Nov

    2018 Fall Educational Program

    Doubletree Nashville Downtown Hotel, 7 AM EDT

    Conducting business with the Government — whether federal, state or local — remains a complex and challenging undertaking, and the changes are accelerating. As the legal and regulatory landscape continues to shift under our feet, it is more important than ever to understand emerging trends and how recent legal developments are playing out in the procurement arena. Our Fall Program focuses on a number of “hot spots” that require practitioners to understand and consider the implications of recent or impending changes. Join us and hear subject matter experts examine recent developments in the law and best practices for procuring or securing contracts and successful contract completion from both the Government and industry perspectives.

    - Gain real-world insight into how hackers think and how they choose their targets, and what contractors can do to prepare their defenses and get ready for a cyberattack and its aftermath.
    - Learn about best practices for responding to a procurement crisis and potential changes in the law to address such issues.
    - Consider how artificial intelligence is changing and will continue to alter the legal landscape.
    - Explore how changes in FAR and DFARS clauses have expanded the factors that must be considered when deciding what should be flowed down to subcontractors.
    - Hear about the lessons learned from the first two years of the SMA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program.
    - Explore the practical implications of the Escobar decision on the nuts and bolts of False Claim Act litigation.
    - Delve into issues relating to subawards under federal financial assistance awards (i.e., grants and cooperative agreements).

    Register today and enhance your awareness of emerging issues impacting the procurement process and the tools necessary for success at each step, while networking with other Government contract professionals and enjoying the charm and hospitality of Nashville, Tennessee.

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    In the interest of furthering the ABA’s creation, promotion and distribution of educational/informational materials (both now and in the future), I understand and agree that my registration and attendance at, or participation in, ABA meetings, programs and events ("Events") constitutes an agreement by me to grant to ABA the right to record my image, photograph, picture, likeness, and voice by any technology or means. I also grant ABA the right to copy, use, perform, display and distribute such recordings of me for any legitimate purpose, including but not limited to distribution by means of streaming or other technologies via the Internet, or distribution of audio or video files for download by the public. I hereby waive any right to inspect, approve, or be compensated for use of any materials incorporating such images obtained during the Events. I release ABA and its agents, representatives and licensees from all liabilities arising out of any use of my likeness and information as provided above. I understand and agree that any and all negatives, digital images, and recordings of my likeness, regardless of form, are and shall remain property of the ABA.

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    2018 Fall Educational Program

    Event Details

    Format

    In-Person

    Date

    Nov 01 - 03, 2018

    2018-11-01T07:00:00-04:00 2018-11-03T15:00:00-04:00 2018 Fall Educational Program

    Conducting business with the Government — whether federal, state or local — remains a complex and challenging undertaking, and the changes are accelerating. As the legal and regulatory landscape continues to shift under our feet, it is more important than ever to understand emerging trends and how recent legal developments are playing out in the procurement arena. Our Fall Program focuses on a number of “hot spots” that require practitioners to understand and consider the implications of recent or impending changes. Join us and hear subject matter experts examine recent developments in the law and best practices for procuring or securing contracts and successful contract completion from both the Government and industry perspectives.

    - Gain real-world insight into how hackers think and how they choose their targets, and what contractors can do to prepare their defenses and get ready for a cyberattack and its aftermath.
    - Learn about best practices for responding to a procurement crisis and potential changes in the law to address such issues.
    - Consider how artificial intelligence is changing and will continue to alter the legal landscape.
    - Explore how changes in FAR and DFARS clauses have expanded the factors that must be considered when deciding what should be flowed down to subcontractors.
    - Hear about the lessons learned from the first two years of the SMA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program.
    - Explore the practical implications of the Escobar decision on the nuts and bolts of False Claim Act litigation.
    - Delve into issues relating to subawards under federal financial assistance awards (i.e., grants and cooperative agreements).

    Register today and enhance your awareness of emerging issues impacting the procurement process and the tools necessary for success at each step, while networking with other Government contract professionals and enjoying the charm and hospitality of Nashville, Tennessee.

    On-Line Event Registration Release

    In the interest of furthering the ABA’s creation, promotion and distribution of educational/informational materials (both now and in the future), I understand and agree that my registration and attendance at, or participation in, ABA meetings, programs and events ("Events") constitutes an agreement by me to grant to ABA the right to record my image, photograph, picture, likeness, and voice by any technology or means. I also grant ABA the right to copy, use, perform, display and distribute such recordings of me for any legitimate purpose, including but not limited to distribution by means of streaming or other technologies via the Internet, or distribution of audio or video files for download by the public. I hereby waive any right to inspect, approve, or be compensated for use of any materials incorporating such images obtained during the Events. I release ABA and its agents, representatives and licensees from all liabilities arising out of any use of my likeness and information as provided above. I understand and agree that any and all negatives, digital images, and recordings of my likeness, regardless of form, are and shall remain property of the ABA.

    Session Schedule

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    Session Name
    Track
    Price
    Time
    06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
    Session Name
    Thursday Reception
    Track
    Price
    Free
    Time
    08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Session Name
    PCL Section Council Meeting
    Track
    Price
    Free

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