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Government Contracts "101" - Back to Basics

October 26, 2017 • Washington, D.C.

Starts: 8:30 AM (EDT)
Ends: 6:30 PM (EDT)
Site: Renaissance Washington DC Hotel
Address: 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 View Map (view map)

Join us as we provide an overview of the fundamentals of contracting with the federal government. Topics to discuss include the FAR, key statutes and regulations, bid and proposal process, bid protests, disputes, cybersecurity, changes, claims, key compliance issues, suspension/debarment, and costs.

This full-day course is designed for those attorneys and business personnel that may be new to government contracting and for those that may need a "refresher."

This program is not intended for private law firms or government employees. 

Please note that the location has been changed from Crowell & Moring to the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel.

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Please click here to view the full conference presentation. 

Click below to view individual presentation materials: 

Concepts, Statues & Regulatory Framework
Presenters: Alan W. H. Gourley, Mark Ries and M. Yuan Zhou

Source Selection and Bid Protests: Pre- and Post-Award Considerations
Presenters: Daniel R. Forman, Amy Laderberg O'Sullivan, Olivia Lynch and Robert J. Sneckenberg

Special Compliance and Ethics Considerations for Contractors
Presenters: Trina Fairley Barlow and Gail D. Zirkelbach

Costs and Pricing: No Contract is Really Final
Presenters: Terry R. Albertson, Skye Mathieson and Elizabeth Buehler

Commercial Item Contracting and Federal Supply Schedules
Presenters: Lorraine M. Campos, Adelicia R. Cliffe, and Nkechi Kanu.

The Unique World of Governmental Intellectual Property: Who Has Rights to What?
Presenters: Karen C. Hermann, John E. McCarthy, Jr. and Jonathan M. Baker

Cybersecurity for Contractors
Presenters: Paul M. Rosen, Evan D. Wolff and Kate M. Growley

Changes, Claims and Terminations
Presenters: J. Chris Haile, Brian Tully McLaughlin and Sharmistha Das

Contact: Kim Peters (202.508.8991,

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