4th Annual Overseas Small Business Government Contracting Conference

May 2, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)

Description

4th Annual Overseas Small Business Government Contracting Conference

U.S. Department of State Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) in conjunction with the Small Business Association for International Companies (SBAIC) and George Mason University Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAC), would like to invite you to participate in the 4th Annual Overseas Small Business Government Contracting Conference. This event will take place on May 2, 2019 at the George Mason University, (GMU) Founders Hall 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201. The conference is the premier event for small businesses who aspire to grow internationally and those small businesses who are actively engaged in international trade. This conference offers the opportunity to network with small and large businesses with international experience, explore overseas subcontracting opportunities, meet with Contracting Officers who spend billions of dollars to procure a wide range of services and products. Last but not least, find out about Department of the State’s upcoming contracting opportunities.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Conference Registration  
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM Department of State Annual Event

 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM SBAIC Networking Reception  

Time

4th Annual Small Business Overseas Government

 Contracting Conference

May 2, 2019

George Mason University Founder’s Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

Agenda

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Registration & Networking Breakfast

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Opening Remarks- Elizabeth Torrens (Virginia PTAC), George Price, Director, OSDBU, U.S. Department of the State

10:15 AM to 10:25 AM

Cathy Read, Senior Procurement Executive, U.S. Department of the State

10:25 AM to 10:45 AM

Mauricio Vera, Director, OSDBU, U.S. Agency for International Development

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM

Katie White-FedBid

11:00 AM to 11:40 AM

Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned: Performing Overseas Contracts – A Small & Large Business PerspectiveModerator: George Price

11:40 AM to 12:30 PM 

Lunch & Networking Break

12:30 PM to 2: 55 PM

Matchmaking

2:55 PM to 3: 00 PM

Closing Remarks

3:00 PM

Conference Adjourns

The following procuring activities will be available to discuss potential future contracting opportunities:


Functional Bureau Branch


Information technology, medical services, and logistics (travel. property management, expedited logistics, shipping overseas fleet, relocation services)


Int. Branch A/OPE/AQM (INL Branch

Service and supply acquisition for INLs mission to keep Americans safe at home by countering international crime, illegal drugs, and instability abroad. INL helps countries deliver justice and fairness by strengthening their police, courts and corrections systems. These efforts reduce the amount of crime and illegal drugs reaching U.S. shores.


Regional Support Branch

Supports the Regional Bureaus, US Diplomatic Posts worldwide, contingencies, and emergencies for the Department both domestically and abroad.


Diplomatic Security Division


Security professionals - special agents, engineers, technical specialists, diplomatic couriers, civil Service specialists.


Commerce Branch


Supports Overseas Posts, Secure Procurements, Residential Furniture, Domestic Furniture

TCA Branch

Visa and passport services


INL/RM/GAPP

Services and supplies utilizing international organizations letters of agreement (IO/LOA), inter-agency agreements (IAA), grants and contracts implementing mechanism to keep Americans safe at home by countering international crime, illegal drugs and instability abroad. INL helps countries deliver justice and fairness by strengthening their police, courts and corrections systems. These efforts reduce the amount of crime and illegal drugs reaching U.S. shores.

Architecture and Engineering Branch


A/E/Construction

OPE

Conducts contract operations in support U.S. Embassies and consulates worldwide

Major Support Contracting Branch

OBO Services and Supplies, Office Furniture, including Overseas and secure purchases

USAID

Technical assistance in support of Global Health, Food Security, Education and Economic Growth; commodities for use in support of natural disasters.


USDA

Food Commodities (meat, poultry, fruits, vegetables, bakery/cereal, dairy, sugar and notes), Construction, Architectural and Engineering Services, Information Technology, Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment.

DISCLAIMER: Please note, the Networking Reception is sponsored by the SBAIC and the George Mason Schar School Alumni Chapter, and, is not associated with the U.S. Department of State Small Business Overseas Government Contracting Conference.


Location

George Mason University Founders Hall

3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA, 22201, United States

This is the GMU Arlington, VA Campus. It is metro accessible via the Orange/Silver Line, Virginia Square Metro station. Street Parking and Garage Parking is available. Attendees will have access to a validated parking pass.

Pricing

  • Early bird registration is at a cost of $75.00 per ticket until Thursday, April 18, 2019, 11:59PM.
  • Regular registration is at a cost of $100.00 per ticket between Friday, April 19, 2019 and Friday, April 26, 2018 at 11:59PM
  • Registration closes on Friday, April 26, 2018 at 11:59PM 

Early registration is encouraged as this is a highly attended event.


Contact Information

Small Business Association for International Companies
Name: Stacey Lincoln
Phone: 2024218995
Email: MemberServices@sbaic.org
Details: Jasmine Gould Jasmine@yourstrategicconsultant.com
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