NCMA’s Government Contract Management Conference Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary in a BIG Way!

September 20, 2011

Contact: April Silverthorn
800-344-8096 x 1105

ASHBURN, Virginia, September 20, 2011—In celebration of the 30th Annual Government Contract Management Conference (GCMC), NCMA has expanded the conference's programming. The conference, which will be held November 14–15, 2011, at the Bethesda North Marriott, features an additional 12 breakout sessions. The full agenda was just released and includes keynote presentations, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking events. To see the full agenda, visit /prgcmc11/agenda.

This year's keynote speakers include:

W. Scott Gould, Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Department of Veterans Affairs
speaking on "Leadership Prospective for Contract Management in the 21st Century;"Shay Assad, Director, Defense Pricing, Department of Defense
speaking on "Meeting the Acquisition Challenge for the 21st Century;" andMartha Johnson, Administrator, General Services Administration (Invited)
speaking on "Leading by Design—Key Solutions to Strategic Empowerment."

GCMC is an annual conference that provides premier professional development and networking opportunities to the greatest minds in the contracting, acquisition, and procurement fields. The event will feature more than 50 experts from the field of contract management presenting 34 educational sessions, three post-conference seminars, and a FREE Contract Management Career Fair. Visit to learn more.

The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), which was founded in 1959, is the world's leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. The organization, which has over 20,000 members, is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. To find more information on the association, please visit

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