Schedule

March 19, 2018

  8:00 am
  

Registration & Networking


  8:45 am
  
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Master of Ceremonies: Scott Daugherty, SBTDC

  9:15 am – 10:00 am
  

Opportunities Exhibit Area Opens
Market your products and services to government agencies and prime contractors


  10:00 am – 11:15 am
  

Concurrent Seminars

NEW TO CONTRACTING

Government Contracting 101
Speaker: Richard Speights, SBTDC/PTAC

EXPERIENCED CONTRACTOR

Joint Ventures & Teaming Arrangements
Speakers: Gregg Funkhouser, Dixon Hughes, Goodman LLP


  11:30 am – 1:15 pm
  
Luncheon with Keynote Speaker
(EXHIBIT AREA CLOSES DURING LUNCH)
David Fann, President, Avadim Technologies

  1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
  

Concurrent Seminars

NEW TO CONTRACTING

Think Like a State Contracting Officer
Speakers: Richard Reber, NC DOA Purchasing; Benny Sloan, NC DOT; Kimber Craig, SC State Fiscal Accountability Authority

EXPERIENCED CONTRACTOR

Success Tips for Subcontractors
Speakers: Diane Dempsey, BAE Systems; Lisa Leal, Curtiss-Wright; Hudson Oliveira, RTI


  2:30 pm
  

Break


  2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
  

Concurrent Seminars

NEW TO CONTRACTING

Federal Certifications and Affiliations
Speakers: Joe Ann Shaeffers, SBA; Aregnaz Mooradian, SBA

EXPERIENCED CONTRACTOR

DoD Contracting Opportunities
Speakers: Robin Rourk, SPAWAR; Jo Rozier, Marine Corps (MCIE); David Christ, US Army Research Laboratory


  4:00 pm
  

Ice Cream Social


  5:00 pm
  

Opportunities 2018 Closes