1:30

The small business contracting process: Linda Oliver, Deputy Director, Peg Meehan, Assistant Director, and Sharon Drago, Assistant Director (via phone), Office of the Secretary for Defense, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

2:30

Review of statistics issues in discrimination: John Rolph, Chair, Committee on National Statistics

3:00

Panel questions and discussion of potential analytic methodology: Arleen Leibowitz

5:30

Adjournment

PARTICIPANTS

Eric Benderson, U.S. Small Business Administration

William T. Bielby, University of California, Santa Barbara

Sharon Drago, Office of the Secretary for Defense, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Robert Goldstein, University of California, Los Angeles

Arleen Leibowitz, University of California, Los Angeles

Jonathan S. Leonard, University of California, Berkeley

R. Preston McAfee, California Institute of Technology

Peg Meehan, Office of the Secretary for Defense, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Linda Oliver, Office of the Secretary for Defense, Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

John E. Rolph, University of Southern California

Patricia A. Roos, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Michael Siri, National Research Council

J.H. (Rip) Verkerke, University of Virginia

Andrew White, National Research Council



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