Ready for Business

Featured Speakers:

Barry E. Berkowitz
Senior Procurement Executive and Director of Acquisition Management, U.S. Department of Commerce

Keith Bubar
Contracting Officer and Team Leader (Acting), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Acquisition Management Division

LaJuene Desmukes
Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Department of Commerce

DiJon Ferdinand
Small Business Programs Administrator, Acquisition Systems, Planning and Policy Branch, Acquisitions Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Scott Palmer
Director of Procurement, United States Patent and Trademark Office

Thank you for attending the Washington Technology Department of Commerce Industry Day event where attendees heard from top decision makers from various Commerce Department bureaus and sub-agencies, who shared information on their mission, their organizations and their particular IT priorities. 

This event explored the following topics:

  • Insight into technology and IT acquisition needs
  • Overview of small business programs and what current business environments are out there and how you can best position your company for success
  • Commerce IT opportunities in the works including FirstNet Nationwide PublicSafety Broadband Network, NOAALINK, GOES-R GS and the 2020 Census

Event Information

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Registration: 7:30 - 8:30 AM
Program: 8:30 - 11:50 AM

WT Insiders: $245
SIs/Contractor: $295

Marriott Fairview Park
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042

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Kristi Dougherty
General Manager

For program or registration questions, please contact:
Christina Hong
Event Manager