5th Annual Jacksonville Acquisition Excellence Conference and Trade Show 2004

5th Annual Jacksonville Acquisition Excellence Conference and Trade Show 2004

Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Jacksonville partnered with Naval Aviation Depot Jacksonville, General Services Administration, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Jacksonville and other members of the Jacksonville community to host the 5th Annual Acquisition Excellence Conference and Trade Show at the University of North Florida’s Conference Center.

In keeping with this year’s theme, “Transforming Defense Technology to Create Warfighting Capabilities of the Future,” the President and CEO of Aerospace Industries Association, John W. Douglass, was the keynote speaker for the event’s morning session.

Bradley Berkson, Acting Principal Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Logistics and Materiel Readiness) was the keynote speaker for the afternoon session of the two-day event.

Another featured speaker was Anne Alexander, the Director of Education and Training Programs in the Office of the Director, Acquisition Career Management under the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition). Also, among the speakers was the Jacksonville’s Mayor John Peyton, who gave the kickoff address.

The conference provided an excellent training and networking opportunity for both government and private-industry personnel to exchange information on areas such as technical innovations in program management, logistics, engineering, contracting, and budgeting. Department of Defense Acquisition Workforce Members will receive 16 Continuous Learning points for participating in both days of the event.

Over 650 acquisition professionals and vendors attended this successful event.

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