March 12, 2020 | MGM National Harbor | Oxon Hill, MD
Centre’s flagship event, Annual Review: Hot Issues in Federal Contracting, provides everything you need to know to stay current in the ever-changing field of government contracts. This one-day event serves as a refresher on the developments in contracting over the past year and as an opportunity to network with your peers. Our agenda hosts a series of distinguished speakers and panelists, both from government and industry, covering vital topics to help prepare you for business growth in 2020.
Targeted, interest-specific breakout sessions will fill the afternoon with topics covering GSA and VA Schedule updates, Trends in Bid Protests, Legal Compliance Issues, FAR Updates, and more.
2020 Agenda Includes:
- Afternoon breakout sessions on specific subjects
- New speakers, more discussions
- Cocktail Reception at the conclusion of the event for more networking
- Fearless Forecasts for 2020
- Small Business: How to Win Federal Contracts as a Prime or Sub
- Government Contract Cases of Interest
- Legal Compliance
- Bid Protests and FAR Updates
- GSA and VA Schedule Updates
- Federal Market Intelligence
- More will be added!
Who Should Attend:
- Contract Managers and Administrators
- Government Procurement Professionals and Ordering Officers
- Corporate and Private Counsel
- Executives of Large and Small Businesses
- Breakfast and lunch
- Light refreshments
- Course materials
- Cocktail Reception
Highlights from 2019:
Alan Thomas – Commissioner for the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service
Alan B. Thomas Jr. was sworn in as Commissioner for the U.S. General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service on June 26, 2017. In this position, he oversees the delivery of more than $50 billion of products, services and solutions that save taxpayer dollars and enable federal agencies to accomplish their missions as efficiently as possible. Thomas comes to GSA with more than 20 years of experience in both industry and government.
Oki Mek – Chief Product Officer, Division of Acquisition, Department of Health and Human Services
Oki Mek is behind a blockchain proof of concept that could revolutionize how government agencies handle procurement. By providing new visibility into Department of Health and Human Services acquisition data, Mek is helping the agency leverage its buying power to save billions of dollars a year. Mek spearheaded the project, called HHS Accelerate, also incorporates artificial intelligence to highlight relevant data and streamline the procurement process.
Alan Chvotkin – Executive Vice President and Counsel, Professional Services Council
Alan L. Chvotkin is the executive vice president and counsel of the Professional Services Council, the principal national trade association of the government technology and professional services industry, where he is responsible for the association’s legislative and regulatory policy activity. Chvotkin is a member of the American, Supreme Court and District of Columbia Bar Associations and a fellow of the National Contract Management Association, where he serves on its national board of advisors.
Book now!Price: $695
Client Price: $625
Course Number: FC09