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Government Manufacturing Conference - Supporting the Federal and Defense Supply Chain
Green Bay, WI
March 12, 2013 - March 13, 2013 -- Green Bay, WI
Government Manufacturing Conference - Supporting the Federal and Defense Supply Chain
Facility: Radisson Hotel and Conference Center
Address: 2040 Airport Drive
City: Green Bay, WI 54313
Focus of Event: Manufacturing
Event Contact: Joseph Smetak 414-270-3600
Contact Email: josephs@wispro.org
 
To view a TENTATIVE AGENDA, please click here.

HOSTED and SPONSORED BY

• DRS Technologies
• Bentley World-Packaging Ltd.
• Oshkosh Corporation
• McNally Industries
• Northwest Wisconsin Manufacturing Outreach Center and UW Stout Discovery Center.
• Northwest Michigan PTAC
• Wisconsin Procurement Institute
• FACC PTAC
• National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) – Great Lakes Chapter
• National Contract Management Association (NCMA) – Wisconsin Chapter

Description:
PLEASE NOTE: Online registration for this event has closed. HOWEVER, you may STILL ATTEND and register ONSITE

On March 12 – 13, 2013 current Federal manufacturers from Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula will be meeting in Green Bay, WI for the Government Manufacturing Conference - Supporting the Federal and Defense Supply Chains. Current contractors as well as those firms considering the Federal market will have the opportunity to learn how to sell to the Federal government and understand the actual requirements – from locating the opportunity to bidding to meeting the requirements of the Federal customer.

There are significant opportunities for manufacturers directly with the Federal Government and as part of the Federal Supply Chain. Last year the Federal government purchased almost $200 billion dollars in manufactured goods. Of these dollars:
• NAVY - $55 billion
• AIR FORCE - $40 billion
• ARMY – $39 billion
• Defense Logistics Agency - $30 billion
Earlier this month, Marinette Marine received an order for two more Navy ships for $696 million.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN - TOPICS will include:
• Locating opportunities – both directly with the Department of Defense or with Prime Contractors
• Working with the Defense Logistics Agency (including DIBBS and EMALL)
• Working with the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and National Automotive Center (NAC)
• Quality, compliance, export controls / ITAR and Wide Area Workflow (WAWF)
• Proposal preparation and Federal Acquisition Regulation requirements
• Small Business Programs and subcontracting requirements and opportunities
• Panel discussions by leading federal contractors

Presenters include:
• Greg J. Achterling, Purchasing Director, Marinette Marine Corporation
• Mark Dennis, Reset Program Manager for Case Construction’s Fort McCoy Operations
• Colleen M. Hirsch, U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Command, Warren, MI
• Joe Lamer, Supplier Quality Technician for Marinette Marine Corporation
• Nathaniel T. Millsap Jr. (“Nate”), Export Compliance Manager and Facility Security Officer for Marinette Marine Corporation
• Daryl Zahn, CFCM: Manager, Contracts and Compliance, DRS-Power & Control Technologies, Inc.
• Eric Ness is the District Director for the U.S. Small Business, Administration (SBA) Wisconsin District
• David L. Jensen, GPSC Manager, Defense International Offsets Oshkosh Defense
• Mark G. Olson, Director, Small Business, Defense Contract Management Agency
• Trent Mulcrone, Business Development Specialist, McNally Industries, LLC
• Douglas Gardner and Pamela Mallamo, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
• William Capelle, VP Business Development, Applied Fab & Machining

To view a the SPEAKER BIOS, please click here.


NCMA and NDIA Member Early Registration Rate - $109
Non-Member - $129

After February 23rd NCMA and NDIA Member Rate $135
Non-Member - $155

To view a TENTATIVE AGENDA, please click here.


Overnight accommodations are available at the Green Bay Radisson Hotel and Conference Center for $70 a night for a single room. Rooms are guaranteed at this rate until March 4th so reserve your rooms now! To make a reservation, call 920-494-7300. To receive the group rate, attendees must ask for the Wisconsin Procurement Institute room block. To visit their website, please click here.

PLEASE NOTE: Online registration for this event has closed. HOWEVER, you may STILL ATTEND and register ONSITE
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