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Agenda

July 30, 2019

8:00am

Registration and Breakfast

  • Exhibitor Set-up
8:50am

Welcome and Introductions

9:00am

Commander Briefing from Volk Field

  • Presented by Colonel David W. May, Commander, Volk Field Air National Guard Base (ANG)
9:30am

Commander Briefing from Fort McCoy

10:00am

Future Trends and Opportunities in Transportation

  • Presented by Kevin Chesnik, Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA)
10:30am

Legal Update for Small Business Government Contractors

  • Presented by Tim Connelly, Tim Connelly Law PLLC
11:00am

BREAK

11:15am

USDOT's Priorities and Small Business Opportunities

  • Presented by Gabriela Garcia, US DOT Great Lakes Region Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC)
11:45am

What Is Going On in DC From a Procurement Perspective

  • Presented by David Zvenyach, Principal, Zvenyach LLC
11:45am

State of Wisconsin Update

  • Presented by Representative Tony Kurtz, Assembly District 50
12:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Workshops

  • TRACK ONE - Military Construction - Presented by Christina Lene and Steven Bailey, Mission & Installation Contracting Command (MICC) Fort McCoy, Patrick Arendt, Certified Risk Manager/Insurance Agent, Spectrum Insurance and Corey Walton, US Department of Labor/Wage and Hour Division
  • TRACK TWO - Top DOD Supply Chain Challenges- For Manufacturing - Presented by Bill Statz, Owner, Statz Corporation, Jeff Hawthorne, National Sales Manager, Bentley World Packaging and Jean Polka, Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)
2:45pm

Workshops

  • TRACK ONE - Preparing Responses to Government Solicitations – What You Really Need to Know - Presented by Carol Murphy and Jean Polka, Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)
  • TRACK TWO - Information security – Decreasing Your Risk – Presented by Dane Deutsch, DCS Netlink
3:45pm

Workshops

  • TRACK ONE - Market Research and Strategy Development – Presented by Marc Violante, Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)
  • TRACK TWO - Selling to State and Local Governments - Presented by Carol Murphy and Steve Makovec, Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)
4:30pm

Teaming to Win More Work Panel

  • Subcontracting and Partnering With Prime Contractors - Presented by Lisa Fleming, Manager, Municipal Services, Ayres Associates, Tim Connelly, Tim Connelly Law PLLC and Jean Marie Thiel, President, Belonger Corporation, Inc.
5:15pm

End of Day One

5:30pm

On Base Reception

July 31, 2019

7:30am

Registration and Breakfast

8:30am

Welcome and Introduction

  • Terry Whipple, Executive Director, Juneau County Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC)
9:15am

Government Panel (Federal and State)

  • Lynn Herrman, Contracting Officer, MICC Fort McCoy, Kimberly Hutchinson, Small Business Specialist, General Services Administration (GSA) Chicago, Jeff Statz, Contracting Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Milwaukee, Patricia Rowe, Purchasing Manager, Ho-Chunk Nation, Zachary R. Tevis, Contracting Officer, U.S. Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region V
10:00am

BREAK & Visit Exhibits

10:30am

Industry Panel

  • Pamela Merfeld, Director of Procurement Services, Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS), Mark Gretebeck, Principal, Braun Intertec Corporation, Herb Miller, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity & Business Development, Michels Corporation, David Goudreau, President, Northern Wings, Mike Moeller, President, Remy Battery
11:30am

Briefings

  • Briefing From Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) - Presented by Tricia Braun, COO, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)
  • Update on NDAA Small Business - Presented by Eric Ness, District Director for Wisconsin, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
11:45am

Announcement of Capability Statement Contest Winners

12:00pm

Lunch

  • Brief Update from UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC)
1:15pm

One on one meetings

4:00pm

End of conference