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Check out the 2023 agenda below...

  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.
Learn the latest insights from the PSC Vision Forecast research teams. Walk away with a better understanding of HHS and VA agency budgets, programs, priorities and issues. 

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

Dr. Karl S. Mathias,  
Chief Information Officer, HHS

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. Ravi Basavappa, PhD, Senior Advisor, ARPA-H
COL Sarah Goldman,
PhD, Director, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, US Army Medical Research & Development Command
Dr. Danilo Tagle, PhD, MS, Director, NCATS, NIH
Eric Cole, Client Engagement Director for Civil Health Solutions, Leidos Health Group (moderator)

2:40 p.m. 

Using Data to Promote Health and Advance Health Equity
3:00 p.m. 
This Fireside chat will explore the different ways that two different federal health agencies are trying to use data to improve health outcomes and promote health equity. Speakers will discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by data collection; strategies for addressing data challenges; the impact of trust and transparency; how they are using data sets to improve decision-making; and the role of industry in supporting their mission.

Dr. Jose Galvez, Deputy Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Strategic Programs, FDA
Angelica Johnson
, Engagement Specialist, All of Us Research Program, NIH 
Kathleen Featheringham, Vice President, AI/Machine Learning, Technology & Consulting Services, Maximus (moderator)

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.  

Eric Fears, IT Specialist for Enterprise Architecture, Federal Acquisition Service, GSA
Phil Frame,
Supervisory Contract Specialist, FDA
Nancy Norton, Director, Office of Acquisition Services, Office of Financial Resources, CDC
Kathy Lentz, President, Federal Insights LLC (moderator)

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.