DLA Supply Chain Alliance Conference & Exposition

"Adapting Today's Sustainment Partnerships to Support Tomorrow's Integrated Deterrence"

23 - 24, April 2024

Columbus, OH


Tuesday, April 23, 2024

World Scene Setter

  • Pete Steen, Global Strategy and Economics Advisor, Joint Staff, J5

Operationalizing Sustainment

  • Marion Whicker, Executive Deputy to the Commanding General, U.S. Army Materiel Command

Tuesday Breakout Sessions

Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages

  • Presented by Stephen Foster, DMSMS Branch Chief

Source Approval Request and Replenishment Parts Purchase or Borrow

  • Presented by Eric Wilde, Value Management Branch Chief and
    Jamie Spangler, Procurement Analyst

DLA Mentor-Protégé Program Learning Session

  • Presented by DLA HQC, Land & Maritime and
    Aviation Small Business Offices

Forecasting and Supplier Collaboration

  • Presented by Chrissy Schall,Director of Business Process Support

Cost and Pricing

  • Presented by Matt Kirk, Pricing Division Chief

DMSMS & Parts Management Programs

  • Presented by Robin Brown, Parts and DMSMS Management Program Manager R&E Engineering Systems & Architecture Defense Standardization Program Office


  • Presented by Will Holmes, Branch Chief, DLS Provisionin

DLA Qualifications Program

  • Presented by Michael Adams, Custom Devices Branch Chi

Cast & Forge

  • Presented by Eric Wilde, Value Management Branch Chie

Acquisition and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

  • Presented by Shivane Pate

DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS)

  • Presented by Luci Maldonado,Procurement Systems Branch Chief

FDMC Overview

  • Presented by Advanced Technology International (ATI)


Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Industrial Supply and Integration

NDIA Address


Wednesday Breakout Sessions

Doing Business with DLA & EDI (Includes APEX)

  • Presented by both DLA Land, Maritime, and Aviation SmallBusiness leadership as well as
    APEX Accelerator (formerly PTAC) and
    The Small Business Administration (SBA)

DLA Packaging

  • Presented by Jenifer Smith, DLA Packaging Program Manager

Warstopper Program and DefensePriorities and Allocation System

  • Presented by Eugene Mitchell,Industrial Support Branch Chie

Call Your Attorney

  • Presented by Anita Doran, Senior Fraud Counsel

Vendor Shipment Module

  • Presented by Janet Hern, VSM Analyst

The Suicide and Trauma ReductionInitiative for Veterans (STRIVE)

  • Presented by Dr. Craig Bryan