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 8PC3 Meeting 



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


                                                Mark Dostal, Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and

                                                  Chair, NDIA Contract Finance Committee

                                                                Presentation One | Presentation Two


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

                                                  NDIA Government Policy Advisory Division


                                                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


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


9:45 – 10:00     BREAK


10:00-11:45     Ethics & Governance


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

                                                  Launch Systems, Inc.


                                                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


  • 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


                                                Michael Littlejohn, Shareholder, Akerman, Senterfitt, Wickwire,

                                                  Gavin LLP     


                                                Bryan Van Brunt, Associate General Counsel, General Dynamics


                                                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



2:45 – 3:00       BREAK


3:00 – 4:30       Acquisition Reform Undone


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

                                                  Vice Chair, NDIA Contract & Acquisition Management



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

                                                  Jacobson LLP

                                                Michael D. McGill, Associate, Hogan & Hartson LLP


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


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



  • 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