CONFERENCE PROGRAM

2018 Conference Program
Small Business: Sharpening the American Military’s Competitive Edge

2018 Program

0600 - 1330 GOLF TOURNAMENT
Registration/Check-in at 6:00 AM PDT
Shotgun Start at 7:30 AM PDT
Format: Four-person Scramble
Website:https://www.navygoldcoast.org/patriot-golf-day
Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Course
1300 - 1630 Registration Outside Ballroom 6
1300 - 1630 Exhibitor and Sponsorship Set-Up Exhibit Hall
1300 - 1700 Matchmaking Registration Outside Ballroom 6
1200 - 1700 Workshops Rooms 3, 4, 5a
Room Workshop Topics Room Host
3 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Mike Sabellico
San Diego Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)
Topic: BOOTS to Business Transition Class
Time: 1200 -1300
TBD
3 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Ms. Leanne Anderson - Propel San Diego
Topic: Propel San Diego Grant Initiative Overview
Time: 1300 -1400
TBD
3 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. John Engstrom - Small Business Administration (SBA)
Topic: Government Contracting For Small Business
Time: 1400 -1500
TBD
3 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Ms. Bridget Gauer - (NITAAC)
Topic: National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) Overview
Time: 1500 -1600
TBD
3 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Mike Sabellico
San Diego Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)
Topic: BOOTS to Business Transition Class
Time: 1600 -1700
TBD
3 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Ms. Elaine Richardson
San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG)
Mr. Eric Meisgeier - Mid-Coast Transit Constructors
Topic: SANDAG Agency Overview
Diversity in Small Contractor Opportunities (DISCO) Program
SANDAG Architecture and Engineering (A&E) and Construction Management (CM) Bench Programs
How to do Business with SANDAG
Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project Overview and Opportunities
Time: 1600 -1700
4 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Lee Rosenberg
Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Small Business Director
Topic: How to do Business with the Missile Defense Agency
Time: 1200 -1300
4 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Brett Householder, San Diego PTAC
Topic: Creating a Capabilities Statement for Marketing to the Government
Time: 1300 -1400
TBD
4 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Michael Kantor
American Indian PTAC
TOPIC: Selling your small businesses
Buying a Small Business and Succession Planning: Legal and Practical Tips to consider including changes that can compromise Small Business Certifications.
Time: 1400 -1500
TBD
4 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Harry Duffield
SCORE San Diego
Topic: New tax law for companies
Time: 1500 - 1600
TBD
4 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Bill Pope
SCORE San Diego
Topic: Insurance How to Protect You and Your Company
Time: 1600 -1700
TBD
5a Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Joe Greger -Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)
Topic: Overview and Resources Available for Small Businesses
Time: 1200 - 1400
TBD
5a Status: Confirmed
Speakers: Lisa Artz
Topic: DCMA Commercial Item Group Overview; A New DoD Initiative
1400-1500
TBD
5a Status: Confirmed
Speakers: Rochelle Lowe – The County of San Diego
Topic: TBD
Time: 1500 - 1600
TBD
5a Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Joe Schroedel - Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)
Topic: Industry Government Engagement – Sending the Right Message
Time: 1600 - 1700
TBD
Time Event / Speakers Meeting Room
0700 - 1900 Registration Outside Ballroom 6
0700 - 0900 Continental Breakfast Ballroom 6
0800 - 1130 Matchmaking Registration Outside Ballroom 6
0800 - 0815 Welcome to Gold Coast 2018
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Ballroom 6
0815 - 0840 Status:Confirmed
Gen. Herbert J. "Hawk" Carlisle
President & CEO
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
Welcome
Ballroom 6
0840 - 0900 Status:Confirmed
Ms. Emily Harman (SES)
Director
Department of Navy (DON) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)
Topic: Department of Navy, Office of Small Business Programs Strategic Priorities
Introduction of OSBP Associated Directors
Ballroom 6
0900 - 0930 Status:Confirmed
Speaker:Wesley P. Hallman
Senior Vice President for Policy
Topic:NDIA Legislative Updates
Ballroom 6
0930-1030 Status:Confirmed
Contracting Panel
Moderator: Mr. Mark McLain
Associate Director, OSBP, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
Topic: From Requirements to Contract- Understanding the DON Acquisition Lifecycle
Panel Members:
Mr. Robert Smith, Director, DON Small Business Innovation
Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Programs
Mr. Bill Farmer, Deputy Program Manager, Tactical Networks Program Office, SPAWAR
Ms. Karen Rainville, Contracts Department Branch Head, SPAWAR
Ms. Robin Rourk, Deputy Director, OSPB, SPAWAR, Systems Center Atlantic
Ballroom 6
1030-1110 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. William Bray
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development, Test and Evaluation(DASN RDT&E)
Topic:Navy and Marine Corps Labs - Industry Opportunities
Panel Members: TBD
Ballroom 6
1110 - 1230 Exhibits Open-Networking Exhibit Hall
1230 - 1345 LUNCH
Status:Confirmed
Speaker: Under Secretary of the Navy
The Honorable Thomas B. Modly
Topic:The Secretary of the Navy's Strategic Priorities: People. Capabilities, Processes
Ballroom 6
1345 - 1700 Exhibits Open Exhibit Hall
1345 - 1400 Matchmaking Check in and Sessions Begin Exhibit Hall
1400 - 1700 Matchmaking: Industry and Government Exhibit Hall
1600 - 1700 Industry Workshops Rooms 3, 4, 5a
1700 - 1900 Networking Reception Exhibit Hall
1900 Adjourn
Room Workshop Topic Room Host
3 Status: Moderator Confirmed, Panel Pending
Speaker: Mr. William Bray
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (DASN RDT&E)
Topic:Navy and Marine Corps Labs - Industry Opportunities
Panel Members: TBD
TBD
4 Status: Confirmed
PTAC PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: Mr. Brett Householder - San Diego Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Focus Areas: Protests, NIST Standards, How to Execute Teaming Agreements to Guarantee Work or Work share
Panelists: Dick Oliver; Ronald Perlman, Steven Koprince
Maria Panichelli, and Robert Cogan
TBD
5a Status: Confirmed
Moderator: Ms. Emily Harman, SES, Director, DON OSBP
Topic: Category Management – A Critical Discussion
Panelists: Mr. Dwayne Weaver, SES, Executive Director, DASN Acquisition and Procurement
Mr. Charles Manager, Associate Administrator, Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU), GSA
Ms. Amy Lineberry, Deputy Associate Administrator, OSBU, GSA
Ms. Pamela Cressel, Lead Small Business Specialist (Region 9), GSA
TBD
Time Event / Speakers Meeting Room
0700 - 1600 Registration Outside Ballroom 6
0700 - 0900 Continental Breakfast Ballroom 6
0800 -0810 Welcome to Gold Coast 2018
PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Ballroom 6
0810 - 0825 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Rebecca Unetic - San Diego Women In Defense (WID)
Topic: TBD
Ballroom 6
0825 - 0905 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Jimmy Smith
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy
Expeditionary Programs and Logistics Management DASN(E&LM)
Topic: Opportunities for Small Business Participation in Expeditionary Programs and Acquisition Logistics
Ballroom 6
0905 - 0955 Status: Moderator Confirmed, Panelist TBD
Moderator: Ms. Emily Harman (SES)
Director, Department of Navy (DON) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)
Focus: Small Business Liaison Office Panel
Topic: Bridging the gap - Prime and Subcontracting opportunities
Panel: Anthony Vigo - General Atomic (GA)
Mr. Robert Watson - Northrop Grumman
Ms. Diane Demsey - BAE Systems
TBD - Deloitte
Ballroom 6
0955 - 1045 Status: Pending Invite
Moderator: Ms. Arveice Washington, Deputy Director, DON OSBP
Focus: Government Prime and Subcontractor Panel
Topic: Government Contracting: Industry Best Practices and Lesson Learned
Panel Members:
Ms. Jennifer Brooks – Vice President Booz Allen Hamilton (Prime Contractor)
Ms. Jamie Moraga – Intellisolutions (Sub Contractor)
Mr. Jeffrey Smithson – Lockheed Martin (Prime Contractor)
TBD (Sub Contractor)
Mr. Steve Boraz - Vice President, C4ISR, Epsilon Systems (Prime Contractor)
Mr. Fernando Cancel - Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Duchancell (Subcontractor)
Mr. Steve Boral - Vice President, C4ISR, Epsilon Systems (Prime Contractor)
Mr. Cancel Fernando - Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Duchancell (Subcontractor)
Mr. James Lasswell - Senior Advisor to the President, INDUS Technology (Prime Contractor)
TBD (Subcontractor)
Ballroom 6
1045-1115 Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Ms. Rachel Fischer - San Diego Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
Topic: How businesses can use FPDS-NG to performance market intelligence/research
Ballroom 6
1130 - 1230 Exhibits Open - Networking Exhibit Hall
1130 - 1140 Matchmaking Check in and Sessions Begin Exhibit Hall
1140 - 1215 Matchmaking: Industry and Other Government Exhibit Hall
1230 - 1330 Twice A Citizen Lunch
Status:Pending Invite
Hosted by:Alan Baca
Ballroom 6
1330 - 1530 Exhibits Open Exhibit Hall
1330 - 1430 Industry Workshops Rooms 3, 4, 5a
1530 Adjourn
Room Workshop Topic Room Host
3 Status: Confirmed
Speaker:Mr. Carlton Hagans
Department of Navy (DON) Mentor Protégé
Program Manager
Topic: The DON Mentor Protégé Program
TBD
4 Status: Confirmed
Topic: Ship Repair - Opportunities for Industry
Moderator: Mr. Steven Cade, Executive Director Military Sealift Command
Panel: Captain David T. Hart (USN)
Command Officer, Southwest Regional Maintenance Center
Mr. Andy Busk
Director of Engineering, Military Sealift Command
Mr. Evan Littig
Deputy Program Manager, Naval Sea Systems Command
TBD
5a Status: Confirmed
Speaker: Mr. Jimmy Smith, SES, DASN (E&LM)
Topic: Expeditionary Programs and Logistic Acquisitions Panel
Panelists: Colonel Don Gordon, Program Manager, Air Command and Control Sensor Netting, Marine Corps Systems Command
Mr. William H. Luebke, SES, Director, Logistics & Fleet Support, SPAWAR
Mr. Robert C. Shevock, SES, Deputy Commander, Acquisition, Commonality and Expeditionary Warfare Directorate, NAVSEA
Mr. Thomas G. Rudowsky, SES, Deputy Assistant Commander, Logistics and Industrial Operations, Naval Air Systems Command
TBD

Updated 07/13/2018

If you have questions about the schedule, please contact JV Miller at [email protected]