CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Program

Time Event / Speakers Meeting Room
0700 Registration Atlas Foyer
0700 - 0900 Continental Breakfast Atlas Ballroom
0800 - 0815 Welcome to Gold Coast 2017 PROGRAM OVERVIEW Atlas Ballroom
0815 - 0840 Gen. Herbert J. "Hawk" Carlisle National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
Welcome President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association
Atlas Ballroom
0840 - 0900 Ms. Emily Harman (SES) Topic: DON OSBP Strategic Priorities Director
DON Office of Small Business Programs
Atlas Ballroom
0900-0930 Topic: Small Business Administration (SBA) Strategic Priorities Speaker: TBD Atlas Ballroom
0930-1030 Cyber Panel with Navy Leadership and Industry
Topic: Small Business Cyber Security - A Top Priority
Moderator: Mr. Pat Sullivan, Executive Director, Space and Naval Systems Warfare Command
Atlas Ballroom
1030-1110 Topic: Unmanned Systems Speaker: TBD Atlas Ballroom
1110 - 1230 Exhibits Open-Networking Grand Exhibit Hall
1230 - 1345 LUNCH Speaker: TBD Topic: TBD Atlas Ballroom
1345 - 1700 Exhibits Open Grand Exhibit Hall
1400 - 1700 Matchmaking: Industry and Government California Ballroom
1600 - 1700 Industry Workshops Royal Palms Ballrooms 1-6 -
and Pacific Salons 4 & 5
1700 - 1900 Networking Reception Grand Exhibit Hall
1900 Adjourn
Time Event / Speakers Meeting Room
0700 - 1600 Registration Atlas Foyer
0700 - 0900 Continental Breakfast Atlas Ballroom
0750 - 0800 Welcome to Gold Coast 2017 PROGRAM OVERVIEW Atlas Ballroom
0800 - 0830 Legislative Update Mr. Jimmy Thomas , Assistant Vice President for Policy, NDIA Atlas Ballroom
0830 - 0930 Topic: Navy & Marine Corps Challenges, Industry Opportunities Speaker: TBD Atlas Ballroom
0930 - 1010 Topic: Suspension and Debarrment - What You Need to Know Speakers: TBD Atlas Ballroom
1010 - 1100 Government Contracts Panel: Simplifying Complexity -
Removing Barriers to Small Business Participation
in the Industrial Base Moderator: TBD Panelists: TBD
Ballroom 6
1100 - 1150 Exhibits Open - Networking Grand Exhibit Hall
1100 - 1150 Matchmaking: Industry and Other Government California Ballroom
1200 - 1330 Lunch - Twice a Citizen Awards Presented by: TBD Atlas Ballroon
1330 - 1530 Exhibits Open Grand Exhibit Hall
1330 - 1430 Industry Workshops Royal Palms Ballrooms 1-6 -
and Pacific Salons 4 & 5
1530 Adjourn
Room Command/Topic
TBD Topic: Unmanned Systems in Every Domain (UUV, USV, UAV, and UGS) - Challenges and Opportunities for Industry Moderator: TBD Panelists: TBD
TBD Topic: Navy and Marine Corps Readiness Issues Moderator: TBD Panelists: TBD
TBD Topic: The Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Processes Speaker: Mr. Robert Smith, Director, DON SBIR/STTR
TBD Topic: Meet your Small Business Associate Director DON's Small Business Associate Directors