Tag Archives: Acquisition

DoD’s Hon. Kevin Fahey Delivers Opening Keynote Address at GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition & Modernization Forum

Hon. Kevin Fahey Asst Sec for Acquisition Defense Department

The Hon. Kevin Fahey, assistant secretary for acquisition at the Department of Defense, delivered the opening keynote address during GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on December 1st. Vince Vlasho, Managing Director, Defense & Intelligence with Accenture Federal Services (AFS), introduced Fahey and moderated his address. Fahey began his remarks by discussing how the DoD has modernized the acquisition process to more quickly deliver the necessary capabilities to meet the warfighter’s missions.

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GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum to Feature Soraya Correa of DHS as Keynote Speaker

Soraya Correa, Chief Procurement Officer at DHS

Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will serve as a keynote speaker during GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum on November 12th, 2020. LTG David Bassett, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), will also be featured as a keynote speaker during the event. 

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GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum to Feature Lt. Gen. David Bassett, DCMA Director, as Keynote Speaker

David Bassett Director DCMA

Army Lt. Gen. David Bassett, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), will deliver a keynote speech during GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum on November 12th. Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will also serve as a keynote speaker during the event. 

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INSA Report: Intelligence Community Trails Behind DoD, Civil Agencies in Acquisition Processes

INSA

A new Intelligence and National Security Alliance report has found that slowdown in acquisition processes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is greater across the intelligence community than the Department of Defense and civilian agencies.

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 5th Annual Army Forum, Featuring Bruce Jette as Keynote Speaker

Bruce Jette Acquisition Chief US Army

In order to address the evolving defense priorities, Potomac Officers Club will host its 5th Annual Army Forum on Aug. 27th, where notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the progress, innovations and accomplishments of the Army’s modernization renaissance over the last year, what challenges remain, and how industry can help in 2021 and beyond. Click here to register for Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Army Forum.

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James Geurts, Navy Acquisition Chief, to Serve as Keynote Speaker During Potomac Officers Club’s Navy Forum

James Geurts US Navy

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition at the U.S. Navy and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th.

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