Security Clearances Panel
9:30 a.m. | Colonial Hall
The current federal security clearance process presents one of the greatest challenges to federal employees, uniformed personnel, and government contractors. Barriers to timely and effective issuance of clearances, whether stemming from policy or processes, represent a significant threat not only to federal mission, but to our homeland and national security. At this session, we’ll hear from a panel of expert government officials charged with operating and improving the federal security clearance regime, and explore potential strategies and solutions for achieving enhanced reciprocity, reduced backlogs and wait times, and greater security.
Envisioning the Future Through Science & Technology
10:50 a.m. | Colonial Hall
This session will examine how emerging technologies may fundamentally change operational models in both government and industry. Hear from experts from industry and government on the role of technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning may have on government, industry partners and the broader economy.
Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin: From the Basics to Advanced Government Use Cases
1:30 p.m. | Colonial Hall
2:30 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Crystal Room
This breakout section will focus on the essentials of ESOP structure and operations that create and maintain an ownership culture. Moderated by an experienced govcon ESOP advisor, a panel of four govcon executives will relate their experiences in building and maintaining an ownership culture in an ESOP company.
Using M&A to Succeed in Today's Market
8:35 a.m. | Colonial Hall
Discover how current trends are affecting your M&A strategy and identify what can be gained through M&A compared
to other opportunities for growth in our industry.
Coming Attractions in Acquisition
10:30 a.m. | Colonial Hall
This session will explore how PSC companies can best adapt to the changing buying patterns of government and what it
will take to succeed in the evolving market dynamics.