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Public Contracting Update Symposium

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on November 2, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2022 at 10:00 am


The Public Contracting Institute (PCI)is pleased to invite you to the annual  regulatory update. Please join us for an opportunity to hear from government contracting industry executives about a range of issues, including the current DCAA/DCMA environment, compliance matters, impact of business systems requirements in today’s marketplace and the latest legal updates that pertain to government contractors. We will also analyze recent DCAA audit guidance as well as best practices for engagement and compliance management.

Day One: November 1, 2022

Legal Update
Session 1: 10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET)

Perspectives on the most recent case law decisions regarding claims, disputes and bid protests

Joe Martinez, Partner, Dentons
Invited: Elliot Avidan, Senior Counsel, DCAA
Invited: Industry Representative

Cost & Pricing Developments and Dealing with Inflation
Session 2: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (ET)

REA and EPA entitlement discussion to backlog and forward pricing consideration as a result of inflation and supply chain disruption.


Bill Walter, FORVIS
Steve Masiello, Dentons
Invited: John Tenaglia, DPC, DoD

Domestic Preferences and Other Sourcing Restrictions
Session 3: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (ET)

BAA, TAA, and waivers, new and updated sourcing restrictions
Gale Monahan, Dentons
Celeste Drake, Made in America Office
Invited: Industry Representative

Day Two: November 2, 2022

Incurred Cost Submission
Session 4: 10:00 am – 11:30 am (ET)

Discussion of forthcoming changes to the ICS Schedule, filing extensions and hot button questioned costs.
Mike Mardesich, FORVIS
Tom Lemmer, Dentons
Invited: DCAA Representative
Invited: DCMA Representative

Purchasing and Property System Reviews with DCMA Representative
Session 5: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (ET)

Hot Items Current cost/price documentation expectations and discussion of new documentation requirements when asserting commercial items ‘of a type’
Phil Seckman, Dentons
Cheryl Ritondale, FORVIS
Invited: DCMA Representative
Invited: Raytheon Representative

Estimating, Accounting & Material Management (MMAS) with DCAA Representative
Session 6: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (ET)

DCAA changes and expectations from updated audit programs
Gary McDonald, FORVIS
Invited: DCAA Representative

Day Three: November 3, 2022

Cybersecurity / CMMC
Session 7: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (ET)

The current state of cybersecurity, including CUI, NIST 800-171 and CMMC
Tom Tollerton, FORVIS (a C3PAO)
Phil Seckman, Dentons


November 3
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Live Virtual Training