Thu, November 16, 2017, 7:15 AM – 6:00 PM Fairview Park Marriott 3111 Fairview Park Drive Falls Church, VA 22042
Privia is proud to be a sponsor of this year's Coalition for Government Procurement at our Fall Training Conference titled: Market MRI: Modernization, Reorganization & Innovation – The Procurement Prognosis for Government and Industry.
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This all-day event will be taking place at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA on November 16th and will include a keynote, numerous in-depth government led panel discussions, smaller MRI sessions in the afternoon with a variety of government agencies participating, and of course plenty of time for networking. To access the draft agenda for the Fall Conference, please click here.
We are pleased to announce that Shay Assad, Acting DPAP Director, will serve as our morning keynote. We will have the e-Commerce, MRI, and the Future of Procurement panel moderated by Tom Sisti of SAP, and have invited Leantha Sumpter, Deputy Director, DPAP; Ben FitzGerald, Professional Staff Member, Senate Armed Services Committee; and Mark McCalister Director of Federal Contracts, IBM, to participate on the panel. The GSA MRI Panel will follow and will include Mary Davie, Deputy Commissioner, FAS (Moderator); Kay Ely, Assistant Commissioner for IT Category; Erv Koehler, Assistant Commissioner for Customer and Stakeholder Engagement; Dave Zvenyach, Assistant Commissioner for Systems Management; and Stephanie Shutt, Acting Director MAS PMO.
Before heading into lunch, we are pleased to bring back one of the most popular segments from last year’s conference – If I Knew Then, What I Know Now – while putting the Modernization, Reorganization, & Innovation spin on it. This panel will be moderated by Angela Styles, former OFPP Administrator, and will include panelist Jon Etherton, who spent 21 years of working in and with Congress and the Executive Branch on national security funding and acquisition policy issues, now founder of Etherton and Associates; Karen Evans, who served as administrator of E-Government and Information Technology at the Office of Management and Budget (a job now dubbed “federal CIO”) under President George W. Bush, now partner at management consulting service KE&T Partners; and Jim Williams, former commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, now partner at Schambach and Williams Consulting.