University of Southern Indiana
Griffin Center

Doing business with Crane

A collaborative workshop educating regional businesses on the best practices of working with Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division. “Doing business with Crane” will provide an in-depth look at how to engage with Crane as a contractor, an entrepreneur, an industry that can leverage their intellectual property or a potential employee. The workshop will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, August 24 at the Griffin Center on USI’s campus.

Light refreshments will be served.


7:30 a.m. – Check in
8:00 a.m. – Overview of NSWC Crane - Kyle Werner, NSWC Crane
8:30 a.m. – “Doing business with crane” - Matt Burkett, NSWC Crane
“Resources for Businesses to Understand How to Navigate Federal, State, Local Contracts” - Jim Haddan, Procurement Technical Assistance Center
9:30 a.m. – Networking break
10:00 a.m. – “Using Crane’s Inventions to Start a Business” - Dr. Lisa Hoverman, State of Indiana SBIR/STTR, Brooke Pyne, NSWC Crane and Wes Evans, 5D Analytics
11:45 a.m. – Networking break
12:15 p.m. – “Federal Employment Workshop” - Earl Isom, WorkOne
“NSWC Crane Job Opportunities” - Nelda Woodruff, NSWC Crane Human Resources Representative

Date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. CST
Location: University of Southern Indiana Griffin Center
Registration Fee: Free event
Event partners: NSWC Crane, USI, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, WorkOne Southwest, Southwest Indiana Chamber, American Job Center, Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville (GAGE)

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