THEME: EXPANDED HORIZONS
- Broaden your business base to include conus (Continental US) and oconus (Outside continental US) opportunities; looking at private sector as well as government opportunities.
How to Protect Your Intellectual Property–Taught by: Mike Whitticar, NOVA IP Law and Jim DelSordo, Esq, Argus Legal, LLC. Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Distribution, Electronic Privacy and Monitoring as well as government contracts IP issues.
Diversifying Your Customer Base –Taught by: Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP)
- VEDP will focus on how they work with government and non-government contractors on expanding their customer base to international markets.
- Understand the Global Focus initiative
Basics of ITAR (The International Traffic in Arms Regulations)–Taught by: Jennifer S. Huber, Fluet, Huber & Hoang, PLLC
What are the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)?
Understanding the ITAR’s Scope
Navigating the ITAR’s Licensing Requirements
Implementing a Sustainable Export Compliance Program
Learn more about ITAR here.
Top 10 Legal Pitfalls for Government Contracting– Taught by: Francis Q. Hoang, Fluet, Huber & Hoang, PLLC
- How to make Legal expenses cost your business nothing – or everything.
- The one clause you always want to examine in every contract.
- The two words you want to see in every employment agreement.
“Deal or No Deal — Strategies and Pitfalls of Growing via Acquisitions” — Moderated by David Charles, Rees Broome, PC –Panelists: Peter Schulte, Founder & Managing Partner at CMEquity Partners and Mike Cromwell, Founder of Outcome Capital.
Marketing to Prime Contractors — Moderated by Robyn Snyder, Lockheed Martin Panelists: Kenneth Fried, President, Fairfield Technologies Inc. – a CMMI-level 3 company and SBA-certified HUBZone firm. Mr. Fried has an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Ken Davis, MainStreet Technologies (MST) Three-Time Winner of the US Department of State Assistant Secretary Award for Excellence; 2012 Veterans in Business Conference Murray J. Schooner Award Recipient. MST is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small BusinesS. B.S. in Engineering from University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A from Wayne State University, Executive Education Certificates from Dartmouth and University of Richmond.
11:30 Exhibitors Set Up
12:30 Registration Opens
1:00 Opening Session: Welcome & Sponsor Remarks
1:30 Workshop Sessions 1, 2, 3
2:30 15 Minute Break
2:45 Workshop Sessions 4, 5, 6
3:45 15 Minute Break
4:00 Closing Session Featuring Key Note Speaker – Dr. Mary Gillam, Col. (retired), USAF, Consultant, Coach, Speaker, Author – CORE Leadership Development Model.
5:00 Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
6:30 Program Ends
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