For those textile companies involved in defense contracting, the Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance (SENEDIA) is sponsoring a virtual “tech talk” this Thursday at 9:00 AM that will explain potential export opportunities for defense companies, as well as detail state and federal support services in this area. Further details and registration information is in the below e-blast from SENEDIA.
SENEDIA Tech Talk - Export Opportunities for Defense Companies
14 January 2021 – 0900-1100
Microsoft Teams Meeting – Registration Link - https://tinyurl.com/y3bnf2kq
NOTE: Remember to save the Meeting Link you are provided after you register! (Suggest you create a calendar meeting maker and save it there.)
Join us for this unique opportunity to gain insight into potential export opportunities for Defense companies and an understanding of the related federal and state supporting services.
The Tech Talk will include:
Molly Magee, Executive Director SENEDIA – Welcome and introduction.
Keith Yatsuhashi, Director U.S. Commercial Service Providence, will provide an overview of the US Department of Commerce export services.
Kathy Therieau, Director, International Trade Programs, RI Commerce Corporation, will provide an overview of Rhode Island export services (trade missions, shows, STEP, etc.
Robert McEntire, Senior International Trade Specialist, Office of Transportation and Machinery, International Trade Administration, US Department of Commerce, will provide an overview of some advantageous markets for defense companies.
Tom Kallman, President, Kallman Worldwide Inc., will provide an overview of Kallman programs and services.
The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.