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ACQUIRE Conference Program
With countless training opportunities for government, military and contractor professionals including keynotes, panel discussions and in-depth sessions, ACQUIRE’s two-day conference will address the most pressing priorities and issues across several tracks.
Expo Floor Keynotes/Plenary Sessions
Keynote Address: The Seventh Sense: Power, Fortune and Survival in the Age of Networks — Joshua Cooper Ramo
Innovations in Acquisition Panel — Mary Davie, GSA; Katrina McFarland, Army (AT&L) and Army Acquisition Executive (Invited) ; Lesley Field, OFPP (Invited)
Legacy IT: Keep It or Kick It? — Jamie Berryhill, OMB (Invited); Rob Klopp, Social Security Administration
Keynote Address: Endeavour to Succeed — Gabby Giffords & Mark Kelly
Senior Leader Panel — Professional Services Council
The PSC Acquisition Policy Survey: A Report on Federal
Acquisition — Professional Services Council Information Technology
Contracting for Modular Development in IT —
William Wencel, Management Concepts
Dangers of Social Media (Instructional Course Module from BPIA 101, IA for ISSOs) — Timothy Dye, Department of State (Invited)
How to Procure Hardware Utilizing ITES-3H — Tom Neff, Army CHESS (Invited)
Improving Services Acquisition — Kenneth Brennan, Department of Defense (Invited)
Information Assurance for System Owners —
Michael Petock, Department of State (Invited)
Cloud Security: Protect Against Attackers Hiding Amongst the Flock — Drew Reinders,
Akamai Technologies
Cyber Threat Landscape: Lessons Learned in 2015, the Challenges in 2016 — Drew Reinders, Akamai
Integrated Technology Delivery and the Benefits of the Design-Build Process — Vision Technologies
Cloud Data Protection — Steve Gregory, World Wide Technology
What Dev Ops Has to Do with Your Agency’s Modernization, Automation and Transformational Planning— Four Points Technology
Professional Services
Doing Business with the Federal Government —
Ralph Buchanan, Small Business Administration
Next Generation—FedRAMP Government Cloud —
Dean Pianta, Adobe
The Complete Guide to the Contract Lifecycle: Part 1—
Professional Services Council
Successful Partnering: SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program — Kiya Perrin, Small Business Administration
Human Capital and Training Solutions (HCaTS) Overview —
Jo-Ann Lee, GSA; Robert Woodside, GSA
The Complete Guide to the Contract Lifecycle: Part 2 —
Professional Services Council
Understanding OASIS and OASIS Small Business —
Todd Richards, GSA, OASIS
Healthcare Data Interoperability — Latif Khalil, JBS International; Vijay Shah, JBS International
The Opioid Epidemic and Expanding Access to Care: Supporting Federal Initiatives — Joseph Perpich, JBS International; Susan Hayashi, JBS International
Automation for Mass Personalization in Customer Service — Xerox Federal Services
Acquisition Management
Acquisition Innovations in Motion & Procurement Innovation Lab — Eric Cho, DHS (Invited); Harrison Smith, DHS (Invited)
GSA Alliant GWAC Program—Past, Present and Future —
Casey Kelley, GSA
NASA SEWP Overview and Tool Demo —Darlene E. Coen, NASA SEWP
Solving IT and Acquisition Challenges with NITAAC —
Cameron Hernandez, NITAAC
Category Management and the Acquisition Gateway —
Andrea Azarcon Heller, GSA
GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure — Shirley Champion , GSA EIS; Tim Horan, GSA
Innovative Acquisitions — Mark Naggar, Department of Health and Human Services
The SEWP In-Depth Training Session —Darlene E. Coen, NASA SEWP
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