annual march workshop

This year’s Annual March Workshop will be held in a hybrid fashion on March 13th, 2024. 

We will provide both a safe, in-person experience at Bentley University, and also through virtual attendance on the Engagez platform. 

This year’s Keynote Speaker is Mr. Jeff Glover, Senior Intelligence Analyst for HQ Air Force Material Command (AFMC)

Mr. Jeff Glover serves as the Senior Intelligence Analyst for HQ Air Force Material Command (AFMC) and is the Subject Matter Expert providing intelligence oversight, guidance, and planning support to the AFMC Commander, senior staff and acquisition life-cycle for the Materiel Intelligence Enterprise. Additionally, he provides intelligence supportability leadership, guidance, and analysis of current and proposed foreign weapon systems, technologies, and programs which potentially impact existing weapon systems or capabilities.

 

Mr. Glover has been a member of the civil service since 2015 after 25 years on active duty with the U.S. Air Force. His background includes numerous assignments from the squadron to the Headquarters Air Force level as well as national intelligence agency tours. He deployed multiple times in support of Operations PROVIDE COMFORT, SOUTHERN WATCH, LASER STRIKE, ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM.

 

Draft Title
World Threat Overview

 

Summary of Topic
The UNCLASSIFIED brief focuses on the United States four primary adversaries (China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea) and the threat they pose currently, but also in the future as new capabilities and technologies are introduced.

Workshop Topics:

  • Source Selection: Insights and Knowledge-Sharing from the VA
  • Strengthening Professional Communication Skills
  • Demystifying the CASB Disclosure Statement
  • Change Management in an Environment of Scope Creep
  • AI in Contract Management: The Art of the Possible
  • What’s New in Federal Contracting: A Procurement Policy Update
  • Worst-Case Study Scenario – Contracts Survival
  • We Can Work It Out: Thoughts on Improving Government/Industry Communication
  • If You Don’t Use It, You Lose It!  – Case Study Review and Skill Application
  • Demystifying Phase III of the Small Business Innovation Research Program: How to Secure SBIR Data Rights and Invoke the Phase III Mandate
  • CMMC Is Coming – What To Do To Prepare
  • DCMA and DCAA Annual Updates
  • TINA: A Highway to Compliance
  • Bid Protest Panel Discussion
  • OTAs: Consortium Insights & What Government and Industry Should Know
  • Additional Session TBA

When:
Wednesday, March 13, 2024

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (ET)

Where:

In-Person Attendance: Bentley University

Virtual Attendance: Engagez Platform

Price:

In-Person Attendance: $280.00

Virtual Attendance: $230.00

Group Discounts:

Please contact MarchWorkshop@NCMABoston.org

2024 Sponsors

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GOLD SPONSORS
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors

Sponsor the March Workshop

The 2024 March Workshop will be held in a hybrid fashion on March 13th, 2024, allowing both a safe, in person experience at Bentley University, but also virtual attendance. To ensure that the virtual attendees and event sponsors have the best engagement possible.  If you are interested in sponsoring the March Workshop, please contact MarchWorshop@NCMABoston.org

Call for Volunteers

Looking to participate in the Workshop and give back to the profession? Please consider joining us for the event as a volunteer! Available volunteering roles range from assisting with event sign-ins, introducing speakers, helping to facilitate Q&A at the end of presentations, and more. It is a great way to get involved and expand your network within the NCMA Boston chapter! If you are interested in volunteering, please reach out to Shannon Lovasco (shannon.lovasco@gd-ms.com) or Connor O’Brien (connor.obrien@baesystems.com) to discuss your interest.

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