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Defense Industry Dialogue Webinar Series: Buy America Act

The United States is the world’s largest defense market, representing over 30% of global de-fense spending. Procurement opportunities exist for a broad range of products, from advanced fighter aircraft to niche special-application products. The U.S. defense acquisition process searches the world for innovative solutions and advanced technology, and companies from partner countries should understand the basic requirements in order to identify opportunities and partner successfully with U.S. firms.
With speakers from the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Commerce, and industry representatives, this webinar offers expert insight into key issues such as:
• Buy American Act Provisions and Requirements
• Partnering strategies


Introduction and Overview of the Defense Industry Dialogue, Rick Ortiz, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy, Brasilia
Presentation on Buy American Act and Overview of U.S. Defense Requirements Procurement, Jeff Grover, Senior Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy and International Contracting, U.S. Department of Defense
Partnering with the U.S. Defense Industry, Carlos Cristi, Representative of the National Defense Industry Association (NDIA)

This webinar is organized by the Foreign Commercial Service under the auspices of the Defense Industry Dialogue (DID), launched in 2016 to identify commercial opportunities and strengthen strategic partnerships between the U.S. and Brazilian defense industries. Presentations will be in English only. Registration deadline is October 2nd, 2017.

More information, please contact:

Daniele Andrews
Senior Commercial Specialist
Tel: +55 61 3312-7458

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October 5, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm