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Spring Small Business Series -- Small Business Topics Update

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    Date:  Tuesday, February 20, 2024

    Time:  1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pacific)

    CLPs:  2.0

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    Who Should Attend:  Government, military, academia, Acquisition Workforce, Small Business Reps, Industry


    Speaker:  Mr. Ken Carkhuff, DAU Learning Director of Small Business 

    Description:  Join Mr. Ken Carkhuff as he discusses updates in reference to Small Business.  Topics will include:

    The recent National Defense Industrial Strategy

    The 25 Jan 2024 OMB/OFPP memo on "Increasing Small Business Participation on Multiple-Award Contracts"

    Other updates on SB topics

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    Mr. Carkhuff is responsible for leading the life cycle activities of assigned Small Business Professional (SBP) learning assets.  He also serves as a professor for all instructor-led SBP courses.  He was the first DoD acquisition professional to earn the new DoD Small Business Professional Credential in May 2021.

    He is a retired naval officer and former SH-60B helicopter pilot with over 2500 flight hours.  He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (BS, Physical Science), the Naval War College (MA, National Security and Strategic Studies), the Naval Postgraduate School (MS, Contract Management) and Liberty University (EdS, Educational Leadership).  He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps. 

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