7th Annual National Small Business Conference

"Small Businesses in Economic Recovery"

25 - 26 May 2010

Huntsville, AL

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Keynote Address:

Aerospace & Defense Small Business Outlook Panel

  • Ms. Suellen Jeffress, Assistant to the Director and Woman-Owned Small Business Program Manager, Department of the Army, Office of Small Business Programs
  • Mr. John Caporal, Acting Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
  • Mr. Glenn Delgado, Assistant Administrator, Office of Small Business Programs, NASA

Legislative Update and Defense Budget Review/FY11 Projection

Strategic Sourcing and the Impact on Small Business Opportunity

  • Mr. James Wright, Army Program Manager for Strategic Sourcing, U.S. Army Contracting Command


Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Success in Small Business

Department of Homeland Security

  • Mr. Anthony Bell, Small Business Advocate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Winner of NDIA Small Business Success Story Contest

Mergers & Acquisitions


  • The Nuts, Bolts and Screws of Teaming, Mr. Jerome Gabig, Attorney, Sirote & Permutt, PC
  • Compliance, Enforcement and Mandatory Disclosures, Ms. Jessica Abrahams, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP

Enhancing Your Business Opportunities

Small Business Contracting

  • Ms. Cathy Dickens, Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting, U.S. Army SMDC/ARSTRAT
  • Mr. Kim Whitson, Deputy Director, Office of Procurement, National Aeronautics and Space Administration