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Central Florida Government Direct Access Event

June 8-9, 2016


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General Information

The government direct access event demonstrates our continuous support to Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB’s) and the small business community. Learn how to increase your business presence in the state and federal marketplace.


VA is bringing buyers with the  following NAICS

238220,39112, 339114, 521511, 541930, 541620, 541990, 561410, 561612, 561720, 711130, 811310, 811219, 334516, 325412, 325413, 339112, 423450, 511120, 541611, 561320, 621111, 621112, 621210, 621320, 621493621991, 622210, 236220, 237120, 238150, 238210, 238220, 238290, 238310, 238330, 238340, 238990, 562910,541330, 541410



NAMEORGANIZATION
Kawan AfreDept. of Veteran Affairs
Douglas AndersonDept. of Veteran Affairs
James AndrewsDept. of Veteran Affairs
Anton ArcherDept. of Veteran Affairs
Janice Brady Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Heather BrauerDept. of Veteran Affairs
Janet Bullard Hillsborough Area Regional
Alvin BurnsDept. of Veteran Affairs
Marvin ButlerDept. of Veteran Affairs
Linda CarrDept. of Veteran Affairs
Kenneth CaryerDept. of Veteran Affairs
Adrianna ClarkU.S. Dept. of Transportation
Deborah CouncilDept. of Veteran Affairs
Ginger DavisDept. of Veteran Affairs
Zamir DeanDept. of Veteran Affairs
Carl EaganDept. of Veteran Affairs
Demond EdwardsDept. of Veteran Affairs
Kim FaisonDept. of Veteran Affairs
Derek FloresDept. of Veteran Affairs
Wilfredo FlorezDept. of Veteran Affairs
Antranette Forbes Lee County, Florida
John Foster Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Jan Frye Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Sandra Garrido Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Sherita Glanton Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Christy LDept. of Veteran Affairs
Juan Guzman-Camacho Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Gregory HallDept. of Veteran Affairs
Shamika HamiltonNASA
Desiree Hanson Moffitt Cancer Center
Christopher Harrington US Special Operations Command
Tyler HarrisJames A. Haley Veteran's Hospital
Regina HeightDept. of Veteran Affairs
James HollomanDept. of Veteran Affairs
Mark JohnsonDept. of Veteran Affairs
Fadil Keranovic Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Karen Krymski FSBDC at USF College of Business
Matthew Lucas Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Brian MacLean Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Roger Makowski Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Raymond McCain Veterans Health Admin.
John McGuireDept. of Veteran Affairs
Kim MowreyVeterans Admin
Esther Murphy Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Blasina Negron GonzalezVeterans Health Admin.
James Nicols General Services Admin
Michael NormanDept. of Veteran Affairs
Frank Orozco Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Renee Pratt-CocroftHillsborough Area Regional Transit - HART
Melinda Ratliff Bay Pines Veterans Medical
Derek ReichardtDept. of Veteran Affairs
Eduardo Rivera Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Yamil Rodriguez Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Mayra RosaDept. of Veteran Affairs
Ricky Sawyer Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Joseph Scotchlas Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Timothy Sheridan Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Janice Speth Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Pamela SrebernakDept. of Veteran Affairs
Melva Stennis Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Clarelle Sylvain Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Freddy Tadros Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Timothy TaylorDept. of Veteran Affairs
Camaro West-Lee Dept. of Veteran Affairs
David Whitmer Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Derrick WilliamsDept. of Veteran Affairs
Peter Wills Dept. of Veteran Affairs
Gary Wilson Dept. of Veteran Affairs

Value of Attending

Engage with PDMs:
Access program managers and contracting professionals.

  • Engage with PDMs from federal and commercial agencies to build relationships
  • Learn about federal and commercial opportunities specific to your industry
  • Take part in Networking Roundtables to personally demonstrate and pitch your business
  • Network with other businesses to discover subcontracting and teaming opportunities

Business Opportunity Sessions:
Learn about 2016–2017 procurement opportunities.

  • Doing Business with VHA Network Contracting Office
  • Doing Business with VHA VISN asset managers
  • Doing Business with VA Office of Construction and Facilities Management - Major and Minor
  • Construction, Non-Reccurring Maintenance and Leasing

Learning Sessions:
Business-building topics, expertise exchange, and real-world strategies:

  • Federal Contracting Certification Programs and Determining If They Will Benefit Your Business
  • Commercial Supply Chain Opportunities for Small Businesses
  • How to Leverage Your Current Assets to Become “Lender Ready”
  • Programs and Resources to Assist You With Exploring the Export Market
  • Proposed Contracting Rules and Policies and How Will They Impact Your Small Business


Registration Costs

Registration Type

Government

Attendees

Small Business Exhibit

Large Business

FREE

$200

$599

$899


Participating Hotel

Scott Stringer

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center

513 South Florida Ave.
Tampa, FL 33602
Group Name: DAP VISN8

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Agenda

07:00AM - 05:00PM

Registration Opens
First Floor (Near Ballroom A)

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
Prosthetics
Brenda M. Brown, Chief Prosthetics
Derek Reichardt, Chief Prosthetics
Gabriel Gurst, Chief Pros Lab
Janet Bullard, Chief, Prosthetics
Jennifer Karczewski, Assistant Chief, Prosthetics
Linda Dombrovske, Assistant Chief, Prosthetics

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Surgery
Dr Edward Hong, Chief of Surgery
Dr. Andrew Heller, Chief of Surgery
James Andrews, Acting AO of Surgery
Sandra Garrido, Administrative Officer
Santino Guarino, Procurement Technician
Stacy Rose, Administrative Officer
Tyler A. Harris, Acting Administrative Officer

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20
Pharmacy
Camaro West, Assoc. Chief
Dr. Kim Mowrey, Chief, Pharmacy
Eduardo Rivera, Administrative Officer
Freddy Tadros, Associate Chief, Pharmacy
Gary Wilson, Chief Pharmacy
Peter Wills, Supervisory Pharmacist

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21
P&LMS
JaNice Brady, Ancillary Testing/Lab Supervisor
Esther Murphy, Lab Manager OPC/AO
Linda J. Carr, Program Manager
Michael Colon, Lab Manager

08:45AM – 08:55AM

Networking Break

08:55AM – 09:40AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
Nursing
Blasina Negron, Chief Nurse SPS
Diego Ponce, Nursing Equipment Coordinator
Eileen Welling, Clinical Resource Wanda Linscott, Asst Chief SPS
Elaine Cohen, Chief Nursing Service, Quality
Sharron Lewis, SPH Coordinator
Wanda Linscott, Asst Chief SPS

08:55AM – 09:40AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Medicine “1”
Dr. Dominique Thuriere
Dr. Jennifer Pearson, Chief Medicine
Joseph Scotchlas, AO
Sonya Mickens, Chief Cardio/Pulm Diag.
Stephen Rotell, Registered Respiratory Therapist
Ted Crowther, Assistant Chief, Respiratory Care

08:55AM – 09:40AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21
Director of Contracting Briefing
Derrick Williams

09:40AM – 09:50AM

Networking Break
Regency Ballroom Foyer

09:50AM – 10:35AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
VISN 8 Chief Operating Officer (COO)
David Whitmer

09:50AM – 10:35AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
“The FSBDC as a Resource for Business Growth and Certification Assistance”.
Karen Krymski

09:50AM – 10:35AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20
Services Division Chief Briefing
Fadil Keranovic

10:35AM – 10:45AM

Networking Break

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
Office of Construction & Facilities Management(Major construction > $10 million)
Robert Capers

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Director of Contracting Briefing

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20
Services Division Chief Briefing
Fadil Keranovic

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21
Medical Personnel Support
Yamil Rodriguez

11:40AM – 01:00PM

Networking Lunch

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21

02:10PM – 05:00PM

Networking Tables - Ballroom B
Small businesses who provide specific products or services can discuss their capabilities directly with a Procurement Decision Maker (PDM). One-To-Many sessions are by appointment only. In order to participate in the afternoon One-To-Many sessions, it is mandatory that you attend the Business Opportunity Sessions in the morning.

07:00AM - 05:00PM

Registration Opens
First Floor (Near Ballroom A)

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
Logistics
Aaron Muscat, Assistant Chief
Demond Edwards, Chief Property Management
Will Bowman, Supervisory Supply Technician
Frank Orozco, Asst. Chief
Helen (Melinda) Ratliff, Chief Logistics
Kai Mentzer, Health Systems Specialist
Mack Burton, Chief MM Division
Michael Ostrow, Chief Logistics

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Environmental Management Services
Nathan Rivers, EMS Supervisor
James Nowak, EMS Supervisor
Timothy Taylor, EMS Supervisor
Raymond Mullins, Budget Technician

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20
Facility Management
James Dahnke, Supervisor General Engineer
Juan Guzman-Camacho, Engineering Technician
Ricky Sawyer, Supervisory Engineer
Abdoulie Jammeh, Chief, EMS
Jerry Dunmore, Actng Asst. Chief, EMS

08:00AM – 08:45AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21
Conducting Business with VISN 8
Derrick Williams, Small Business Liaison
A. Michael Cleary, Acquisition Utilization Specialist
Christy Glass, Contracting Liaison
Deborah Council, Activation Project Specialist
Derek Flores, Acq Supervisor
James Holloman, Contracting Liaison
Kim Faison, VISN 8 Contracting Liaison

08:45AM – 08:55AM

Networking Break

08:55AM – 09:40AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
Engineering
Eric, Plaisance, Section Chief Eng Service
Heather Brauer, Asst. Chief Eng Service
Roger Makowski, Chief Eng Service
James Dahnke, Supervisor General Engineer
Juan Guzman-Camacho, Engineering Technician
Ricky Sawyer, Supervisory Engineer

08:55AM – 09:40AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Construction Opportunity (James A Haley Roofing)
Regina Height

08:55AM – 09:40AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20

08:55AM – 09:40AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21

09:40AM – 09:50AM

Networking Break

09:50AM – 10:35AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
Environmental Management Services
Ricky Sawyer, Supervisory Engineer

09:50AM – 10:35AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Construction Supervisor Briefing
Mark Johnson

09:50AM – 10:35AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20
Services Division Chiefs Briefing
Fail Keranovic

09:50AM – 10:35AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21
American Medical Depot
Beverly Kendall

10:35AM – 10:45AM

Networking Break

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18
Office of Construction & Facilities Management(Major construction > $10 million)
Robert Capers

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Construction
Doug Anderson, Project Chief
James Charlton, Engineering Super Tech
Michael Norman, Eng Tech
James Dahnke, Supervisor General Engineer
Juan Guzman-Camacho, Engineering Technician
Ricky Sawyer, Supervisory Engineer
Stacey Malott, Construction Project Specialist

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20
Doing Business with MacDill AFB
Nelson Escribano, MacDill AFB Small Business Liaison
Christopher Harrington, USSOCOM HQ Director of Small Business Programs

10:45AM – 11:30AM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21
Construction Supervisor Briefing
Mark Johnson

11:40AM – 01:00PM

Networking Lunch

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 18

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 19
Opportunities for veteran-owned business within U.S.DOT
Adrianna Clark, SE Region Director – U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Small Business

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 20
Doing Business with MacDill AFB
Nelson Escribano, MacDill AFB Small Business Liaison
Christopher Harrington, USSOCOM HQ Director of Small Business Programs

01:15PM – 02:00PM

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) – Room 21
Doing Business with HART-(Hillsborough Area Regional Transit)
Alvin Burns

02:10PM – 05:00PM

Networking Tables - Ballroom B
Small businesses who provide specific products or services can discuss their capabilities directly with a Procurement Decision Maker (PDM). One-To-Many sessions are by appointment only. In order to participate in the afternoon One-To-Many sessions, it is mandatory that you attend the Business Opportunity Sessions in the morning.


Event Presentations

Only Hosts who have uploaded a presentation will be visible on this list. If you do not see the presentation you are looking for the host has not yet added their presentation.
Director of Contracting Briefing
  • Session time: Jun 08, 08:55 am - 09:40 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Derrick Williams
  • Presentations:

Medical Personnel Support
  • Session time: Jun 08, 10:45 am - 11:30 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Cyrouse Houshyani, Yamil Rodriguez, Rodney Cassidy
  • Presentations:

Conducting Business with VISN 8
  • Session time: Jun 09, 08:00 am - 08:45 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Christy L. Glass, Kim Faison, Deborah Council, Derek Flores, James Holloman, Derrick Williams
  • Presentations:

Replace Roofs Campus-Wide (Tampa)
  • Session time: Jun 09, 08:55 am - 09:40 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Regina Height
  • Presentations:

Services Division Chief Briefing
  • Session time: Jun 09, 09:50 am - 10:35 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Fadil Keranovic
  • Presentations:

Business Opportunity Session (BOS) Construction
  • Session time: Jun 09, 10:45 am - 11:30 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Stacey Malott, Michael Norman, Ricky Sawyer, Douglas Anderson
  • Presentations:

Office of Construction & Facilities Management(Major construction > $10 million)
  • Session time: Jun 09, 10:45 am - 11:30 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Robert Capers, Zebulon Fox
  • Presentations:

How to Do Business with US Special Operations Command
  • Session time: Jun 09, 10:45 am - 11:30 am
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Christopher Harrington, Nelson Escribano
  • Presentations:

How to Do Business with US Special Operations Command
  • Session time: Jun 09, 01:15 pm - 02:00 pm
  • Type: Business Opportunity Sessions
  • Hosts: Christopher Harrington, Nelson Escribano
  • Presentations:

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