November’s Seminar: Government Contract Law–Best Practices for the Contracting Profession


As part of our Fall Open House, join us for this one hour seminar.

Program Date and Time

Friday, November 21, 2014, 9:00AM – 10:00AM. Breakfast and networking starts at 7:30AM.

Program LocationConference Center

Washington Technology Park Conference Center, 15000 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151 (Click here for directions)

Program Description

This presentation focuses on Government contract law, research skills, and best practices for the contracting profession. It covers the differences between Requests for Equitable Adjustment (REA) and claims, the Contract Disputes Act, specific research resources, and the legal framework of Government contracting. The closing topic is professionalism, and what it means to be a true contracting professional.

In this seminar, attendees will learn about:

  • Government contract law: Why is it different?
  • Research skills and resources
  • REA vs. claim
  • Contract Disputes Act
  • Customers vs. clients
  • Special topic: professionalism

Earn 1 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit for attending.

About The Presenter

Christoph MlinarchikChristoph Mlinarchik, JD is an attorney, published author of 50+ articles, and frequent speaker on contract law and acquisition topics.

He is currently a Senior Contract Specialist at the Department of Defense, and previously served as a U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General visiting attorney, a policy analyst for Air Force Space Command, and a contract manager for several major space-based weapons systems programs. Mr. Mlinarchik is an instructor, consultant, and nationally recognized subject matter expert in the contracting profession. He was a recipient of NCMA’s “Top Professionals Under 40” award in 2013.

See Mr. Mlinarchik’s full profile on LinkedIn by clicking here.

Program Cost

Join us for an informative presentation, a hot breakfast, and an opportunity to network with fellow contract professionals, all for only $25!

Our event cancellation policy is here and our inclement weather policy is here.

In order to save on printing costs and to give people an option to use a laptop or tablet, we will email the seminar presentation and any materials two days prior to the event. We suggest downloading the presentation in advance or utilizing a personal hotspot/cellular data on the day of the event as the facility does not guarantee ability to access their Wi-Fi network. We will not have printed copies available the day of the event.

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