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SBTW18

You can download the slides from DoD's Small Business Training Week (SBTW18), which was April 23-27, 2018, in New Orleans. You can also find links to videos of the presentations.

SERC Workshop Slides and Videos
DoD Southeast Regional Council (SERC) Workshop

DoD Mentor-Protege Program Update (Video)
- Mr. Shannon Jackson, DoD OSBP 

DoD Regional Councils (Video)
- Ms. Janice Buffler, Deputy Director, DoD OSBP

Evaluating Subcontracting Performance in CPARS (Video)
- Dr. Jeanette Robinson, Small Business Professor, DAU

How to Develop Data-driven Outreach Strategies (Video)
- Ms. Christina Barnhill, Outreach Manager, MDA OSBP
- Mr. Chad Rogers, Senior Analyst, MDA OSBP

How to Organize and Implement Virtual Industry Days
- Ms. Karen Baker, Chief, Army Geospatial Center OSBP

New Subcontracting Tools (Video)
- Ms. Angela Terry, Subcontracting Program Manager, SBA

SBLO Best Practices (Video)
- Ms. Melissa Smith, SBLO, EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc. 
- Ms. Debbie Sampson, SBLO, Fluor
- Ms. Holly Hutson, SBLO, Amec Foster Wheeler
- Mr. Thomas Ward, Lead Estimator, Kiewit

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

Small Business Utilization: The Big Picture (Video)
- Dr. Donna Peebles, Associate Director, USACE HQ OSBP

Subcontracting Hot Topics (Video)
- Ms. Janice Buffler, Deputy Director, DoD OSBP


SBTW18 Slides and Videos

8(a) Program: Innovative Strategies
- Ms. Sharon Gurley, Director, Office of Program Review, Government Contracting and Business Development, SBA
- Dr. Donna Peebles, Associate Director, USACE HQ OSBP

A Primer on Law and Policy for Small Business: Roadmap of the Congressional Process and Executive Agency Rulemaking
- Mr. Mark Tiner, Congressional Liaison, ByteCubed
- Mr. Christoph Mlinarchik, Policy Advisor, ByteCubed

Acquisition Planning: Getting Involved Early (Video)
- Mr. Chris Harrington, Director, SOCOM OSBP 
- Mr. Reginald Solomon, Contracting Officer, Washington Headquarters Services
- Mr. Douglas Gerard, Procurement Center Representative, Area III Marshall Space Flight Center, SBA

Building Effective Partnerships Between Contracting Officers and Small Business Professionals (Video)
- Ms. Sherry Freeman, Small Business Professor, DAU (Moderator)
- Mr. Reginald Solomon, Contracting Officer, Washington Headquarters Services
- Mr. Ian Ahearn, Small Business Professional, NGA OSBP
- Mr. Christopher Nietubyc, Small Business Specialist, DIA OSBP
- Ms. Elizabeth Harrington, Small Business Professional, Washington Headquarters Services OSBP

Category Management (Video)

- Ms. Mary Urey, Director, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center OSBP (Moderator)
- The Honorable Charles Manger, Associate Administrator, GSA OSBU
- Ms. Lesley Field, Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, OMB
- Ms. Mary Davie, Deputy Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service, GSA
- Mr. Matthew Beebe, Director, DLA Acquisition
- Mr. Mark Fahrenkamp, Director, Air Force Category Management Program Support Office

Cybersecurity Update (Video)
- Mr. Ted Bujewski, Associate Director, DoD OSBP 
- Ms. Vicki Michetti, Director, Defense Industrial Base (DIB) Cyber Security (CIB CS) Program, DoD CIO 
- Ms. Mary Thomas, Program Analyst, DPAP

DoD and SBA Mentor-Protégé Programs: Best Practices (Video)
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Mr. Shannon Jackson, Associate Director, DoD OSBP
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Ms. Sandra Clifford, Deputy Director, All Small Mentor Protégé Program, SBA

DoD Contracting Update (Video)
- Ms. Jill Stiglich, Deputy Director, DPAP, Contract Policy & International Contracting

DoD Leadership Update and Small Business Directors’ Town Hall (Video)

- Dr. James Galvin, Acting Director, DoD OSBP (Moderator)

- Mr. Tommy Marks, Director, Army OSBP

- Ms. Emily Harman, Director, Navy OSBP

- Ms. Valerie Muck, Director, Air Force OSBP

Elements of a Successful Small Business Brief
- Ms. Arielle Douglas, Associate Director, DISA OSBP
- Ms. Pamela Monroe, Subcontracting Program Manager, Army

Evaluating Subcontracting Performance in CPARS
- Dr. Jeanette Robinson, Small Business Professor, DAU

GAO Protest Case Studies
- Mr. Sam Le, Attorney Advisor, Office of General Counsel, SBA

How to Develop Data-driven Outreach Strategies 
- Ms. Christina Barnhill, Outreach Manager, MDA OSBP
- Mr. Chad Rogers, Senior Analyst, MDA OSBP

How to Develop Your Small Business Professional Brand
- Mr. Paul Ward, Deputy Director, SOCOM OSBP
- Ms. Coleen McCormick, Associate Director, DLA Land and Maritime OSBP

How To Do Small Business Set-asides on GSA Schedules
- Mr. Joey Phelps, Customer Service Director, GSA

How to Organize and Implement Virtual Industry Days
- Ms. Karen Baker, Chief, Army Geospatial Center OSBP

How to Tell and Sell Small Business Success Stories (Video)
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Mr. Shannon Jackson, Associate Director, DoD OSBP
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Mr. Ollie Cooperwood, Public Affairs Officer, Navy OSBP

HUBZone Program: Best Practices (Video)
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Ms. Mariana Pardo, Director, Office of HUBZone Programs, SBA
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Ms. Farris Welsh, Director, Air Force Materiel Command OSBP
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Ms. Linda Spadaro, Chief, USACE Mobile District OSBP

Insights from Industry (Video)
- Mr. Gerald Robbins, Senior Director of Business Development, SAIC

Insights from Program Managers (Video)
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Mr. Evan Littig, Deputy Program Manager, Surface Ship Modernization Program Office
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Mr. Joseph Van Allman, Program Manager, PEO SUB, Submarine Warfare Federated Tactical Systems
- Ms. Lindsay Webster, Procurement Manager, PEO SUB, PMS450
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Mr. William Farmer, Deputy Program Manager, PEOC4I, Tactical Networks Program

Keynote Lunch (Video)
- Mr. Lee Rosenberg, Director, MDA OSBP

Leveraging Soft Skills to Influence Procurement Strategies (Video)
- Mr. David Christ, Director, Army Research Laboratory OSBP

Leveraging the Market Research Center of Excellence (MRCoE) Tool
- Mr. Ted Bujewski, Associate Director, DoD OSBP
- Mr. Jonathan Metts, Program Manager, ByteCubed

Market Research: A Strategy for Success (Video)
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Ms. Sherry Freeman, Small Business Professor, DAU
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Mr. Chris Eischen, Procurement Center Representative (Kansas City, MO), SBA

Mythbusters: Addressing Misconceptions and Improving Communication with Industry (Video)
- Ms. Lesley Field, Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, OMB

New Subcontracting Tools
- Ms. Angela Terry, Subcontracting Program Manager, SBA

PTACs: What Contracting Officers Need to Know (Video)
- Ms. Sherry Savage, Program Manager, Procurement Technical Assistance Program, DLA OSBP
- Ms. Lisa Wood, Statewide Director, Connecticut PTAC
- Mr. George Williams, Program Manager, Native American PTAC
- Mr. Darryl Thomas, Interim PTAC Program Manager, Illinois PTAC
- Ms. Sheriley Smith, Project Manager, Texas PTAC
- Ms. Jann Deane, Program Manager, Michigan PTAC
- Ms. Haneen Wraikat, PTAC Team Coordinator, Michigan PTAC

SBA Leadership Update (Video)

- The Honorable Robb Wong, Associate Administrator, Government Contracting and Business Development, SBA

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

SBIR Success Stories
- Mr. David Sikora, Acting Administrator, SBIR/STTR, DoD OSBP 
- Mr. John Williams, Director, Innovation and Technology, SBA
- Ms. Donna Attick, Program Manager, NAVAIR SBIR


Soft Skills that Build a Brand of Excellence for the Small Business Workforce
- Ms. Jackie Robinson-Burnette, Government Contracting Domain Expert, Live Oak Bank

Surveillance Reviews: Strategies for Success (Video)
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Ms. Valerie Coleman, Prime Contracts, Program Manager, Office of Government Contracting, SBA 
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Mr. Chris Harrington, Director, SOCOM OSBP


Understanding Joint Ventures (Video)
- Mr. Sam Le, Attorney Advisor, Office of General Counsel, SBA

Using Data to Tell Stories (Video)
- Mr. Pete Hunter, Associate Director, Army Medical Command OSBP

Vanguard Awards Ceremony (Video)

 - Dr. James Galvin, Acting Director, DoD OSBP

Welcome
- Dr. James Galvin, Acting Director, DoD OSBP

Workforce Initiatives Update (Video)
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Dr. James Galvin, Acting Director, DoD OSBP
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Mr. Kevin Linden, Performance Learning Director-Small Business, Defense Acquisition University

WOSB Program: Best Practices (Video)
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Ms. Amy Kim, WOSB Program Manager, Office of Government Contracting, SBA
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Ms. Angela Dingle, Chair-Elect, Board of Directors, Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP)

Wrap-up (Video)
- Dr. James Galvin, Acting Director, DoD OSBP

TWEETS

"We have to avoid getting it perfect but late." Dr. James Galvin at #SBTW18

 

"We need to remarkably decrease the time it takes to get weapons systems and services on contract while respecting each taxpayer dollar we spend." DPAP's Jill Stiglich at #SBTW18

 

"Demonstrate good character while you're down here. The hustle's up to you." Dr. James Galvin at #SBTW18

 

"Get to the table whether you're invited or not." @ArmySmallBiz's Tommy Marks at #SBTW18

 

"We all need to do a better job of telling good-news stories." @DON_OSBP's Emily Harman at #SBTW18

 

"Telling a really good story can help a practice spread like wildfire." Ms. Lesley Field at #SBTW18 

 

"The next 'mythbusters' memo will focus on 1:1 communication with industry and how to work with associations." OFPP's Lesley Field at #SBTW18


"Take 1.5-2% of the winning price: that's how much it costs to bid." @SAICinc's Gerald Robbins at #SBTW18

 

"DoD will not certify that a contractor is compliant with the NIST SP 800-171 security requirements. Third-party assessments or certifications of compliance are not required, authorized or recognized by DoD." DPAP's Mary Thomas at #SBTW18

 

"Small Business Professionals should facilitate the development of a formal Market Research Strategy/Plan document." @DAUNow's Sherry Freeman at #SBTW18


"I don't believe that if you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door. If the world doesn't know you have a better mousetrap, nobody's coming." @SBAgov's Robb Wong at #SBTW18


The fiscal year 2018 NDAA "froze the HUBZone maps" until 2020. After 2020, HUBZone maps will be updated every 5 years. #SBTW18


"We don't think a [task] order is a contract in all contexts." @SBAgov's Ken Dodds at #SBTW18

 

"Until SBA issues a final rule requiring certifications, WOSBs can self-certify." @SBAgov's Ken Dodds at #SBTW18

 

"Category Management shouldn't be something you fear; it should be something you embrace." @GSAOSBU's Charles Manger at #SBTW18

 

"I absolutely disagree that Category Management hurts small businesses." @DLAMIL's Matthew Beebe at #SBTW18

 

"You're going to fail sometimes, but it's not fatal. The key is to keep plugging away day after day." MDA's Lee Rosenberg at #SBTW18

 

"PTACs are DoD-funded partners." @DLAMIL's Sherry Savage at #SBTW18

 

"How do you earn credibility? Be helpful, useful and not a roadblock." @ArmyResearchLab's David Christ at #SBTW18

 

"The SBA's All Small Mentor Protege Program does not approve joint ventures, but joint ventures may be challenged through a size protest." @SBAgov's Sam Le at #SBTW18