CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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Updated August 10, 2020

Subject to change based on speaker availability, Govt travel restrictions and COVID conditions.

If you have questions about the schedule, please contact Dennis Rudloff at [email protected]

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Navy Gold Coast 2020 Virtual Conference

Time Pacific Time Zone

Event / Speakers// Conference lead-in break-out sessions designed to educate small business on the variety of resources and support for engagement with the Federal government

All Day 7X24

Registration

All Day 7X24

Virtual Exhibit Booths Open

0900 - 1600

Matchmaking scheduling and appointments available / 15 min. appointments

0830 - 0900

NDIA San Diego Day One Welcome & Breakout Session Introductions
Mr. Frank Muller and Host Team

0900 - 1000

DOD Agile Acquisition Framework Overview, Mr. John Robey, DAU

0900 - 1000

SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program, Mr. John Engstrom, SBA

1000 - 1015

Break (15 minutes)

1015 -1115

GSA Region 9 Small Business Support, Ms. Kimberly Sant, GSA

1015 -1115

Writing Winning Proposals, Mr. Mike Sabellico

1115 - 1130

Break (15 minutes)

1130 - 1230

Government Contracting 101, Mr. Brett Housholder

1130 - 1230

Propel: Cybersecurity for Small Defense Businesses:
Propel San Diego and California CASCADE Collaboration to Create and Scale Meaningful Cyber Training
Ms. Jo Marie Diamond

1230 -1245

Break (15 minutes)

1245 - 1345

American Indian PTAC Overview, Ms. Venessa Gleich

1245 -1345

NAVWAR Small Business Office Overveiw, Mr. Dan Deconzo, Director of the Office of Small Business Programs

 

Time / Pacific

Event / Speakers :: Main Conference Agenda

All Day 7X24

Registration

1200 - 1600

Matchmaking scheduling and appointments available / 15 min. appointments

All Day 7X24

Virtual Exhibit Booths

0800 - 0820

Welcome to 2020 Navy Gold Coast  
PROGRAM OVERVIEW Mr. Frank Muller

0820 - 0840

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Welcome

Gen. Herbert "Hawk" Carlisle, Ret. , National Defense Industrial Association

0840 - 0850

Welcome and Acknowledgements

Mr. Jimmy Smith, Director (SES), Department of Navy - Office of Small Business Programs

0850 - 0910

SECNAV Welcome and Comments via Pre-Recorded Video  Introduction & Welcome by Mr. Jimmy Smith

0910 - 0925

Break (15 minutes)

0925 - 1025

The Honorable Mr. James Geurts, Assistant Secretary of Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition

Introduction & Welcome by Mr. Jimmy Smith

1025 - 1030

Break (5 minutes)

1030 - 1130

Chief of Naval Research (CNR), RADM Lorin Selby   Naval Innovation  Introduction & Welcome by Mr. Jimmy Smith

1130 - 1145

Break (15 minutes)

1145

Industry Breakout Sessions - Introduction by Mr. Frank Muller

 

 

1200 - 1300

  Seaport NxG DON mandatory vehicle for the acquisition of professional services; Ms. Stacy McQuage

1200 - 1300

Benefits of NavalX Tech Bridge, Mr. Tony Clarke

1300 - 1310

Break (10 minutes)

1310 - 1405

Executive Round Table: DON challenges during COVID,
NAVAIR, Mr. Garry Newton
NAVSUP, Mr. Kurt Wendelken
NAVWAR, Mr. John Pope
NAVSEA - Mr. James Smerchansky

1310 - 1405

Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP), Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Mr. Donald Sallee

1405

Adjourn -  Closing Comments by Mr. Frank Muller

 

Time/Pacific

Event / Speakers

All Day 7X24

Registration

All Day 7X24

Virtual Exhibit Booths Open

1200 - 1600

Matchmaking scheduling and appointments available / 15 min. appointments

0800 - 0810

Welcome to 2019 Navy Gold Coast, Mr. Frank Muller
PROGRAM OVERVIEW

0810 - 0845

NDIA Legislative Updates

Mr. Wesley P. Hallman, Senior Vice President for Policy

0845 - 0900

Break (15 minutes)

0915 - 1015

Ms. Katie Arrington,  HQE for
Cyber for the Assistant Secretary for Defense Acquisition (ASD(A))

Department of Defense

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Update & Way Forward

1015 -1030

Break (15 minutes)

1030 - 1130

Federal Small Business Panel Hosted by:

Mr. Jimmy Smith, Director (SES)
Department of Navy (DON) Office of Small Business Programs(OSBP)

Panelists:
Air Force - Mr. Scott Kiser
Army - Ms. Kimberly Buehler
DoD - Ms. Amy Murray

1130 - 1145

Break (15 minutes)

1145

Industry Workshops Introduction by Mr. Frank Muller

1155 - 1255

Mr. Aaron D. Weis
Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer
Cyber Defense during COVID 19

1155 -1255

Defense Logistics Agency Executive Speaker

1255 -1305

Break (10 minutes)

1305 - 1355

Navy SBIR Program Introduction and Activity  Speaker: Mr. Bob Smith, ONR

1305 - 1355

Contracting Officer Panel
Moderated by Ms. Cindy Shaver
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Procurement)
HQMC I&L - Mr. Jamie Thompson
NAVSEA - Mr. Jim Lofgren
NAVSUP - Mr. Mark Bennington
NAVWAR - Ms. Gunderson

1355

2020 Navy Gold Coast Adjourned
Closing Comments
Mr. Frank Muller, Conference Chair