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 AnCon'14 Program

Society of Government Travel Professionals

AnCon'14

Congress's influence & Impact on
Government Travel


AnCon'14 Presentations
(Click on presentations below located in the session boxes below)


Location: Hilton Mark Center - Alexandria, VA


Wednesday, April 9th
10:00am - 11:30am
Supplier Council Meeting (Council Members Only)
Location: Poplar Meeting Room
11:30am - 1:30pm
Board of Director Meeting (Board & Invited Guests)
Location: Poplar Meeting Room
11:30am - 1:30pm
Car Rental Committee Meeting (DTMO, Car Rental Members, & Invited Participants Only)
Location: Beech Meeting Room
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration Open
Beverage Service Sponsored by:

1:15pm - 2:00pm
Orientation to Government Travel
Let's get acquainted. Join other new government travel colleagues in an overview of Government Travel and how you can get the most out of SGTP
Presented by: Sandi Millstein, Director Government Sales, Carlson Rezidor Hotels
SGTP Orientation Presentation
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Concurrent Sessions (Choose one)
Concurrent Session A
FedRooms 101
A"how-to" workshop, designed for hoteliers to learn best practices in presenting your hotels in FedRooms
In this session topics will include FedRooms as the official government lodging program, benefits of joining the program, mistakes made by hoteliers that impact their government business and best practices to increase your revenue and grow your FedRooms sales.
Presented by: Kindall Farwell, Director FedRooms
FedRoom 101 Presentation
Concurrent Session B
GSA TMC Forum,
A collaborative discussion between GSA and the TMCs that handle federal and military travel. (Reserved for TMCS, GDS and ETS2 Vendors)
Presented by: Jerome Bristow,  GSA Federal Acquisition Service
Location: Plaza II/III Meeting Room
3:15pm - 4:30pm
Concurrent Sessions (Choose one)
Concurrent Session C
GSA Industry Forum,
The dialogue continues to learn what's trending in the various sectors of government travel
Presented by: Jerry Bristow, GSA Federal Acquisition Service (Workshop for Industry Providers to Government Travel Sector)
Location: Plaza II/III Meeting Room
Concurrent Session D
Data Intelligence
In this session hoteliers learn the importance of supplying their hotel data, how to provide their data, Innovata’s  distribution channels, how they can get more exposure to government travelers, how do they get certified with FEMA and how FedTravel.com is used
Presented by: Catherine Masi, Director Marketing, Innovata
Data Intelligence Presentation
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Welcome Reception & TradeXchange
A mini tradeshow and networking reception to bring you closer to your colleagues while discovering new products and services
Location: Lower Lobby Foyer
Sponsored by:




Thursday, April 10th
7:30am - 4:30pm
Registration Open
Location: Lower Lobby Foyer
Coffee Service Sponsored by:

8:00am - 8:40am
SGTP Breakfast
Location: Ballroom B/C
Sponsored by:

8:45am - 8:55am
Patriotic Opening Honor Guard
Location: Ballroom B/C
9:00am - 9:15am
SGTP Welcome - Opening, Marc Stec, President SGTP
9:15am - 9:45am
Keynote Address: Congress' Influence and Impact on Government Travel
Government Travel can be daunting. Developing an understanding of its effect on your organization's policy is not easy task, Join speaker Eben Peck, Vice President Government Affairs ASTA to further your understanding of pending legislative issues targeting Government Travel

Congress's Influence & Impact on Government Travel

Sponsored by:
9:45am - 10:30am
General Session: Government Travel Management through the Eyes of Government Travel Professionals
In this session a candid discussion, you will learn first hand nuances, challenges, opportunities, and barriers of experienced travel management professionals from Federal Agencies and DoD
Featured Panelists Include:
David Flynn, Director Transportation Services, Health & Human Services
Hilary Haight, Branch Chief, Systems and Services Branch,     National Science Foundation
Todd Miliner, Chief Travel Services, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Support Services Office
Floyd R. Haralson, DFAC
Chief Air Force Travel Passenger Travel Policy

Moderated by: Marc Stec, President SGTP and Vice President Strategic Business Initaitves CWTSatoTravel 
Location: Ballroom B/C
10:30am - 10:50am
Refreshment Break & TradeXchange
Take a break and get refreshed before the next season. Also the mini tradeshow and networking reception continue to bring you closer to your colleagues while discovering new products and services
Location: Lower Lobby Foyer
Sponsored by:
   
10:55am - 11:55am
Concurrent Educational Sessions (Choose one)
Concurrent Session A
GSA Travel MIS: Key Performance Indicators
GSA's web-based travel management reporting environment enables federal agencies to  understand key cost driving behaviors, including Advance Air Reservation, -CA Utilization, Hotel Visibility, and use of Compact Car Rentals.
Presented by: Leif Waller, Project Manager, Travel MIS, GSA Federal Acquisition Service

GSA Travel MIS KPI Presentation
Sponsored by:
Concurrent Session B
Service Contract Act Wage Determination,
(Session 1 of 2)
DOL will explain the Wage Determination Requirements, how the Affordable Healthcare Act may affect the benefit calculations and the Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts Clause Requirements
Presented by:William Brooks, Senior Advisor, Wage & Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor

Service Contract Act & Wage Determination Presentation
Sponsored by:

12:00pm - 12:50pm
Concurrent Educational Sessions (Choose one)
Concurrent Session C
Government Lodging Programs
GSA and DTMO examine their lodging programs including:FedRooms Reprocurement, DoD Commercial Lodging Pilot Program, Extended Stay TDY and including Corporate Housing
Presented by: Rick Freda, Program Manager Lodging, GSA Federal Acquisition Service and Tracy Ramsey, Travel Transformation Integrator, Defense Travel Management Office

Government Lodging Programs Presentation
Sponsored by:

Concurrent Session D
Service Contract Act Wage Determination,
(Session 2 of 2)
Continuation of DOL will explain the Wage Determination Requirements, how the Affordable Healthcare Act may affect the benefit calculations and the Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts Clause Requirements
Presented by:William Brooks, Senior Advisor, Wage & Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor
Location: Plaza Meeting Room I
Sponsored by:

Concurrent Session E
Buses for Federal Government
In this session we will have Defense Travel Management (DTMO) talk about their Military Bus Program and you as an industry provider can service or provide services to DoD. Additionally GSA will also discuss federal opportunities in their s Schedule 48 and you as a provider can meet and agency's needs for transportation.
Presented by: Maureen Reinhart,Team Lead Transportation Branch, Defense Travel Management Office and Iman Freeman,Program Analyst GSA Federal Acquisition Service
Military Bus Program Presentation
GSA Bus Presentation
12:50pm - 2:30pm
Lunch & TradeXchange

Please join Sunny Anderson and Extended Stay America for a short presentation on Away From Home Cooking:
The perfect way to manage per diem


Lunch cosponsored by: Amtrak
Location: Terrace Ballroom - Lunch & Lower Lobby Foyer TradeXchange
Sponsored by:

2:40pm - 3:40pm General Session
Round-Table Collaboration of Government, Industry & GSA’s Government-wide Travel Policy Office
GSA Office of Government-wide Policy, OGP, will give a brief presentation on How the Regulations are Determined, then will facilitate a "Round-Table" discussion of industry and government attendees collaborating and sharing with their peers and GSA to have a say in the Direction of the FTR. Discussion points will include challenges, barriers, and opportunities to manage federal travel efficiently
Presented by, Craig Flynn, Director of Travel & Relocation Policy, GSA Office of Government-wide Policy

Round - Table Collaboration Gov/Industry Presentation
Sponsored by:

3:45pm - 5:00pm
Farewell Reception & TradeXchange

Location: Lower Lobby Foyer
Sponsored by:


Click here to register for AnCon '14!

Exhibitors: Download TradeXchange Map here.

Upcoming Events

17 Sep 2014 8:00 AM • The Hilton Mark Center, 5000 Seminary Road Alexandria, VA (DC Metro Area)

AnCon '14 Platinum Sponsors

Best Western

Extended Stay America

Hilton




AnCon '14 Gold Sponsors



Avis



Budget



Sabre Travel

GetThere


AnCon '14 Silver Sponsors



British Airways

Duluth Travel



Innovata/FedTravel.com

Interstate Van Lines

La Quinta

Madison Hospitality

Omega World Travel

South African Airways


AnCon '14 Bronze Sponsors

CORT

Hertz Dollar Thrifty

Red Roof Inn


 
 

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AnCon '14 Sponsorships

Interested in sponsoring AnCon '14?

Sponsorship is a great way to get exposure to hundreds of people and organizations in the government travel industry.

For information about how you can become a sponsor, please contact us via email at info@sgtp.org or call us at (202)241-SGTP (7487).



AnCon '14 Hotel Booking Info

**This hotel is now full**


**DC Metro Accessible**

Please note the following: The Hilton Mark Center offers complimentary shuttle from the DC Metro. Click here for details.

Hotel Accommodations forAnCon'14 Attendee Rate $165 + tax

The Hilton Mark Center may be confirmed online by clicking here or by calling the hotel and asking for the SGTP Rate (703) 845-1010

For those driving to the Hilton Mark Center, SGTP AnCon'14 Attendees' Self-Parking rate = $8


Attention Employers!

Feb. 1, 2014:

SGTP is excited to announce that we are in the early stages of launching a quality job board for professionals in the government travel industry.

If you have a job you would like to post to the board, please click the link below.

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$100 for 60 days*

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