Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will serve as the opening keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum on Tuesday, June 9th. Register here for POC’s 2020 Procurement Virtual Forum.
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.
Join the Potomac Officers Club for our Procurement Virtual Forum. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear public and private sector leaders discuss how procurement has evolved and will continue to change with the times.