Government Contract Management Conference 2011 - Agenda

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 MONDAY · NOVEMBER 14
7:30–8:30am 
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall sponsored by gMg Management (Grand Salon E-H)
8:30–9:30am 
Keynote Presentation: Leadership Prospectives for Contract Management in the
21st Century
(Grand Salon A-D)

▪ Glenn D. Haggstrom, Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction,
   Department of Veterans Affairs
 

9:30–10:30am 
Keynote Presentation: Leadership Prospectives for Contract Management in the
21st Century
(Grand Salon A-D)

▪ Martha Johnson, Administrator, General Services Administration

10:30–11:00am 
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall  (Grand Salon E-H)
11:00–12:30pm 
General Session Panel: Future of Acquisition Policy—Charting
the Course for Success
(Grand Salon A-D) 

Moderator: Stan Soloway, President, Professional Services Council
▪ Nick Nayak, Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Homeland Security
▪ Timothy Callahan, Executive Director of Contracts, Defense Contract Management Agency 
▪ Pat Fitzgerald, Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency
▪ Nancy Gunderson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants, Acquisition Policy, and
   Accountability, Department of Health & Human Services

12:30–1:45pm 
 Lunch sponsored by Distributed Solutions (Grand Salon A-D)
1:45–2:15pm  
Networking Break—Dessert served in Exhibit Hall (Grand Salon E-H)
2:15–3:30pm 
(7) Concurrent Breakout Sessions
3:30–4:45pm 
(7) Concurrent Breakout Sessions
4:45–6:00pm 
Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall (Grand Salon E-H)
5:00–5:30pm 
Virtual Chapter Meet-up (Grand Salon E-H)
 5:45–6:30pm 
New Professionals Networking Reception (Suite 131) 
   
  TUESDAY · NOVEMBER 15
7:30–8:30am 
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall sponsored by gMg Management (Grand Salon E-H)
7:30–8:30am 
Women's Forum Networking Breakfast (Grand Salon A-D)
8:30–9:45am 
General Session Panel: Building Tomorrow's Contract Management Workforce,
Today...
(Grand Salon A-D)

Moderator: Joanie Newhart, CPCM, Fellow, Associate Administrator for Acquisition
   Workforce Programs, Office of Federal Procurement Policy
 
▪ Donna Jenkins, Director, Federal Acquisition Institute
▪ Lisa Doyle, Chancellor, VA Acquisition Academy
▪ Tim Reed, Professor of Acquisition Management at Naval Postgraduate School
▪ Harry Hallock, Deputy Director, U. S. Army Contracting Command
▪ Cynthia Hyland, Vice President of Contracts, Pricing and Supply Chain, Northrop Grumman
   Information Systems Sector
 

9:45–11:00am 
(7) Concurrent Breakout Sessions
11:00–11:30am 
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall (Grand Salon E-H)
11:30–12:45pm 
(6) Concurrent Breakout Sessions
12:45–1:45pm 

 Lunch with Keynote Presentation: Meeting the Acquisition Challenge for the 21st
Century
sponsored by Distributed Solutions  (Grand Salon A-D)

▪ Shay Assad, Director, Defense Pricing, Department of Defense

1:45–3:00pm 
General Session Panel:  Legislative & Regulatory Update (Grand Salon A-D)

Moderator: Alan Chvotkin, CPCM, Executive Vice President and Counsel, Professional
   Services Council

▪ Steve Schooner, CPCM, Fellow, Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program,
   George  Washington University

▪ Jon Etherton, President & CEO, Etherton & Associates, Inc.
▪ Rich Beutel, Senior Policy Advisor/Counsel, House Oversight and Government Reform
   Committee
 

2:00–6:00pm 
FREE Contract Management Career Fair(Grand Salon E-F)
   
  WEDNESDAY · NOVEMBER 16
8:30–4:30pm  
 Post-Conference Seminars†‡ 

- 100 Worst Mistakes in Government Contracting (White Flint) 

9:00–2:00pm 
Certification Examinations  (Grand Salon H)
   
  † Indicates a pre-conference or post-conference activity.
  ‡ Indicates a special event, which requires a separate registration fee.

JENNIFER COY
Director of Meetings
571-382-1135

RITA ROSE
Meetings Manager
571-382-1108

CHRIS MARTIN
Senior Account Executive
Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
410-584-1967

BRUCE TACKETT
Senior Account Executive
Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
410-584-1981
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