On Friday, October 21st, VEC, the U.S. General Services Administration, the VT Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host an event at Norwich University to discuss business opportunities for VEC members and Vermont's Environmental Sector. Senator Leahy's office, the Vermont Agency of Commerce, and the Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center all support this event and effort to help Vermont businesses better understand the federal contracting process and provide feedback from Vermont businesses to GSA.
To learn more, contact Chris Carrigan, email@example.com.
VEC, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), VT PTAC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Present Federal Contracting for a Sustainable Future
Friday, October 21st, 2011
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Milano Ballroom, Crawford Hall
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663
8:30 a.m. Sign in, coffee and refreshments and networking with exhibitors and attendees
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Richard W. Schneider, President, Norwich University and Jill Michaels, President, Vermont Environmental Consortium
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Panel Discussion with Curt Spalding, New England Regional Administrator, EPA, and Robert Zarnetske,Regional Administrator,
GSA Federal Priorities for supporting green industries (Executive Orders, legislation and other federal energy requirements)
GSA Greening the Supply Chain Partnership
EPA Sustainability Initiatives
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break and networking with exhibitors and attendees
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Businesses Going Green
GSA Renewable Energy Initiatives (overview and lessons learned)
Federal Buildings New and Retrofitted
Alternative Energy Sources and Delivery Systems
11:00 - 12 Noon Doing Business with the Federal Government
How to get on the GSA Schedule
How to market your Schedule contract to federal agencies, including: specific regional projects to date; information for companies with contracts to begin the process or to go to market; and marketing information on how to identify and qualify opportunities for companies applying for a Schedule contract.
12 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and networking
1:00 p.m.Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) Where Business and Government Opportunities Connect. Robin Miller, Director of the VT PTAC will explain how the VT PTAC can assist your business with government contracting.
1:30 p.m. Annual VEC Member Meeting