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Tentative Agenda

Featured Organizations:

  • 771st Enterprise Sourcing Squadron
    • Manages the majority of USAF Commodity Councils
  • 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron
    • Provides contract support to Air Force Civil Engineering Support Agency (AFCESA)
      & Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE)
  • 773rd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron:
    • Provides contract support to Air Force Medical Services Agency (AFMSA)
  • Enterprise Sourcing Group/PKS
    • Provides contract support for Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)

Tentative Keynote Speakers:

  • Air Combat Command Installation and Mission Support (ACC/A7)
  • Acting Director Air Force, Small Business Programs (SAF/SB)
  • Enterprise Sourcing Group, Director (ESG/CL)

Commodity Councils:

Draft Agenda
Tuesday, October 25
7:00 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:45 AM Posting of the Colors
8:00 AM Welcome & Introduction
Mr. Scott Coale, President DaytonDefense
8:10 AM Meeting Kick Off
Mr. Dennis Sergent, DaytonDefense Master of Ceremonies
8:15 AM ESG Director - The Role of the Enterprise Sourcing Group in Air Force Acquisition
Mr. Carl Shofner, Director, Enterprise Sourcing Group, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
8:40 AM Air Force Contracting - SAF/AQC Priorities and the Need to Increase Efficiency
Major General Wendy M. Masiello, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Washington, DC
9:05 AM Air Combat Command Installation and Mission Support - Impact of Budget Constraints at the Installation Level
Brigadier General Dave C. Howe, Director of Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, VA
9:30 AM Break
9:45 AM Air Force, Small Business - Small Business Challenges in a Strategic Sourcing Environment
Mr. Joseph McDade, Director, Air Force Small Business Programs Office,
Secretary of the Air Force, Washington DC
10:10 AM Small Business Strategies - ESG/SB Presentation Designed to Explore Strategies Large and Small Business Can Use to Posture Themselves for Success
Ms. Barbara Liptak, Director of Small Business Enterprise Sourcing Group, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Keynote panel - Keynote Speaker Panel Returns for a Q& A Session
Mr. Carl Shofner, Maj General Wendy Masiello, Brig General Dave Howe,
Mr. Joseph McDade, Ms. Barbara Liptak
11:25 AM Administrative Comments/Dismissal for Lunch
11:30 AM Group Luncheon/Networking
12:30 PM Keynote Speaker
Ms. Barbara Duncombe, Partner
1:00 PM ESG Mission Brief - Detailed Discussion on the ESG Mission, Structure, and Opportunities
Mr. Carl Shofner, Director, Enterprise Sourcing Group, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1:45 PM 771st Enterprise Sourcing Squadron Mission Brief - (Majority of Commodity Councils)
Lt Col Michael E. Knipper, Commander, 771st Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
2:15 PM Break
2:30 PM 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron Mission Brief - (Supports AFCESA and AFCEE)
Lt. Colonel Jonathan J. Swall, Commander, 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Kelly USA, TX
3:15 PM 773rd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron Mission Brief - (Supports AFMOA & Medical Council)
Major Larry D. Mercier, Commander, 773rd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Kelly USA, TX
3:45 PM Enterprise Sourcing Group, PKS branch - (Supports DTIC Customer)
Mr. Jared Dostal, Director, DTIC Contract Support Flight, Enterprise Sourcing Group, Offut AFB, NE
4:15 PM Final Questions, Break for Evening Networking Event
Mr. Dennis Sergent, DaytonDefense Master of Ceremonies
4:30 PM Networking Social
Includes key note speakers and ESG/SQ leadership.  Designed as an opportunity for attendees to meet-and-greet senior leaders in a less-formal environment.
   
Wednesday, October 26
8:00 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome & Administrative Announcements
Mr. Dennis Sergent, DaytonDefense Master of Ceremonies
9:15 AM Strategic Sourcing 101 - OSD's Strategic Sourcing Process and How It Impacts Contractors Competing for ESG Business
Lt Col Michael E. Knipper, Commander, 771st Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
10:00 AM Systems and Modular Requirement Definition: The New Role of Industry
Mr. Steven Brady, Deputy Director, 771 ESS Commodities Flight, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
10:15 AM Taxiway Lighting: Implementing Solutions to Drive Cost Efficiency Across the Enterprise
Mr. Jonathan D. Clark, Director, 771 ESS Civil Engineering Flight, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
10:25 AM Final Thoughts from ESG and DaytonDefense
Mr. Carl Shofner and Mr. Dennis Sergent
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Round 1 Breakouts (All Sessions Repeated in Round 2)
Civil Engineering, Commodities, Force Protection, Information Technology, Medical, Services, Small Business: Doing Business with ESG, AFCEE/AFCESA
click here to view Breakout Session Descriptions
11:30 AM Group Luncheon/Networking
1:00 PM Round 2 Breakouts
Civil Engineering, Commodities, Force Protection, Information Technology, Medical, Services, Small Business: Doing Business with ESG, AFCEE/AFCESA
click here to view Breakout Session Descriptions
1:50 PM Break
2:00 PM Networking/One-on-Ones
Commodity Councils One-on-Ones. Ten minute sessions with a council/spiral rep. Companies may register for sessions at the Hope Hotel starting at 7:00 AM on October 25, at the registration table. Sign-ups will be on a first-come, first-serve basis until all time slots are full
click here to view Breakout Session Descriptions
5:00 PM Adjourn