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SATURDAY  WC12Star  JULY 28
7:00am–1:00pm
Annual NCMA World Congress Golf Tournament †‡
Sponsored by JAMIS Software Corporation & Capital Edge Consulting, Inc.
 11:00am4:00pm NEW!  First Annual NCMA World Congress Community Service Project
 4:00pm7:30pm NCMA Leadership Summit 2012 †‡
   
SUNDAY  WC12Star  JULY 29
 12:00pm–6:30pm  Registration Open
 11:00am–3:00pm  FREE Contract Management Career Fair
4:00pm–5:00pm  Opening Keynote Presentation - Tom Ridge
 5:00pm–6:30pm  Exhibit Hall Ribbon-Cutting and Opening Reception
 5:30pm–6:30pm  Virtual Chapter Meet-up
 6:30pm–7:30pm  NEW! New Professionals Networking Reception
   
MONDAY  WC12Star  JULY 30
7:00am–5:30pm  Registration Open
 7:00am–3:00pm  Exhibit Hall Open
 7:00am–8:00am  Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
 8:00am–9:15am  Keynote Presentation - Dov Seidman
 9:15am–10:30am  General Session Panel: Bringing Leadership to the Business of Public Procurement

· Moderator: John J. Young Jr., Former Undersecretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology
   & Logistics (AT&L)
· Blaise J. Durante, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration, Office of the
   Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition

· Brian Friel, Federal Business Analyst, Government Contracts, Bloomberg Government
· Nick Nayak, PdD, Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Homeland Security
· Steve Schooner, CPCM, Fellow, Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law
   Program, George Washington University
   

10:30am–11:15am  Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Revitas, Inc. 
 10:30am–11:15am  New Member Orientation
 11:15am–12:30pm  19 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  12:30pm–2:30pm  Lunch and Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Nixon Peabody LLP
  2:30pm–3:45pm  19 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 4:00pm–5:15pm  19 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 6:30pm –10:30pm  Annual NCMA World Congress Gala
Sponsored by FedBid, Inc.
   
TUESDAY  WC12Star  JULY 31
 7:00am–5:30pm  Registration Open
 7:00am–3:00pm  Exhibit Hall Open
 7:00am–8:00am  Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
 8:00am–9:00am  Keynote Presentation - Elizabeth McGrath
 9:00am–10:30am  General Session Panel: How Do Current Acquisition Practices and Policies Align with the Realities of Austerity?

· Moderator: Stan Z. Soloway, President, Professional Services Council
· Stephen Goldsmith, Professor of Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government,   
   Harvard University; Former Mayor of Indianapolis, IN

· Joseph G. Jordan, Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP)  
· RADM Nicholas T. Kalathas, Deputy Director, Contingency Contracting, Defense
   Procurement Acquisition Policy (DPAP)

· Darryl Scott, Vice President, Contracts & Pricing, The Boeing Company

 10:30am–11:15am  Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Revitas, Inc.
 11:15am–12:30pm  19 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 12:30pm–2:30pm  Lunch and Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
 2:30pm–3:45pm  19 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 4:00pm–5:15pm   19 Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 5:30pm–7:00pm  NCMA Women's Forum Reception
Sponsored by NCMA's Boston Chapter
7:30pm  NEW! NCMA Baseball Outing
   
WEDNESDAY  WC12Star  AUGUST 1
 7:00am–11:30am  Registration Open
8:00am–9:00am Plated Breakfast and Awards Presentation and CMLDP Graduation
 9:00am–9:30am  Keynote Presentation - Robert Fogarty
 9:30am–9:45am  Break
 9:45am–10:45am  Keynote Presentation - Les Brown
 10:45am–12:00pm  Closing General Session Panel: Beyond the Challenges... Leading the Path to Success and Excellence

· Moderator: Daniel Gordon, Associate Dean for Government Procurement Law, George
   Washington University's School of Law
· Shay Assad, Director, Defense Pricing, U.S. Department of Defense
· Brigadier General Joseph Bass, Director for Contracting, Office of the Deputy Assistant
   Secretary of the Army (Procurement)  
· Angela Billups, Senior Procurement Executive, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for
  
   Acquisition, U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services
· Pam Fournier, CPCM, CFCM, CCCM, Vice President of Contract Administration, ITO, Xerox
   Business Services, LLC

 1:00pm–5:00pm NCMA Certification Exams
   
THURSDAY  WC12Star  AUGUST 2
 8:30am–4:30pm  Post-Conference Seminars †‡
   
† Indicates a pre-conference or post-conference event.
‡ Indicates a special event requiring a separate registration fee.

Note: Attendees received 20 CPE/CLP hours for their participation at the conference.  





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