Join us to learn more about the nations combat logistics support agency. This seminar will cover how DLA purchases IT products and services, set-aside opportunities, bidding online, and much more.
11:00 - 11:45 Registration/Check-in/Networking
11:45 - 12:00 Welcome/Sponsor Recognition
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Scheduled Presenters
Presenter (Keynote): John Henley, Associate Director of Small Business, DLA Aviation: An introduction to DLA’s mission as the Department of Defense’s acquisition and service provider--awarding contracts valued at $28B yearly and warehousing and distribution of 5.2 million consumable items.
Presenter: Crystal Ober, Deputy Director, DLA Aviation Office of Small Business Programs: Overview of DLA’s service acquisition program that is responsible for procuring IT products, services and infrastructure support for DLA.
Presenter: Kevin Minter, Lead Procurement Analyst, DLA Aviation Office of Small Business Programs: Workshop on doing business with DLA which includes a summary of how DLA buys, an overview of the DLA small business program and set-aside opportunities.
Presenter: Judy Beavers, Procurement Analyst and 8(a) Program Manager, DLA Aviation Office of Small Business Programs: Overview of DLA’s web-based bid application that provides the capability to search for, view, and submit secure quotes on solicitations for DLA items.