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The 2016 Tinker and the Primes Requirements Symposium was held August 22-24, 2016 at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center in Midwest City, OK.

Save the date for the 2017 event: August 21-23, 2017. More information will be forthcoming.

2017 *Early* Exhibitor Registration Packet

The 2016 conference presentations which were approved for distribution are available for download below. A list of all 2016 conference attendees is available to those who attended the 2016 conference upon request. Please contact

2016 Tinker and the Primes Event Program

Monday, August 22, 2016 – Contracting Academy

AFSC Enterprise Contracting – Mary Skaggs

Keys to Successful Tech Insertion – AFSC Tech Needs and Upcoming SBIR – Chris Mance

Logistics Sustainment Enterprise for 2040 – Jamie Gilbert

Researching Government Markets – Larry Findeiss

Source Selection Process and Keys to Writing Proposals – Van Garmon

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – “Primes Day”

Aircraft Modification and Sustainment – General Atomics – Scott Sappenfield

F-35: Changing the Sustainment Paradigm – Lockheed Martin – Steve Sheehy

KC-46: Here Comes the Boom! – Brig. Gen. Duke Richardson

Supply Chain Resiliency Panel – Chart – Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson

The Aircraft Integration and Modification Challenge – Field Aerospace – Alex Thagard

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 – “Tinker Day”

429th Supply Chain Management Squadron, SASPO – Julia Seas

638th Supply Chain Management Group – Hugh Foskey

748th Supply Chain Management Group – Col. Paul Smith

848th Supply Chain Management Group – Col. William Roberts

AFSC/LG Overview – Steven Alsup

Budget Control Act 2011 – Mark Tarply

CLS Contracting Overview and Potential Opportunities – Treva Lichty

Cyber infrastructure and Industry – Col. Stan “Scott” Diamanti

Industry Effects on the Air Force Supply Chain – Frank Washburn

Industry Opportunities: Enabling Cost Effective Readiness – Kevin Stamey

Modernizing Inspection for Engine Components – Rafael Garcia

Overview: Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex – Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson

Partnering for Warfighter Readiness – Brig. Gen. Alan Day