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DISA Forecast to Industry 2019

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Martin's West

6817 Dogwood Rd

Baltimore, MD 21244

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The Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Forecast to Industry (F2I) event provides DISA's industry partners with in-depth information about DISA's acquisition and procurement plans. Members of DISA's senior leadership will present briefings to address tactical acquisition issues, requirements, and planned procurements for the 2020/21 fiscal years. During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to speak with senior leaders, program managers, and acquisition representatives. In addition to on-site attendance, industry partners can also watch the day's proceedings live on-line via the livestream.


FAQs

Q: When can I register for the event?

On-line registration opens on Oct. 1 at 8 a.m.


Q: Is there a registration fee?

No. This is a no-cost event.


Q: How many attendees per company?

Only TWO attendees per company in order to maximize the number of companies able to attend the event.


Q: Why doesn't the system automatically prevent more than two attendees per company?

While Eventbrite improves our registration process, its capabilities do not include this feature.

Q: Why didn't I receive my confirmation e-mailfrom registration with my ticket?

The confirmation e-mail is coming directly from the Eventbrite system. Be sure your company trusts the site so e-mails are not blocked. Check your Spam or Junk folders.


Q: What is the No-Show Policy?

If, for any reason, you cannot attend in person, you must contact the DISA F2I team (askdisaf2i@mail.mil) no later than 4 p.m. on Wedneday Oct. 23, 2019. If you do not cancel or transfer your registration to a co-worker by the deadline, and do not attend the event, your company will not be eligible to attend on-site next year and will only be allowed to attend via the live stream.


Q: What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

On-site Parking: There is limited, free self-parking (550 spaces) on-site at Martin’s West, 6817 Dogwood Road, Baltimore, MD.

Ridesharing is encouraged as is the use of taxis and other commercial car services.


Q: Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, bring your printed ticket to the event for check-in to receive your badge.


Q: When can I pick up my badge on-site?

On-site badging opens at 7 a.m.


Q: What do I do if I registered and now I cannot attend the event on-site?

If you cannot attend, please cancel your registration as soon as possible to give another industry partner the opportunity to attend on-site. Be sure to do this before 4 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 23 to avoid the "No-show Policy" going into effect.

HOW: Login to Eventbrite, go to the Tickets page, and locate your order. Click your order to view order details, and then select "Cancel Order" to cancel your registration. Eventbrite will send you and the event organizer an email confirming the cancellation.


Q: What do I do if I cannot attend on-site but someone else from my company can?

If you cannot attend and would like to transfer your registration to another person in your company, please contact the DISA F2I team at askdisaf2i@mail.mil. Be sure to do this before 4 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019 to avoid the "No-show Policy" going into effect.


Q: What do I do if I cannot attend on-site but would like to attend via the live stream?

- If this is your initial registration, select the live stream option during the registration process.

- If you have already registered for on-site attendance, please cancel your on-site registration and re-register for live-stream. This will allow another industry partner the opportunity to attend the event on-site. Be sure to do this before 4 p.m. on Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019 to avoid the "No-show Policy" going into effect.


Q: Will DISA be providing lunch for this event?

No. See below for instructions for ordering a box lunch in advance from Martin’s. There are also a number of commercial food options in walking distance in the immediate vicinity. Bear in mind that these establishments will not be able to accommodate large numbers of walk-in customers. Other eating establishments are available within a short drive.


Q: How do I order a box lunch from Martin’s? What drinks will be available? Will I be able to order lunch as a walk-in on the 4th? Where will I be able to eat lunch in Martin’s facility? Can I cancel my lunch order if my plans change?

  1. To order a box lunch from Martin’s visit: https://www.martinscaterers.com/event/2019/11/04/disa-forecast-industry

    You will need to use your individual credit card. You may need to try different browsers in order for the site to load.

  2. Bottled water, tea or soda will cost an additional $1.00 each and are available for sale throughout the day.

  3. After 5 PM Friday Nov. 1, 2019 you will not be able to place a lunch order. No orders will be taken on Monday Nov. 4th.

  4. Martin’s is making available its Regency Room for those F2I attendees eating lunch on site.

  5. If you need to cancel your lunch order, contact Ms. R. Lawson at Martin’s before 5 PM Friday Nov. 1, 2019. She can be reached at 410 944 9433 or rlawson@martinscaterers.com.

Q: Is there coat check service at Martin’s West?

Yes, priced at $1.00 per item. The coat check facility is located on your left hand side as you enter the main event space.


Q: Will there be coffee service for this event?

DISA is not providing coffee. However, attendees may buy coffee at Martin’s priced at $2.50 per cup over the course of the day.


Q: What if the live stream won't display on my browser?

If you are using your company's network, check with your company's tech support. Another option is to try another browser.


Q: When and where will the briefing slides be posted?

The briefing slides will be posted on DISA.mil after they are approved.


Q: Is there WiFi available in the event spaces on Nov. 4?

Yes, WiFi will be available in the event spaces.


Q: Will the sessions be recorded and when will the videos be posted?

The videos of the event will be posted after they are made 508 compliant. A message will be sent out using Eventbrite (to all registered attendees), DISA’s e-mail subscription service, Twitter, and Facebook.

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