Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security, will serve as the opening keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th.
Correa oversees the work of nine heads of Contracting Activity that provide operational procurement services to DHS components, directorates and offices. She has initiated and led several key efforts designed to improve DHS procurement workforce focuses as a team and find the right solutions to enable and support the DHS mission.
These efforts include the Acquisition Innovations in Motion (AIiM) framework, such as the Procurement Innovation Lab (PIL), Education, Development, Growth and Excellence (EDGE) mentoring program.
Additionally, Correa has continued to grow and enhance efforts including the Homeland Security Acquisition Institute, the Acquisition Professional Career Program, the Strategic Sourcing Program Office, and Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.
During her keynote address, she will discuss the short term and long term strategies, acquisition innovation initiatives, commercial items acquisition, workforce initiatives, technology modernization and collaboration between government and industry.
In addition to Dunne, the Procurement Forum 2020 will feature two other keynote speakers: Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer with the Department of Homeland Security, and Kim Herrington, acting principal director of Defense Pricing and Contracting with the Department of Defense (DoD).
Join the Potomac Officers Club and don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear public and private sector leaders discuss government AI programs and priorities, new initiatives and how to achieve enterprise AI. Register here for Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th.