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 4PC6 - Procurement Division Committee Meetings and Luncheon 

4PC6 - Procurement Division Committee Meetings and Luncheon 


NDIA Acquisition Reform Initiative and DFARS Business Systems Rule

Event Number

Event Date

 to 9/9/2014

Event Location
Crowell & Moring, LLP

Event Contact
Jennifer Sprinkel, CMP, CGMP at or 703-247-2554


The bi-monthly Procurement Division meeting will be composed of a pre-meeting, hosted by the Contract Finance Committee on Monday, September 8th. Jon Etherton, NDIA Senior Fellow, will brief the preliminary results of his acquisition reform study. This session will be the first public event to feature the results of Jon's study prior to their formal publication. Due to space constraints, the pre-meeting is limited to 40 people.

The pre-meeting is followed by the full procurement division committee meetings with a luncheon general session on Tuesday, September 9th. At the luncheon, Will Goodman, NDIA Assistant Vice president for Policy, will brief NDIA's response letter to the DFARS business systems rule, currently in draft. Participants will have the opportunity to offer feedback before the letter is finalized and sent to DPAP on behalf of the Association.

Concurrent committee meetings on Tuesday, Sept. 9th, include the contract Finance Committee, Contract & Acquisition Management Committee, Legal Committee, and Procurement Executive Committee. The committees will review issues of common interest or concern and to discuss future actions.


Monday, September 8, 2014

1:30 - 4:30 PM    NDIA Acquisition Reform Initiative Updates
                          Jon Etherton, Senior Fellow

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

7:30 AM    Breakfast & Registration

8:00 AM    General Session
                Legislative Update
                Committee Update Overviews

9:00 AM    Concurrent Committee Meetings
                - Contract Finance (CF)
                - Contract & Acquisition Management
                - Legal

12:00 PM   Luncheon
                 DFARS Business Systems Rules
                 Will Goodman, Assistant Vice President for Policy

1:30 PM     Procurement Executive Committee (PEC)*
                 *This meeting is for past and current Procurement Division chairs and vice
                   chairs, elected members-at-large, and other invited guests only.


National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)

2111 Wilson Blvd
Ste 400
Arlington, VA 22201
Tel: (703) 247-2554

Metro: Courthouse (Orange and Silver Lines)
Parking: Entrances off Wilson Blvd and Veitch Street. Parking will be validated for all registered guests.

Crowell & Moring, LLP
1001 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
10th Fl
Washington, DC 20004
Tel: (202) 624-2500

Metro: Federal Triangle (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines)
Parking: The offices of Crowell & Moring do not offer public parking. Public transportation is encouraged.


Online Registration is now CLOSED.

Registration Fees***

1. Contract Finance (CF) 
    Pre-Meeting Registration ONLY (9/8)                                   $20

2. Regular Procurement Committee Meetings
    and Luncheon Registration ONLY (9/9)                                $60

3. BOTH CF Pre-Meeting and Committee 
    Meetings with Luncheon Registration (9/8-9/9)                     $80

Please pay close attention to the registration page. You may register for the CF pre-meeting ONLY (9/8), the Procurement Division Committee Meetings with luncheon ONLY (9/9), or register for BOTH online. You will be asked to select which concurrent committee you will be attending on Tuesday, July 15th. Please select only one committee meeting to attend unless you are part of the Procurement Executive Committee.

After selecting your registration, you will be asked to choose which session(s) you will be attending on Tuesday, September 9th. If you are only attending the CF pre-meeting on Monday, please do not fill out this section.

If you plan to attend Tuesday, September 9, please only select the concurrent committee meeting you will ACTUALLY be attending and not all boxes. Please be sure to share this information with the person who is registering you online so that it is completed properly.

  • Contract Finance (CF) Committee Meeting
  • Contract & Acquisition Management (CAM) Committee Meeting
  • Legal Committee Meeting
  • Luncheon
  • Procurement Executive Committee (PEC) Meeting

*We are offering a special "first time" rate to NDIA corporate members who are interested in joining the Procurement Division/Committees but want to see what it's all about first. If you are interested in joining and participating in the January event or if you are currently an active committee member and would like to bring along a colleague for the first time with our new "buddy system" program, please contact Jennifer Sprinkel, CMP, CGMP, CVEP at to get more information.


Cancellation Policy:

You may cancel your registration and receive a partial refund, minus the $15 cancellation/processing fee by COB Wednesday, September 3, 2014. No cancellation fee will be required for the cancellation for the CF pre-meeting.

If cancellation occurs after the September 3 cut-off date, no refund will be offered. Substitutions are welcome and encouraged. Please email Jennifer Sprinkel at with any cancellation/substitution requests.

Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

NDIA POC: Jennifer Sprinkel, or (703) 247-2554.


Affiliate Associations

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