Tap Into Business @ WSSC

April 27, 2018   College Park, MD
Please Note that This Agenda is Subject to Change
Friday
April 27
  • 8:30 AM

    9:00 AM
    Registration

    Registration and Continental Breakfast

    • Reception Area
  • 9:00 AM

    9:05 AM
    Event Opening from Emcee
    • Jaclyn L. Vincent, Chief of Staff, WSSC
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 9:05 AM

    9:10 AM
    Greetings
    • Thomasina V. Rogers, Commission Chair, WSSC
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 9:10 AM

    9:15 AM
    Greetings
    • Carla A. Reid, General Manager/CEO, WSSC
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 9:15 AM

    9:20 AM
    Presentation of WSSC TAP INTO BUSINESS Video
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 9:20 AM

    9:30 AM
    A Conversation on Tapping In
    • Carla A. Reid, General Manager/CEO, WSSC
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 9:30 AM

    9:50 AM
    Tap Into Procurement Priorities
    • David Malone, Chief Procurement Officer, WSSC
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 9:50 AM

    9:55 AM
    Closing Remarks
    • David Malone, Chief Procurement Officer, WSSC
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 10:00 AM

    10:45 AM
    I'm Registered... Now What? (All Contracting Areas)

    Overview of WSSC Procurement Process and Solicitation timelines. This workshop will also give attendees an opportunity to meet some of the Procurement Staff.

    • Reginald Scott, Procurement Purchasing Manager of Goods & Services/Professional Services, WSSC
    • Salon D
  • 10:00 AM

    10:45 AM
    How to Write Winning Proposals for Facilities Design and Construction Projects (A&E and Construction)

    Discussion on winning proposals for Design Services for Facilities Projects and Contract Pain Points.

    • Theon Grojean, Facility Design and Construction Division Manager, WSSC
    • Ahmed Baig, Procurement Purchasing Manager for Construction and A&E, WSSC
    • Salon F/G
  • 10:00 AM

    2:00 PM
    Exhibit Hall Open

    Visit our exhibit tables of Internal WSSC Departments and External Supplier Resource Agencies

    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 10:00 AM

    10:45 AM
    Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (OSDI) MBE/SLBE Program Overview

    An overview of the programs and services administered by OSDI

    • LaCreshia Wood, Supplier Diversity Program Specialist, WSSC
    • Salon E
  • 10:45 AM

    11:00 AM
    Break/Networking
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 11:00 AM

    11:45 AM
    Meet WSSC's IT (Information Technology)

    An opportunity for vendors to meet face to face with WSSC IT Professionals

    • Dervel A. Reed, Chief Technology Mobility Officer, WSSC
    • Salon C
  • 11:00 AM

    11:45 AM
    Ask the Evaluators (Professional Services and Goods & Services)

    WSSC’s staff shares insight as to what best value looks like at WSSC and what Evaluation teams look for in a quality proposal

    • Reginald Scott, Procurement Purchasing Manager of Goods & Services/Professional Services, WSSC
    • Salon D
  • 11:00 AM

    11:45 AM
    Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (OSDI) MBE/SLBE Program Overview

    An overview of the programs and services administered by OSDI

    • Brittany Gonzalez, Supplier Diversity Outreach Coordinator, WSSC
    • Salon E
  • 11:45 AM

    12:00 PM
    Break/Networking
    • Calvert Ballroom
  • 12:00 PM

    12:45 PM
    How To Write Winning Proposals for Pipeline Design Projects ; How to Move from a Sub to a Prime (A&E and Construction)

    Discussion on winning proposals for Design Services for Pipeline Projects and Contract Pain Points. A discussion giving insight and techniques to improve your firm’s capabilities and help you to grow from a Sub to a Prime Contractor. Featuring a vendor success story.

    • Marcia Tucker, Division Manager, Pipeline Design Division, WSSC
    • Salon F/G
  • 12:00 PM

    12:45 PM
    Tap Into IT

    A workshop providing an overview of WSSC’s upcoming IT contracts.

    • Rosa Wilson, IT Contract Administrator, WSSC
    • Salon C
  • 12:00 PM

    12:45 PM
    Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion (OSDI) MBE/SLBE Program Overview

    An overview of the programs and services administered by OSDI

    • Tracey Edwards, Supplier Diversity Program Manager, WSSC
    • Salon E
  • 12:45 PM

    2:00 PM
    Exhibit Hall Open and Networking
    • Calvert Ballroom