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November 2020

Sales Opportunities in the City of Green Bay, UW-Green Bay and the Green Bay Area Public School District

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Significant opportunities exist for small businesses to sell to State and Local governments. Please join us and learn about how to do business with the City of Green Bay, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Green Bay Area Public School District. Speakers will discuss: What & how they buy How they announce opportunities First Steps – registrations, certifications, other requirements Provisions for non-performance /Force Majeure   Presenters: Benjamin Blanc, Government Contract Specialist, Wisconsin Procurement Institute City of Green…

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Acquisition Hour: Veterans’ Small Business Certifications-Federal and State

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  Government contracting offers tremendous financial opportunities for Wisconsin’s veteran-owned small businesses, but it can be difficult to compete in the marketplace. SBA and its local resource network help set veteran entrepreneurs up for success no matter where they are in their government contracting journey. In honor of National Veterans’ Small Business Week November 2-6, WPI is hosting SBA and the Wisconsin Supplier Diversity Program to present on federal and state certifications available for veterans and how these certifications can…

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Cyber Friday: Tools, practices and resources for your cyber-security toolbox

November 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cybersecurity is not a "thing," or just a plan, or some other end-result that once completed never sees the light of day. Cybersecurity requires vigilance, awareness and an array of knowledge, tools and skills tailored for every level of the organization and which are practiced on a daily basis. The webinar will provide an overview of these elements which are essential to securing computers and networks.   Speaker: Marc Violante, Wisconsin Procurement Institute   This webinar is eligible for 1…

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Sales Opportunities with Walworth County, Waukesha County, and the Milwaukee Area Technical College

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Significant opportunities exist for small businesses to sell to State and Local governments. Please join us and learn about how to do business with Walworth County, Waukesha County and the Milwaukee Area Technical College. Speakers will discuss: What & how they buy How they announce opportunities First Steps – registrations, certifications, other requirements Provisions for non-performance /Force Majeure Presenters: Benjamin Blanc, Government Contract Specialist, Wisconsin Procurement Institute Milwaukee Area Technical College Walworth County Waukesha County View a schedule of all…

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Locating Opportunities with Federal, State and Local Governments – Webinar

November 12 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

  The government is continuing to spend money on goods and services even during these challenging times. Last year, the Federal government spent almost $600 billion and the State of Wisconsin spent about $3 billion. There are opportunities for manufacturing, construction, technology, professional services, research and a wide range of goods and general services. During this session, we will explore how your business could enter and grow sales in the Federal, State and Local Government markets. Topics will include: Where…

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Acquisition Hour: Changes, Delays and Disputes in Federal Construction Contracts

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  The only thing constant is change - at least this may seem to be the case on some Federal construction contracts. Understanding the Contractor’s rights and responsibilities when changes and other issues arise can help immensely! This webinar will cover: Directed and Constructive Changes Excusable and Non-Excusable Delay Procedures for Resolving Disputes   Speaker: Helen Henningsen, Wisconsin Procurement Institute   This webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit. View a schedule of all upcoming webinars.  

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Sales Opportunities with Dane County and UW–Madison

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Significant opportunities exist for small businesses to sell to State and Local governments. Please join us and learn about how to do business with Dane County and the University of Wisconsin—Madison. Speakers will discuss: What & how they buy How they announce opportunities First Steps – registrations, certifications, other requirements Provisions for non-performance /Force Majeure Presenters: Benjamin Blanc, Government Contract Specialist, Wisconsin Procurement Institute CEDP, Inc. Dane County UW–Madison   View a schedule of all upcoming webinars.  

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Cyber Friday: An overview of cyber-threats – What you can’t see – can put you out of business!

November 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cyber-threats are pervasive and continue to evolve often at an incredible rate. All businesses both large and small and in all industries are susceptible to a cyber-attack. Part of compliance is maintaining an awareness of the threats and recommended action to be able to adapt policies and or practices to minimize the risk. This webinar will review information related to the most current cyber-threats, tactics being used and systems at risk. This session will also provide credible references that can…

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December 2020

Cyber Friday: Securing the Supply Chain – “No man is an island”

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Supply Chains are vital to DOD being able to execute its mission. They are often complex, lengthy and involve numerous businesses. Understanding what they are, how they are used and what is important to their success can be key to maintaining and/or unlocking business opportunities at either a contract level or at a system level. This webinar will explore how the various pieces of this system work together and what contractors need to know as threats to these vital…

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Cyber Friday: Developing and implementing practices, policies and procedures using CMMC reference documents

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cybersecurity documentation will be key to succeeding under DOD's CMMC program. Not only will companies be required to attain various levels of Cybersecurity Maturity they must also have appropriate documentation such as Practices, Policies and Procedures. This webinar will review the requirements established by program guidance and will provides suggestions and examples for how to establish a plan in preparation of the certification review.   Speaker: Marc Violante, Wisconsin Procurement Institute   This webinar is eligible for 1 CPE credit.…

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January 2021

Cyber Friday: The other side of CMMC

January 8, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  There does not appear to be an easy or quick path to CMMC; any level. Undoubtedly, getting prepared will take time, resources and tremendous support from the top. Unfortunately, just amassing the tools is a small step in the process. Each company seeking certification will need to create a project plan, a timeline, assign responsibilities and then track progress and identify obstacles. The real questions are what is needed and how to get to this point? This webinar will…

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Cyber Friday: Overview of CMMC Level 1

January 22, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  FAR 52.204-21 is a current and active contract clause that addresses the protection of Federal Contract Information (FCI). This clause is also synonymous with CMMC Level 1, which also specifically addresses FCI. However, there are differences. One is that the 15 requirements of FAR 52.204-21 are listed as 17 requirements in CMMC L1 requirements. Other differences are the FAR clauses exists today, it requires compliance and it also has a flow-down requirement. While the clause might be synonymous with…

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February 2021

Cyber Friday: Embarking on the path to CMMC Level 3

February 5, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  To be certified as CMMC L3, a company must be able to demonstrate its ability to achieve of both practices and processes associated with L3 but also those associated with Level 1 and Level 2 requirements. As the level of cyber maturity increases so does the formality and documentation needed. As an example at CMMC L3 companies will require formal Policies. More importantly the "institutionalization" of these practices will be assessed and will in part ultimately determine the level…

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Cyber Friday: Preparing for a CMMC Certification assessment

February 19, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  As the CMMC program evolves and matures, there will certainly be more information available that specifically addresses this topic. Even thought there is currently no formal guidance, there is considerable information that can be gleaned from the program goals, requirements and resources. Given program guidance, it is obvious that the assessment will look beyond documents, policies and various logs. These records will be very important, but it is also important to recognize that the company in its entirety will…

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March 2021

Cyber Friday: CMMC Level 3 – Completing the steps needed to protect Controlled Unclassified Information.

March 5, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Achieving a CMMC certification is both an end and a starting point. Certification is the end of a long involved process that focuses on practices and procedures. The certification indicates that the foundational elements that are required are in place. However, certification is also a beginning as now a company is eligible to be awarded a contract, receive, handle and most importantly protect Controlled Unclassified Information. This is not only the most difficult task, it is the most important.…

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