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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.

What you will learn:
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.

Prerequisite:
Should have at least six months of contract experience, have taken the FAR Workshop or another basic FAR course before this course.

Materials include:
  • 2 volume Annotated Federal Acquisition Regulation Deskbook
  • Course manual
  • Handouts
Dates and Locations
December 13-14, 2018
Executive Conference and Training Center
Sterling, VA
$1275
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March 21-22, 2019
Rosen Centre Hotel
Orlando, FL
$1375
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April 11-12, 2019
Executive Conference and Training Center
Sterling, VA
$1375
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May 9-10, 2019
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
La Jolla, CA
$1000
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June 13-14, 2019
Hyatt Regency Boston
Boston, MA
$1275
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July 25-26, 2019
The Westin Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island, SC
$1375
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September 19-20, 2019
The Flamingo Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
$1375
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November 21-22, 2019
San Diego Marriott La Jolla
San Diego, CA
$1275
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December 12-13, 2019
Executive Conference and Training Center
Sterling, VA
$1275
REGISTER
DAILY SCHEDULE
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
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

 

Steven N. Tomanelli, J.D., LL.M.

Mr. Steven N. Tomanelli is the owner of  Steven N. Tomanelli & Associates and is an attorney specializing in federal procurement law in the Washington DC area. Mr. Tomanelli provides legal services, training and consulting services in all aspects of federal procurement law and federal appropriations law, including:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Contract Compliance
  • Subcontracting
  • Teaming Agreements
  • Bid Protests
  • Performance Based Contracting
  • Source Selection Support
  • Commercial Item Contracting
  • Terminations
  • COTR Training

Mr. Tomanelli is a retired Air Force Judge Advocate and has held numerous high-level procurement law positions, including Chief of Acquisition and Fiscal Law for the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command and Senior DoD Counsel for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).  He has provided consulting services and legal advice in support of highly classified major system acquisitions and has a current TS/SCI security clearance.  Mr. Tomanelli was a Professor of Contract and Fiscal Law at the Army Judge Advocate General's School in Charlottesville, Virginia, for three years where he provided instruction in a wide variety of procurement and fiscal law topics. In 2001, he was selected as “The Outstanding Career Judge Advocate of the Air Force.”

Mr. Tomanelli has authored over forty course books and written numerous articles for national publications on federal procurement and fiscal law.  Mr. Tomanelli has authored a comprehensive textbook titled, A Practical Guide to Federal Appropriations Law (MCI, 2003); is the Lead Editor of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Annotated FAR for West Publishing Company (Thomson Reuters); and serves on the Advisory Board of the Government Contractor (Thomson Reuters Publishing).
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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
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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.
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),
Executive Conference and Training Center
22685 Holiday Park Drive, Suite 60
Suite 60
Sterling, VA 20166
7037080808
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

Hampton Inn & Suites Dulles
22700 Holiday Park Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 537-7800
Website

There is a room block for this location.  This hotel is located across the street from the ECTC.  For guest room reservations, call 703.537.7800 and reference “Federal Publications." Note that these reservations must be made three weeks prior to the start of the event and that the rooms are subject to availability.

Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be served at this location.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

Hampton Inn & Suites Dulles
22700 Holiday Park Drive
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 537-7800
Website

There is a room block for this location.  This hotel is located across the street from the ECTC.  For guest room reservations, call 703.537.7800 and reference “Federal Publications." Note that these reservations must be made three weeks prior to the start of the event and that the rooms are subject to availability.

Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be served at this location.

Hyatt Regency Boston
One Avenue de Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111
6179121234
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

There is a room block for the Hyatt Regency Boston. Rate is $309/night plus tax. To make a reservation, call the hotel at 617-912-1234 and reference the Federal Publications room block.  Reservations must be made by May 9, 2019.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon snack (baked goods) break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own.
TRAVEL INFORMATION

There is a room block for the Hyatt Regency Boston. Rate is $309/night plus tax. To make a reservation, call the hotel at 617-912-1234 and reference the Federal Publications room block.  Reservations must be made by May 9, 2019.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon snack (baked goods) break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own.
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
La Jolla, CA 92122
8585521234
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

There is a room block for this location. Rate is $205/night plus taxes. To make a reservation, call the hotel at 800.233.1234 and reference the Federal Publications room block or click here. Reservations must be made by April 5, 2019 and are subject to availability.

As an additional benefit, we are offering a $10 flat rate for overnight and daily self-parking at the Hyatt.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served during La Jolla Government Contracts Week, May 6-10, 2019.

RESERVATIONS AT GOVERNMENT PER DIEM
Please note that we have also reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem rate. This rate will not be published until the 2019 rates are available. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. Please call the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at 858-552-1234 and reference the "Federal Publications Government Room Block" to obtain this special rate or click here. Guest rooms at the government per diem will be available until April 5, 2019 and are subject to availability. You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate.
TRAVEL INFORMATION

There is a room block for this location. Rate is $205/night plus taxes. To make a reservation, call the hotel at 800.233.1234 and reference the Federal Publications room block or click here. Reservations must be made by April 5, 2019 and are subject to availability.

As an additional benefit, we are offering a $10 flat rate for overnight and daily self-parking at the Hyatt.

Government Per Diem
Please note that we have also reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem rate. This rate will not be published until the 2019 rates are available. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. Please call the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at 858-552-1234 and reference the "Federal Publications Government Room Block" to obtain this special rate or click here. Guest rooms at the government per diem will be available until April 5, 2019 and are subject to availability. You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served during La Jolla Government Contracts Week, May 6-10, 2019.

Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
8002047234
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

There is a room block for this location. Rate is $189/night plus taxes. To make a reservation, click here . Reservations must be made by February 14, 2019 and are subject to availability.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served during Orlando Government Contracts Week, March 18-22, 2019.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

There is a room block for this location. Rate is $189/night plus taxes. To make a reservation, click here . Reservations must be made by February 14, 2019 and are subject to availability.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served during Orlando Government Contracts Week, March 18-22, 2019.

San Diego Marriott La Jolla
4240 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
8585871414
TRAVEL INFORMATION
There is not a room block for this location.
The Flamingo Hotel
3555 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
7027333111
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

There is a room block for this location for 2019 Las Vegas Government Contracts Week attendees. The rate is $94.00 + daily resort fee of $35.00 per room, per night. To make a reservation, call the hotel at 702-733-3111 and reference the Federal Publications room block. Reservations must be made by Monday, July 15, 2019.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

There is a room block for this location for 2019 Las Vegas Government Contracts Week attendees. The rate is $94.00 + daily resort fee of $35.00 per room, per night. To make a reservation, call the hotel at 702-733-3111 and reference the Federal Publications room block. Reservations must be made by Monday, July 15, 2019.

The Westin Hilton Head Island
2 Grasslawn Avenue
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
8886278551
RESERVATIONS AT GROUP RATE

There is a room block for this location. Rate is $260/night plus taxes. In addition, the daily resort fee will be reduced to $17/day. To make a reservation, call 800-937-8461 and reference the Federal Publications room block. Reservations must be made by June 21, 2019 and are subject to availability.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

RESERVATIONS AT GOVERNMENT PER DIEM
Guest rooms at the government per diem: This rate will not be published until the 2019 rates are available. Please note that we have reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate.
TRAVEL INFORMATION

There is a room block for this location. Rate is $260/night plus taxes. In addition, the daily resort fee will be reduced to $17/day. To make a reservation, call 800-937-8461 and reference the Federal Publications room block. Reservations must be made by June 21, 2019 and are subject to availability.

Per Diem Rate
Guest rooms at the government per diem: This rate will not be published until the 2019 rates are available. Please note that we have reserved a limited number of guest rooms at the government per diem. These rooms are limited to one attendee per qualifying company. You will be required to present a valid Government ID upon check-in to confirm use of the government rate.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

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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
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