May 18 – want to sell to Wright-Patt AFB? – Defense Forum 2010

Did you get your share of Defense Business-Dayton coming from Wright-Patt AFB last year?

With over $1.46 billion spending locally for construction, services, materials, equipment and supplies there is more business to come. But only if you ask for it.

Learn how you can participate in the $4.4 Billion in total economic impact on the Dayton region last year.

Join the Dayton Business Journal and presenting sponsor Booz Allen Hamilton as we focus on the details of the 1.4 billion in local spending expected this year from Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

Defense Forum 2010
Tuesday, May 18
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
The Hope Hotel
Wright Patterson Air Force Base

To register, click HERE.

KEYNOTE: Major General Ellen Pawlikowski, Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory

Maj Gen Pawlilkowski will talk about what changes in defense acquistions rules this summer will give you new opportunity to do business with AFRL. What are the products and services needed to complete the AFRL mission? What demand is coming in the next few years with the completion of BRAC changes? What are your questions?

What are the actual experiences of regional leaders doing business with WPAFB? Learn the details and ask your questions of:

Oscar Blair
President, Priority Building Services

Michael Bridges
President, Peerless Technologies Corp.

Carol White
Director of Small Business, HQ, Air Force Materiel Command

Henry “Trey” Obering
Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

We have filled the room with over 300 people every year of this forum and expect to do so again this year. Register early so you do not miss this one-time opportunity to meet the folks who are doing the buying and business in the world of defense.

Event questions? Call Loralee Perkins at 937-528-4410 or

About Major General Ellen M. Pawlikowski
Maj. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski is the Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. She is responsible for managing the Air Force’s $2.2 billion science and technology program as well as additional customer funded research and development of $2.2 billion. She is also responsible for a workforce of approximately 10,800 people in the laboratory’s component technology directorates, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the 711th Human Performance Wing.

General Pawlikowski entered the Air Force in 1978 through the ROTC program at New Jersey Institute of Technology. She attended the University of California at Berkeley, and received a Doctorate of Philosophy in chemical engineering in December 1981, entering active duty at McClellan AFB, Calif., in April 1982. The general has served in a variety of technical management, leadership and staff positions, to include Director of the Airborne Laser Program; Commander, MILSATCOM Wing; Vice Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center; and Deputy Director, National Reconnaissance Office.

>> Registration for Defense Forum 2010

>> The Hope Hotel website

>>The Dayton Business Journal website

>> Booz Allem Hamilton website


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