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2021 Huntsville - Redstone Small Business Contracting Conference & Expo

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - Thursday, October 28, 2021

07:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Von Braun Convention Center

700 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, AL 35801, USA

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We have complementary LECTURE SERIES & EXPO PASS tickets for veterans & students.

Promo Code: COMP

50% Discount on Full Access Pass tickets for veterans & students.


Validation is required. Must Bring a Valid DVA ID or Student ID.


25% Discount on Full Access Pass for all other attendees



Register Early - Space is limited and will fill very quickly

Dozens of workshops, first-class Expo! Gala Dinner,

Breakfast & Lunch Meal Sessions with high-profile keynote addresses.

Promo code discounts for vets and other great deals!

Join Us for Our

10.27 Wednesday Evening Opening Gala Dinner

with Gourmet Dinner, Wine & Bar, Jazz

7:30 pm-close

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Keynote Address

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Robert W. Thomas Jr.


Capabilities and Resource Integration Directorate (J8)

United States Space Command (USSPACECOM)

Member Senior Executive Service

The USSPACECOM is a military service that organizes, trains, and equips space forces in order to protect U.S.

and allied interests in space and to provide space capabilities to the joint force. USSPACECOM responsibilities include developing

Guardians, acquiring military space systems, maturing the military doctrine for space power, and organizing space forces

to present to our Combatant Commands. 


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Von Braun Center

700 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, AL 35801


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Kevin Crown

Office of Small Business Programs

Columbus AFB

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Miranda Duke

Senior Buyer

Huntsville Utilities

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John W Knee

Logistics Management Specialist

PEO Aviation Redstone

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Lisa Baumann, CSDP

Supplier Diversity Senior Manager

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control

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Diane G. Dempsey


Small Business Programs

Intelligence & Security


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Jennifer Bjornseth

Business development


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Joseph Greger

Senior Financial Liaison Advisor

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David Brock

MSFC Small Business Specialist

NASA - Marshall Space Flight Center

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Kay Doane

Small Business Specialist

NASA Stennis Space Center - Mississippi

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Bruce G. Emerson


Supply Chain Management


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Rita Brooks


Small Business Programs


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Debbie Batson


Large/Small Business Strategic Alliances

Teledyne Brown Engineering

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Anna Urman

Senior Procurement Analyst

U.S. Department of State

Provide expert market intelligence that enables the Department of State meet and exceed its small business goals.

Analyze #OSDBU performance goals and metrics, conduct events, assist DOS bureaus in identifying

and awarding contracts to small and disadvantaged businesses.

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JD Webster


Joint Tactical Ground Systems (JTAGS) Product

Joint Tactical Ground Stations (JTAGS) are forward-deployed, echelon-above-corps, space ground systems that receive, process and disseminate direct

down-linked infrared data from overhead sensors. They provide commanders with real-time warning, alerting and cueing information on ballistic missile launches.

Ongoing product improvements integrate JTAGS with the next-generation Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellites.

Four JTAGS are deployed worldwide as part of the U.S. Strategic Command’s Theater Event System.

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Soldiers operate JTAGS, providing 24/7 support to theater operations.

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Rob Watson

BGSD Small Business Liaison Officer

Northrop Grumman

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John Huffman

DBE Program Unit Supervisor

Alabama Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) has had in effect for more than 25 years a policy of helping

small business owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, including minorities and women,

in participating in contracting opportunities created by DOT financial assistance programs.

Mr. Huffman is seeking to meet with potential contractors at this event. 2021 Budget $70 Million.


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Adrianna Clark

SE Region Director

Office of Small Business

U.S. Department of Transportation

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 Beth Lamothe

Procurement Analyst

DLA Aviation - Redstone Arsenal

DLA Aviation is the aviation demand and supply manager for Defense Logistics Agency with more than 4,000 civilian

and military personnel in 18 locations across the United States supporting more than 1,800 major weapon systems.

In 2010, the name of the aviation supply and demand chain changed from Defense Supply Center Richmond to DLA Aviation –

better representing the supply chain’s core mission.DLA Aviation delivers airpower solutions. As such,

we strive to deliver excellence in performance and responsiveness in support of our worldwide customer network.

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Amy Lacy

Team Lead Acquistion Unit

FBI - Redstone Arsenal


We are hiring for hundreds of new jobs in the high-tech city of Huntsville, AL, where a new FBI campus

is underconstruction at the Redstone Arsenal, a 38,000-acre federal research, development, testing

and engineering center. We need contractors as well.

The FBI has had a presence at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, for more than 40 years, and today, more than 400 employees

are working there in various operational capacities. Huntsville presents the Bureau with new opportunities to build our capabilities,

create new partnerships, and further our mission. Known as the “Silicon Valley of the South,” the area also offers many amenities

and a lower cost of living. Huntsville continues to be named as one of the best places to work and live in the U.S.

 Several FBI operations already have facilities at Redstone Arsenal,

including the Hazardous Devices School and the Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center.

It is also home to many other federal agencies and contractors, including various Army operations,

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center,the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center, and more.

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Christopher Harrington


Small Business Programs 

United States Special Operations Command


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Katina Adams


Socio-Economic Business Liasion Manager

Huntington Ingalls Industries

Newport News Ship Building

Join us for the 7:30pm, October 27, Wednesday Evening Opening Gala Dinner Session featuring keynote addresses from prominent leaders in the DoD procurement system including Fortune 500 Companies.

Join us for the 7:30am, Breakfast Session featuring keynote addresses from prominent leaders in the DoD procurement system including Fortune 500 Companies. 

Join us for the noon: "Small Business Procurement Luncheon" featuring keynote addresses from prominent leaders in the Alabama & Federal government procurement systems including Fortune 500 Companies.

7am Early Registration 

7:30am - 4:00pm Conference Sessions • ExpoRedstone

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