Program Agenda

From Research to Revenue
Day 1
Pre-Conference Workshop
Day 2
HBCU FCA Full Academy Day
Day 3
2017 HBCU Pitch Day

Pre-Conference – Capabilities Statement Workshop

An up-to-date capabilities statement is one of the first steps in doing work in the federal market place. This pre-conference workshop works hands-on with University personnel to complete or update...
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Opening Welcome Reception

The Opening FCA Reception is a highlight of the conference, where academia, government and industry connect in an engaging environment. Reacquaint with previous contacts, make new connections, begin new collaborations,...
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Track 1: Federal Contracting 101

A fast start overview of what an HBCU will need to start a successful federal contracting division within their University.  
Dannie James

Track 2: Mentor Protege Programs

Understanding how to utilize the Mentor Protege program to build your capability and capacity, helps HBCUs improve their performance of contracts while fostering long-term relationships with major prime contractors.
Nancy D. Small

Track 3: Proposal Writing for Federal Contracts

Gain a general knowledge of how the federal government contracting process works, including learning key contract terms and federal acquisition policies. This is the foundation for any federal contracting division....
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Tania B. Davis

Track 1: Federal Bid Ready

Before you dive-in, learn what certifications, registrations and marketing material is needed for your HBCU to be Federal BID Ready
Dannie James

Track 4: Panel HHS

Dr. Juanita Harris
12:00 - 13:15

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

Track 1: Marketing Your Capabilities

Joeletta Patrick
Paula Taylor

2017 HBCU Pitch

The much anticipated 2017 HBCU Pitch will showcase University capabilities in 15 minute back to back pitches.
Nancy D. Small
12:00 - 13:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK