2015 Small Business Conference Presentations

Wednesday

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Exhibitor Town Hall Meeting (no presentation)

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Small Business Council Meeting

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Opening Plenary Session and Luncheon (1 PDH)
Opening Plenary Session - Speaker David Nour, Global Business Advisor

Education Sessions: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
SBA Mentor-Protege Program and JV Strategies (1 PDH)
Choosing the Right Delivery System for your Construction Project (1 PDH)
Wage and Hour Boot Camp (1 PDH)
How Can I Benefit from the Small Business Conference

Education Sessions: 2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
WOSB Program: Working It to Your Advantage (no presentation) (1 PDH)
Construction Contract Risk Management for Public Contracts (1 PDH)
Advanced Teaming Strategies to Accelerate Small Business Government Revenue (1 PDH)
Federal Contracting 101 (1 PDH)

Education Sessions: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The Impacts of New Mentor-Protege Legislation (1 PDH)
How to Do Business with the VA (1 PDH)
Buying as One Through Category Management (1 PDH)
Maximizing Return on Investment in Business Development (1 PDH)

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. SBA Mega Session (no presentation)


Thursday

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Plenary Session
Plenary Session Recording

Program Briefings: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
USACE; Mississippi Valley Division and Great Lakes & Ohio River Division Briefings
Department of Veterans Affairs Briefing

Program Briefings: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
USACE: North Atlantic Division and South Atlantic Division Briefings
General Services Administration and Department of State Briefings

Program Briefings: 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
USACE: Southwestern Division and Northwestern Division Briefings
USACE: Transatlantic Division and Engineering Centers Briefings

Program Briefings: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

USACE: Pacific Ocean Division and South Pacific Division Briefings
Department of Energy and Department of Commerce Briefings 

Friday


Mega Sessions
Army Small Business Mega Session
NAVFAC Small Business Mega Session
AFCEC Small Business Mega Session

12:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Awards Presentation and Closing Keynote Luncheon (1 PDH)
Awards Presentation and Keynote Speaker - Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honore, USA (Ret.) - former Commander, Joint Task Force Katrina