, Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) (INVITED) has been asked to share her vision for what business                  environment she is seeking to foster and share how she sees this playing out over the next few congressional cycles.

11:00 AM: Mr. Kevin Boshears, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Department of Homeland Security, Small Business Programs (INVITED)  
Changes Homeland Security has made to Small Business.  He has enacted many of the changes at the DHS that are coming to the DoD and will share the intent of the changes, timelines and challenges.

11:30 AM–12:30 PM: Government Implementation Panel 

The following Government small business representatives have been asked to provide their perspective on ease and challenges of implementing the changes proffered in NDAA 2017/’18 and their thoughts on opportunities and procurement over the next 5 years.

Panel Moderator: Mr. Ronald Poussard, National Chair of Small Business  
Panel Members:
- DON OSBP: Ms. Emily Harman, Director, Small Business Office
- USARMY: Mr. Tommy Marks, Director, Small Business Office
- USAF: Ms. Valerie Muck, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (Invited)
- OSD OSBP:  Mr. Gary Motsek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Program Support (Invited)
- ONR: Ms. Brenda Pickett, Associate Director of Small Business (Invited)
- OUSD AT&L MIBP:  Dr. John McGinn, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Invited)

12:30–1:00 PM: Lunch  

1:00 PM–2:00 PM: Panel:  Discovery of Potential Impact to Corporate Strategy:  Practicians will share how they believe these changes will impact business strategies.
Panel Moderator: Mr. Felix Boccadoro, Principal, Felix Associates, LLC
-  Mr. Andrew Bagni, General Dynamics Mission Systems (Confirmed)
-  Mr. Mike Janeway, Founder, Potomac Ridge Holdings, LLC (Confirmed)
-  Ms. Mary Lockhart, CEO, PEMDAS Technologies & Innovations (Confirmed)
-  Mr. Brendan Walsh, SVP of 1901 Group (Invited)

2:00 PM: Methods / Considerations on how Large Businesses can effectively leverage Small Businesses: Mr. Felix Boccadoro, Principal, Felix Associates, LLC (Confirmed)

2:30 PM–3:30 PM:  Joint Ventures and Teaming Agreements for Federal Government Contract Work – ‘Dos and Don’ts
                             Mr. David C. Cully (Confirmed) & Mr. Ronald S. Perlman (Confirmed), Partners & Attorney at Law, Holland & Knight LLP
Individual:  $250.00    
Active Government / Military: No cost

Register Online at https://ndiadcsbacomstock2017.eventbrite.com

Policy:  Registration will close Friday, June 16 at 5:00 PM
Cancellations received by Friday, June 16 at Noon will receive a full refund minus registration fee. No refunds will be given for cancelations received after this date. Cancellations must be made in writing to Ms. Substitutions to this event are welcome in lieu of cancelations.

Cheryl Luczko: Phone: 703-904-9599 / Email: cluczko@verizon.net


Topics: Small Business