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AgencyInsight: Discussion with Air Force's Joe McDade (SAF/SB)
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AgencyInsight: Discussion with Air Force's Joe McDade (SAF/SB)

If the U.S. Air Force is a current or prospective customer for your small business, don't miss this unique and candid members only meeting with Air Force Director of Small Business, Joe McDade. Mr. McDade will discuss and take questions about small business participation in current and future Air Force acquisition activities and recent guidance and policies issued by Air Force Leadership.

When: Thursday, August 2, 2012
From 10am to Noon
Where: Carr Workplaces 1701 Penn
1701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Suite 300
Washington, District of Columbia  20006
United States
Contact: The ASBC Events Team

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According to a June 15, 2012 memo issued by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ) and the Air Force Office of Small Business Programs (SAF/SB) entitled "Increased Use of Small Business Concerns," the Air Force has determined it will have to award an additional $600M to $800M more to small businesses than projected for FY12.

To achieve this and future small business goals, Air Force is implementing several initiatives related to: Sources Sought notices; GSA Schedule, GWAC and Interagency Acquisitions; Multiple Award (MAC) and Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contracts and Air Force's use of the Simplified Acquisition Procedures.

This complimentary, members only session is an excellent opportunity to engage in discussion with a senior level agency official directly responsible for influencing decisions and implementing policies related to small business involvement in Air Force acquisition programs. Topics for discussion include the recent memo issued to all Major Commands, Field Operating Activities and Direct Reporting Units, and the February 2012 Air Force Small Business Improvement Plan (SBIP).

Mr. Joseph M. McDade Jr., a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of the Air Force Office of Small Business Programs in Washington, D.C. Mr. McDade advises the Secretary of the Air Force and senior leaders on small business procurement issues. He is also responsible implementing policies, programs and initiatives designed to secure $8 billion in small business prime contract awards annually.

AgencyInsight™ is an opportunity to garner accurate and timely information related to business and mission operations at U.S. Government Agencies facilitated through discussions with agency officials or executives from industry organizations doing business with these agencies. AgencyInsight™ is a production of The American Small Business Coalition Business-to-Government Education Program (B2GEDU).

Participation Criteria:

This is a complimentary Members Only Activity. Limited to one (1) representative per company. Each participant must be an eligible representative of a small business concern (i.e., Individual or Associate Member representing a small business concern or a registered representative of a CORE™ Small Business).

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