National Small Business Conference

"Beyond the Basics: The Next Step to Success"

19 - 21 July 2004

San Diego, CA

Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Contributions of Small Business to U.S. National Security and the Navy's Mission

Small Business Working with DoD: A Success Story

  • Dr. Paul Hsu, Chairman & CEO, Manufacturing & Technology, Inc.


DAR Council Issues

Changes to Government Acquisition Policies & Procedures

  • Ms. Laura Auletta, Chair, Civilian Agency Acquisition Council, General Services Administration


Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Promises & Pitfalls Subcontracting with Primes

Promises & Pitfalls Subcontracting with Primes

  • Carl M. Albero, President Naval Engineering and Technical Services Group, SAIC

Contracting and Subcontracting Opportunities in IRAQ

  • Mr. Mark Lumer, Assistant Deputy, Assistant Secretary, Policy & Procurment - Iraq, U.S. Army

Small Business Contributions to the Transformational Goals of the U.S. Military

  • Mr. Frank Ramos, Director, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, DoD

The Role of Small Business in the Future U.S. Defense Industrial Base

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)

  • Kevin Boshears, Director, Office of Small Business and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Department of Homeland Security

Partnering, Teaming and Other Strategic Alliances: The Counsel's Perspective

Contract Performance Fulfilling Contractual Obligations

The Engagement, the Ring and the "PRE-NUP"

The Small Business as Subcontractor

Emergency Response Technology (ERT) ProgramNational Technology Transfer Center

Working with NDAS and Doing "Due Diligence" on Potential Primes, "Subs or Team Members" Spot B. The Large Business as Sub - Spot H

  • George Otchere, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Mentor-Protege Program Winning Strategies

  • Ms. Gloria Pualani, corporate director of Socio-Economic Business Programs for Northrop Grumman Corporation

"Our Army at War - Relevant & Ready"

  • Ms. Tracey Pinson, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (SADBU), Office of the Secretary of the Army

Beyond the Basics - Next Step to Success


Panel C: Good News / Bad News: You Got the Job!
Moderator: Mr. Merv Cutler, VP & CBO, Syzygy Technologies, Inc.

  • Mr. Peter Jackson, Ms. Diane Peluso, Government Business Cousultant

Panel E: Costly Mistakes!
Moderator: Ms. Judi Smith, VP, Business Development, Antin Engineering, Inc.

  • Mr. Jack Friery, Attorney/SDSU Professor, Government Contracting Law
  • Mr. Brian Greenberg, VP, Operations KES Incorporated

Panel F: Preparing for the Future Changes to Government Acquisition Procedures / Policies
Moderator: Dwayne Junker, President, Antin Engineering, Inc./NDIA Small Business Subcommittee Chair, San Diego Chapter

  • Ms. Vickie Lillicrapp, FEDSIM (Navy) Program Manager
  • Ms. Helen Lipka, President, The Marlin Alliance
  • Mr. Jim Bailey, Government, Contracting