American Conference Institute’s Industry Forum on

Government Subcontracting Management, Compliance & Enforcement

Practical Strategies for Meeting Flow-Down Requirements, Small Business Jobs Act Thresholds, Performance Standards, and Resolving Payment Disputes

Tuesday, October 02 to Wednesday, October 03, 2012
DoubleTree by Hilton, Arlington, VA

Mounting Risks of Suspension, Debarment, Penalties and Lost Business – There Has Never Been a More Critical Time to Attend This Unique, Practical Forum on Negotiating and Managing Successful Subcontracting Agreements.

American Conference Institute’s Industry Forum on Government Subcontract Management, Compliance & Enforcement is a unique event that will bring together primes, subcontractors, lawyers, accountants and government officials – allowing attendees ample time for Q & A and benchmarking. Gain proven-effective strategies that can be incorporated immediately into your daily work flow.

Whether you are a prime or subcontractor, your organization is contending with heightened oversight, more burdensome regulations and amplifi ed fallout from False Claims Act cases. Reducing your subcontracting risks is essential to keeping your business on track during and after an election year with so many uncertainties.Take Away Best Practices for Complying with Mandatory Subcontractor Flowdown Requirements, Disclosure Guidelines, and Preventing Non-Performance and Payment Disputes

ACI has done extensive research with both prime and subcontractors to deliver this program that addresses the most complex subcontracting compliance and liability risks threatening your bottom line. Each session is uniquely tailored to discuss how to manage heightened risk factors, and resolve contentious payment and performance disputes.

This is one of the few events that will gather government, leading prime and subcontractors, lawyers and accountants all into one room for a two-day, in-depth discussion on subcontracting best practices and risk mitigation techniques.

Hear First-Hand Insights from the U.S. Small Business Administration:

Small Business Contracting Update: Pending Legislation, Regulatory Reforms and Case Developments Impacting Your Bottom Line – led by John Klein, Associate General Counsel for Procurement Law (U.S. Small Business Administration)

Benchmark with Industry Experts:

  • Rita Wells – Acquisition Executive (Fluor Governmental Group)
  • Aileen Heim – Vice President, Legal (American Rheinmetall Munitions)
  • Cliff Greenblatt – General Counsel (TASC)
  • Gurmeet S. Chadha – Director, Contracts and Procurement (ECC)
  • Anna Lueje – Senior Counsel (Northrop Grumman)
  • David Stoughton – Legal Counsel (Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems)
  • Scott Lyon – General Counsel (Optimos)
  • Mark Nackman – Assistant General Counsel (General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems)
  • Richard Covel – Vice President and General Counsel (Dynamics Research)

Practical, Interactive Benchmarking Sessions – October 1, 2012

PLUS, don’t miss the interactive pre-forum working groups to complete your training:

A: The Ins and Outs of Crafting a Small Business Subcontracting Plan under the Small Business Jobs Act and FAR Part 19

B: Implementing the Most Contentious Mandatory Flowdown Provisions: From Data Rights to Defective Pricing

Send your entire team and register early as seats at this event are expected to fill to capacity. Registrations will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Call 1-888.224-2480; fax your registration form to 1-877-927-1563 or register online at