Venable’s Government Contracts Practice Group welcomes you to its first annual Government Contracts Symposium. Join us to get to know your Venable Government Contracts Team as we take an in-depth look at the landscape of federal procurement in 2013. There will be many opportunities for group and one-on-one discussions with Venable’s government contracts attorneys and guest speakers, as well as a networking cocktail reception at the close of the program.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast, Networking, and Opening Remarks
9:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Panel 1: Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Paul A. Debolt
Jeffri A. Kaminski
Armand J. (A.J.) Zottola
Thomas McCabe (General Counsel, Alion Science and Technology)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel 2: The Changing Landscape of Ethics and Compliance
George W. Wyatt
Lindsay B. Meyer
David R. Warner
Kevin T. Boyle (Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, MCR, LLC)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Networking
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Panel 3: Strategies for Obtaining and Preserving Your Awards
Keir X. Bancroft
James Y. Boland
Rebecca E. Pearson
Curtis Schehr (Executive Vice President and General Counsel, DCS Corporation)
Sherry Rhodes (Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Noblis)
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Panel 4: Litigating Against the Government
Paul A. Debolt
Lars E. Anderson
Seth A. Rosenthal
Michael Brien (Partner, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP)
David Newsome, Jr. (Senior Legal Counsel, KBR, Inc.)
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Panel 5: Hot Topics: Business Systems and Cybersecurity
Robert A. Burton
- Business Systems Panelists
John M. Farenish
Rod Mateer (Director, Government Contracting Services, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP)
- Cybersecurity Panelists
Bobby N. Turnage, Jr.
Ben Winter (Associate General Counsel, Lockheed Martin Corporation)
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