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Information Technology Initiatives and Contracting with Small Business at CBP on 5/30

Saturday, May 04, 2013   (0 Comments)
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection:
Information Technology Initiatives and Contracting with Small Business

An AgencyInsight™ event made possible through the support of:


 

Small federal contractors are invited to join us for a discussion with U.S. Custom and Border Protection's Charles Armstrong and Guy Torres on May 30th at the Carr Workplaces Event Center next door to the historic Willard Hotel.

This AgencyInsight™ event represents a tremendous opportunity for small federal contractors to participate in a substantive information exchange with officials responsible for determining what IT products, services and solutions will support CBP's requirements, and the procurement strategy for acquiring them.

Participation in this event is exclusively limited to small business concerns providing Information Technology goods and services, who do not exceed the SBA Size Standard of $25.5 million.

Immediately following the conclusion of the AgencyInsight event our sponsors invite all attendees to join us for a GovConnections™ networking mixer featuring great food, cocktails and plenty of government contracting networking!

Our featured guests:

Mr. Charles R. Armstrong is the Assistant Commissioner and Chief Information Officer for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. His functional responsibilities include software development, infrastructure services and support, tactical communications, the laboratory system and research and development functions, and IT modernization initiatives supporting CBP’s core business processes. Additionally, as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Steward for network services, Mr. Armstrong is accountable for supporting the agency’s requirements for secure, reliable communications.

Mr. Guy Torres is Director, Information Technology Contracting Division for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. In this role he manages the largest IT acquisition portfolio within the Department of Homeland Security and is responsible for obligating 40% of CBP’s annual budget resulting in procurement actions totaling more than 1000 orders.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is responsible for guarding nearly 7,000 miles of land border the United States shares with Canada and Mexico and 2,000 miles of coastal waters surrounding the Florida peninsula and off the coast of Southern California. The agency also protects 95,000 miles of maritime border in partnership with the United States Coast Guard. To secure this vast terrain, CBP’s U.S. Border Patrol agents, Air and Marine agents, and CBP officers and agriculture specialists, together with the nation’s largest law enforcement canine program, stand guard along America’s front line.

Pre-Registration Fees:

$75 for CORE™ Small Business; $95 for Individual and Associate; $145 for Not Yet Members

Registration includes participation in GovConnections™ mixer immediately following this event.

Pre-Registration is required. No substitutions. No onsite registration. All registrations subject to verification.

Participation is limited to small business concerns providing Information Technology products and services and do not exceed the SBA Size Standard of $25.5M.

The American Small Business Coalition Event Policy Terms and Conditions are in effect.

 

 
AgencyInsight and GovConnections are marks of The American Small Business Coalition, LLC
 
http://www.theasbc.org/event/agencyinsight_CBP

 

 


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