DIOA 2020 Denver

Tue, March 03 2020, 8:00 AM - Thu, March 05 2020, 9:00 PM [MDT]

918, 17th Street, Denver, CO, 80202, United States

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Basics, Negotiations Workshop, Advanced Topics (Conference Fee non included) Training DIOA offers the most comprehensive Offset Training in the industry. We begin Tuesday morning March 3rd with Offset Basics, this section includes everything an offset professional needs include background, concepts and terms. In the afternoon we offer a highly interactive and intense Negotiation Workshop. On Wednesday morning March 4th, we kick it into high gear with Advanced Topics training which provides a deeper look in to the facets of offset and explore the “how to” aspects of several topics including allowable costs and negotiation strategies.

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Wednesday afternoon through Thursday. Social events included.

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Event Information

Tue, March 03 2020, 8:00 AM - Thu, March 05 2020, 9:00 PM [MDT]

About the Event

DIOA 2020 Annual Conference Denver, CO 

 

“The future of Industrial Participation… gold rush or rocky times ahead”

We are excited to announce the dates and venue for the 2020 DIOA conference. The Renaissance Marriott, located within downtown Denver’s former Colorado National Bank building, one of Colorado’s most beautiful and historic buildings and will host the annual DIOA conference from March 3-5th, 2020This is an exciting venue and a great time to visit Colorado. With another year down, we will have over 620 years of offset experience in attendance and we are looking forward to the opportunity to benefit from the candid and interactive subject matter presentations, along with in-depth training and networking opportunities.

We will continue to focus on fostering the industry and USG engagements on the challenges of offsets and the international markets. We are committed to bringing you value by facilitating interactions and training opportunities that are focused on quality, candidness, and collaboration. We will also be concentrating on meaningful and in-depth focus areas for experienced offset practitioners.

By coming together, we have the unique opportunity to share knowledge and experiences that help each of us and our companies to be successful. DIOA as the leading offset organization providing training, knowledge transfer and resources is dedicated solely to US obligors and the USG. The main conference will begin at 1:00pm on Wednesday, March 4th and finish with a closing reception the evening of Thursday, March 5th.  Details on the training portion of the conference can be found below.

USG Offset Working Group Industry meeting to be held at DIOA Denver Confrence-

 

DIOA and AIA are pleased to announce that the U.S. Government Offsets Working Group will be holding an executive level meeting with Industry in conjuction with the 2020 DIOA Conference in Denver CO.

 

The U.S. Government re-established an interagency offsets working group to address global offset issues.  U.S. Industry, through the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), has briefed the USG on offset challenges across multiple countries.  The USG, in increasing its involvement with offset issues, would like to provide this opportunity for DIOA members to gain a better understanding of their efforts in Industry’s offset challenges. In addition, this meeting will provide a forum to discuss how industry and USG can work together to address offset issues around the world. (This special session will be limited to two members from each member company.) 

 

Additionally, the USG and DIOA will be hosting a townhall meeting open to all confrence participants. The event will give USG representatives and Industry representatives the opportunity to openly discuss the challenges we are all facing and the roles everyone plays.

 As a result of this addition, we are expecting one of the highest involvment of USG representatives we have ever had. In fact, our general registrations to date is one of the highest we have ever seen this early making this a not-to-miss event for all members! 

 

Training-

DIOA offers the most comprehensive Offset Training in the industry.  We begin Tuesday morning March 3rd with Offset Basics, this section includes everything an offset professional needs include background, concepts and terms.  In the afternoon we offer a highly interactive and intense Negotiation Workshop.  On Wednesday morning March 4th, we kick it into high gear with Advanced Topics training which provides a deeper look in to the facets of offset and explore the “how to” aspects of several topics including allowable costs and negotiation strategies.

Hotel Registration discounts available here- Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel for $199 USD per night

Defense Industry Offset Association (DIOA)- Spring Conference Mar2020

Start Date: Friday, February 28, 2020

End Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020

Last Day to Book: Monday, February 10, 2020

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DIOA EVENTS ARE LIMITED TO ATTENDEES FROM MEMBER COMPANIES or U.S. COMPANIES WITH IC OBLIGATIONS   

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About the Organizer

DIOA Annual Conference Denver CO

CONTACT ORGANIZER

Event Speakers

John Black CPA
Director, Offsets and Industrial Participation at BAE Systems, Electronic Systems Sector

Laurence Boles
Director, Industrial Participation & Offsets at FLIR Systems

Chris Brodersen
Director, Technology Release, Raytheon Army and Missile Defense Systems

Ben Brookshire
Offset Manager General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.

Daniel Farthing
Northrop Grumman

Mark Gist Esq.
Director General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Mark Gist is the Director of Industrial Cooperation and Offset at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. He is currently the President of DIOA.

Dak Hardwick
Assistant Vice President International Affairs, Aerospace Industries Association

PJ Hart
Regional Offset Manager for Asia, Raytheon Company

David Jensen
Director, International Programs, Offsets and Industrial Participation at Oshkosh Defense

Chris Kinne
Sector Director, International Contracting and Offset at Northrop Grumman

Maria (Rauhala) Laine
Vice President, International Strategic Partnerships at The Boeing Company

Vincent Panzera
Vice President, International Supply Chain & Industrial Development at Lockheed Martin

Brandy Pessin
Industrial Participation Project Analyst - International Strategic Partnerships at Boeing

Harold Pierce
International Development, Lockheed Martin International

Jennifer Potts
Director Business Strategy & Industrial Participation

Ian Smith
Senior Manager at Boeing

Shelly Stucchi
Senior Manager Offset and Industrial Cooperation , Textron

DIOA Executive Board Member

Scott Williams
GE Aviation General Manager Sales Operations & International Offsets

Event Schedule

08:00 AM

Basic Training

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
01:00 PM

Negotiations Training

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
06:00 PM

Cocktail & Appetizers Social for Trainees

06:00 PM - 08:00 AM
08:00 AM

Advanced Training

08:00 AM - 11:30 PM
09:00 AM

Offset Working Group

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM

Advanced Subject Training Legal, Contracting & Procurement

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Women in Offset Networking

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

MENA Regional Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Canada & Americas Regional Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
01:00 PM

General Conference

01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
01:15 PM

Aerospace and Defense Updates from Washington, DC

01:15 PM - 02:00 PM
02:00 PM

U.S. Government Interagency Working Group

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
03:35 PM

Key Note Speaker

03:35 PM - 04:00 PM
04:00 PM

International Trade Compliance/Export Controls and Offset Project Best Practices

04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
04:30 PM

Roundtable Discussion with JAG and FMS PCOs

04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
06:00 PM

Coors Field- Evening Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres and hosted bar

06:00 PM - 08:00 PMCoors Field
08:30 AM

General Conference

08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM

Offset Cost Accounting Best Practices- We got the Money now how do we charge against it?

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
09:00 AM

Negotiating Offset Agreements Best Practices in T&Cs - Choice of law, Liquidated Damages, Language, Etc.

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM

Is there such thing as an acceptable unquantifiable risk? Discussion on liquidated damages focusing on non-liquidating and uncapped damage provisions.

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Asia Regional Updates

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM

India’s Offset Policy Updates – What does it mean for U.S. industry

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM

European Offset Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Asia Pac Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
01:00 PM

America’s Regional Update Panel

01:00 PM - 01:30 AM
01:30 PM

EU Panel - Does the EU Directive really mean anything? What have you seen? Is the UK setting up an offset program?

01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
02:00 PM

Middle East Regional Updates

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
03:20 PM

KSA Focus Panel - The new rules and what is the impact

03:20 PM - 04:00 AM
04:00 PM

Town Hall Q&A - bring your questions/issues on a specific country and we collectively solve it or create action plan

04:00 PM - 04:20 PM
05:00 PM

DIOA Member Meeting

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM
06:30 PM

Closing Event hors d'oeuvres and hosted bar

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
08:00 AM

Basic Training

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
01:00 PM

Negotiations Training

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
06:00 PM

Cocktail & Appetizers Social for Trainees

06:00 PM - 08:00 AM
08:00 AM

Advanced Training

08:00 AM - 11:30 PM
09:00 AM

Offset Working Group

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM

Advanced Subject Training Legal, Contracting & Procurement

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Women in Offset Networking

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

MENA Regional Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Canada & Americas Regional Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
01:00 PM

General Conference

01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
01:15 PM

Aerospace and Defense Updates from Washington, DC

01:15 PM - 02:00 PM
02:00 PM

U.S. Government Interagency Working Group

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
03:35 PM

Key Note Speaker

03:35 PM - 04:00 PM
04:00 PM

International Trade Compliance/Export Controls and Offset Project Best Practices

04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
04:30 PM

Roundtable Discussion with JAG and FMS PCOs

04:30 PM - 05:00 PM
06:00 PM

Coors Field- Evening Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres and hosted bar

06:00 PM - 08:00 PMCoors Field
08:30 AM

General Conference

08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM

Offset Cost Accounting Best Practices- We got the Money now how do we charge against it?

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM
09:00 AM

Negotiating Offset Agreements Best Practices in T&Cs - Choice of law, Liquidated Damages, Language, Etc.

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
09:30 AM

Is there such thing as an acceptable unquantifiable risk? Discussion on liquidated damages focusing on non-liquidating and uncapped damage provisions.

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
10:30 AM

Asia Regional Updates

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM

India’s Offset Policy Updates – What does it mean for U.S. industry

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM

European Offset Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Asia Pac Networking Group

11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
01:00 PM

America’s Regional Update Panel

01:00 PM - 01:30 AM
01:30 PM

EU Panel - Does the EU Directive really mean anything? What have you seen? Is the UK setting up an offset program?

01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
02:00 PM

Middle East Regional Updates

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
03:20 PM

KSA Focus Panel - The new rules and what is the impact

03:20 PM - 04:00 AM
04:00 PM

Town Hall Q&A - bring your questions/issues on a specific country and we collectively solve it or create action plan

04:00 PM - 04:20 PM
05:00 PM

DIOA Member Meeting

05:00 PM - 05:45 PM
06:30 PM

Closing Event hors d'oeuvres and hosted bar

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM