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CHESS Conducts Successful Information Exchange with Industry

By Jo Manson, PEO EIS Public Affairs

Mr. Brendan Burke speaking during the CHESS Information Exchange.
Mr. Brendan Burke speaking during the CHESS Information Exchange.

The Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS) program office conducted a successful information exchange event February 20 in Wallace Theater, Fort Belvoir, Va. Over 600 attendees participated in this event that included an audience comprised of DA civilians, military, contractors and private industry. Army Contracting Command – Rock Island (ACC-RI) personnel were present to facilitate discussions and answer questions on site.

The CHESS Team welcomed industry the Information Exchange

The program started at 1200 hours with PEO EIS Mr. Douglas Wiltsie providing opening remarks. Following his remarks, the following agenda was presented:

  • CHESS Overview, Mr. Brendan Burke, Project Director, PD CHESS
  • Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software (ITES-SW), Ms. Dorothy Bowen, Product Leader, CHESS
  • Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 3 Services (ITES-3S), Mr. Keith Copeland, Product Leader, CHESS
  • IT Strategic Sourcing Panel
    • Mr. Brendan Burke, PD CHESS
    • Mr. Gregg Judge, Chief, Enterprise Licensing Division, Army CIO/G-6
    • Mr. Harold Williams, Office of the Senior Services Manager, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement)
    • Mr. Jeffery Gollon, Chief, IT Contracting Division, ACC-RI

Mr. Burke closed the event by thanking all attendees and reminding them that questions and responses would be posted to the PEO EIS website in the near future.

Posted February 26, 2014