Helpful Recordings and Resources for PNDC Members 




Doing Business Abroad - What to Do, What Not to Do


Karl Renne - CEO, The Raven Group & Robynne Davis -  Director of Business Development, Verbio Communication

Overview of Economic Sanction and There Impact on Exporters - April 2016
Larry Ward - Dorsey & Whitney, LLC

Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
Bureau of Industry and Security - Department of Commerce
EAR Training Videos & Resources

Financing Options for Exporting - May 2016

  • John Brislin - Director of Seattle Regional Office, Export-Import Bank of the United States
  • Jim Newton - International Trade Finance Specialist – SBA Office of International Trade
  • Joe Timmons - Trade Finance Officer, Banner Bank



Doing Business with GSA: Pursuing a GSA Schedule Contract

March 2017

Tom Corcoran
Business Specialist
Office of Small Business Utilization

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Insider Threat Assessment and Cybersecurity – Update and Best Practices for Federal Contractors - Oct. 2016

Lisa Marchese & Jonathan DeMella, Partners, Davis Wright Tremaine 


GSA Schedules - Overview, Trends and Successes - Sept. 2016
Robert VanGorder - The Gormley Group

Federal Proposal Development Webinar
Barb Darling-Oregon GCAP


Marketing your GSA FSS Contract
Steve Spilker-Oregon GCAP


                 Gov't Contracting Update - February 2016
Jonathan DeMella-Davis, Wright Tremaine



GSA Federal Supply Schedule
Steve Spilker-Oregon GCAP


Successful Bid Protests
Paul Bowen-K&L Gates


Cybersecurity Requirements for DoD Contractors - Posted April 2016
Mr. Kenyata L. Wesley, Acting Director,  Office of Small Business Programs, U.S. Department of Defense 


Legal Considerations


Design Patents
Don Haslett, Chernoff Vilhauer


Trademark Law
Pete Staples & Don Haslett, Chernoff Vilhauer


Protecting Trade Secrets
Pete Staples & Don Haslett, Chernoff Vilhauer


Finance & Banking

Optimizing Real Estate for Your Business - Jan. 2017
Matt Johnson – Managing Director, Office Brokerage &

Aaron Watt – Director, Industrial Brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield

Asset Management – Guide to Markets

JPMorgan Chase & Co., Asset Management – Guide to Markets
The Guide to the Markets illustrates a comprehensive array of market and economic histories, trends and statistics through clear, compelling charts and graphs you can share with your clients. A description and audio commentary are available for every slide.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Institute

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Institute
A global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good.


Using your Website to Gain More Leads
Tom Paul-Pop Art


Research & Development

Taking Full Advantage of the R&D Tax Credit for Defense and Security Businesses
Carrie Sowders, Partner, AKT
Andrew Lane, Partner, Tri-Merit 

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant - DOD


War for Talent, Recruiting and Retaining Talented Employees - January 2016

  • Tiffany Bilodeau - Senior Account Manager, Aerotek
  • Melissa Berndt, JD, SPHR, SHRM-SCP -Director of Human Resources and Consultant, AKT
  • Matt Elmgren - Employee Benefits Consultant-MFG Niche, AKT
  • Jean Ohman Back - Attorney, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt




Supply Chain Conference – Bend


Supply Chain Opportunities Conference Presentation

The Supply Chain Conference series is specifically designed to help manufacturers generate new sales, new partnerships, and new awareness about suppliers and customers throughout the Northwest


Supply Chain Conference – Springfield


Supply Chain Opportunities Conference Presentation