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Request a NASA SEWP Speaker

Request a Speaker

To request a NASA SEWP speaker, fill out the Speaker Request Form. This form asks for logistics about the event (date, time, location, audience, topic, etc.). The Speaker Request Form requires a specific date and topic to be entered, however flexibility in scheduling helps immensely in securing a speaker and should be noted in the comments section. Submitted requests will automatically be sent to the Speaker Coordinator for review and follow-up. Please submit requests 6-8 weeks before the event. We look forward to working with you.

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SPEAKER TOPICS FOR CONSIDERATION

  • Management of Large IT Acquisition Programs
  • Government IT Acquisition Trends
  • Industry and Government IT Acquisition Collaboration
  • Customer Service and Satisfaction in the Government
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • The Real meaning of “Authorized Resellers”
  • Assisting CIOs with FITARA and other mandates
  • Strategic Sourcing at the Government and Agency level
  • Becoming a Customer Focused Organization
  • Contract Management Efficiency
  • Contract Management as a Business Function
  • Contract Performance and Administration
  • Agile Acquisition
  • Government-wide Strategic Sourcing (GSS)
  • Strategic Acquisition Planning
  • Acquisition Process Improvement
  • Government and Industry Collaboration and Teamwork
  • How Small Business can work with GWACs
  • Contract Performance and Administration
  • Contract Ethics
  • Reporting and Tracking available to Agency CIOs
  • SEWP
  • GWACs

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NASA SEWP SPEAKER PROFILES

BIOGRAPHY FOR JOANNE WOYTEK
  PROGRAM MANAGER FOR THE NASA SEWP PROGRAM

SPEAKER EXPERTISE

  • SEWP
  • GWACs
  • Management of Large IT Acquisition Programs
  • Government IT Acquisition Trends
  • Industry and Government IT Acquisition Collaboration
  • Customer Service and Satisfaction in the Government
  • Supply Chain Risk Management
  • The Real meaning of “Authorized Resellers”
  • Assisting CIOs with FITARA and other mandates
  • Strategic Sourcing at the Government and Agency level

EXTENDED BIO (UNDER 200 WORDS)

Ms. Joanne Woytek is the Program Manager for the NASA SEWP Program. Ms. Woytek manages the strategic direction, planning and day-to-day operations of SEWP - a premier Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) providing Federal Agencies access to the latest in Information & Communication Technology product solutions. Ms. Woytek, a 38-year veteran to Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt Maryland, has served in her current Program Management role for the past sixteen years. She has been a key figure in the continual evolution of SEWP since its inception more than twenty years ago. In this capacity, she has received more than ten performance awards from NASA including the Acquisition Improvement Award, Customer Service Excellence Award, and Group Achievement Award, as well as the 2016 Federal 100, Coalition for Government Procurement’s 2014 Lifetime Acquisition Excellence Award, and MAGIC 2013 Acquisition Excellence Government and Industry Cooperation Award. Prior to SEWP, Ms. Woytek served as a NASA mathematician focused on systems administration, database management, and user application programming. Ms. Woytek is on the Acquire Government Advisory Council, an ACT/IAC Fellow, an active member of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), and Elected Customer Member Representative for The Open Group Governing Board.

SHORT BIO (UNDER 100 WORDS)

Ms. Joanne Woytek is the Program Manager for the NASA SEWP Program, a premier Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) providing Federal Agencies access to the latest in Information & Communication Technology product solutions. Ms. Woytek has been a key figure in the continual evolution of SEWP since its inception more than twenty years ago, managing the strategic direction, planning and day-to-day operations of SEWP. She is a 38-year veteran to Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD and has served in her current Program Management role for the past fifteen years.

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BIOGRAPHY FOR DARLENE COEN
  DEPUTY PROGRAM MANAGER FOR THE NASA SEWP PROGRAM

SPEAKER EXPERTISE

  • SEWP
  • GWACs
  • Becoming a Customer Focused Organization
  • Contract Management Efficiency
  • Contract Management as a Business Function
  • Contract Performance and Administration
  • Agile Acquisition
  • Government-wide Strategic Sourcing (GSS)
  • Strategic Acquisition Planning
  • Acquisition Process Improvement
  • Government and Industry Collaboration and Teamwork
  • How Small Business can work with GWACs
  • Contract Performance and Administration
  • Contract Ethics

EXTENDED BIO (UNDER 200 WORDS)

Mrs. Darlene Coen currently serves as the Deputy Program Manager for the NASA SEWP Program, which is a premier Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) providing access to the latest in Information Technology products to the entire Federal Government. Mrs. Coen, with more than 25 years of federal government experience, manages procurement oversight, financial policy and SEWP’s overall business administration. Prior to leading this effort, Mrs. Coen served as a NASA Contracting Officer where she provided a full range of procurement support for the most complex acquisitions in access of $250 billion. Prior to NASA, Mrs. Coen worked for various agencies within the Department of Defense and the Department of Transportation, as well as several private industry firms. She is an active participant in The National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and has received several federal awards including The Acquisition Improvement Award. Raised in Maryland, Mrs. Coen earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Management Studies from the University of Maryland University College and received her Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III certification from the Defense Acquisition University in 2005.

SHORT BIO (UNDER 100 WORDS)

Mrs. Darlene Coen currently serves as the Deputy Program Manager for the NASA SEWP Program, which is a premier Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) providing access to the latest in Information Technology products to the entire Federal Government. Mrs. Coen, with more than 25 years of federal government experience, manages procurement oversight, financial policy and SEWP’s overall business administration.

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