2021 PSC Vision Conference Agenda

Wednesday, December 1

Q&A will be available for each session. Engage with industry experts throughout the conference.

Welcome Remarks
9:15 a.m. ET
David Berteau, President and CEO, PSC

Break
9:45 a.m. ET


Macroeconomic/DoD Topline
9:55 a.m. ET
This forecast team looks at the overall global and U.S. economic picture and develops likely scenarios for federal discretionary spending, culminating in with focus on a defense topline forecast. To develop the forecast, the team uses various economic indicators from a variety of international and US-based sources.  Its DoD Topline forecast is a ten-year forecast of defense budgets involving a top down look at the DoD budget by appropriation category (e.g. RDT&E, Procurement, O&M and Milpers). The forecast includes relevant information about current DoD activities such as defense strategy and planning, an estimate of the future force structure, an investment forecast, Supplemental spending, efficiency savings, and changing acquisition practices.

  • Lou Crenshaw, Founder and President, Crenshaw Consulting Associates LLC

Break
10:40 a.m. ET

Federal IT Management & Budget
10:50 a.m. ET
This team prepares an annual five-year budget forecast of the IT market for civil and defense sectors of the federal government, including an assessment of related plans, programs, and market topics that cover computers, telecommunication systems, and related products and services. The committee provides an overall analysis of the federal and IT budgets for various civil and defense agencies, looks at top-line dollars and trends, and then forecasts federal IT spending for the next five years. Included in this forecast is an assessment of the various agency Exhibit 53 submissions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The effects of government administrative policies and procedures on the IT marketplace are determined in cooperation with government agencies, and a determination is made on essential facts and figures relating to the IT market.

  • Steve Vetter, Federal Strategist, Senior Strategic Solution Executive, Cisco
  • Greg Lobbin, Practice Director, CBP Land Border Integration Program, SAIC
  • Josh Verville, Business Development Executive, Peraton
 

Break
11:35 a.m. ET

  DoD IT/C5ISR
11:45 a.m. ET

This team prepares a forecast that analyzes the budgets, as well as trends and dynamics, related to defense mission-critical and embedded systems directly involved in C5ISR. The major submarkets that will be covered are: C5 (Command and Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber), ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance), and electronic warfare. Significant areas of investment through major program spending covered (unclassified portions are included). 

This study team takes a qualitative look at the latest in federal technology trends and how they will offer future business opportunities. 

  • Vince Holloway, Vice President, Defense Information Technology Services, Tetra Tech
  • Dr. Marguerite Raaen, CEO, Raaen Consulting
  Lunch Break
12:15 p.m. ET
 

Dept. of Health and Human Services
12:45 p.m. ET

The Department of Health and Human Services presentation will focus on providing information on agency initiatives. Emphasis will be on strategic plans, procurements and programs, technologies, trends and drivers, and outside influences.

  • Todd Pantezzi, CSO, Customer Value Partners
  • Kathy Lentz, Federal Sales/Business Development Advisor, Federal Insights
  • Cindy D'Annunzio, Managing Director, RTI. 
  • Wayne Fong, Managing Director, DRT Strategies
  Break
1:45 p.m. ET

  Dept. of Veterans Affairs
1:55 p.m. ET

The Department of Veterans Affairs presentation will focus on providing information on agency initiatives. Emphasis will be on strategic plans, procurements and programs, technologies, trends and drivers, and outside influences.
  • Mike Vogel, Senior Client Executive, Peraton
  • Gayle Grasso, Federal Insights
  • MJ Sivulich, Jefferson Consulting
  Break
2:35 p.m. ET

  Military Health
2:45 p.m. ET

The Military Health presentation will focus on providing information on agency initiatives. Emphasis will be on strategic plans, procurements and programs, technologies, trends and drivers, and outside influences.

  • Suzanne Charleston, Senior Director Federal Healthcare and Beneficiary Markets, Neustar
  • Maria Gaboury, Senior Account Executive, Business Development, InterSystems Corporation
 

Wrap-up
3:25 p.m. ET

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