TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 10, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Roxanne Banks and Dea Merchant to the panel for the FY18 Budgets & Procurement Forum. Martha Shepard will be moderating the event.
As the fiscal year comes to a close, industry is eagerly looking forwards toward FY2018. Many changes are on the horizon, such as the reorganization of the GSA’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) being placed under the purview of the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). Join the Potomac Officers Club and industry experts in a discussion about future federal spending programs, procurement initiatives, Alan Thomas’ vision for FAS and how it will impact the acquisition and procurement process, and more.
“The Potomac Officers Club is looking forward to hosting the FY18 Budgets & Procurement Forum,” said Jim Garrettson, President and CEO of Executive Mosaic. “As FY17 comes to a close the public and private sectors are looking ahead to numerous changes FY18 will bring. I am confident that our distinguished speakers will provide key insights into what budget and procurement policies we can expect in the future and how the private sector can assist the federal government in realizing these goals.”
The Forum will be held on Thursday, October 12 at 2941 Restaurant at 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042.
Alan Thomas, Commissioner, Federal Acquisition Service of U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) (KEYNOTE)
Roxanne Banks, Deputy Director of Acquisition (J7) & Senior Services Manager (SSM) of Defense Logistics Agency (PANELIST)
Kenneth Brennan, Deputy Director for Services Acquisition in the office of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (PANELIST)
Dea Merchant, Deputy Senior Procurement Executive of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (PANELIST)
Martha Shepard, Vice President, Contracts of BAE Systems (Moderator)