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Hon. John Hillen: GovCon Leader, Presidential Policy Expert Forecasts More Continuity Than Change for GovCon Regardless Next Election

Dr. John Hillen CEO EverWatch Solutions

GovConWire had the chance to interview longtime industry veteran Hon. John Hillen, CEO of EverWatch Solutions and a previous Wash100 Award recipient, about the upcoming presidential election and the government contracting (GovCon) industry. Dr. Hillen is a former Assistant Secretary of State and former Chairman of the Professional Services Council. 

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Potomac Officers Club to Host “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” Panel During 5G Summit

5G Summit

On Oct. 27th, Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit will feature notable federal and industry leaders on the “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” Panel. The panelists will discuss emerging programs, priorities and challenges within the integration process of the new 5G framework. To Register for the 5G Summit, and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization Led by Lara Poloni; IBM Split into Two Companies; Northrop Gets $1B Navy Contract; Pentagon Awards $600M Towards 5G; Katie Arrington Receives First Wash100 Award

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization; Names Lara Poloni as Lead AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s …

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Amentum-Led Consortium Awarded $630M to Extend Savannah River Site Cleanup Services; John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer CEO Amentum

An Amentum-led industry team will continue to provide liquid waste management services at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina under a potential two-year, $630M contract extension. John Vollmer, CEO of Amentum and a 2020 Wash100 winner, said the award reflects “the confidence the DOE has in our leadership and employees who are accomplishing the liquid waste clean-up mission while addressing South Carolina’s #1 environmental risk.”

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Dave Spirk: Data Strategy Reinforces DoD’s Priority Focus Areas

Dave Spirk Chief Data Officer Department of Defense

The Department of Defense released a strategy to facilitate its transformation into a data-centric organization that considers data as a strategic asset critical to building and maintaining operational advantage on the battlefield. The Data Strategy "reinforces DOD’s priority focus areas of joint warfighting, senior leader decision support and data analytics,” Chief Data Officer Dave Spirk said.

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NASA Picks 14 Companies for $372M in Space Exploration Tech Dev’t Projects; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine Administrator NASA

NASA has awarded 14 companies contracts worth approximately $372.2M combined to develop technologies for the agency’s lunar and Mars exploration programs. The proposals were selected under the fifth solicitation for the Tipping Point program and address three topic areas: lunar surface, cryogenic fluid management and closed-loop descent and landing capability.

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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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Wolf Den Associates Co-Founder Kevin Robbins Receives His First Wash100 Award

Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson (L) and Wolf Den Co-Founder Kevin Robbins (R)

Founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic Jim Garrettson presented Kevin Robbins, co-founder of consulting firm Wolf Den Associates and investment firm Blue Delta Capital Partners, with his first Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Robbins has received his Wash100 Award for his involvement in some of the major transactions in the GovCon space.

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