2019 Summer Alaska Regional Conference PowerPoint Presentations

(Please click on the below sessions for easy download)

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Keynote- Robb Wong, Associate Administrator, Office of Government Contracting and Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration

Building a Business Development Pipeline-Carlos Garcia, Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Council

Understanding & Navigating the Legal Components for Small Business- John Klein, U.S. Small Business Administration; Christine Williams, Outlook Law; & Karen Ell, Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation

Government Contractor Ethics and Compliance Programs – How to Meet the Government’s Evolving Expectations and Improve Your Business- Robert Tompkins, Holland & Knight & Rodney Perry, Holland & Knight

Subcontracting with Prime Contractors- Jim Schaefer, Stantec

Tips for Ensuring Compliance Success- Ryan Berry, Ward & Berry, PLLC and Chris Porter, FCE Benefits

The Power of Partnerships: Teaming, Joint Ventures and Mentor-Proteges- Edward DeLisle, Offit Kurman

Drafting and Litigating Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Provisions in Employment Contracts- Walter T. Featherly III, Holland & Knight

Doing Business with the Department of Defense- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers & U.S. Air Force

Navigating Cybersecurity Requirements – ITAR, DFAR, NIST- Matt Fogo, NeoSystems; Twylia Fannin, NeoSystems; & Amy Kankiewicz, NeoSystems

Doing Business with NASA- Charles Williams, NASA

Size and Status (Re)Certifications: Tripwires for Small Businesses- Peter Ford, PilieroMazza & Tony Franco, PilieroMazza

Past Performance Strategies: Using it to Your Best Advantage- Jon DeVore, Birch Horton Bittner & Cherot

Tools & Resources from Alaska SBA Office- Christie VandenDries, U.S. Small Business Administration; Clark Bihag, U.S. Small Business Administration; Ryan Zachry, U.S. Small Business Administration; Steve Roberts, U.S. Small Business Administration; Laura Sheldon, U.S. Small Business Administration; & Randy Dooley, U.S. Small Business Administration

DOJ and FBI Enforcement Policies and Compliance Guidelines: Preparing Government Contractors to Prevent Violations and Avoid Costly Mistakes- Kevin Feldis, Perkins Coie and with FBI Supervisory Special Agent Joe Bieshelt

GSA Procurement & Resources- Kenyon Taylor, General Services Administration

wednesday, June 19, 2019

Q&A with SBA- John Klein, U.S. Small Business Administration; Robb Wong, U.S. Small Business Administration; & Jeremy Field, U.S. Small Business Administration

Forecast Strategies for FY2019 Fourth Quarter: Access to Contracts for Small Businesses- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; General Services Administration; NASA & U.S. Air Force

SBA and Government Contracts Training: Effectively Managing Multiple Subsidiaries in the 8(a) Program and Beyond - Advanced Level Intensive- Robert Tompkins, Holland & Knight; Walter Featherly III, Holland & Knight; Christopher Slottee, Holland & Knight; Robert Misulich, Holland & Knight; & Rodney Perry, Holland & Knight