World Congress 2008

Ensuring Trust in the Acquisition Process Through People, Teams, and Tools.

April 13–16, 2008
Duke Energy Center
Cincinnati, OH

Tuesday, April 15 — Session Schedule

8:00am–8:45am Keynote Presentation: New Strategic Alliances and Partnerships
Oren Harari, Professor, Graduate School of Business, the University of San Francisco
8:45am–10:00am General Session Panel: Acquisition Teams and Tools—Better, Smarter, More?

Pat Garcia, Vice President of Contracts, Intelligence and Information Systems Business, Raytheon Company; Cristina Chaplain, Director, Acquisition and Sourcing Management, GAO; Dr. Francis C. Spampinato, CPCM, Chief Acquisition Officer, Department of Energy; and Laura Auletta, Policy Analyst, OFPP, OMD
Spampinato Presentation
10:00am–10:45am Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall (Sponsored by BVTI)
Track Sessions 10:45am–11:45am 11:45am–1:30pm 1:30pm–2:00pm 2:10pm–3:10pm 3:20pm–4:20pm 4:30pm–5:30pm
Alternate Disputes Resolution 104
Advanced Negotiation Techniques—Dealing with Negotiation Fears
Lunch in Exhibit Hall (Sponsored by IBM) Dessert and Coffee in Exhibit Hall (Sponsored by BVTI) 105
Keeping Them Honest: Drafting Binding and Effective Arbitration Clauses
106
ADR: Face to Face or Cyberspace
107
How ADR Resolves Construction Disputes
Commercial Contracting 204
Why Service Levels Don't Work
205
Can Contracting Be "Leaned"?
206
World-Class Procurement Performance
207
Maximize Business Terms Through Enterprise Contract Management (ECM) for Dramatic Business Results
Contract Basics 304
Value-Added Contract Management: Earning Trust and Bringing Value
305
Basics of Subcontracting
306
The Basics of Export Control: Raise Your Awareness
Presentation Notes
307
Contracting for Services
Department of Energy (DOE) 504
How DOE Assesses its Acquisition System under OMB Circular A-123 Using the GAO Framework
505
It's Not Just Training: The World of DOE's Acquisition Career Management Program
506
Introduction to Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPCs)
507
Environmental Management Contracting—Addressing the Legacy of the Cold War
Executive and Leadership 1 604
Presentation by Vic Avetissian, Fellow, President, Avetissian and Associates, LLC
605
Presentation by Bruce Sullivan, Vice President, Visa Inc.
606
Presentation by Steve Grumbach, Director, Procurement, Battelle Memorial Institute
607
Presentation by David Drabkin, Fellow, Acting Chief Acquisition Officer, GSA
Executive and Leadership 2 704
Presentation by Karen Pica, Director, Federal Acquisition Institute
705
Presentation by Steve Kelman, Weatherhead Professor of Public Management, Harvard University
706
Presentation by Theresa Everett, Senior Procurement Executive and Dan Nielson, Deputy DNI Senior Procurement Executive, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
707
Presentation by Steven Schooner, CPCM, Fellow, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
Federal Government Contracting 804
Government Property for Contracting Professionals
805
Subcontractor Issues Under T&M Contracts
806
A Blueprint for Success: The Contractor Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
807
Partnering for Success: Getting Contract and Project Management Together on the Same Page
Human Capital and Career Management 1004
Service Acquisition Mall Workshop
1005
Keeping Your Company’s Key Assets: Its Employees
1006
Preparing and Educating the New Acquisition Workforce
1007
The Contracts Professional as Entrepreneur
Knowledge Management 1204
Knowledge, People, and Risk
1205
Knowledge Enabling Tools: Wikis, Blogs and Other Ways to Connect the Workforce to Share What They Know
1206
Reducing Risk in USAF Operations Through Collaboration
1207
Export Control of Data Under the ITAR
Legal (Contract Law) 1304
Ethics and Compliance in Government Contracting
1305
Service Contract Act and Davis Bacon Act: Compliance and Audit Survival Tips
1306
Critical Decisions of GAO, BCAs, and the Courts in 2007
1307
Protecting Proprietary Information in the Federal Workspace
Performance-Based Service Contracting 1404
Skills and Processes Necessary to Successfully Implement Performance-Based Management In an Acquisition
1405
Project Management for Services Acquisition
1406
Managed Services
1407
Contract Management and Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans: The Why and How of Measuring Contracts
Presentation Notes
Project Management 1504
Project Management for the Contracts Professional
1505
Project Orion: An Acquisition Overview of NASA’s Next Human Spacecraft, the Crew Exploration Vehicle
1506
The Value of Risk Management in Acquisition Planning
1507
Project Control—What is it? And why the Project Controller’s Role is Important to the Contract Manager
Small Business 1704
DOD Small Business Executive Panel
1705
The Demise of the Small Business Program
1706
Contract Negotiations… Funding… Invoicing… and Audits… CONNECT THE DOTS
1707
Small Business is Everybody's Business: What You Need to Know Inside and Outside the Federal Government
Supply-Chain Management and Logistics 2004
Legal Process Outsourcing, Implications for Contracts Management
2005
Strategic Supplier Management
2006
Building a Spend Analysis Program
2007
Strategic Contracting
9:45am–2:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
7:00pm–10:00pm Hofbräuhaus*

Exhibit hall closes at 2:00pm today, not open on Wednesday

* Indicates special event—separate registration fee applies.






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