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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