DOE2018 Agenda

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AGENDA*

Monday, May 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM REGISTRATION OPEN
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM REGISTRATION OPEN
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM OPENING CEREMONIES AND WELCOME REMARKS
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM - BREAK
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM FISCAL YEAR 2017 ANNUAL SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS CEREMONY
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM BREAK
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM EXHIBIT HALL OPENS (LUNCH)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 1: OSDBU Directors Council Panel (Federal Agencies Best Practices)
  • Session 2: DOEs Headquarters Program Offices (Office of Environmental Management, Office of Fossil Energy and Office of Nuclear Energy)
  • Session 3: How to Competitively Respond to Sources Sought and Request for Information
  • Session 4: Access to Help for Federal Contracting featuring SBA, PTAC, SCORE and MBDA
  • Session 5: FOR DOE PERSONNEL ONLY: INTERNAL MEETING

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM BREAK
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 6: DOEs Various Sites and Laboratories (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories and Idaho National Laboratory)
  • Session 7: DOEs Office of Management Acquisition Track
  • Session 8: Government Contracts Legal Updates
  • Session 9: HUBZone (Socioeconomic Track)
  • Session 10: FOR DOE PERSONNEL ONLY: INTERNAL MEETING

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM- BREAK

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 11: DOEs Power Administrations (Western Area Power Administration, Southwestern Power Administration and Bonneville Power Administration)
  • Session 12: DOEs Supply Chain Management and Category Management
  • Session 13: WOSB (Socioeconomic Track)
  • Session 14: DOEs Grants and Financial Opportunities
  • Session 15: FOR DOE PERSONNEL ONLY: INTERNAL MEETING

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM - EXHIBIT HALL NETWORKING RECEPTION

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

7:00 AM - 2:30 PM - REGISTRATION OPEN
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM - CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - KEYNOTE SPEAKER
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM - BREAK
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 16: Small Business Owners Panel (DOE Best Practices)
  • Session 17: Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions
  • Session 18: DOEs Office of Management Acquisition Acquisitions Track
  • Session 19: DOEs Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
  • Session 20: FOR DOE PERSONNEL ONLY: INTERNAL MEETING

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM - BREAK
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 16: DOEs Mentor Protg Program
  • Session 17: Proposal Preparedness
  • Session 18: DOEs Headquarters Program Offices (Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Office of Science and National Nuclear Security Administration)
  • Session 19: SDVSOB/VOSB (Socioeconomic Track)
  • Session 20: FOR DOE PERSONNEL ONLY: INTERNAL MEETING

12:15 PM - 5:00 PM - NETWORKING LUNCHEON IN EXHIBIT HALL
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - ONE-ON-ONE BUSINESS MATCHMAKING SESSIONS

Thursday, May 24, 2018

7:00 AM - 2:30 PM - REGISTRATION OPEN
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM - CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 21: DOEs Various Sites and Laboratories (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory and National Energy Technology Laboratory)
  • Session 22: Successful Marketing Tactics for Government Contracts
  • Session 23: Subcontracting and Teaming Arrangements
  • Session 24: GSA, GSA Schedule and GWACs
  • Session 25: FOR DOE PERSONNEL ONLY: INTERNAL MEETING

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM - BREAK
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 26: Whats Next After Your Graduate from the 8(a) Program? (Socioeconomic Track)
  • Session 27: DOEs Various Sites and Laboratories (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and Strategic Petroleum Reserve)
  • Session 28: DOEs Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), ENABLE, and Small Business Vouchers Program
  • Session 29: Access to Capital and DOEs IN2 Program
  • Session 30: FOR DOE PERSONNEL ONLY: INTERNAL MEETING

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM - BREAK
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM - CLOSING CEREMONY WITH DOE OSDBU DIRECTOR
11:30 AM DOE2018 - FORUM ENDS

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*Agenda subject to change.