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Wednesday, October 21

Sponsor Booths and Chat Forums Open
8 a.m.
   Opening & Welcome
8:50 a.m.
 

Keynote Speaker
9 a.m.

  • Susan O'Malley, Former President of Washington Sports and Entertainment, First Female President of a Professional Sports Franchise
Break

Acquisition Update
9:45 a.m.

A panel of federal acquisition leaders will discuss the latest trends in government procurement and address individual and collective challenges faced by their agencies and services and technology contractors.

  • Lesley Field, Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, U.S. Office of Management and Budget
  • Kim Herrington, Acting Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department of Defense  
  • Mark Walther, CAO & Director, Office of Acquisition & Assistance, USAID  
  • Moderator: Alan Thomas, COO, IntelliBridge

Break

Walking and Drawing a Fine Line – The History of Editorial Cartoons
10:45 a.m. 

Political cartoons capture the mood of the country and sometimes even shape our nation’s political debate – generating both approbation as well as denigration.  Matt Wuerker continues this tradition in his work for Politico. He will discuss the history of his profession as well as his own experiences drawing, walking, and sometime crossing, the editorial “line.”

  • Matt Wuerker, Cartoonist, Politico
 

Break

 

Political Update     
11:30 a.m.

Hear insights from former members of Congress as they discuss the final hours of the 116th Congress and the impact of the November election on the new Congress. 

  • Tom Davis, former Congressman, Author and Professor at George Mason University
  • Jim Moran, former Congressman, Professor of Practice, Virginia Tech University
  • Moderator: Brad Antle, Executive Chairman, Oceus Networks
  Day 1 Wrap Up
12:15 p.m.

Virtual Trivial Pursuit
5:30 p.m.
Network with attendees and test your knowledge of trivia by taking part in this fun virtual networking game. You’ll spend the first part of the hour moving from room to room to meet other attendees. Once it’s time to start the game, you’ll join a room and compete against other rooms as a team! Each player will use the KaHoot! app to answer the questions and the results will be displayed live throughout.
 Virtual Wine Tasting
6 p.m.
For this 60 minute tasting, you will receive 3 bottles of wine from Greenhill Wine and Vineyards of Middleburg, Virginia. You will also receive a list of suggested foods to have on hand for proper pairing. A member of the Greenhill staff will lead this fun and interactive event.

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