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Join Federal Publications Seminars and Capital Edge Consulting for the inaugural Government Contractor Financial Management Year in Review Conference

2017 Government Contract Financial Management Review & Outlook
A professional seminar on government contractor finance management, contracting accounting and audit issue year in review and outlook

This 1.5-day conference will address the emerging issues related to government contract finance, accounting, compliance, and regulations.  You will have the opportunity to hear from leading financial executives, Defense Contract Audit Agency representatives, Defense Contract Management Agency representatives, practicing attorneys and consultants. Topics will include:
  • Cost, accounting, audit and regulatory issues
  • Pricing and estimating updates
  • Cybersecurity regulations - current state and how companies address the compliance strategies
  • M&A and due diligence
  • Government contract ERP issues
  • Legal issues and case law updates (CAS, cost allowability, statute of limitation, and more)
  • DCMA review update
  • Third party audits
  • Federal Supply Schedule (GSA Schedule) update
  • DCAA Matters (presented by representatives from DCAA HQ)
  • and much more. Click here for a detailed agenda.
Who Should Attend?
This seminar is intended for professionals from large, medium and small government contractors, financial and consulting organizations, federal agencies and non-profits:
  • CFOs/CEOs/Presidents
  • VPs of Finance, Accounting, Compliance
  • Directors of Finance, Compliance, Business
  • Development, Procurement & Acquisitions
  • Financial Analysts & Accounting Professionals
  • Legal Professionals

The 2017 Government Contract Financial Management Review and Outlook is presented by Capital Edge Consulting.

Capital Edge consultants combine their unique backgrounds and experience in consulting, public accounting, industry, and DCAA to provide you with unmatched government contracting expertise. Learn more at capitaledgeconsulting.com.
Dates and Locations
October 10-11, 2017
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
Arlington, VA
$495
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DAILY SCHEDULE
Day 1
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Chad Braley and FPS staff

Cost Accounting, Audit and Regulatory Issues
Bill Keating and tba industry representative
In this session, we will provide updates on cost accounting and the changes that occurred during the past year and outlook on the future.  We will cover the areas such as: 
  • DoD CAS Board
  • IR&D rule changes
  • Incurred Cost Proposal Updates

Pricing and Estimating Updates

John Van Meter and Ki Capitano
Pricing and Estimating challenges will be address in this session.  We will cover the following areas:
  • Cost and Price Analysis of Proposed Subcontractors
  • Status of Forward Pricing Rate Agreement
  • DoD’s Commercial Item Guidebooks
  • DCMA Commercial Item Center of Excellence
  • Current State of Estimating System reviews

Cybersecurity Regulations
TBA attorney and cybersecurity consultant expert
This session will focus on the current state of regulations and how companies address the compliance strategies. Our speakers will address the regulatory and legal aspect of cybersecurity as well as provide insight on how to manage 'cyber' issues.

M&A and Due Diligence
Craig Stetson and tba transaction consultant expert
Recent trend shows many companies acquiring, selling, and merging to thrive or survive in today’s competitive Government contracting market.  We will talk about the following topics in this session:
  • Current Environment
  • Market Pricing
  • Sufficient Due Diligence
  • Post Transaction Challenges
  • Restructuring and Cost Accounting Matters

Government Contract ERP Issues
Presenter tba
Government contractors face many obstacles, and challenges when it comes to implementing or maintaining their ERP.  This session will cover:
  • Requirements Definitions
  • Change Management
  • Project Management
  • ERP Trends

Legal Issues and Case Law Updates
Presenter(s) tba
This session is designed to provide you a summary of cases that may impact your organization.  Cases that address the following topics will be discussed:
  • Cost Accounting Standards 
  • Statute of Limitation
  • Cost Allowablity
  • Business Systems
  • Bid Protests

 
Day 2
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Recap of Day 1 sessions
Anthony Kim and FPS staff

DCMA Review Update
tba
DCMA directors will provide updates related to costs, pricing and business systems.

Third Party Audits
Anthony Kim and tba
This session will be dedicated to discussing NDAA section 820 and 893.
  • 820 – Third Party Audits of Incurred Cost Submission
  • 893 – Independent Audit of Contractors Business Systems

Federal Supply Schedule Update
Dismas Locaria (tentative) and tba
In this session, we will discuss the status of transition to the transactional data as well as an update on the Price Reduction Clause.

DCAA Matters
tba DCAA
Individuals from DCAA Headquarters will provide updates related to audit and other matters.
MEET YOUR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
SEE INDIVIDUAL COURSES FOR AVAILABLE CREDITS
Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
NCMA: CONTRACT MANAGER CERTIFICATION
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
APPROVED FOR CLP BY
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.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
7034181234
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE
A room block is available for this location and is $299/night plus taxes. When calling to make a reservation reference 'Federal Publications Seminars. Reduced hotel parking is $27 when you valet only.
TRAVEL INFORMATION
A room block is available for this location and is $299/night plus taxes. When calling to make a reservation reference 'Federal Publications Seminars. Reduced hotel parking is $27 when you valet only.
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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2017 Government Contract Financial Management Review & Outlook
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