Agenda

7:30am Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking
8:30am Welcome, Agenda Review and Keynote Introduction

Anne Armstrong, President, 1105 Government Information Group
8:35am

Session 1 - Keynote: The State of Federal IT Acquisition and What's Changing

The Honorable Daniel I. Gordon, Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, U.S. Office of Management and Budget

9:15am Session 2: Leading the Way: A Vision-Based Acquisition Perspective

Joanne Woytek, Program Manager, NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP)
9:30am Coffee Break and Networking with Exhibitors
10:00am Session 3: Information Management Perspectives: Streamline and Strengthen Information Technology Acquisition Processes

Christopher Dorobek [Moderator], Editor and Publisher, The DorobekInsider
Roger Baker, Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs
Linda Cureton, Chief Information Officer, NASA Headquarters
Simon Szykman, Chief Information Officer, Department of Commerce
David Wennergren, Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense
11:00am Session 4-A:
Order the Easy Way: Government Wide
Acquisition Contracts (GWACs)


Robert Burton [Moderator], Partner, Venable LLP
Robert Coen, Deputy Program Director, NITAAC, National Institutes of Health, Dept. of Health and Human Services
Michael O'Neill, Deputy Director, GWAC Programs, Office of GWAC & IT Schedule Programs, Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration
Joanne Woytek, Program Manager, NASA SEWP
Session 4-B:
Understand the Contract Proposal Process from an Industry Perspective


Mark Amtower [Moderator], Founding Partner, Amtower & Co.
Ben Coit, Business Development Manager, Sapient and Chair, IAC Acquisition Management SIG
Helene Johnson, Director Strategic Capture, Health IT, Northrop Grumman
Peter Tuttle, Senior Acquisition Manager, Distributed Solutions and Vice Chair, IAC Acquisition Management SIG
12:00pm Summit Luncheon in Exhibit Hall (Box Lunch)
1:15pm Session 5-A:
Seek Professional Help–Assisted Acquisition Options


Steve LeSueur [Moderator], President, LeSueur Communications
Peter Burr, Director, Civilian Sector, FEDSIM, General Services Administration
John Nyce, Associate Director, Acquisition Services Directorate, National Business Center, Department of the Interior
Debi Santoro, Chief, IT Procurement Division, DITCO, Defense Information Systems Agency
Scott Stewart, Technical Director, Procurement Directorate, Defense Information Systems Agency


Session 5-B:
Utilize Schedules and Large Agency Contracts


Jeff Erlichman [Moderator], Chief Editor/Managing Partner, On The FrontLines
Brendan Burke
, Project Director, Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS), PEO EIS, U.S. Army
William Thoreen, Director, Enterprise Acquisitions Division, Office of Procurement Operations, Department of Homeland Security
Patricia Waddell, Director, IT Schedule Programs, General Services Administration


2:10pm Transition Break
2:15pm

Session 6-A:
Certify and Educate the Acquisition Professional: What's Available?


Marcus Fedeli, [Moderator], Business Manager, Beacon Associates
Lawrence Floyd, Knowledge Project Officer (Contracting), Defense Acquisition University
Donna Jenkins, Director, Federal Acquisition Institute
Chris Yukins, Associate Professor of Government Contracts Law and Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program, George Washington University

Session 6-B:
Support the Acquisition Community through Industry Partner Associations

Nick Wakeman [Moderator], Editor, Washington Technology
Ken Allen, Executive Director, ACT/IAC
Neal Couture, Executive Director, NCMA
Joseph Klimavicz, CIO and Director, High Performance Computing and Communications, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce and Past President, GITEC
Sheila McCoy, Director, Professional Development Center, AFCEA
3:15pm Transition Break
3:20pm

Session 7 - Summit Closing Plenary: Moving Toward Acquisition Excellence

Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration
Joanne Woytek, Program Manager, NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement


4:00pm Conference Reception in Exhibit Hall
5:00pm Summit Adjourns