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 8PC3 Meeting 

NDIA PROCUREMENT DIVISION

ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR

March 31, 2008

(business casual attire)

  “New Directions”

7:00 – 8:00       Breakfast and Registration

8:00 – 8:05       Call to Order

                                    Karen Wilson, Director, Acquisition Policy & Industrial Affairs, The
                                         Boeing Company and Chair, NDIA Procurement Division

8:05 – 8:15       The Program Overview

                                    Karen L. Manos, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and Vice Chair, 
                                         NDIA  Procurement Division

8:15 – 9:45       Service Contracting

                                    Moderator:

                                                Mark Dostal, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and

                                                  Chair, NDIA Contract Finance Committee

                                                                Presentation One | Presentation Two

                                    Panelists:

                                                Glenn D. Baer, Staff Vice President, ARINC, Inc. and Chair,

                                                  NDIA Government Policy Advisory Division

                                                               Presentation

                                                David A. Drabkin, Deputy Associate Administrator for

                                                  Acquisition Policy & Senior Procurement Executive, General

                                                  Services Administration

                                                Nancy Harrison, Director, FTI Consulting, Inc.

                                                New T&M Regulations

                                                                Presentation

  • New Legislation
  • DCAA Audit Initiatives
  • Records Retention Issues
  • Contracting for Commercial Services

                                               

9:45 – 10:00     BREAK

 

10:00-11:45     Ethics & Governance

                                    Moderator:

                                                Michael L. Bell, Vice President & General Counsel, ATK

                                                  Launch Systems, Inc.

                                    Panelists:

                                                Richard J. Bednar, Senior Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP and

                                                  Director, Defense Industry Initiative

                                                David Bolton, Assistant General Counsel, United Space

                                                  Alliance, LLC Presentation

                                                Claude P. Goddard, Shareholder, Akerman, Senterfitt, Wickwire,

                                                  Gavin LLP and Chair, NDIA Legal Committee

                                                Steve A. Linick, Department of Justice, Procurement Fraud

                                                  Division

  • Proposed Rule on Contractor Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
  • Does the Voluntary Disclosure Program Work?
  • Is the New Mandatory Disclosure Program Necessary?

 

11:45 – 1:15     LUNCH

                                    Luncheon Speaker:  Eric R. Feldman, Inspector General, National

                                      Reconnaissance Office Presentation

 

1:15 – 2:15       The In-House Counsel’s Perspective

                                    Moderator:

                                                Michael Littlejohn, Shareholder, Akerman, Senterfitt, Wickwire,

                                                  Gavin LLP     

                                    Panelists:

                                                Bryan Van Brunt, Associate General Counsel, General Dynamics

                                                              Presentation

                                                Edward (Ted) Hoffman, Vice President & General Counsel,

                                                  Agility Defense & Government Services

                                                Christopher Kernan, Acquisition Law Attorney, USSOCOM

                                                                                               

2:15 – 2:45       Current Initiatives in Earned Value Management

                                    Speaker:  David Muzio, Principal, Executive Consulting, MCR LLC

                                                       Presentation

                                                                                   

2:45 – 3:00       BREAK

 

3:00 – 4:30       Acquisition Reform Undone

                                    Moderator:

                                                Reginald A. Banks, Director of Contracts, Raytheon Company and

                                                  Vice Chair, NDIA Contract & Acquisition Management

                                                  Committee

                                    Panelists:

                                                James J. McCullough, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver &

                                                  Jacobson LLP

                                                Michael D. McGill, Associate, Hogan & Hartson LLP

                                                             Presentation

                                                James F. Steggall, Director, Contracts & Policy, Rockwell Collins

                                                             Presentation

                                                Neil H. Horikoshi, Director, Global Business Development, IBM      

                                                 Presentation

 

  • 2008 National Defense Authorization Act Emerging Issues
  • Commercial Items/New Cost and Pricing Data Impacts
  • Information Technology “Green Procurement” Challenges

 

 

4:30 – 5:00       Industrial Security

                                    Speaker:  David Konicki, Chief of Security, General Dynamics Electric Boat

  • Information Assurance – Sensitive But Unclassified Information
  • Update on Security Clearance Processing Backlog and Its Impact

 

5:00                 Conference Summary & Adjournment

 

Affiliate Associations

The Association for Enterprise Information    National Training and Simulation Association    Precision Strike Association    Women in Defense