Shay Assad, Director, Defense Procurement, Acquisition Policy and Strategic Sourcing, Department of Defense
Soraya Correa, Director, Office of Procurement Operations, Department of Homeland Security
Casey Coleman, Chief Information Officer, General Services Administration
Delores Thompson-Gad, Assistant Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Mission and Installtion Contracting Command, Directorate of Contracting, Fort Belvoir
Mary Davie, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Assisted Acquisition Services, Federal Acquisition Service, General Services Administration
Amanda Fredriksen, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, General Supplies and Services, Federal Acquisition Service
Mike Sade, Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Integrated Technology Services, Federal Acquisition Service
Houston Taylor, Director, Program Analysis Division, Office of Acquisition Management, Federal Acquisition Service
Kendra Turner, Director, Industry Relations Division, Office of Acquisition Management, Public Buildings Service
WHAT: The American Small Business Coalition Fifth Anniversary Conference and Awards Dinner: "Celebrating a Culture of Collaboration and Success" (http://www.turningfive.com/)
WHY: In addition to new initiatives like the Economic Stimulus, the change in our Nation's leadership is affecting the dynamics of how Government and Industry partnerships will occur, now and in the future. This event is a full day of high-touch, high-value information exchange for companies doing business in the government sector as well as those seeking to do business there. This event includes keynotes, breakouts and discussion panels led by leaders from Government and Industry with unparalleled networking opportunities throughout the day. This information-rich event concludes with a festive cocktail networking reception and awards dinner in the Sheraton Premiere's Capital Club.
The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC) is a membership organization exclusively focused on supporting the development of relationships, best practices and market intelligence for companies doing business in the government sector.