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ISOA Fall Forum -- Guest Speakers from Asian Development Bank and USAID -- October 28

Thursday, October 8, 2020  
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WED. OCT. 28th | 8AM-12 NOON, EDT
TOPIC: AFGHANISTAN
Hear and see what Senior US Government Officials are saying about the future of conducting business in Afghanistan. You will also be able to participate in a Business Match-Making Session with the Prime Contractors.
High-Level Development Experts from the Asian Development Bank and USAID to Speak on Panel:
NARENDRA SINGRU
Country Director Afghanistan, Asian Development Bank

Mr. Singru is ADB’s Country Director for Afghanistan, managing ADB’s partnership with the government and relationship with stakeholders. He oversees a portfolio of more than $3.5 billion, focused on agriculture and natural resources, energy, and transport; and manages a Resident Mission with over sixty Afghan and international staff.

Mr. Singru has deep and broad technical knowledge and experience in project processing and administration, portfolio management, sector policy dialogue, country programming and evaluation in transport, energy and water supply and sanitation in several Developing Member Countries, including Afghanistan.
MARK A. WALTHER
Director, Office of Acquisition & Assistance

Mark A. Walther serves as the Senior Procurement Executive, Chief Acquisition Officer, and Director for the Management Bureau’s Office of Acquisition and Assistance (M/ OAA). He leads several hundred contracting and agreement professionals around the world to advance acquisition and assistance (A&A) reforms and initiatives critical to the implementation of the Agency’s foreign assistance development goals and impacts.

Mr. Walther first joined the Agency in 1989 as a contract specialist, and has supported a wide range of bureaus throughout his career including Global Health, Eastern Europe, Economic Growth, and Democracy Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance. He became M/OAA’s Deputy of Washington Operations in 2011. Throughout his career, he advanced a wide-range of improvements and capabilities such as worldwide A&A planning, public-private alliances, streamlined acquisitions, federal grants management, workforce professionalism, and stakeholder engagements.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
ROSS WILSON
U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan
GUEST SPEAKER:
RYAN CROCKER
Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan
BUSINESS MATCH-MAKING
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Senior Contracting Officials from:
Department of State | Department of Defense | USAID
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