2017 GSA Federal Acquisition Training Symposium

Huntsville, Alabama
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The GSA Federal Acquisition Training Symposium is a free training event and vendor exposition specially designed for federal, state and local government employees and military members who manage programs or influence and make acquisition decisions.

Attend your choice of more than 50 CLP-certified classes offering the latest in professional services, technology, travel and transportation, e-tools and much more.

The exhibit floor will offer more than 50,000 square feet of space showcasing the commercial product and service offerings available to you through 150-plus GSA contracted vendors exhibiting at the 2017 GSA Federal Acquisition Training Symposium. The exhibit floor will open the morning of Tuesday, April 25. You won't want to miss this valuable networking opportunity and meet with the industry's top technical experts - all available under GSA Multiple Award Schedule and GWAC contracts!

Below is the tentative schedule in Huntsville, Alabama on April 25-26, 2017.

Monday, April 24, 2017
Early Registration for Customers and Exhibitors

Customer/Exhibitor Registration
Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Setup
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Opening Day of Training and Exhibits

Attendee and Exhibitor Registration
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Coffee Service in Exhibit Hall
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Welcome and National Anthem performed by Joseph W. Stephenson
8:05 a.m.

Opening Remarks - Army Contracting Command - Redstone - Ms. Rebecca Weirick and GSA Federal Acquisition Service - Mr. Tom Sharpe
8:10 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Keynote Address
James Johnson, Jr. - Deputy to the Commander, USASMDC/ARSTRAT
8:30 a.m.- 9:00 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Open
9:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Training Sessions
9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Lunch & Keynote
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Keynote Panel: Government Contracting - An Industry Perspective
12:05 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall and Networking
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Training Sessions
2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Closes
5:00 p.m.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Training and Exhibit Hall Continues!

Customer Registration
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Coffee Service in Exhibit Hall
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Exhibit Hall Open
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Keynote: Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP)  - Ms. Claire Grady
8:00 a.m. - 8:40 a.m.

Keynote: GSA Federal Acquisition Service - Mr. Tom Sharpe and Mr. Erv Koehler
8:40 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Training Sessions
9:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Additional Education Topics
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Exhibit Hall and Networking
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Training Sessions
2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

2017 GSA Federal Acquisition Training Symposium Concludes
4:15 p.m.
 

Contact Information

  • Registration Questions? Please call: 800-409-0549