- January 4, 2022 -
FEATURED EVENTS
14th Annual End of Year Federal Contractor Update – In-Person - Milwaukee
For Current Federal Contractors and Subcontractors

January 13, 2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 
10499 W Innovation Dr. Wauwatosa, WI 53226
 
Join Wisconsin’s Federal contractors and subcontractors for this annual event. Keep up to date with this series of briefings focusing on changes and challenges in DOD/ Federal contracting.
 
Following the End of Year Federal Contractor Update, please join the 12th NDIA Great Lakes Chapter
Annual Meeting at the same location from 4 – 7pm.
 
Confirmed Speakers include:
  • Lieutenant Colonel Susan M. Depisstyer (Styer), Commander, Defense Contracting Management Agency, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Wesley P. “Wes” Hallman, Senior Vice President for Strategy & Policy, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
  • William Hughes, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
  • Michael Schrier, Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP (Washington, D.C.)
  • James Hasik, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Government Contracting, George Mason University
  • Eric Ness, Wisconsin District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Nathaniel Millsap, Director, Security & Cyber, Fincantieri Marinette Marine
  • Ernie Magnotti, Chief Information Security Officer, Leonardo DRS
  • Jason Rathsack, Group Lead, Business Operations, DCMA Milwaukee
  • Daryl Zahn, CFCM, Senior Manager, Contracts and Compliance, DRS Naval Power Systems, Inc.
 
- After the End of Year Update - 
STAY AND JOIN THE RECEPTION (and NDIA GL ANNUAL MEETING)

HOSTED BY THE NATIONAL DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION (NDIA)– GREAT LAKES Chapter – details  https://www.wispro.org/event/12th-ndia-great-lakes-annual-meeting/

Agenda:
  • In Person Networking
  • Welcome and Chapter EOY Review
Bryan Davis, Chapter President (Vice President, Government Affairs, SupplyCore)
  • STEM Scholarship Awardees
Ally Veres, Chapter Treasurer (Vice President, Business Development & Capture, AEG Group Inc.)
  • Charitable Efforts
Bill Hughes, Board Member and Charitable Committee Chair (Partner, Husch Blackwell LLP)
  • Guest Speakers:
Wes Hallman, Senior Vice President for Strategy & Policy, NDIA
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson – WI (Invited)
U.S. Representative Darin LaHood – IL (Invited)

Accommodations
Accommodations at a preferred rate of $99 / night are available at the Sonesta Milwaukee West. These rates are available when booking for the nights of January 12 and 13, 2022. Refer to the NCMA event when booking
Securing Your Data in Business Partnerships to Protect Your Dreams

 
January 26, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm | Virtual
 
Explore third party data Business to Business (B2B) risk.

This is a three-part series presented by American Family Insurance in partnership with the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) and Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI).


Speaker:
Andy Fiumefreddo is IT Security & Risk Manager – Consulting, Assessments, & Third-Party with American Family Insurance.
9th Annual WPI and NCMA WI Chapter – FAR Evening Study Group
For Current Federal Contractors and Subcontractors
 
February 8 - March 29, 2022
Tuesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 pm CST | Virtual
 
This will be the 9th year that the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) and the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Wisconsin Chapter will be hosting and presenting this series.

These sessions are designed specifically for current Federal contractors.

In addition, these sessions will help you prepare for the NCMA CFCM certification exam. Learn more at https://ncmahq.org/Web/Certification/CFCM.aspx

Speaker:
Daryl G. Zahn, CFCM, Senior Manager, Contracts and Compliance, Leonardo DRS
This webinar is eligible for 1.5 CPE credits.
ALL EVENTS
January

  • January 7, Cyber Friday: Design and use of Exercises to test and strengthen your security plans and procedures LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • January 12, Wisconsin Federal Contractor Forum LEARN MORE - In Person

  • January 13, 14th Annual End of Year Federal Contractor Update LEARN MORE - In Person

  • January 13, 12th NDIA Great Lakes Chapter Annual Meeting LEARN MORE - In Person

  • January 18, Acquisition Hour: Market Research – Successful Contractors Do Their Homework LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • January 21, Cyber Friday: Information Security – Security Beyond Cyber LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • January 26, Securing Your Data in Business Partnership to Protect Your Dreams  - LEARN MORE - Webinar

February

  • February 8, Acquisition Hour: The HUBZone Program – Certification Benefits and Regulations LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • February 8, WPI and NCMA WI Chapter – FAR Evening Study Group – Session 1, Introduction & FAR Part 16 LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • February 11, Cyber Friday: Vetting Subcontractors – Considerations for both Primes and Subs LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • February 15, WPI and NCMA WI Chapter – FAR Evening Study Group – Session 2, FAR Parts 1-4 LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • February 16, Acquisition Hour: The SBA 8(a) Certification Program and Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB) Program LEARN MORE - Webinar

  • February 22, WPI and NCMA WI Chapter – FAR Evening Study Group – Session 3, FAR Parts 5-12 LEARN MORE - Webinar

Upcoming WPI Office Hours
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WPI 10437 Innovation Dr. Suite 320, Milwaukee, WI 53226 414-270-3600
Newsletter Editor: Doug Clemons, dougc@wispro.org