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Overview
Students will gain a practical understanding of these areas so they can comply with the complex requirements of these FAR Parts and avoid pitfalls by anticipating and resolving potential problems. We will start with an analysis and explanation of the FAR Parts listed above and follow with a review of key sections of the corresponding clauses. This coverage will be augmented by case studies and a review of actual contract documents that we will use as the foundation for further class discussions. The objectives of this class are to ensure that students develop a comprehensive knowledge of what the rules are, what they mean, why they were issued and how they can be applied to maximum advantage.

In addition, we will cover the most important, and sometimes controversial, FAR changes and explain their likely impacts on your participation in the federal contracting process.

The Advanced FAR Workshop provides an in-depth analysis of the most important parts of the FAR. In this two-day class, we will focus on those FAR Parts that tend to generate the most issues and questions, specifically:
  • The classification of workers
  • Intellectual Property
  • Small Business Contracting
  • The Buy American Act and the Trade Agreements Act
  • Ethics, Conflicts of Interest and Organizational Conflicts of Interest
  • GSA Contracting
  • Subcontracting Issues, Flowdowns and Purchasing System Reviews
  • Novation Agreements
  • Terminations of Contracts
Who should attend:
Government Contractors, Contract Administrators, Procurement/Acquisition professionals, Finance, Accounting and Cost Professionals, Proposal Specialists and anyone with a desire to learn.

Learning Objectives:
After completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Apply FAR Clauses to Contracts
  • Determine worker classifications based on FAR and supplements
  • Correctly use applicable forms for acquisition
  • Develop tactics to protect intellectual property 
  • Determine applicability around small business set asides
  • Research and mitigate conflicts of interest 
  • Create a strategy for contract terminations 
  • Develop procedures for contract flowdown clauses
  • Effectively work with subcontractors 
Prerequisite:
Should have at least six months of contract experience, have taken the FAR Workshop or another basic FAR course before this course.
Dates/Locations
November 18-19, 2021
The Westin San Diego
San Diego, CA, United States
Travel Info
Standard: $1,275.00
Enhanced: $1,670.00
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December 9-10, 2021
American Management Association
Arlington, VA
Travel Info
Standard: $1,275.00
Enhanced: $1,670.00
Register
Agenda
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
La Jolla, Hilton Head and Las Vegas September Weeklong Conference Locations
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Orlando, FL
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
FAR Week - San Diego
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
All Other Locations
ADVANCED FAR WORKSHOP AGENDA
 

Day 1
Morning
9:00am -12:00pm
- Ethics, Conflicts of Interest and Organizational Conflicts of Interest
- GSA Contracting
Lunch
12:00 – 1:00pm
 
Afternoon                                                                    
1:00 – 4:00pm
- Small Business Contracting
- The Buy American Act and the Trade Agreements Act
 
Day 2
Morning
9:00am -12:00pm
- Intellectual Property
- Subcontracting Issues, Flowdowns 
 
Lunch
12:00 – 1:00pm
 
Afternoon
1:00 – 4:00pm
- Purchasing System Reviews
- Novation Agreements
Experts
  • Steven Tomanelli
    J.D., LL.M.
    Steven N. Tomanelli is the owner of Steven N. Tomanelli & Associates and is an attorney specializing in government contract law in the Washington DC area. Steven N. Tomanelli & Associates provide legal services, training and consulting services in all aspects of government contracting and fe...
Accreditation
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Certificates of Completion are provided to all seminar participants who attend Federal Publications Seminars courses following the event, upon request.
CPE: Continuing Professional Education
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Delivery Method: Group-Live Classroom
Federal Publications Seminars is affiliated with West Professional Development and 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 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.nasbaregistry.org.
For more information regarding administrative policies such as refunds, cancellations and complaints, please contact Federal Publications Seminars at 888.494.3696.
CPE Hours
This program is eligible for: 13.0 (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: Advanced
Program Prerequisite: None
Advance Preparation: None
Method: Group-Live
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.
CLP Hours
This program is eligible for: 11.0 (CLP) hours of credit
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.
CLE Hours
This program is eligible for: 11.0 (60 minutes), (50 minutes)
Travel
American Management Association
2345 Crystal Drive
Suite 200
Arlington, VA, 22202
5714812208
General Information
There is not a room block for this location. However, the AMA offers special hotel rates. Click here to see rates and reserve a hotel room.

Food & Beverage
Coffee service, water, hot tea, soda and juice will be available in the facility all day. Lunch is on your own and an afternoon snack will be served.
The Westin San Diego
400 West Broadway
San Diego, CA, 92101
6192394500
Hotel & Room Block Info
There is a room block for this location.  Click here to make a reservation for the group rate of $209 +tax/person.   

You must make your reservation by Friday, October 22, 2021 to get this rate.
General Information
Providing a safer environment for our guests and associates is a top priority. Consistent with the most recent CDC guidance, fully vaccinated guests are no longer required to wear face coverings or social distance in indoor or outdoor areas of the hotel, unless required by local law. We ask that unvaccinated guests continue to wear face coverings and practice social distancing when they are in public spaces inside the hotel.

Every guest room is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected prior to your arrival. During your stay, we will not provide housekeeping automatically every day. If you wish to receive daily housekeeping refresh service, please let our guest services team know. We will be happy to schedule service according to your preferences.
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Level
  • 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.