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Dates and locations for seminars, workshops, meetings, and other events are listed below. View a list highlighting these events.

Interested in making OSDBU a part of your event? Request an OSDBU Speaker or Booth at your event. Please complete the VA OSDBU Conference Invitation Request. Requests can be emailed to osdbuconfinvitations@va.gov. Please allow 10 business days for final decision.

October
Oct
3
Veterans First Contracting implementation Industry Day – Post Kingdomware
Date: October 3, 2016
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to helping Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) navigate changes to the VA Verification process in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States.

What to Expect at the webinar:
Straight Talk - with an explanation of how the Rule of Two will affect VA procurements, led by staff from VA OSDBU and VA Office of Acquisitions and Logistics (OAL)

Straight Answers - to your questions about the Kingdomware Supreme Court decision

The webinar is open to the first 500 attendees.
Register here! » External link to a non-government website
 
Oct
11
Veterans First Contracting implementation Industry Day – Post Kingdomware
Date: October 11, 2016
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online
Synopsis: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to helping Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) navigate changes to the VA Verification process in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States.

What to Expect at the webinar:
Straight Talk - with an explanation of how the Rule of Two will affect VA procurements, led by staff from VA OSDBU and VA Office of Acquisitions and Logistics (OAL)

Straight Answers - to your questions about the Kingdomware Supreme Court decision

The webinar is open to the first 500 attendees.
Register here! » External link to a non-government website
 
Oct
18
11th Annual Veteran Business Training and Outreach Conference
Date: October 18, 2016
Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. (EST)
Location: The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
POC: Clyde Stoltzfus
clydes@wharton.upenn.edu
212-746-6472
Synopsis: Join us for a half day conference dedicated to procurement-ready Service-Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses.
 
November
NOV
1-3
National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE)
Date: November 1-3, 2016
Time: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (CST)
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
POC: Beverly Jackson
American Small Business Alliance
443-325-5020
Synopsis: The Department of Veterans Affairs will host the 2016 National Veterans Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) at the Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC) in Minneapolis, MN, November 1–3, 2016. As the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (SECVA) signature event and the largest nationwide conference of its kind in support of Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs), and other small businesses. This event is a highly visible demonstration of the VA’s commitment to provide access to opportunities for procurement ready VOSBs, SDVOSBs, and other small businesses where they can add value to the VA mission. It is also an extraordinary opportunity for businesses to assist PDMs with efficient and effective market research to find small businesses that can meet their needs.
View event information and flyer » External link to a non-government website
 
December
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