Government Contract Management Conference 2010 - Schedule & Events

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 WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 8, 2010
 8:30am–4:30pm Pre-conference Seminars (Roosevelt, Lincoln, Kennedy & Jefferson) †‡ 
11:00am–3:30pm FREE Government Contract Management Career Fair (Independence B)
 2:00pm–6:00pmNCMA Registrations Desk Hours
 
 THURSDAY DECEMBER 9, 2010
 7:00am–6:00pmNCMA Registrations Desk Hours
 7:30am–8:30am Continental Breakfast Sponsored by GCS (Independence Center)
 8:30am–9:30am

General Session Panel: Reforming Contracting: Building Acquisition Workforce Capacity through Procurement Best Practices (Regency CD CTR EF)

  • Steve Kelman, Fellow, Ph.D., Weatherhead Professor of Public Management at Harvard University; 
  • Soraya Correa, Director, Office of Procurement Operations; 
  • Michael Thompson, Director of Enterprise Business Systems, ACC; and
  • Cathy Read, Director of Acquisitions Management, OLM
 9:30am–10:45am General Session Panel: The Federal Budget and the EconomyPDF format (Regency CD CTR EF)
  • David J. Berteau, Senior Advisor and Director of the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Steve Schooner, Fellow, Nash & Cibinic Professor of Government Contracts Law, GWU Law School
  • Karen Wilson, Director of Acquisition Policy and Industrial Affairs, The Boeing Company
  • Mathew Blum, Associate Administrator, Office of Federal Procurment Policy 
 10:45am–11:15am Break in the Exhibit Hall Sponsored by TSA (Independence Center)
 11:15am–12:30pm

Breakout Sessions (4)

 12:30pm–1:45pm

Lunch Break with Guest Speaker (Regency CD CTR EF)

  • Daniel I. Gordon, Administrator, OMB Office of Federal Procurement Policy
 1:45pm–2:15pm Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall Sponsored by TSA (Independence Center)
 2:15pm–3:30pm

Breakout Sessions (4)

 3:30pm–4:45pm

Breakout Sessions (4)

  • Source Selection, Executive Program Analyst, Kepler Research, Inc. and Alexander Grandados, Source Selection Manager, CACI, Inc.  (Washington Room)
 4:45pm–6:00pm Conference Reception in the Exhibit Hall (Independence Center)
 
 FRIDAY DECEMBER 10, 2010
 7:00am–12:30pmNCMA Registrations Desk Hours
 7:30am–8:30am Continental Breakfast Sponsored by GCS (Independence Center)
 8:30am–9:30am

Keynote Presentation: A CEO's Perspective on .National Imperatives PDF format (Regency CD CTR EF)

  • Paul M. Cofoni, President and Chief Executive Officer, CACI

 

 9:30am–10:45am

General Session Panel: Federal Acquisition Legislation UpdatePDF format (Regency CD CTR EF)

  • Molly Wilkinson, Republican Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee
  • Alan Chvotkin, Fellow, Executive Vice President and Counsel, Professional Services Council
  • Mary Ellen Fraser, Of Counsel, McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP
 10:45am–11:15am Break in the Exhibit Hall Sponsored by TSA (Independence Center)
 11:15am–12:30pm

Breakout Sessions (3)

  • Succeeding in the Acquisition Profession - How to's from Leaders in our Field—Sponsored by the NCMA Women's Forum (Potomac 3/4)
    Kate Vitasek, Founder, Supply Chain Visions and Lead Researcher on Vested Outsourcing, Faculty, Center for Executive Education, University of Tennessee; Angela Styles, Partner, Crowell and Moring, and prior head of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy; Lesley Field, Deputy Director of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy

  • Creating Mastery: Negotiating in the World of NeurosciencePDF format (Potomac 5/6)
    Jim Camp, CEO And Founder, Camp Negotiation Systems® and Bruce Lewolt, CEO, BrainX

  • MDA's BRAC Experiences (Potomac 1/2)
    Barney Klehman, Director of Contracts, Missile Defense Agency

  • The Great Divide: 2010 Acquisition Policy Survey (Washington Room)
    Lou Crenshaw, Executive Director, Defense and Intelligence Sector of Grant Thornton's Public Sector Group
 12:00pm–5:00pm CPCM, CFCM, & CCCM Certification Exams (Lincoln)
 12:30pm–2:00pm

Lunch Break with Guest Speaker (Regency CD CTR EF)

  • Kate Vitasek, Founder, Supply Chain Visions and Lead Researcher on Vested Outsourcing, Faculty, Center for Executive Education, University of Tennessee
 2:00pm–3:15pm

General Session Panel: Government and Industry Relations—Working Together to Get Through Tough Times (Regency CD CTR EF)

  • Dr. Carol E. LowmanPDF format, Deputy Director, U.S. Army Contracting Company
  • Steve Weiss, Executive Vice President, Government Business Operations, CACI
  • Nick Nayak, Ph.D., Chief Procurement Office, Department of Homeland Security
  • Ron WesterPDF format, Deputy Director of Contracts, U.S. Forest Service
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