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  • 1. Defense Acquisition Management Conference Agenda — Washington, DC DAY 1 Monday, 28 June 2010 Presentation Topic: 8:30-8:35 Administrative Announcements 8:35-9:05 THE HONORABLE JACQUES GANSLER, PH.D. Keynote: “Issues in Defense Acquisition for the Director, Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise, Obama Administration” University of Maryland; former Under Secretary for Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics 9:05-9:35 MR. ROBERT DAUGHERTY, Dean, Capital and Northeast “The Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act Region, Defense Acquisition University (WSARA)” 9:35-10:05 LT. GENERAL HENRY “TREY” OBERING III, USAF, "New Performance Objectives" Ret. Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton; former Director, Missile Defense Agency 10:05-10:25 Coffee Break 10:25-10:55 MS. BECKY HARRIS, PEO, GIG Enterprise Services “DISA Acquisition Initiatives” 10:55-11:25 MR. ROBERT BURTON, Partner, Venable LLP; former “Contractor Challenges in the New Acquisition Deputy Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Environment” Executive Office of the President 11:25-11:55 MR. RICHARD HARTLEY, Deputy Assistant Secretary “Air Force cost Analysis—Issues and of the Air Force for Cost and Economics, (SAF/FMC) Initiatives” 11:55-1:15 Lunch Break 1:15-1:45 MR. GARY BLISS, Director, Performance Assessments & “WSARA, PARCA, EVMS and the Emerging Root Cause Analyses (PARCA), Office of the Under Secretary Acquisition Environment” of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (OUSD/AT&L) 1:45-2:15 MR. MICHAEL COX, Director, Corporate Program “Program Performance Management - A Team Performance Lockheed Martin Sport” 2:15-2:45 DR. STEVEN MEIER, Group Deputy Director, National “The Keys to Successfully Manage a Large- Reconnaissance Office, AS&T/ASG Scale Federal System Acquisition” 2:45-3:05 Afternoon Refreshments 3:05-3:35 MR. WILLIAM P. MCNALLY, Assistant Administrator for “NASA Acquisition Initiatives” Office of Procurement, NASA 3:35-4:05 MS. DEBBIE THURMAN, Senior Corporate Vice An Industry Perspective on Contracting in the President, Contracts and Pricing, ManTech International New Acquisition Environment” Corporation 4:05-4:35 MS. SUSAN EBNER, Government Contracts Attorney, “Legal Perspectives on Acquisition Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney Transformation” 4:35-5:05 MR. BRETT LAMBERT, Director, Industrial Policy, “Defense Industrial Base and Industrial OUSD/AL&T Policy” Exhibitor:
  • 2. Defense Acquisition Management Conference Agenda — Washington, DC. DAY 2 Tuesday, 29 June 2010 Presentation Topic: 8:30-8:35 Administrative Announcements 8:35-9:05 MR. WILLIAM GREENWALT, Director, Federal Keynote: “Acquisition Policy—An Industry Acquisition Policy, Lockheed Martin; former Deputy Perspective” Under Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy 9:05 - 9:35 MS. CHRISTINA T. CHAPLAIN, Director, “Recent GAO Findings on DoD Acquisitions” Acquisition and Sourcing Management US Government Accountability Office 9:35-10:05 MR. KEITH SEAMAN, Acquisition Executive, “Acquisition Transformation” DoD Business Transformation Agency 10:05-10:35 MS. RAMONA LUSH, Special Assistant for “Implementing WSARA” Acquisition Initiatives, OUSD/AL&T 10:35-10:55 Coffee Break 10:55-11:25 MR. DAN CUNDIFF, Deputy Director, “Rapid Fielding Initiatives” Comparative Testing Office, Office of the Director, Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E) 11:25-11:55 CAPTAIN JAMES BARATTA, Deputy Director, “Navy’s Cost Estimating Community Response to Naval Center for Cost Analysis, Office of the Deputy Acquisition Transformation” Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Cost and Economics) 11:55-12:25 LT. COLONEL DAN WARD, Chief, Acquisition “The FIST (Fast, Inexpensive, Simple, Tiny) Innovation, USAF Acquisition Executive Approach to System Development” 12:25-1:45 Lunch Break 1:45-2:15 MS. SHARON DENNY, Vice President, Strategic “Challenges in Defense Acquisition for Services” Growth and Integration, Raytheon Technical Services 2:15-2:45 MR. ROB GARRETSON, Manager, Operations and “Contracting for Multi-tier Risk Management” Supply Chain, Aerospace and Defense Sector, MR. MATTHEW LEKSTUTIS, Managing Director, Operations and Supply Chain, Aerospace and Defense Sector, PriceWaterhouseCoopers 2:45-3:05 Afternoon Refreshments 3:05-3:35 MS. BEVERLY SOLOMON, Director, Earned “Integrating Risk and Opportunity Management Value Management, Northrop Grumman with Earned Value Management (RSKOM/EVM)” Information Systems 3:35-4:05 MR. PETER MODIGLIANI, (Moderator) “Defense Acquisition Enterprise 2.0” Assistant Vice President for Program Management, Alion Science and Technology 4:05-4:35 MR. ELLIOTT BRANCH, Executive Director, “Navy Acquisition Initiatives” Acquisition and Logistics Management, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (OASN/RD&A)