NDIA Great Lakes 10th Anniversary Celebration
In partnership with Wisconsin Procurement Institute

August 22, 2019
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, Brookfield WI

August 22, 2019

  • 12:30 p.m. Check-in (note - online registration only)

  • 1:00 p.m.
    • Welcome - NDIA GL (Agenda overview)
    • NDIA HQ - Gen.(R-USAF) Hawk Carlisle, President & CEO NDIA
    • LB Keynote - TBD - Future Industry Outlook
    • Panel - Opportunities & Outlook: The Panel will discuss future outlook within defense (DLA - both CONUS/OCONUS), how they are growing, how others can partner/supply, perhaps a little on what keeps them up at night
      • Moderator: Aina Vilumsons, Wisconsin Procurement Institute
      • Panelists: W.S. Darley & Co., AAR Corp., Derco, a Lockheed Martin Co., Oshkosh Defense, SupplyCore, Inc., and DRS Naval Power Systems, Inc.

  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.- Matchmaking between large Defense / Federal prime contractors and small businesses. Participants: AAR Corp., Chickasaw Nation Industries, Derco, a Lockheed Martin Co., DRS Naval Power Systems, Inc., Oshkosh Defense, SupplyCore, Inc., W.S. Darley & Co., and more

  • 4:30 p.m. - Networking (Appetizers / Cash Bar)

  • 6:00 p.m.
    • NDIA Great Lakes - Welcome and 10 year review
      • Peter Provenzano, GL Chapter Past President and President & CEO SupplyCore
      • Megan McKinney, GL Chapter President and Dir. of Business Development Supply Chain Management, Chickasaw Nation Industries Defense Div.
    • VIP Speaker Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams, Director of the Defense Logistics Agency
      • Introduction by Tim Driscoll, VP & GM, Defense Distribution AAR Corp.

VIP Keynote

Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams

Lieutenant General Darrell K. Williams is the Director of the Defense Logistics Agency, with headquarters in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He provides strategic leadership for the Defense Department's combat support agency for worldwide logistics. LTG Williams directs nine supply chains supporting the U.S. military, as well as federal, state, local and international partners. DLA provides food, medical material, uniforms and construction equipment, 98 percent of the Defense Department's fuel, and the majority of spare parts for military weapons systems. He oversees the National Defense Stockpile, an international network of 25 distribution centers, and the Department's process for reverse logistics. He leads a global, expeditionary workforce of over 25,000 military and civilians.

( Full Bio)

We'd like to thank our Sponsors

Premier Sponsor

AAR Corp
AAR Corp

Elite Sponsor

Oshkosh Defense Derco
Oshkosh Defense


Matchmaking Sponsors
Darley Husch Blackwel

Husch Blackwell

Leonardo DRS Husch Blackwel
Leonardo DRS


Anniversay Sponsor
Chickasaw Nation Industries AEG Group Inc.
Chickasaw Nation Industries
AEG Group Inc



NDIA Great Lakes Annual Meeting
August 22, 2019

Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
375 S Moorland Rd
Brookfield, WI 53005
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