December 15, 2022: RACINE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SMALL BUSINESS SESSION #1
Attendees will have the opportunity to engage directly with Army Futures Command leadership and likeminded peers from industry-both from large and small businesses. The Army is currently undertaking the largest modernization effort of armored vehicles in the past 40 years. The Next Generation Combat Vehicles (NGCV) Cross Functional Team (CFT) is driving this effort and is actively seeking new ideas from industry, academia, and beyond. NGCV CFT is looking for innovative solutions that will support the Army’s NGCV using contracting methods to include SBIRs (Small Business Innovation Research) and OTAs (other transaction authority).
13:00 – Registration
13:30 – Matchmaking Sessions
15:00 – Reception: Hors d’oeuvres; Cash Bar
16:00 – Program Begins
—– Welcome / NDIA Great Lakes Year in Review
—– —– —– including STEM Scholarship Awardees and charitable efforts
—– National Update: Rachel McCaffery, SVP of Membership & Chapters – NDIA Headquarters
—– Update on CMMC: Matthew Frost, Government Contract Specialist, WPI
—– Industry Panel Session: Supply Chain Risk with WS Darley, SupplyCore, Oshkosh Defense, & AAR
—– Speaker: Koreen Grube, Director, U.S. Commercial Service Wisconsin, U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration
—– Keynote: BG Geoffrey A. Norman, Director of NGCV CFT – Army Futures Command (AFC) …bio below.
18:00 – Close of Program
19:00 – Close of Event
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