31st Annual NCMA Government Contract Management Conference to be 5-6 November 2012 in Washington, DC

ASHBURN, Virginia, August 27, 2012 – More than 1,000 contracting, acquisition, and procurement professionals from both government and industry will gather in Washington, DC, USA for NCMA’s 31st Annual Government Contract Management Conference (GCMC). The event will be held November 5-6, 2012, at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel. This year’s conference will feature senior leader keynote presentations, executive panel discussions, breakout sessions, networking events, and much more. To see the preliminary agenda, visit www.ncmahq.org/prgcmc12/agenda.

This year’s confirmed speakers include:

  • Ted Leonsis, Founder, Majority Owner, Chairman, and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment;
  • André J. Gudger, Director, Office of Small Business Programs, Office of the US Undersecretary of Defense, Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics;
  • The Honorable Claude M. Bolton, Executive-in-Residence, Defense Acquisition University (DAU), US Department of Defense (DoD);
  • The Honorable Jacques S. Gansler, Faculty of the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs, Roger C. Lipitz Chair in Public Policy and Private Enterprise; former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics;
  • Major General Wendy M. Masiello, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the US Air Force; and
  • Timothy P. Callahan, Executive Director, Contracts, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), US DoD.

The GCMC is an annual conference that provides premier professional development and networking opportunities for those in the contracting, acquisition, and procurement fields in the United States. To learn more about this year’s event, visit www.ncmahq.org/prgcmc12.

The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), founded in 1959, is the world’s leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. With more than 20,000 members, NCMA is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. For more information, visit www.ncmahq.org.