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FAR WEEK - SAN DIEGO

November 6-10, 2017

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) directly affects over $1 trillion in federal and state acquisitions each year. This critically important regulation is complex and continually changing. Join us in San Diego for a week of intense FAR training. 

Take one, two, or all three of these courses, all being taught by subject matter expert Mike Killham:

FAR WORKSHOP
The FAR Workshop is a comprehensive overview of the FAR for new users. You will gain an understanding of the FAR and learn how to apply it in real world situations.

DFARS WORKSHOP
This one-day, concentrated course on the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) will enable attendees to better understand the structure and content of the DFARS and how it relates to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

ADVANCED FAR WORKSHOP
Attendees should have at least six months of contract experience, and have taken the FAR Workshop or another basic FAR course before this course.  The Advanced FAR Workshop provides an in-depth analysis of the most important parts of the FAR.

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Advanced FAR Workshop
DFARs Workshop
FAR Workshop
Dates and Locations
November 6-10, 2017
Renaissance San Diego Hotel
San Diego, CA
$2750
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Two Concentrated days on how to understand and use FAR in your daily contracting activities.
November 6-7
Get valuable understanding of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regs Supplement in a classroom setting.
November 8
An advanced review of the major issues and updates of the FAR with case studies and class discussion.
November 9-10
MICHAEL KILLHAM
Michael A. Killham is a California attorney specializing in federal procurement law. Mr. Killham provides legal services, training, and consulting services in all aspects of federal procurement and federal appropriations law, including Contract Formation and Compliance, Subcontracting, Teaming Agreements, Bid Protests, Commercial Item Contracting, Terminations, Source Selection Support, and COTR Support, Mr. Killham served as corporate counsel for several major U.S. government contractors following his retirement as a U.S. Army Judge Advocate. These assignments included that of Director, Legal Operations, for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company in Palmdale, California; General Counsel for Thales-Raytheon Systems Company LLC and MD Helicopters, Inc. in Fullerton, California and Mesa, Arizona, respectively; Senior Business Counsel for Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems in El Segundo, California; and Division Counsel for two operating divisions of Litton Industries, Inc. In these positions, he was responsible for identifying, advising on, and resolving a wide variety of legal issues, including those relating to government and commercial contracting, subcontracting, export-import compliance, corporate governance, intellectual property rights, labor/employment law, and litigation management.
While in the military, Mr. Killham served as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Division (Procurement Fraud Branch), U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.; as the Senior Command Counsel in Kuwait during a period of build-up for renewed hostilities with Iraq; as the Senior Professor of Contract and Fiscal Law on the faculty of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School, Charlottesville, Virginia; as a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Army Contract Appeals Division, Arlington, Virginia; and as the Chief, Military Justice and a Criminal Prosecutor for the 1st Armored Division in Germany.

Education
Mr. Killham received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, a Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School, and a Master of Laws degree (with emphasis on U.S. Government Procurement) from The Judge Advocate General's School. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army Infantry Officer's Basic Course, Ranger School, Airborne School, and Command and General Staff College, and has served as an Executive Officer, S-3 Air Officer, and Platoon Leader in the 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
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Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
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All Federal Publications Seminars courses meet the course requirements of the National Contract Management Association’s certification programs. We are a proud Education Partner of the NCMA.
CPE: CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
Federal Publications Seminars is part of West Professional Development, which is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.
CLP: CONTINUOUS LEARNING POINTS
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DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY
Defense Acquisition Workforce members must acquire 80 Continuous Learning Points (CLP) every two years from the date of entry into the acquisition workforce for as long as the member remains in an acquisition position per DoD Instruction 5000.66. We will provide you with documentation of points awarded for completing the event.
CLE: CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION
States have widely varying regulations regarding MCLE credit. LegalEdcenter is an approved provider in AL, AK, AR, CA, GA, IL, ME, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WV. Credit may be applied for in other jurisdictions on request and in accordance with state MCLE rules.
** Please note that because some states are changing their policy on CLE reporting, you will need to fill out the request for credit from Federal Publications Seminars within 10 business days, or we may not be able to issue credits for the program.
JOIN US IN BEAUTIFUL SAN DIEGO
Renaissance San Diego Hotel
421 West B Street
San Diego, CA 92101
8887971884
TRAVEL INFORMATION
There is not a room block for this venue. For reservations at the Renaissance San Diego Hotel (soon to be The Hotel Republic San Diego) visit their website or call 888-797-1884.  

Other nearby hotels include:

Wyndham San Diego Bayside
1355 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
wyndhamsandiegobay.com
(619) 232-3861

Residence Inn by Marriott
900 Bayfront Ct, San Diego, CA 92101
marriott.com
(619) 831-0225

The Westin San Diego
400 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
westinsandiego.com
(619) 239-4500
100
Basic or fundamental subject matter is covered. Courses are geared to general knowledge or can be taken as a refresher.
200
Specific topics or issues within a topic area are covered. Students should be familiar with terms of art and general concepts concerning the course topic.
300
Workshops and class discussions cover specific subject matter in-depth, and participation is strongly encouraged. Attendees should have at least 2-3 years' experience in the area of study.
400
Courses build upon students' knowledge and experience, and cover complex issues within the subject matter. Should have 4-5 years' mastery of subject for in-depth analysis.
500
Masters-level programs designed for professionals with 5+ years' experience. Courses cover in-depth and technical analysis on specific subjects and updates on current issues.
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FAR Week - San Diego
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