2023 FedHealth Conference Agenda

  Networking Lunch
12:30 p.m.
Join us early to network and enjoy a light lunch.
             Opening Remarks
1:00 p.m.
  Vision Federal Market Forecast - Federal Health Markets Update
1:10 p.m.

Todd Pantezzi, Chief Strategy Officer, CVP
  Opening Keynote
1:20 p.m.

Accelerating Research to Improve Health
1:50 p.m.
This session will look at how federal health agencies are using research to accelerate and drive the development, translation, adoption, and delivery of new biomedical and health solutions for real world impact to our veteran’s health and the population at large. 

Dr. Susan Monarez, Deputy Director of ARPA-H, HHS
Dr. Danilo Tagle, PhD, MS, Director, NCATS, NIH
Eric Cole, Client Engagement Director for the Government Health & Safety Solutions, Leidos Health Group (moderator)

2:40 p.m. 

Using Data to Promote Health and Advance Health Equity
3:00 p.m. 
This panel will explore different ways that federal health agencies are using data to improve health outcomes and promote health equity. Speakers will discuss the opportunities and challenges, the tools and technologies, and how they are connecting data sets to improve decision-making.

Dr. Karriem Watson, Chief Engagement Officer, All of Us Research Program, NIH 

3:50 p.m. 

Acquisition Innovation and FedHealth Procurement Trends
4:10 p.m. 
This panel will focus on acquisition innovation and procurement trends across federal health agencies so that industry can prepare and position itself to meet the procurement landscape of the future. Speakers will discuss upcoming opportunities, contract vehicle trends, acquisition process innovations, self-scoring evaluation methodologies, and the integration of health equity and other Executive Order priorities into federal contracts.  

Phil Frame, Supervisory Contract Specialist, FDA

Closing Keynote
5:00 p.m.

Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks, VHA
Michael D. Parrish, Chief Acquisition Officer & Principal Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction, VA
  Wrap-up and Summary
5:30 p.m.
  Networking Reception
5:45 p.m.