Small Business Opportunities

 

AFCEA San Diego Chapter Small Business Training Forum

 

Tuesday, January 25 - Thursday, January 27, 2011

Location:

Booth #1448, Small Business Theater (adjacent to the Cyber Cafe)

Attention Small Businesses! The AFCEA San Diego Chapter is once again sponsoring a Small Business Training Forum at West 2011. Join us for these informative presentations. Content is designed to provide small businesses valuable, straightforward information to help them succeed and grow. From the latest technology opportunities, to forming alliances and partnerships, to maximizing government small business resources, this is a “must attend” event!

Sessions are free - no additional registration necessary.

 

Schedule: (Subject to change. Detailed agendas available at West registration in Hall A.)

 

Tuesday, January 25

10:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.

The Role of Small Business in Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Insertion

Moderator: Mr. Eric Gruenloh (confirmed)

Navy Networks Lead,

Lockheed Martin MS2

Mr. Michael Feeley (confirmed)

Vice President and General Manager, Business Development

Lockheed Martin MS2

Mr. Robert McCaig (confirmed)

Senior Vice President

ASSETT, Inc.

Mr. Dan Phelan (confirmed)

Program Manager, Technology Collaboration Center-West

Lockheed Martin

Mr. Robert Smarrelli (confirmed)

Director of Business Development

3Phoenix

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Meet the Author: Ms. Judy Bradt

Author of GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS MADE EASIER

Judy will be on hand to personalize this useful resource for all levels of small business - from those just starting out to seasoned federal contractors.

Complimentary copies available courtesy of AFCEA International.

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Leveraging Government Small Business Resources

Featuring representatives from SPAWAR and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Ms. Faye Esaias (confirmed)

Director, Small Business Office, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)

Mr. Lou Kelly (confirmed)

San Diego Advanced Technology Cluster, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

3:15 p.m.

Special Guest:

RADM Patrick Brady (confirmed)

Commander, SPAWAR

 

Wednesday, January 26

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Next Generation Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs)

Government and Industry (large & small) are encouraged to attend this informative update on current and future vehicles of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Mr. Michael O’Neill (confirmed)

Director, GWAC Programs, Office of Integrated Technology Services
Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

 

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Meet the Author: Ms. Judy Bradt

Author of GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS MADE EASIER

Judy will be on hand to personalize this useful resource for all levels of small business - from those just starting out to seasoned federal contractors.

Complimentary copies available courtesy of AFCEA International.

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Meet the Primes

Informal opportunity for small businesses to discuss capabilities with several prime Integrators

Mr. Richard Evert (confirmed)

Manager, San Diego Field Office

Raytheon

Mr. Michael Feeley (confirmed)

Vice President and General Manager, Business Development

Lockheed Martin MS2

Mr. Ed Riley (confirmed)

Business Development Executive, Navy and Marine Corps Programs

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)

Mr. Kenneth Slaght (confirmed)

Vice President and General Manager

General Dynamics Information Technology

 

Thursday, January 27

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Alliant and Alliant Small Business

GSA's Alliant contracts offer comprehensive and flexible IT solutions worldwide. Learn how to use them and what makes them different from other GWACs

Mr. Richard Blake (confirmed)

Business Management Specialist, Enterprise GWAC Center – West

Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Ms. Menlu Bruce (confirmed)

Director, Client Services, Enterprise GWAC Center – West

Federal Acquisition Service, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

 

 

Small Business Program Questions?

Please visit the AFCEA Small Business Web site: www.afcea.org/small business

or contact Tammy Goehring at 703-631-6119