Aerospace and Defense Contract Management Conference 2010

Better Program Results Through Improved Government-Industry Relations

March 25–26, 2010
Westin San Diego
San Diego, California

Agenda

 



Thursday, March 25

7:30am–8:30amBreakfast in Exhibit Hall (Crystal Ballroom)
8:30am–8:45am

Opening Remarks

Gary Poleskey, CPCM, Fellow, NCMA President; and Patti Olsen, Vice President, Contracts, Pricing, Estimating and Procurement Financial Analysis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

8:45am–9:30am

Keynote Address

James A. Bell, Corporate President, Chief Financial Officer, and Executive Vice President, The Boeing Company

9:30am–10:45am

Panel Discussion: Aerospace and Defense Acquisition: Perspectives of Industry Leaders

Darryl A. Scott, Vice President, Contracts and Pricing, The Boeing Company; Susan Coté, Vice President of Corporate Contracts, Pricing and Supply Chain for Northrop Grumman Corporation; Larry Trowel, General Manager, Government Contracts Work, GE Transportation Aircraft Engines; and Kimberly S. Rupert, CPCM, Senior Vice President for Contracts, Procurement and Pricing, SAIC

10:45am–11:15amNetworking Break in Exhibit Hall—Sponsored by GEICO
11:15am–12:30pm

Panel Discussion: Aerospace and Defense Acquisition: Perspectives of Government Leaders

Francis P. Summers, Jr., Deputy Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA); Charlie Williams, Director, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA); and Karl C. Bird, CPCM, Acquisition Division Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

12:30pm–1:15pmNetworking Lunch in Main Ballroom
1:15pm–2:00pm

Lunch Speaker

Lieutenant General John T. "Tom" Sheridan, Commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command

2:00pm–2:30pmCoffee and Dessert with Exhibitors
2:30pm–4:00pm

Panel Discussion: Contingency Contracting: Lessons Learned from Iraq and Afghanistan

Moderator: Darryl Scott, Vice President, Contracts and Pricing, The Boeing Company

Panelists: Dr. Kenneth Oscar, Vice President for Strategy, Fluor Corporation; Michael J. Thibault, Commission Co-Chair, Commission on Wartime Contracting; and Col. Daniel J. Gallagher, Chief of Staff, Expeditionary Contracting Command, U.S. Army

4:00pm–5:30pmReception in Exhibit Hall


Friday, March 26

7:00am–8:30amWomen’s Forum Breakfast (Diamond II Room, Westin San Diego)
7:30am–8:30amContinental Breakfast in Emerald Ballroom Foyer
8:30am–8:45am

Opening Remarks

Patti Olsen, Vice President, Contracts, Pricing, Estimating and Procurement Financial Analysis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

8:45am–9:30am

Keynote Address Microsoft Powerpoint Document

Timothy K. Dowd, Executive Director, Contracts, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command

9:30am–10:45am

Panel Discussion: Legislative and Regulatory Update Microsoft Powerpoint Document

Moderator: Karen Wilson, Fellow, Director, Acquisition Policy, The Boeing Company

Panelists: Mary Ellen Fraser, Of Counsel, McKenna, Long and Aldridge, LLP; James S. Latoff, Counsel, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, U.S. House of Representatives; Margaret DiVirgilio, Vice President, CFO & Treasurer, Concurrent Technologies Corporation; and Susan Ebner, Attorney Government Contracts, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

10:45am–11:00amNetworking Break (no exhibits)—Sponsored by GEICO
11:00am–12:15pm

Panel Discussion: Program Case Study: Transformational Satellite Communications System (TSAT) Program Microsoft Powerpoint Document

Panelists: Lt. Col. Tim Cunningham, Chief, Corporate Branch/Deputy Chair, RDT&E Panel Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition Integration); John Peterson, Program Director, Boeing TSAT Space Segment, The Boeing Company; Richard W. Skinner, Vice President, Strategic Planning, Global Communications Systems, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company; Robert Jacobsen, Director of Finance, Space & Intelligence Systems; and Ed McNamara, Director, Subcontract Management Global Communications Systems, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

12:15pm–1:00pm

Networking Lunch in Main Ballroom

1:00pm–1:45pm

Lunch Speaker Microsoft Powerpoint Document

Craig Cooning, Vice President and General Manager, Space and Intelligence Systems (S&IS), Integrated Defense Systems, The Boeing Company

1:45pm–2:00pmNetworking Break (no exhibits)
2:00pm–3:30pm

Panel Discussion: Defining Inherently Governmental and the Obama Insourcing Policy

Moderator: Ric Sylvester, Vice President, Aerospace Industries Association

Panelists:  Kimberly S. Rupert, CPCM, Senior Vice President for Contracts, Procurement and Pricing, SAIC; Terry Raney, Senior Vice President, CACI; Edward Harrington, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Procurement), U.S. Army; and Karl C. Bird, CPCM, Acquisition Division Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory






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