11th Annual Small Business Conference

"Army & Small Business: Success Thru Partnership"

7 - 8 November 2007

Tysons Corner, VA


Wednesday, November 7, 2007


Continuing Opportunities for Small Businesses

  • Mr. Dean G. Popps, Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)

Update on the State of the Army Small Business Program

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

The Outlook for Small Business


Thursday, November 8, 2007

Recognition of AMC Small Business Person of the Year

Keys to Small Business Success

  • Dr. Marvin Carroll, CEO, Tec-Masters, Inc.

Panel: Assistance and Opportunities

  • MRAP Business Opportunities, Mr. Scott A. Crosson, Acquisition Manager, Joint MRAP Vehicle Program, U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command
  • Business Opportunities with FCS, Mr. John Kelley, Director, Supplier Management and Procurement, FCS, The Boeing Company
  • Industry Partnership Opportunities with AMC, Mr. Ronald Davis, Deputy Chief of Staff for Business Transformation, G-7, HQs AMC
  • Available Resources to Businesses for State-of-the-Art Manufacturing, Mr. John S. VanKirk, President and Executive Director, National Center for Defense Manufacturing & Machining

Breakout Sessions: Special Interest Topics

  • Success Strategies for Women-Owned Small Businesses in the DoD World, Ms. Madhu Beriwal, President and CEO, Innovative Emergency Management, Inc.
  • Tips and Opportunities Available for Small Businesses, Mr. Wallace Johnson, Deputy Director, Procurement Technical Assistance Program, George Mason University
  • What You Need to Know Before You Team/Partner, Ms. January Dennison, President, Technology Research Consultants, Inc.