Conference Agenda

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 – Three Rivers Convention Center

7:30 AM – 8:00 AMBus Tour Badging and Loading
(pre-registration required)
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Bus Tour of the Hanford Site – Foyer
(pre-registration required)
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Early Booth Set Up – Great Hall B/D
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Welcome Networking Reception – Foyer (registration required)

Thursday, May 16, 2019 – Three Rivers Convention Center

7:00 AM – 8:30 AMBooth SetupGreat Hall B/D
7:00 AM – 12:00 PMRegistrationFoyer
7:00 AM – 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast and Networking
Foyer
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Breakout Session 1
Meeting Room ABC
Hanford and PNNL Economics

Speaker(s):
Dennis Brown, Acquisition Project Manager, U.S. Department of Energy (Hanford)

Janie Treadway, Business Manager, National Security Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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9:30 AM – 9:45 AMBreak
9:45 AM – 10:45 PM
Breakout Session 2Meeting Room ABC
Big Changes for Small Businesses

Speaker: Ian Patterson, Senior Associate Attorney for Koprince Law LLC

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10:45 AM – 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMBreakout Session 3Meeting Room ABC
What the Buyers Want You to Know

Speakers: Panel discussion with Hanford and PNNL buyers

12:00 PM – 12:15 PMBreak and get seated for lunch programGreat Hall A/C
12:15 AM – 1:30 PMLuncheon and Keynote SpeakerGreat Hall A/C
Bridging Partnerships: The Role of Small Business in Advancing Diversity and Inclusion

Speaker: Dr. John LaFemina, Director of Performance Management at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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1:30 PM – 4:30 PM EXHIBIT HALL OPENGreat Hall B/D