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AGENDA - DEC 6

MED Week Conference
Washington Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

 

7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Convention Registration
   
7:30 - 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast
   
8:00 – 8:30 AM Opening Plenary
   
8:30 – 9:30 AM

Billion Dollar Roundtable: Mastering the Global Supply Chain
Networking Break

   
9:30 – 9:45 AM

Memorandum of Understanding Signing: Minority Business Development Agency and Healthcare Supplier Diversity Alliance

   
9:45 – 10:45 AM Concurrent Workshops
 
  • Access to Capital: Mergers and Acquisitions: A Smart Investment Strategy that Leads to Exponential Growth, Job Creation and Bottom Line Profitability
  • Leveraging International Opportunities in Emerging Markets: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS)
  • Advanced Manufacturing: Transforming America's Manufacturing Industry into Unlimited Possibilities
  • Access to Contracts: What’s Hot In Government Contracting – Making America More Competitive – Growing US Minority-Owned Businesses
   
10:45 – 11:00 AM Morning Break
   
11:00 – 11:30 AM White House Keynote Address
   
11:30 - 11:45 AM Partnership Announcement between MBDA and the U.S. Export Import Bank
   
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM  30th Anniversary MED Week Awards Luncheon
   
1:30 – 6:30 PM Ribbon Cutting & Business Expo
 
  • One-on-One Matchmaking
  • Procurement Opportunity Sessions – Public and Private Sector
  • Exhibit Booths
  • Networking with Primes
   
2:45 – 3:00 PM Afternoon Break
   
7:00 - 9:00 PM International Business-to-Business Networking Event



 

AGENDA - DEC 7

CEO Business Summit
Hyatt Grand Metro Centre
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

 

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration
   
8:30 – 8:45

Welcome & Introduction: Roger A. Campos, President & CEO, MBRT

  Hank Wilfong, President & CEO National Association of Small Disadvantaged Businesses and SDB Institute of Learning
   
8:45 – 10:00 Panel Discussion: Accessing Corporate Contracts & Socio-Economic Programs:
 
  • Major Clark, SBA
  • Gloria Pualani, Northrup Grumman
  • Bill Birkhoffer, Jacobs Engineering
  • Thomas Green, GSA (invited)
   
10: 00 – 11:30 Panel Discussion: Accessing Federal Contracts: Small Business Directors
 
  • Theresa Speake, former Director Economic Impact & Diversity DOE
  • Kevin Boshears, Director Small Business DHS
  • Kimberly Ball, Deputy Director Small Business USAID
  • Teresa Lewis, Director Small Business HHS
  • Tracey Pinson, Director of Small Business Army
   
11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion: CEO’s Strategies for Success
 
  • LynLee Altman, Pinnacle Construction
  • Byron King, ISPA, Inc.
  • Ken Canty, Freeland Construction
  • Aaron Patrick, Patrick and Partners
  • Dr. Louis Lynn, ENVIRO AgScience, Inc.
   
12:30 – 1:30 Awards Luncheon: Keynote Speakers
 
  • Marie Johns, SBA Deputy Administrator
  • David Hinson, MBDA Administrator, MBRT Federal partner Award
  • Dr. Louis Lynn, ENVIRO AgScience, NASDB Member Award
   
1:30 – 3:00 Panel Discussion: Federal Procurement Forecast with Chief Acquisition Officers
 
  • John Hale, III Director Small Business, Department of Energy
  • Ricky Lemmon, Central Regional Director Department of Veterans Affairs (VHA)
  • Camylle Coley, Assistant to Director Small Business Department of Defense
  • Lloyd Blackwell, Small Business Specialist Department of Transportation (NTHSH)
   
3:00 – 4:00 Panel Discussion: Legislative Priorities in Congress 2013
 
  • Emily Murphy, Senior Counsel House Small Business Committee
  • Krystal Brumfield, Counsel Senate Small Business Committee
   
4:00 – 5:00 Wrap up: One on One Marketing & Networking