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Ellen Lord: DOD’s Digital Marketplace Seeks to Drive ‘Trusted’ Partnerships Between Investors, Companies

Ellen Lord acquisition chief Department of Defense

The Department of Defense has launched an electronic marketplace with the goal of connecting small- to medium-sized businesses to capital providers under the DOD's Trusted Capital program. “Trusted Capital works by providing opportunities for trusted financial institutions and qualifying companies to explore mutually beneficial partnerships in support of national security goals,” said Ellen Lord, the Pentagon's acquisition chief and a four-time Wash100 awardee.

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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 to Host Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum; Featuring DoD’s Kevin Fahey as Keynote Speaker

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

During GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and IT modernization across federal agencies. To register for GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum to Address Acquisition Framework, Schedule, Policy

FY21 Acquisition Forum

During GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the Defense Budget Reform, annual financial audit schedule adherence, Defense Acquisition System and implementation of the Adaptive Acquisition Framework (AAF). To register for FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum, as well as view other upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page

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Potomac Officers Club to Feature Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider as Keynote Speaker During 5G Summit

Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider Mobilization Assistant US Space Force

Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider, mobilization assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, will be featured as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th. To Register for the 5G Summit and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit to Address Priorities, Challenges, Innovations with 5G Adoption

Potomac Officers Club 5G Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense (DoD) and four-time Wash100 Award recipient, will be featured as the keynote speaker. Lord will discuss the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors.

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Expert Panel Discusses Innovation and Collaboration Initiatives During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 2020 Navy Forum continued with an expert panel full of significant names of consequence to the development of the collaboration and innovation for the Navy. If you missed the event, you can still register to watch the Navy Forum in its entirety by visiting Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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Maria Demaree, Lockheed VP & GM of Mission Solutions, to Moderate Panel During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Maria Demaree VP

Maria Demaree, vice president and general manager of mission solutions at Lockheed Martin's space business, will moderate the “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” panel during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th. To Register for the 5G Summit, and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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Lance Spencer, Client EVP at AT&T Public Sector, to Moderate Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Lance Spencer

Lance Spencer, client executive vice president with AT&T Public Sector, will moderate the expert panel during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th, 2020. During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. 

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