DOE2018 Agenda

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AGENDA*

Monday, May 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  REGISTRATION OPEN
1:00 PM - 7:00 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 - 11:00 AM  GENERAL SESSION: FISCAL YEAR 2017 ANNUAL SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS CEREMONY
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM  EXHIBIT HALL OPENS (LUNCH)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM  GENERAL SESSION: OSDBU DIRECTOR'S COUNCIL PANEL
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM  BREAK
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM  BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 1: How to Do Business with the Department of Energy
  • Session 2: General Services Administration (GSA) Panel: Learn How to Get on a GSA Schedule, GSA, GWAC's and Beyond
  • Session 3: Access to Help for Federal Contracting featuring SBA-PCR, PTAC, and MDBA
  • Session 4: Successful Marketing Tactics for Government Contracting
  • Session 5: How to Engage and Position During Government Prospect Meetings

4:15 PM - 6:00 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 6: Doing Business with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Sercurity Administration featuring Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Consolidated Nuclear Sercurity, LLC.
  • Session 7: Doing Business with the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy featuring the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Session 8: Doing Business with the Department of Energy's Office of Science featuring Chicago Operations Office, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Session 9: How Small Business Can Improve their Proposals
  • Session 10: Top Ten Legal Issues for Small Business

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

  • Session 11: Doing Business with the Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM) featuring Current EM Business Opportunities
  • Session 12: Doing Business with the Department of Energy featuring Supply Chain Management and Category Management
  • Session 13: DOE's Mentor Protege Program
  • Session 14: Doing Business with the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy featuring Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Operations Office and Fluor Idaho, LLC.
  • Session 15: Teaming 101: Arrangement and Joint Ventures in Subcontracting as a Competitive Advantage

12:15 PM - 5:00 PM - NETWORKING LUNCHEON IN EXHIBIT HALL
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - ONE-ON-ONE BUSINESS MATCHMAKING SESSIONS
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Exhibit Breakdown

Thursday, May 24, 2018

7:00 AM - 2:30 PM - REGISTRATION OPEN
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM - CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM - GENERAL SESSIONS: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS PANEL
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM - BREAK
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

  • Session 16: Doing Business with the Department of Energy featuring the SBIR/STTR Program
  • Session 17: Financial Options for Small Business
  • Session 18: TBA
  • Session 19: How to Competitively Response to Sources Sought to Influence the Acquisition

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

  • Session 20: TBA
  • Session 21: Doing Business with the Department of Energy's Power Administration featuring Bonneville Power Adiministration, Southwestern Power Administration and Western Area Power Adminstration
  • Session 22: Doing Business with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy featuring the National Energy Technology Laboratory and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
  • Session 23: Doing Business with the Department of Energy featuring the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) and ENABLE Program

12:15 PM DOE2018 - FORUM ENDS

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*Agenda subject to change.