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BPIIMPTW18

DoD's Beyond Phase II Mentor-Protégé Training Week (BPIIMPTW18) conference in Orlando, Fla., featured 725 matchmaking meetings, 523 attendees, 58 speakers, 53 matchmaking hosts, 44 slide decks, 21 breakout sessions and 12 general sessions. Links to presentations, videos and photos from BPIIMPTW18, which was Aug. 14-16, are included below. 

Photos
DoD photos taken by Joe Lawson at BPIIMPTW18 are here.

 

Slides and Videos
Becoming DFARS NIST Compliant (video)
- Mr. Jamie Miller, CEO, Mission Multiplier

Blue Ocean Strategy: Making Your Competition Irrelevant (video)
- Mr. Steve Reed, Director, Partner Programs, Tec-Masters
- Ms. Ruth Dailey, Former MPP Program Manager, MDA OSBP
- Ms. Sharon Morrow, MPP Program Manager, Army OSBP 

Category Management: What Is It and How Will It Affect Procurement? (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Kenneth Brennan, Deputy Director, Services Acquisition & Reform Lead, Office of the Chief Management Officer, DoD

Closing Remarks (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Shannon Jackson, Acting Director, DoD OSBP

Commercialization Programs (video)
- Mr. Larry Pollack, SBIR Program Manager, DoD Joint Science and Technology Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
- Ms. Lee Ann Boyer, Program Manager, Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR Program
- Dr. Douglas Deason, Director, Advanced Research, Missile Defense Agency
- Mr. David Busigo, Director, Small Business Programs Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
- Mr. Anthony Aldrich, SBIR Program Manager, Special Operations Command

Cybersecurity Update (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Theodore Bujewski, Director, Rapid Innovation Fund Program, OUSD(R&E)
- Ms. Vicki Michetti, Director, Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cyber Security (CIB CS) Program, DoD CIO
- Ms. Mary Thomas, Program Analyst, Defense Pricing & Contracting (DPC)
- Mr. Jamie Miller, CEO, Mission Multiplier

Defensewerx
- Ms. Laurie Moncrieff, Executive Director, Defensewerx 
 

Evaluating Subcontracting Performance in CPARS (video)
- Ms. Janice Buffler, Deputy Director, DoD OSBP 

- Ms. Angela Dokes, Mentor-Protégé Program Team Lead, DCMA OSBP

How Prime Contractors Engage HBCUs/MIs & PTACs
- Dr. Bree Morrison, Principal, By Still Waters Consulting
- Mr. Tizoc Loza, Global Supplier Diversity Programs Manager, Northrop Grumman 
- Mr. Jeff Krongaard, Mentor-Protégé Program Manager, Raytheon Missile Systems
- Dr. Samuel Washington, Director, Center for Energy & Environmental Studies, Southern University

How to Engage Program Offices (video)
- Mr. Shadi Azoum, SBIR and RIF Program Manager, Space and Warfare Systems Command, Navy
- Mr. Michael Vinje, Small Business Technology Manager / SBIR Program Lead, NASA Kennedy Space Center
- COL David Warnick, Project Manager, Army Joint Attack Munition Systems
- Mr. Walt Fenstermacher, SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
- Mr. Matthew Zimmerman, Deputy, Maneuver Ammunition Systems

How to Grow Your Business Using the SBIR Program
- Ms. Laura Younger, Acquisitions Analyst, ByteCubed
- Ms. Clare King, President, Propel
- Mr. Tony Stirtzinger, Principal & Founder, Securboration

How to Write a RIF Proposal
- Mr. Theodore Bujewski, Director, RIF Program, OUSD(R&E)  

Inspiring an Entrepreneurial Culture (Coming Soon: Video)
- Dr. Bree Morrison, Principal, By Still Waters Consulting

Intellectual Property Rights (video)
- Mr. David Sikora, Acting Program Administrator, SBIR/STTR Programs, Department of Defense
- Mr. Michael Razavi, Senior Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
- Mr. Jere Glover, Attorney, Seidman & Associates, P.C.

Keynote Speech (Coming Soon: Video)
- The Honorable Kevin Fahey, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition), DoD

Life After The Mentor-Protege Agreement: Preparing for Continued Success and Sustainability (video)
- Mr. Cesar Nader, CEO, X Corps Solutions
- Mr. Jason Goodfriend, President, Cyber Space Solutions

Making the Most of Your DoD Mentor-Protégé Agreement (video)
- Mr. Shannon Jackson, Acting Director, DoD OSBP
- Mr. Voltaire Walker, Manager, Global Supplier Diversity Programs, Northrop Grumman 
- Mr. Wayne Pizer, Executive Director, Small Business Programs, CACI 
- Ms. Ashley Kee, CEO, ITSC Secure Solutions 
- Mr. Steve Reed, Director, Partner Programs, Tec-Masters

Manufacturing USA Institutes and Technology Transition Community (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Farooq Mitha, Special Assistant, DoD OSBP

MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Scott Aughenbaugh, Deputy Acceleration Portfolio Manager, MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator 

Mentor-Protégé Program Update (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Shannon Jackson, Acting Director, DoD OSBP

Nunn-Perry Award Nomination Criteria (video
- Mr. Shannon Jackson, Acting Director, DoD OSBP
- Ms. Angela Dokes, Mentor-Protégé Program Team Lead, DCMA OSBP

Nunn-Perry Awards Ceremony (video)
- Mr. Shannon Jackson, Acting Director, DoD OSBP

Nunn-Perry Awards Keynote Speech (video)
- Judge Hubert L. Grimes (ret.), Acting President, Bethune Cookman University 

RIF Program Update (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Theodore Bujewski, Director, Rapid Innovation Fund Program, OUSD(R&E)

RIF 101
- Mr. Theodore Bujewski, Director, RIF Program, OUSD(R&E)  

RIF PM Panel  
- Mr. Theodore Bujewski, Director, RIF Program, OUSD(R&E)
- Mr. Scott Bartlett, Engineer, USN
- Ms. Lori Miller, Program Manager, RIF Program, U.S. Air Force
- Ms. Denise Price, Program Manager, Small Business Innovation Programs, Defense Logistics Agency 
   
SBIR 101 Pre-Conference Workshop
- Mr. Jim Greenwood, President, Greenwood Consulting Group
- Mr. Ed Jameson, Managing Member, Jameson & Company
- Mr. Paul Johannessen, Senior Capture Management, Space Intelligence Segment, Harris
   
SBIR Contracting
- Ms. Laura Younger, Acquisitions Analyst, ByteCubed
- Mr. Christopher Harris, Acquisition and Contracting Manager, ByteCubed
- Ms. Elizabeth Harrington, Small Business Professional, DoD OSBP
- Ms. Lee Ann Boyer, Program Manager, Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR Program

SBIR Program Update (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. David Sikora, Acting SBIR/STTR Program Administrator, OUSD R&E
- Mr. Jere Glover, Attorney, Seidman & Associates, P.C.
- Mr. Ray Friesenhahn, Senior Technology Manager/SBIR Outreach Manager, TechLink

SBIR Success Story (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Reza Rofougaran, Co-CEO/Co-Founder/CTO, Movandi  

SBIR Transition: Large Defense Contractors (video)
- Mr. David Sikora, Acting SBIR/STTR Program Administrator, DoD
- Mr. Tizoc Loza, Global Supplier Diversity Programs Manager, Northrop Grumman  
- Ms. Rhonda Sammon, Small Business Liaison Officer, Harris
- Mr. John Fontana, SBIR Lead, Missiles and Fire Control, Lockheed Martin
- Ms. Diane Dempsey, Director, Small Business Programs, Intelligence & Security Sector, BAE Systems Electronic Systems
 
SBIR Transition: Venture Capital Firms
- Mr. Kirk Burton, Defense Acquisition and Policy Analyst, ByteCubed
- Mr. Ben Patz, Managing Director, The FAN Fund
- Mr. Jason Rottenberg, General Partner and Co-Founder, Arsenal Venture Partners

Small Business Regulation and Legislation Update (Coming Soon: Video)
- Mr. Ken Dodds, Director, Office of Policy, Planning & Liaison, SBA 

Tips & Tricks for Doing Business with DoD (video)
- Mr. Paul Ward, Deputy Director, SOCOM OSBP

 

TWEETS

Read the National Defense Strategy. The Honorable Kevin Fahey, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition) at #BPIIMPTW18

If you haven't read the National Defense Strategy, please do. If you have read it, reread it. Mr. Kenneth Brennan at #BPIIMPTW18

The National Defense Strategy has three priorities:
1. Build a More Lethal Force 
2. Strengthen Alliances and Attract New Partners 
3. Reform the Department for Greater Performance and Affordability 
https://go.usa.gov/xUFdc 
#BPIIMPTW18

“A strong and responsive research and development (R&D) enterprise has always been the backbone of defense innovation—and is crucial to delivering cutting-edge military technology.” 2018 National Defense Strategy #BPIIMPTW18

“Where do you want to be in five years and who do you want to be with?” Mr. Shannon Jackson at #BPIIMPTW18

Know who you are and what you want to be." @CyberspaceSol President Jason Goodfriend at #BPIIMPTW18

To bring the future to the present, you have to reverse things: the last thing first and then work backwards. @UCLA Professor Moshe Rubinstein at #BPIIMPTW18 

There are no limits, no discrimination for any solid business idea and a person who can implement it. Movandi's Reza Rofougaran #BPIIMPTW18

We don't expect you to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to develop a System Security Plan. @DoD_CIO's Vicki Michetti at #BPIIMPTW18

DoD will not certify that a contractor is compliant with the @usnistgov SP 800-171 security requirements. Third-party assessments or certifications of compliance are not required, authorized or recognized by DoD. Defense Pricing and Contracting's Mary Thomas at #BPIIMPTW18

MD5 provides facilities, access, materials and training to entrepreneurs to develop, iterate and refine their technology up to TRL 6/7. Mr. Scott Aughenbaugh at #BPIIMPTW18

Innovation occurs at the intersection of dynamic people in distinctive places with unique challenges. @DEFENSEWERX's Laurie Moncrieff at #BPIIMPTW18

Writing compliant, compelling proposals is the hardest thing to do in this industry. @CyberspaceSol President Jason Goodfriend at #BPIIMPTW18

SBIR opens up your mind. Mr. Reza Rofougaran at #BPIIMPTW18

“Don’t ever believe that you are an island unto yourself. All of us need somebody to achieve our goals.” @bethunecookman Acting President Hubert Grimes at #BPIIMPTW18 

DoD's Mentor-Protege program has been a game-changing catalyst for us. @Mobiusllc CEO Melaine Privitera at #BPIIMPTW18

“We’ve had exponential growth since we’ve been in the [DoD Mentor-Protege] program.” Fifth Gait Technologies CEO Kathryn Doughty at #BPIIMPTW18

#Orlando, you were most excellent! #BPIIMPTW18 was a success and we made so many new connections. Thanks to all the government agencies, companies, and attendees who helped put on and came out to this event. #FridayFeeling #Funding #GovTech #SmallBusiness