National Contract Management Association’s World Congress 2018

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Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
300 Lakeside Ave E.
Cleveland, Ohio
Registration Closed

Join Baker Tilly at the National Contract Management Association’s (NCMA) World Congress 2018 in Cleveland. World Congress is NCMA’s largest education event for contract management, procurement, and acquisition professionals. Individuals from government (federal, state, and local); industry; and commercial business come together for networking and training for all career levels.

Baker Tilly is a proud sponsor of NCMA World Congress 2018. Stop by and see us at our booth #515.

Baker Tilly specialists will present the following conference sessions: 


Section 809 Panel and Recommendations to Congress

Monday, July 23 | 11:15 am - 12:30 pm ET | Room 11

A02 · Buyer/Seller Relationship Management Track 
Patrick Fitzgerald, Director, Baker Tilly
David Drabkin, Principal, Drabkin and Associates
Charlie Williams Jr., President, CWilliams
Nick Tsiopanas, President, ZYGOS Consulting
Al Burman, President, Jefferson Solutions

Created by Congress, the Section 809 Panel puts forth recommendations to make the Department of Defense acquisition system more bold, simple, and effective. The panel recently presented its first of three volumes of recommendations to Congress that could fundamentally change the nature of defense acquisition. This presentation will address key points from the most recent reports and previews of future reports.


Preparing for the Tidal Wave

Monday, July 23 | 3:30 – 4:45 pm ET | Room 25BC

C13 · Management/Business Competencies Track 
Noah Leiden, Partner, Baker Tilly
Anne Coviello, Manager, Baker Tilly

This session focuses on the upcoming increase in contract closeouts coming from DCMA due to DCAA becoming current on incurred cost submission audits and will discuss common areas that cause difficulties in closing out contracts, subcontractor concerns, mergers and acquisitions, and other key areas.


Fasten Your Seatbelts and Prepare for Cost Impacts

Tuesday, July 24 | 2:00 – 3:15 pm ET | Room 1
E12 · Management/Business Competencies Track 
Drew Lewis, Manager, Baker Tilly
Paul Pompeo, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

The government contracting landscape is constantly changing and businesses must adapt to survive. This session examines cost accounting practices, how collaboration within the organization is critical to provide an adequate proposal, and includes an overview of DCAA's new "Cost Impact Adequacy Tool."


Meet Baker Tilly’s presenters:

Noah Leiden, Partner

Patrick Fitzgerald, Director

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