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Web Conferences: CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPLY OUR MILITARY WITH NC FOOD & BEVERAGE FOR SUBSISTENCE, PERFORMANCE AND NUTRITION (JULY 22/29, AUG 5)

Purpose.  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Marketing Division and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition (DEFTECH) Office will co-host a no-charge, three-part WEBCON mini-series to promote increased North Carolina food and beverage sales and consumption through successful federal contract engagement and execution, and R&D activities to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies.  This is a component of the NCMBC’s ongoing Federal Agency WEBCON Series.

Target Audience.  North Carolina growers and producers of raw agricultural farm products, food manufacturers of value-added food and beverage products, and R&D entities engaged in food production and distribution to improve soldier and family quality of life, and/or nutritional research and development to improve human (warfighter) performance on the battlefield. 


SESSION 1: Department of Defense Retail Food Opportunities
When
. July 22, 2020, 1100-1230 EST

Description. DeCA acquisition processes for brand and non-brand items, product presentations to DeCA, prime vendor (PV) system, current PV contract holders and upcoming PV opportunities; PV operations and supplier qualification and requirements; distributor operations and supplier qualification and requirements; broker operations and roles; NCDA&CS “Got to Be NC” and NCMBC operations in support of food producers  

Speakers.

  • Michael Dowling, SES, Deputy Director and COO, Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)
  • Anthony Oliver, Director of Sales and Marketing, Military Produce Group
  • L. Rene’ Hunter,  Vice President Finance and Business Development, Military Distributors of Virginia, Spartan Nash
  • Frank Hogan,  Chairman, Overseas Service Corporation

Session materials. 

  • Presentation (Click here).  This is a large presentation and may take a few minutes to download.  
  • Web Conference Recording (Click here). This is a large file and may take a few minutes to download.  

SESSION 2: Department of Defense Troop Feeding Opportunities
When
.  July 29, 2020, 1100-1230 EST
Description. Defense Logistics Agency Subsistence acquisition processes, prime vendor (PV) system, current PV contract holders and upcoming PV opportunities; Fort Bragg/military installation food service installations; DLA PV operations, supplier qualification and requirements; NCDA&CS “Got to Be NC” and NCMBC operations in support of food producers    

Speakers.

  • Patricia Scott, Chief, CONUS Garrison Feeding Division, Subsistence Customer Operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Troop Support
  • Lauren Ginsberg, Chief, CONUS Southeast Team, Subsistence Customer Operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Troop Support
  • Pam Hamlett, Customer Field Specialist, Southeast Team, Subsistence Customer Operations, Defense Logistics Agency, Troop Support
  • Chris Appell, Contracts & Bids Manager, Sysco Raleigh
  • Paul Lieb, President, Foster-Caviness

Session materials. 


SESSION 3: Nutritional Research and Development and Human (Warfighter) Performance
When. August 5, 2020, 1100-1230 EST
Description. To explore US Army and NC Research Center objectives and research initiatives to improve human (warfighter) performance through nutrition.  This webinar will utilize a panel format followed by a Q&A session.  

Speakers.

  • James McClung, Ph.D., Chief, Military Nutrition Division, Chair, DOD Food and Nutrition Subcommittee US Army Research Institute of Environmental; DOD Nutrition Committee and ARL Nutrition Medicine
  • Dr. J. Kennedy, Program Integrator, Office of the Director, DOD Combat Feeding Directorate, US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Soldier Center 
  • Dr. Gaffney-Stomberg, Team Leader, DOD Combat Feeding Directorate, US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Soldier Center
  • Dr. David Nieman, Director of the Human Performance Laboratory, North Carolina Research Center Nutrition Lab, North Carolina Research Campus
  • Kimberly Schorn, MS, RDN, LDN, EP-C, EIM(2), Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Exercise Physiologist – Certified (ACSM), Exercise Is Medicine – Credential Level II, Womack Army Medical Center, Ft Bragg, NC

Session materials. 


 

Contact Randy

E: chandlerr@ncmbc.us

Contact Courtney

courtney@ncmbc.us
910.678.0193

NCMBC Key Information

  • NCMBC-assisted firms won 3,506 contracts – minimum value at $14.24 billion – from the NCMBC’s opening in 2005 through August 2020
  • FY2019: Federal agencies awarded $7.1 billion in prime contracts to companies in 98 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • FY2019: Department of Defense awarded $4.6 billion in prime contracts to companies in 80 of 100 North Carolina counties
  • NCMBC’s return on State investment: 33:1

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