Event Details

MAS Boot Camp July 2011

Jul 12, 2011 08:00am - Jul 13, 2011 04:00pm
Event Type: Training
Category: Annual Event

CGP Small Business Forum
Obtain and Manage your GSA Schedule
Market your GSA Contracts
Comply with Federal Procurement Requirements
Follow Policy Changes
Prepare for MAS Audits
Tuesday, July 12 -
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
1900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
$660 Premier Member
$770 Member
$1,010 Non-Member
$550 Government


AGENDA: Day One, Tuesday, July 12, 2011
8:00am Breakfast and Networking
8:45am Welcome/Introduction

Roger Waldron, President, The Coalition for Government Procurement
9:00am Building a Solid Foundation: Examining Major Obligations in MAS Contracting, Basis of Award, Disclosure and Reporting, TAA, and Other Laws

Wade Prince, Consultant, Washington Management Group
10:00am Obtaining your Schedule (Part I): Navigating Today's Reality

Sanjeev Hirani, Consultant, Washington Management Group
Kitty Klaus, Program Manager, HP Enterprise Services
11:00am Break
11:15am Obtaining your Schedule (Part II): Discussion Session on Schedule Best Practices and What Happens when your Negotiator Says “No”, Developing a Positive Relationship with your CO

Margaret Murphy, Senior Consultant, Washington Management Group
Tammy Gilleland, Consultant, Washington Management Group
12:15pm Lunch
Marketing for Success: Tips from Those Who Know How to Sell through GSA Contracts

Dave Goins, Manager Federal Contracts, Xerox Corporation
Patrick Morrison, Director of Client Services, Washington Management Group
1:45pm Contract Requirements and Compliance: Systems and Controls to Mitigate Risk

Jessica Abrahams, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
3:15pm Break
3:30pm The Evolution of the MAS Program from Products to Solutions: How We Got to Where We are Today

Carolyn Alston, General Counsel, Washington Management Group
4:30pm Adjourn Day One

AGENDA: Day Two, Wednesday, July 13, 2011
8:00am Breakfast and Networking
9:00am Welcome and Day Two Overview

Roger Waldron, President, The Coalition for Government Procurement
9:15am How to Prepare MAS Audits and What they Mean in the Current Market

Jack Horan, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Jason Workmaster, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
10:15am Break
10:30am Ethics and Schedule Business - How to and How Not to Conduct Federal Business

Alison Doyle, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
11:45am Lunch
1:00pm Schedule e-Tools: eBuy, eLibrary, ORCA, CCR, Advantage! and More - What Does this Alphabet Soup Mean to Me?

Tim Dempsey, Systems Chief, MAS Program Office, FAS Office of Acquisition Management
2:00pm Moving Forward: Procurement Policy Changes and Developments

Roger Waldron, President, The Coalition for Government Procurement

Early registration ends on May 17, 2011.
Regular registration starts on May 18, 2011 and ends on Jul 12, 2011.
Late registration starts on Jul 13, 2011.
All times are 12:00am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).