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Northwest Homeland Security Conference
Thursday, May 28, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM PDT
Category: Training

Northwest Homeland Security ONLINE Conference
Business Opportunities with Department of Homeland Security (DHS)


DATE: Thursday, May 28, 2020

TIME: 10:00AM -  12:30PM

LOCATION: Online (webinar)

COST: Regular Registration: $65 | PNDC Members discount: $35 


Overview: This is an opportunity to hear directly from Department of Homeland Security (DHS) procurement leaders from Washington D.C... DHS is interested in connecting with Pacific Northwest businesses that supply a wide range of products and services.

Attend the Northwest Homeland Security Conference and find out how you can supply Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agencies including Customs & Border Protection (CBP), Coast Guard, Federal Emergency Management (FEMA), Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), Science & Technology Directorate, Secret Service, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD), and more.


  • Sherry Frank, Office of Chief Procurement Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Darlene Bullock, Executive Director, DHS, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)
  • Kelly Good, Deputy Executive Director, US Border Patrol,  Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  • Michael Derrios, Senior Procurement Executive and Head of Contracting Activity for the United States Coast Guard
  • David MacKendrick, Director of the Acquisition Program and Policy Division. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 
  • Dusty Lang, DHS Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Manager, Science & Technology Directorate (S&T)

Program includes:

  • Presentations from DHS officials focused on helping your company sell products and services to all DHS agencies
  • Assistance for small businesses & those new to government contracting
  • Support for industry research and development of innovative solutions
  • Pre-scheduled post event one-on-one virtual meetings with DHS’ Office of Small Business or other industry liaison (Limited availability.) Sign-ups will be available after the event and the meetings will take place over the following few weeks. PNDC Members will receive first placement. 

Who Should Attend:
Middle and upper managers, business development and contracting staff from businesses that support, or seek to support, all DHS agencies.

New to Government Contracting?
Make sure to watch this short video, by Kate Hoy with Washington PTAC, on how to prepare for the Northwest Homeland Security Conference and your one-on-one meeting.


* Speaker and program subject to change 

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