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13th Annual End of Year Federal Contractor Update – Virtual

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Join Wisconsin’s Federal contractors and subcontractors for this annual event. Keep up to date with this series of briefings focusing on changes and challenges in DOD/ Federal contracting.

Program: 8am – 3pm

Virtual Networking Hour – hosted by NDIA Great Lakes: 3pm – 4pm (Separate registration for this segment required) click HERE.

  • Share in the conversation about federal contracting and contractors in the Midwest. (Bring your own “refreshments”)

View and download the full agenda HERE.

View the speakers’ bios HERE.

Speakers include:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Susan M. Depisstyer (Styer), Commander, Defense Contracting Management Agency, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • William Hughes, Attorney, Husch Blackwell LLP
  • Brian P. Waagner, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP
  • Jason Rathsack, Group Lead, Business Operations, DCMA Milwaukee
  • Eric Ness, Wisconsin District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Sean Ketter, Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, Global Procurement and Supply Chain, Oshkosh Corporation
  • Nathaniel Millsap, Director, Security & Cyber, Fincantieri Marinette Marine
  • Richard Deschauer, Senior Director of Contracts and Compliance, DRS Naval Power Systems, Inc.
  • Daryl Zahn, CFCM, Senior Manager, Contracts and Compliance, DRS Naval Power Systems, Inc.
  • Nick Cucci, Director of Business Development, PDT, an Astronics Company
  • Virtual Networking Hour with –
    • Megan McKinney, Business Development, Army Programs, Beacon Interactive Systems
    • Aina Vilumsons, CEO, Wisconsin Procurement Institute

Topics this year will include:

  • Updates from DCMA
  • 2020 Federal Case Law Update
  • Update from Washington, D.C.
  • 2020 Updates in Contract Management
  • 2020 Update on Federal Acquisition Regulations and Other
  • Update on Security Issues for Federal Contractors
  • 2020 Small Business Updates

This virtual event is eligible for 6 CPE credits.



January 28
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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