CMS Industry Day

The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum for vendor outreach and engagement that will promote meaningful procurement communications between CMS and industry.


The CMS Industry Day conference will be held virtually by the CMS Office of Acquisition and Grants Management (OAGM). The one-day conference will take place on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, from 8am - 3pm. The format will include virtual briefings from various CMS components, executive leaders, and industry leaders. The theme is Embracing Change: Adapting for the Future.

Industry speaking opportunities are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Speaker and Presenter Information

Derrick Heard, Director, Office of Acquisition & Grants Management (OAGM), CMS


Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director of the Office of Minority Health, CMS


Ellen Lukens, Group Director of the Policy and Programs Group (PPG), CMMI, CMS

Purva RawalChief Strategy Officer at the CMS Innovation Center, CMS

Ketan Patel, CMS Cloud Lead

Stephen Weber, Contracting Officer, CMS

Julie Boughn, Director of the Data and Systems Group (DSG), CMS

Loretta Schickner, DSG Deputy Group Director
Dona Coffman, Director, Division of BUsiness Essential Systems, CMS
Aaron Blackshire, Division Director, OAGM - ITCG, CMS
Anita Pinder, Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights, CMS
Karen Shields, Deputy Director, Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services (CMCS)
Ryan Kooy, Director of the Division for Data Center Contracts, CMS
Mark OhDirector of the Infrastructure and User Services Group (IUSG), OIT, CMS

Christina Eberhart, DPOS, CMS
Kimberly Tatum, Contracting Officer, CMS

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Dept of Health & Human Services, GSA, EEOC, Federal Government, CMS

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Event Type

Wed, Dec 8, 2021, 8:00am - 3:00pm

Exhibit Dates
Wed, Dec 8, 2021

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FBC - Federal Business Council, Inc.

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