World Congress 2008

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

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

Wednesday, April 16 — Session Schedule

8:00am–9:30am General Session Breakfast: Finding the Purpose

Dr. Bertice Berry, Sociologist, Author, Lecturer, Educator
Track Sessions 9:40am–10:40am 10:50am–11:50am 12:00pm–1:30pm 1:30pm–2:30pm 2:40pm–3:40pm
Contract Basics 308
Negotiations: Now You’re at the Table, Ten More Things to Think About
Presentation Notes
309
Identification and Prevention of Constructive Changes in a Government Contracts Environment
Lunch in Exhibit Hall (Sponsored by IBM)

Luncheon Presenter: Robin Tomlin, Partner/Director, IBM Corporation

and

Awards Presentation
310
Introduction to Commercial Contracts
311
Contract Closeout Basics for Buyers and Sellers
Defense Contracting 408
Incentive Contracting That Works
409
The Use of Other Transactions and Alternate Ways of Doing Business with the Government
410
Working at Risk
411
Contingency Contracting: Improving Business and Stability Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan
Executive and Leadership 1 608
Presentation by Shay Assad, Director, Department of Procurement and Acquisition Policy, DoD
609
Presenter To Be Determined
610
Presentation by Larry Trowel, General Manager, Government Business Practices and Process, General Electric
611
Presentation by Debbie Eytchison, CFCM, Estimating and Contracts Supervisor, Exotic Electro-Optics
Executive and Leadership 2 708
Presentation by David P. Gragan, CPPO, Chief Procurement Officer, City of the District of Columbia
709
Presentation by David P. Gragan, CPPO, Chief Procurement Officer, City of the District of Columbia
710
Presentation by Paul Robert, Assistant General Counsel and Director, Contracts and Compliance, United Technologies Corp.
711
Presentation by Edward Martin, Chief of Contracting and David Fulmer, Acquisition Support Leader, ASC Acquisition Center of Excellence
Federal Government Contracting 808
Contract Construction and Clauses for Financial Success
809
Waiting to Exhale: Subcontractors Selling Commercial Items to Government Prime Contractors
810
Emergency Contracting in the Case of Katrina in the New Orleans Gulf Area
811
Five Mistakes that Keep Contractors From Maximizing their Past Performance Scores
Finance, Accounting, Cost, and Pricing 908
Getting Paid—The Challenge of Government Contracts
909
Price and Cost Analyses: Documenting Your Contract Files
Presentation Notes
910
Mergers and Acquisitions for Contracts Professionals: How We Fit into the Puzzle
911
An Introduction to DCAA and its Audit Process
Human Capital and Career Management 1008
Controlling Risk Through Culture
1009
Adressing the Acquisition Workforce Challenge with a Mobile Workforce Strategy
1010
We Don’t Need the Same Contracting Career Field Leadership that is Commonly Used in Other Career Fields
1011
No Session
Performance-Based Service Contracting 1408
Making Federal Performance-Based Acquisition Policy Work
1409
The Contract Management Model: Setting the Stage for Success
1410
Performance-Based Contracting: Use Innovative Practices to Get What You Really Want
1411
Buying Results through Service Level Agreements: Best Practices in Performance-Based Acquisition
Service Contracting 1608
Performance-Based Service Contracting, Streamlined with AbilityOne
1609
Strategic Sourcing of Professional Services
1610
Perils of The Client-Contractor Relationship in a Performance-Based Cleaning Contract
1611
A National Benchmark Study of Cleaning Procurement Best Practices
Small Business 1708
Best Practices in Supplier Diversity Programs
1709
The Impact of the Small Business Recertification Rule Changes of June 2007
1710
Strategic Sourcing for Small Business
1711
No Session
State and Local Contracting 1808
USAF's Installation Acquisition Transformation Update
1809
Success Stories in Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Susiness Contracting
1810
Developing a Cost Model for Government Services
1811
No Session
Subcontract Management 1908
Ten Common Issues in Subcontracting and How to Resolve Them
1909
Developing an Effective Internal Review Program
1910
Benefits of Subcontract Management on Federal Contracts
1911
No Session
Task, Delivery Order, and Schedule (TDOS) Contracting 2108
Preparing for a GSA Audit: Creating Positive Outcomes
2109
Innovations and Best Practices on GSA Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts
2110
DOD’s IGT Initiative: Leading the Way to Improved Business Operations and Accountability
2111
Seven Deadly Sins: Perish or Prosper? GSA Schedule Contract Compliance
Workforce Education and Training 2208
Contract Management Presentation Skills
2209
The Acquisition Resource Management System (ARMS): A Knowledge Management Solution!
2210
Program Management and Acquisition Professionals: The Evolving Certifications
2211
Leveraging an HBCU for Strategic Sourcing: Capitalizing on Leadership, Diversity, and Business Trends





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