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JOIN US AT THE PREMIER EVENT FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING PROFESSIONALS
May 6-10, 2019
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
San Diego, California
  • Substantive content for government contracting professionals at all levels, from basic to advanced
  • A gathering of top practitioners in the field for learning and networking
  • Taught by nationally recognized experts in government contracting
  • A beautiful location with great activities, dining, and leisure nearby
  • New! Two FPS Certificate program tracks offered including the FPS FAR Certificate program and the FPS Cybersecurity Certificate program. 
  • Buy courses individually or get an All-Access pass for $2,950. Call 888.494.3696.  Learn more. Please note that the annual 2-for-1 promotion does NOT apply to the All-Access Pass as it is already a discounted rate.

This year Federal Publications Seminars has added more opportunities to network and learn.  Here’s what’s in store for you (included in the price of your registration fee):
  • Continental breakfast served each day
  • Lunch served each day
  • Networking receptions
  • Lunch & Learn presentations given by leaders in the government contracting industry
Create Your Own Schedule from 33 Unique Topic Areas
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May 6 May 7 May 8 May 9 May 10
A Practical Guide to the Incurred Cost Submission (ICS)
Basics of Government Contracting
Concentrated Course in Government Contracts
Contract Interpretation, Changes, and Other Topics of Dispute
Contractors' Purchasing Systems Review
FAR Workshop
Government Contract Accounting
The Framework of Cybersecurity Law
The Masters Institute In Construction Contracting
The Masters Institute in Government Contract Costs
The Masters Institute in Government Contract Intellectual Property
The Masters Institute in Government Contracting
Commercial Item Contracting
Cost and Price Analysis in Government Contracts
Estimating Systems and Defective Pricing
Price and Cost Realism in Government Contracting
The Basics of IT Acquisition and Contracting Advanced Contractors' Purchasing Systems Review
Cost Allowability
Cyber Network Security Best Practices and Strategies
DCAA Contractor Business Systems and Internal Controls
DFARs Workshop
Life Cycle of an Indirect Cost Rate Proposal
Negotiating Skills for Government Contractors Advanced FAR Workshop
Behavioral Aspects of Government Contract Negotiations
Changes and Equitable Adjustments in Government Contracts
Cyber Policy and Risk Management Best Practices and Strategies
Managing Flowdowns
Revenue Recognition - A Government Contractor's Guide
Source Selection
The Masters Institute in Government Contract Accounting
Drafting Clearer Contracts for Government Contractors
Subcontract Compliance for Government Contractors
Breach: Before, During and After - Best Practices & Prevention Strategies
FILL YOUR WEEK WITH THE
BEST TRAINING AVAILABLE
DAILY SCHEDULE
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Schedule for La Jolla Government Contracts Week
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The workshop provides a detailed, step-by-step guide to the preparation and development of the Incurred Cost Submission(ICS).
May 6-7
Review of the federal procurement process with emphasis on the practical, and the keys to success in today's contract world.
May 6-8
The course blankets the spectrum of practical topics surrounding Government Contracting.
May 6-9
A not-so-casual review of the decisions of the Boards of Contracts Appeals, and the contract dispute decisions of the Court of Federal Claims and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, show two leading causes of litigation: 1) Disputes over the meaning (i.e., interpretation) of the contract (including whether there is a contract and what the contract consists of), and 2) changes - or alleged changes - to government contracts (including the scope of a change, the exercise of options, proving the cost and price of a change, and of course "constructive change" allegations). While contract interpretation and changes are the core of our seminar, we have included other topics, to include government contract authority, contractor responsibility, and conflicts of interest.
May 6-7
What Prime Contractors and Subcontractors must know about compliant Contractor Purchasing Systems and Contractor Rights and Responsibilities.
May 6-7
Two concentrated days on how to understand and use FAR in your daily contracting activities.
May 6-7
A special two-day program on accounting principles, accounting systems, and cost principles as they relate to procurement activities with the federal government.
May 6-7
Topics include the statutory and regulatory framework of cybersecurity law and contracting; cybersecurity in the public sector; federal privacy laws and cybersecurity; cloud computing, security, and acquisitions.
May 6
An accelerated, advanced course analyzing the unique problems, practices, rights, remedies, disputes, claims and other demands faced by construction professionals.
May 6-8
A unique, advanced course specifically designed for experienced government contracting professionals.
May 6-8
The Masters Institute in Government Contract Intellectual Property is a 3-day comprehensive, advanced course on everything intellectual property in government contracts. Taught by the leading practitioners, this fast-paced program will cover all areas of IP, including the latest cases, issues and challenges faced by contractors.
May 6-8
A unique, advanced course for government contract professionals. Institute considers problems without definite answers and proposes strategies that will inform your work.
May 6-10
An extensive analysis of current developments in the acquisition of commercial products and services by the Federal Government.
May 7-8
Effective, immediate actionable information on contract pricing techniques for contractor and government personnel involved in contract or subcontract pricing.
May 7-8
Focus on implementing and maintaining an adequate estimating system to take a proactive posture to defective pricing prevention.
May 7-8
An explanation of the cost and pricing techniques, requirements and rules that impact the preparation, and evaluation of contract cost proposals.
May 7-8
An update on the rules, regulations, policies, and practices in IT acquisition; Innovative initiatives and proposed changes under FITARA (the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act).
May 7
This course builds on your basic knowledge of CPSR. Discussion will focus on the challenges, issues and updates to requirements It provides expert insight and detail through classroom discussion on risks and remedies before and after the review is completed.
May 8-9
A practical, informative two-day program focusing on cost allowability, allocability, and reasonableness under the FAR.
May 8-9
Having a sound strategy to network security and understanding the risks to vulnerability is key. This full day program will explore how organizations including prime contractors, subcontractors, government agencies, non-profits can better protect their networks. We will discuss challenges and best practices for: Wireless Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Cloud Sourcing Crypto Authentication Challenges
May 8
This course consists of an examination of the characteristics of adequate business systems relevant to compliant accounting and management systems required for Government contracts.
May 8-9
Get valuable understanding of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regs Supplement in a classroom setting.
May 8
This 2 day program will be an depth discussion on the ICP. The program topics will include discussions around the regulations within the FAR clauses, CAS and DFARs that are applicable. You will learn about the government's administration and oversight of ICPs and responsibilities of both the DCMA and DCAA, the use of IPA's for auditing.
May 8-9
Negotiations are important to winning government contracts - and to win it so as both sides have a mutual benefit and a good working relationship after the award. This course covers the specifics of negotiating contracts and subcontract provisions, prices and claims including teaming agreements, subcontract agreements, new/contingent hiring, and terms & conditions. During this 1-day course, you will learn the when and why to negotiate as well as basic concepts. You will learn what can be negotiated and the key steps to planning, so that everyone understands the objectives to the negotiations.
May 8
An advanced review of the major issues and updates of the FAR with case studies and class discussion.
May 9-10
This program will give students guidance and insights into what is driving the decision making processes of the stakeholders pre-award and during the negotiations of a government contract.
May 9-10
This is a core course in government contracts, and students will work through the most definitive and comprehensive coursebook in print on this subject, Government Contract Changes, 3d.
May 9-10
Policy and risk management is an important component to any organizations' operations. Documenting issues and developing plans of action are important to managing your risk. This program will discuss best practices and challenges in creating a policy to manage risk.
May 9
In this course, attendees will learn the difference between mandatory and non-mandatory flowdowns, when (and how) to negotiate flowdowns with the Government, and how to prioritize the clauses that are flowed down to subcontractors. Attendees will learn to use a flowdown matrix efficiently, and will learn how to educate themselves on the potential impact of flowdowns on their particular projects. They will learn the importance of involving functional experts such as Contracts, Project Management, Finance, Quality, Operations, Human Resources, and legal before and during the negotiation stage to minimize the risk of the inclusion of unnecessarily burdensome flowdowns, and to ensure that they understand the impact of the flowdowns that are included in the prime contract.
May 9
This new revenue recognition seminar from Federal Publications Seminars will provide government contractors with various factors to consider during revenue recognition. In addition, we will be discussion ASC 606 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers, and how the new guidance will affect their revenue recognition policies and disclosures, how to develop an implementation plan and complete that implementation plan in time for the first reporting period.
May 9
This course addresses vital issues on source selection, covering the negotiation process, effective techniques and pitfalls to avoid.
May 9-10
A companion course to the Masters Institute in Government Contract Costs, this workshop covers the treatment of accounting information and data throughout the contracting cycle.
May 9-10
Data breaches are costly and create chaos for organizations and their customers. So how do you protect your organization from a data breach? How do recognize a breach? How do you respond to a breach? This program will focus on intrusions, vulnerabilities and protection for contractors, small businesses, government and non-profit entities. We will discuss insider threats, email challenges, social networking and virus/malware as well as ransomware challenges to organizations.
May 10
This seminar is a uniquely rigorous overview of the building blocks of contract language and common sources of confusion. Gain practical guidance from real-life examples drawn from actual contracts in this interactive, hands-on workshop.
May 10
Learn the basics of subcontract file creation and maintenance, including the scope and extent and compliant documentation, as well as methods to ensure appropriate file oversight; the importance of ongoing communication to ensure compliance requirements are being met and documented properly; and the importance of ongoing training in the latest regulations and "hot-topics" in the area of compliance. You'll also be introduced to the current regulatory trends facing contractors.
May 10
LEARN FROM THE TOP EXPERTS IN GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING
More than 35 nationally recognized experts in government contracting make up the faculty for this year’s La Jolla conference. Federal Publications Seminars instructors are experts in their subject-matter area and proven educators who teach in terms you can apply to your specific operations.

For specifics, visit the individual course pages to view more about the industry-leading instructors who will be teaching your class or classes.
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.
CPE HOURS
This Program is eligible for: See individual course pages (CPE) hours of credit
Program Level: See individual course pages
Program Prerequisite: See individual course pages
Advance Preparation: See individual course pages
Method: See individual course pages
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: See individual course pages (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: See individual course pages (60 minutes) , See individual course pages (50 minutes)
JOIN US AT THE HYATT REGENCY LA JOLLA AT AVENTINE
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. 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. 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. 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.

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. 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.

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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