2017 Summer Alaska Regional Conference    PowerPoint Presentations

(Please click on the below sessions for easy download) 


Day 1, Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Keynote – Robb Wong, Associate Administrator, Office of Government Contracting and Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration (No PowerPoint Presentation)

Issues Commonly Encountered in SBA Programs – John Klein, U.S. Small Business Administration; Edward DeLisle, Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC; and Christine Williams, Outlook Law, LLC (No PowerPoint Presentation)

The SBA 8(a) program A-Z the details Jon Devore, Birch, Horton, Bittner and Cherot, P.C.; Lt. Col. David Rose, Moser Rose LLP; and David Fishman, U.S. Small Business Administration

Subcontracting with Prime Contractors – Susannah Raheb, Lockheed Martin; Megan Browning, Harris Corporation; and Elaine Clemens, Boeing (Please contact National 8(a) staff for PowerPoint Presentation)

Advice from SBA Region X – Nancy Porzio, U.S. Small Business Administration; and John Dicus, U.S. Small Business Administration

Smoothing Out the Subcontractor Process – Bradley Adamcyk, Axim Global Solutions Group

CPARs and Contract Close Out – How to Challenge your Performance Rating and Preserve Claims – Jonathan DeMella, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; and Anne Marie Tavella, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Understanding the False Claims Act Walter Featherly, Holland & Knight LLP; Robert Tompkins, Holland & Knight LLP; and John Irving, Holland & Knight LLP

Keys to Successful Business Relationships – Donna Freitas, ABM Government Services

Doing Business with the Department of Veterans Affairs Marc Frederick, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Expand your Opportunities and Geographic Reach - Teaming in Alaska and the Northwest

What you Need to Know about Bonding: Basics to Advanced  Linda Laws, U.S. Small Business Administration

Preparing Your Business for Growth through Financing and Mentor-Protégé 


Day 2, Thursday, June 29, 2017

Keynote Day II – Carlos Garcia, KIRA, INC

Less Risk More Reward: The Benefits of Building Your Business Credit – Mike Bohner, Dun & Bradstreet (Please contact National 8(a) staff for PowerPoint Presentation)

Agency Perspectives on 8(a) Procurement – U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (No PowerPoint Presentation)