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Agenda-WHI HBCU Contracting Cluster Workshops and Industry Day- FINAL.pdf

Posted: Aug. 31, 2021 • Type: .pdf • Size: 0.18MB


Industry Day Presentation: The document outlines the agenda for the WHI HBCU Contracting Cluster Workshops and Industry Day held on September 9-10, 2021.

The first day includes educational workshops focusing on exploring equity through consortium building with subject matter experts from various federal agencies. The second day features the HBCU Industry Day and networking session where over 20 federal agencies are eager to engage with HBCUs. Key speakers include officials from the White House Initiative on HBCUs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and National Institutes of Health. The event also includes an exhibit hall for businesses to showcase their products and services, networking opportunities, and workshops on obtaining a GSA schedule and FDA federal funding assistance program.

This presentation provides a platform for HBCUs to learn about federal contracting opportunities and best practices, emphasizing equity and collaboration. Notable speakers such as Lawrence A. Tabak from NIH and Aminta H. Breaux from Bowie State University deliver keynote addresses. Attendees have the chance to engage with federal agencies, participate in networking sessions, and explore potential partnerships. Workshops cover essential topics like GSA schedule acquisition and FDA funding programs, offering valuable insights for attendees seeking to enhance their understanding of federal contracting processes.

The event aims to foster relationships between HBCUs, small businesses, and federal agencies while promoting diversity and inclusion in government contracting initiatives.

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