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Fall Healthcare Forum, EIP Dinner, and Training Conference

November 7 @ 7:30 am - November 8 @ 6:00 pm

Fall Healthcare Forum – November 7th

Due to the overwhelming popularity of our Spring Healthcare Forum, we are adding another one this Fall!  Our Fall Healthcare Forum will take place on November 7th at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA. The Coalition will also be hosting its Excellence in Partnership Awards Dinner that evening as well, along with our Fall Training Conference the next day, all at the same venue.

The Forum will begin with a Keynote Address from confirmed speaker Guy Kiyokawa, Deputy Director, DHA. Following those remarks, the Coalition has confirmed Karen Brazell, the Chief Acquisition Officer at the VA), to provide attendees with an update on the State of VA Acquisition.

Attendees will also hear more about the latest acquisition strategies and contracting programs that support our nation’s warfighters and veterans during two morning panel discussion sessions. The first, titled, VA Acquisition Leadership Panel, will feature the following confirmed panel speakers Phil Christy, Acting Principal Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction, VA, Tammy Czarnecki, Assistant Deputy Undersecretary of Health for Administrative Operations, VA and Ricky Lemmon, Acting Executive Director, Office of Acquisition and Logistics, VA.

During the second panel discussion, the DHA Acquisition Leadership Panel, John Tenaglia, Head of Contracting, Defense Health Agency, is  confirmed and will be joined by Pat Flanders, Chief Information Officer, Defense Health Agency, and Col (S) Randy Ivall, Deputy Chief, Defense Health Agency Medical Logistics (DHA MEDLOG).

After a networking lunch, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in Business Intelligence Sessions, which provide an interactive, collaborative, and informative dialogue with Federal experts and leaders in procurement. You will be able to choose form the following sessions:

First Business Intelligence Session:

VA Pharma Session

  • Tom Emmendorfer, Deputy Chief Consultant, PBM, VA (Confirmed)

MSPV Session

  • Jaime Friedel, Director of Procurement MSPV, VA (Confirmed)
  • Spencer Roberts, Director, Healthcare Commodities Program Office, Veterans Health Administration (Confirmed)
  • Brian Love, Contracting Officer, MSPV 2.0, VA (Confirmed)

Second Business Intelligence Session:

DoD Pharma Session

  • David Bobb, Chief, Pharmacy Operations Division, DHA (Confirmed)

DAPAs and ECATs

  • Steve Bollendorf, DLA Medical/Surgical Prime Vendor Program Manager, Defense Logistics Agency (Confirmed)
  • Jody Goldsmith, Deputy Program Manager, MSPV Formulary Management (Confirmed)

Prosthetics and Non-Expendable Equipment

  • Jack DuFon, Executive, Non-Expendable Equipment Office, VA (Confirmed)
  • Penny Nechanicky, Director, Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service, VA (Invited)

Click here to view the draft agenda, and click here to register!  To reserve a room in our discounted block at the Fairview Park Marriott (event location), please use this reservations link.

 

2018 Excellence in Partnership Awards – November 7th

The Excellence in Partnership (EIP) Awards honor individuals and organizations in the acquisition community who have made significant contributions to the procurement system that deliver best value and meet agency missions. Historically, these awards have been given to individuals and organizations in the public and private sectors that demonstrate excellence in procurement with GSA, VA, DOD, DHS, and other government agencies.

We are honored to announce that Emily Murphy, Administrator for the General Services Administration, has been confirmed to discuss GSA’s priorities in keynote remarks during the EIP awards ceremony.  There will be additional keynotes from Lesley Field, Acting Administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (Confirmed), and Phil Christy, Acting Principal Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) (Confirmed).

The Coalition is excited to announce that is now accepting nominations for the 19th Annual EIP Awards celebration! To nominate a deserving candidate and/or organization, click here. The Coalition will be accepting nominations through October 19, 2018.

This year’s categories will include:

  • Lifetime Acquisition Excellence Award – Presented to an individual in the government contracting community for demonstrating a long-term commitment to career excellence.
  • Acquisition Savings Award – Presented to an organization or individual for developing solutions resulting in savings to the government and taxpayer.
  • Veteran’s Employment Award – Presented to a government agency or contractor or individual for promoting and executing a successful veteran program.
  • Contract Streamlining Award – Presented to an organization or individual for efficiently using/creating resources that simplify processes or systems in the procurement and contracting environment.
  • Increasing Competition Award – Presented to an organization or individual for pursuing best value solutions through enhanced competition.
  • Improving Transparency Award – Presented to an organization or individual (government or contractor) for improving and maintaining an effective bridge of communication between government and industry.

Click here to submit your nomination for the 2018 EIP Awards before the October 19, 2018 deadline. If you have any questions, please contact Jason Baccus at JasonBaccus@thecgp.org.

The EIPs will take place from 6:00pm – 10:00pm at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA on November 7th.  To register for this special evening, along with the Fall Healthcare Forum (earlier in the day) and Fall Training Conference (next day), please click here! View the EIP agenda here!

 

Fall Training Conference – November 8th

The Coalition for Government Procurement is pleased to invite you to our annual Fall Training Conference – The Federal Market Forecast, on November 8th in Falls Church, VA.

We will start the day with a Keynote Acquisition Executive Panel! The following panelist have been invited to participate: Soraya Correa, Chief Procurement Officer, DHS (Confirmed); Elliott Branch, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Procurement, Department of Navy (Confirmed); and Jeff Koses, Senior Procurement Executive, GSA.  This panel will be moderated by Angela Styles, Partner, Bracewell.  Following the Keynote Panel, we will have an Inspector General Panel where we have invited Brian Miller, Former GSA Inspector General to moderate; Michael Missal, VA Inspector General (confirmed); and Theresa Hull, Audit Assistant Inspector General for Acquisition, Contracting, Sustainment, and Healthcare, DoD Inspector General (confirmed).

The latter half of the morning will be comprised of two additional panels.  The first, Schedules Modernization – The $46 Billion Market, in which we have invited Stephanie Shutt, MAS Program Management Office, GSA, Dan Shearer, FSS Director, VA (Confirmed), and will be moderated by Jonathan Aronie, Partner, Sheppard Mullin.  The second, The Future of e-Commerce: Section 846, GSA Advantage, and DOD’s FedMall, where we have invited the following participants: Laura Stanton, Assistant Commissioner for Enterprise Strategy Management, GSA; LeAntha Sumpter, Director, Contracting eBusiness, Defense, Pricing, and Contracting (DPC) (Confirmed); Mathew Blum, Associate Administrator at the OFPP (Confirmed), and will be moderated by Tom Sisti, SAP.

In the afternoon, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in Business Intelligence Sessions, which provide an interactive, collaborative, and informative dialogue with Federal experts and leaders in procurement. We have invited over 30 of these such leaders to discuss the following eight sessions that you can choose from:

First Business Intelligence Session:

  • IT Modernization & Innovation
    • Kelly Olson, Deputy Commissioner/ Director (Acting), TTS (Confirmed)
    • Judith Zawatsky, Acting Assistant Commissioner for Office of Systems Management, GSA
    • Eric Cho, Project Lead, Procurement Innovation Lab, DHS (Confirmed)
    • Bill Zielinski, Acting Assistant Commissioner for the IT Category, GSA
  • General Products
    • Jill LaDuca, Director, Southwest Supply and Acquisition Center, GSA
    • Brian Knapp, Director, Integrated Workplace Acquisition Center, GSA
    • Peter Han, Director, Northeast and Caribbean Acquisition Center, GSA
    • Teresa McCarthy, Director, Heartland Acquisition Center, GSA
  • Services
    • Alex Rouse, Professional Services Program Executive, GSA
    • Ken Brennan, Deputy Director, DPC (Confirmed)
    • Jacob Bertram, Director of Contract Operations, Office of Professional Services and Human Capital, GSA
    • Tiffany Hixson, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Professional Services and Human Capital Categories, GSA
  • VA Federal Supply Schedules
    • Bob Satterfield, FSS Chief, VA
    • Deborah Zuckswerth, FSS Chief, VA
    • Diana Lawal, FSS Chief, VA
    • James Booth, FSS Chief, VA
    • Christine Szrom, FSS Chief, VA

Second Business Intelligence Session:

  • Cyber and Supply Chain Security
    • Bob Metzger, Partner, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell (Confirmed)
    • Emile Monette, Cybersecurity Strategist, DHS (Confirmed)
    • Bill Zielinski, Acting Assistant Commissioner for the IT Category, GSA
  • GWACs
    • Cheryl Thorton, ITC Center Director, GSA
    • Al Marshall, Technical Strategy Manager, NASA SEWP (Confirmed)
    • Pete Burr, Deputy Director of FEDSIM, GSA
    • Keith Johnson, Contracting Officer, NITAAC (Confirmed)
  • FedMall
    • Adarryl Roberts, Portfolio Manager, DLA (Confirmed)
    • Kathleen Lemming, Senior Procurement Analyst, DPC (Confirmed)
    • FedMall Customer TBD
  • MSPV Attributes Discussion – Is The Future Now?
    • Spencer Roberts, Director, VHA Procurement & Logistics Office (Confirmed)

As always, the Conference will conclude with a networking reception from 4:30pm – 6:00pm to allow you to further engage your peers and the day’s speakers.

To view the full agenda, click here. To reserve a room in our discounted block at the Fairview Park Marriott (event location), please use this reservations link.

 

Fall Healthcare Forum EIP Awards Dinner Fall Training Conference Bundled Price
Standard/Affiliate Members $375  $250 $575  $1,080
Premier Members TWO complimentary passes, then $275  $225  TWO complimentary passes, then $375  $787.50
Strategic Partner/Executive Members FIVE complimentary passes, then $250  $175  FIVE complimentary passes, then $250  $607.50
Keystone Members Complimentary  Complimentary Complimentary  Complimentary
Government $100  $100 $100  $270
Non-Members $495  $300 $1000 (includes EIPs)  $1,345.50

 

If the pricing generated by the system does not match your member type, please contact Jason Baccus at jasonbaccus@thecgp.org.

Details

Start:
November 7 @ 7:30 am
End:
November 8 @ 6:00 pm

Venue

Fairview Park Marriott
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042 United States
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Phone:
1-703-849-9400