New Professionals Community Virtual Conference

New Professionals Community 





New Professionals Community Virtual Conference

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Time: 12:00pm–4:00pm Eastern
Location: Online
A recording of this virtual conference is now available for purchase!

About the Conference 

Take control of your destiny as an emerging leader in contract management. Identify the key qualities and attributes that will position you to develop and master the competencies you need to ensure an exciting and successful contract management profession.

As a new professional in contract management, this virtual conference will not only enhance your value proposition to your organization, but will also equip you with the skillset you’ll need to garner greater responsibility and leadership. In order to succeed, it’s imperative that you take advantage of those opportunities to sharpen your skills and abilities. One of the most important qualities of a good leader is nurturing the depth and breadth of knowledge to effectively apply in problem-solving situations.

Whether you are a brand new professional over the last few months or few years, this virtual conference, New Professionals Community Virtual Conference is just the session you need to raise your game and prepare you for the next step:

• Hear practical advice, techniques, and strategies used by top executives and highly effective leaders during their climb up the contract management ladder to success; 
• Learn key habits and attributes for new professionals that will set you apart from the pack; 
• Understand the importance of good mentoring in establishing a successful professional roadmap; and
• Learn how to identify and take advantage of available tools and resources that will assist you in developing and marketing your talent.

Not only is this event convenient and cost-effective-no company time used for travel, no travel expenses, and an unlimited number of people can attend per site registration-but this event also envelopes a worldwide audience, giving you the opportunity to collaborate with your contract management counterparts from all over the world.

Attendees earn four Continuing Professional Education hours (CPE)/Continuous Learning Points (CLP) by attending this event. 

Featured Presenters:

Russ Blaine, Section Manager, NE Region, Wyle, Aerospace Division
Sara Brown,
CFCM, Contract Specialist, Department of the Air Force, Space and Missile Systems Center
Lisa Doyle,
Chancellor, VA Acquisition Academy
Matthew Jeffery
, CFCM, Contract Specialist, Department of Energy

James Malloy, Performance Learning Director, Center, Defense Acquisition Unversity
Kimberly Rupert, CPCM, Senior Vice President for Contracts, Procurement and Pricing, SAIC
Dr. John Wilkinson, CFCM, CPCM, Fellow, President, THinc LLC

Agenda (note all times are U.S. Eastern Standard Time)
Each session is 45 minutes; 30 minutes of presentation, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A

12:00 PM-12:05 PM

NCMA Opening Remarks

Alan Boykin, NCMA

12:05 PM-12:50 PM

Leadership Perspective For the New ProfessionalPDF format

Russ Blaine, Wyle Aerospace Division and Kimberly Rupert, CPCM, SAIC

12:50 PM-1:35 PM

Best Practices for the 21st Century Business Advisorpdf_icon

Lisa Doyle, VA Acquisition Academy

1:35 PM- 2:20 PM

Habits of a Highly Successful Contracting Professionalpdf_icon

James Malloy, Defense Acquisition University

2:20 PM- 3:05 PM

Successfull Hints from New Professional Leaderspdf_icon

Sara Brown,CFCM, Department of the Air Force, Space and Missle Systems Center and Matthew Jeffery, CFCM, Department of Energy

3:05 PM- 3:50 PM

Getting the Most from Your Mentorpdf_icon

Dr. John Wilkinson, CFCM, CPCM, Fellow, THinc LLC

3:50 PM-4:00 PM

NCMA Closing Remarks

Alan Boykin, NCMA










































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