What you will learn: Hear from experts and manufacturing firms that can share strategies and assistance for selling your products and services to the government. Speak directly with manufacturing company executives that have successfully won government contracts. government contracts. Connect directly with experts who provide business development services and programs to find out if your company is eligible. Panelists: Joseph M. Kunze, Ph.D., Founder, President and CEO Si2 Technologies Since founding SI2 in 2003,Dr. Kunze has led the company's growth to include in-house RF, microwave and metamaterials design, manufacture and testingwhich is the basis of SI2's absorber systems and conformal antenna systems business. Ersson Zapata, Sr. Vice President, Operations, Acumentrics Corp. Mr. Zapata has over 13 years of experience in the power electronics and service industries specifically in the role of operations and supply chain management, and brings a wealth of experience in managing worldwide operations, supply chain, process reengineering and lean manufacturing methods. Brook Streit, Director of Sales & Marketing, Brownell Trailers Mr. Streit has more than ten years of marine industry sales and marketing experience, most recently as a regional sales manager for Gyro manufacturer Seakeeper, Inc. Prior to that, he was a sales manager for Derecktor Shipyards.