The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) annual Forecast to Industry event will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, DC on Monday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m EST. The no-cost event will provide DISA’s industry partners with in-depth information about DISA’s acquisition and procurement plans. Members of DISA’s senior leadership will present briefings to address tactical acquisition issues, requirements, and planned procurements for the 2018/2019 fiscal years. During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to speak with senior leaders, program managers, and acquisition representatives.
In-Person and Virtual Attendance Information
The venue will accommodate 800 attendees; in-person attendance is limited to two representatives per company. Attire for the event is business for civilians and service dress for military personnel.
In addition to on-site attendance, industry partners can also watch the day’s proceedings live online. Attendees interested in participating via the live video streaming are also required to register. A link to the video stream will be emailed to registrants prior to the event.
Additional information will be distributed as it becomes available through this webpage and DISA’s official social media presences: www.facebook.com/USDISA and www.twitter.com/USDISA. The event hashtag is #DISAf2i
Direct any questions to the Forecast to Industry team at [email protected]
Seats for the DISA Forecast to Industry (F2I) event are in high demand. If for any reason you cannot attend in person, you must contact the F2I team ([email protected]) no later than 4:00 p.m. EST on 1 Nov 17. If you do not cancel by the deadline, and do not attend the event, your company will not be eligible to attend on-site next year and will only be allowed to attend via the live stream.
Please be courteous so your seat can be reallocated to someone who is able to attend.
7-8:00 a.m. Registration
8-8:05 a.m. Forecast to Industry Opening Video
8:05-8:25 a.m. Opening Remarks and Strategic Overview LTG Alan R. Lynn
8:25-8:40 a.m. Senior Procurement Executive Tony Montemarano
8:40-8:50 a.m. Procurement Services Executive Welcome Douglas Packard
8:50-9:05 a.m. Other Transactions Authority Scott Stewart
9:05-9:30 a.m. Office of Small Business Programs Update Sharon Jones
9:30-10 a.m. Break
10-10:15 a.m. Development and Business Center Introduction Alfred Rivera
10:15-10:50 a.m. Command & Control Terry Carpenter
10:50-11:15 a.m. Cyber COL Brian Lyttle
11:15-11:30 a.m. Mobility Jacob Marcellus
11:30 a.m.–1p.m. Lunch
1-1:10 p.m. Operations Center Introduction Jessie Showers
1:10-1:35 p.m. Networking Technologies Jessie Showers
1:35-1:50 p.m. Computing Anthony Purvis
1:50-2 p.m. Joint Staff Support Center Col Douglas Shahan
2-2:30 p.m. Joint Service Provider Maj Gen Brian Dravis
2:30-3 p.m. DISA FY18 Contracting Overview Douglas Packard
3-4 p.m. Meet the Seniors Cindy Your
|Alfred Rivera / Stuart Timerman||Development and Business Center|
|John Hickey / COL Brian Lyttle||Cyber Development Directorate|
|Terry Carpenter||Services Development Directorate|
|Maj Gen Brian Dravis||Joint Service Provider|
|Raju Shah||National Background Investigation Systems|
|Douglas Packard||Procurement Services Directorate|
|Lawrence Klooster||Operations Center|
|Jessie Showers||Infrastructure Directorate|
|Jeffrey VanBemmel||Services Directorate|