World Congress 2009

Contracting—Surfing the Waves of Change

April 5–8, 2009
Long Beach, California


Tuesday, April 7 — Session Schedule


General Session: Lester L. Lyles, Board Director, General Dynamics Corporation, MTC Technologies, Inc., The Dayton Power and Light Company, ANSER Corp., and Battelle Memorial Institute

9:00am–10:15am Federal Procurement Operations Panel

Moderator: Christopher Dorobek, Editor in Chief, Federal Computer Week

Panelists: Charlie Williams, Director, Defense Contract Management Agency; and Jan Frye, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs
10:15am–11:00am Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Track Sessions 11:00am–12:30pm 12:30pm–2:15pm 2:15pm–3:00pm 3:00pm–4:30pm

This session sponsored by Acquisition Solutions, Inc.

Panel: Acquisition Leadership Under the Gun: The Pentagon Rebuilds Post 9-11, I-35W Bridge Replacement, and The San Diego County Wildfires
Spears Presentation | Evey Presentation | Eckland Presentation Pt. 1 | Eckland Presentation Pt. 2 | Eckland Presentation Pt. 3 | Eckland Presentation Pt. 4
Exhibit Hall Open, Lunch Served Dessert Served in Exhibit Hall 104
A Transformation Lesson: FEMA Acquisitions
Business Development 203
Applying Competitive Intelligence to Understand Customers and Competitors
Understanding Proposal Development and the Contract Manager’s Role
Contract Administration 303
What Happens After the Contract is Awarded?
Pricing Arrangements: Choose Your Contract Type Wisely and Reduce Your Risk | Contract Type and Cost Risk | Flow Chart
Contract Law and Compliance 403
The New Contractor Fraud Reporting Requirements
The World is Flat (Government Procurement, Not so Much)
Contract Negotiations 503
Negotiations and Standard Processes (Contractor’s Perspective)
Contractor Motivations in Negotiations
Executive and Leadership I 603
Impact of Identity Theft on Commercial Card Programs and How to Protect your Organization… and Yourself
The Acquisition Reform Journey: Where Have We Been? Where Should We Go?
Executive and Leadership II 703
Streamlining the Source Selection Process
Unleashing Change: Practical Change Management Advice for Implementing Reverse Auctions (and Other Innovations)
Finance, Accounting, Cost and Pricing 803
Financial Statement Analysis: Key to Identifying Fraud
Essential Elements of Cost Reasonableness and Realism
Human Capital and Career Management 903
IBM's 2008 Human Capital Management Study
Contract Staff Optimization
Knowledge Management 1003
Bridging the Gaps: How to Transfer Knowledge in Today's Multigenerational Workplace
Panel: Managing the Risk of Knowledge Loss Due to Workforce Attrition: Retaining and Leveraging the Critical and Relevant Knowledge of the Workforce
Service Contracting 1103
Streamlining Performance-Based Contracting Process Through the AbilityOne Program
Success by Design: Merging Contract Design and Service Design
Task, Delivery Order, and Schedule (TDOS) Contracting

This session sponsored by Centre Consulting, Inc.

Subcontracting Issues Under GSA Schedules
Your GSA Service Schedule Contract: Get It and Keep It!
CPCM Fast Track 1303
Specialized Knowledge
Contract Administration
CFCM Fast Track 1403
FAR Overview (Parts 27–41)
FAR Overview (Parts 42–51)
CCCM Fast Track 1503
UCC Overview: Article 2 (Parts 6–7)
UCC Overview: Article 2a (Parts 1–6)
9:45am–3:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
6:00pm Dine-Around

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