December’s Seminar: The Future of Government Contracting: Recent Developments and Emerging Audit Trends


Program Date and Time

Friday, December 9, 2016 8:30AM – 10:30AM. Registration, breakfast and networking starts at 7:30AM.

Program Location

Holiday Inn Chantilly-Dulles Expo, 4335 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, Virginia 20151.

Program Description

The seminar will explore recent developments, expected future trends, events in the government contracting area and how the changes will impact contracting and compliance professionals.  Recent and proposed regulatory changes, Government oversight agencies reorganizations and future audit trends will be examined along with their probable effects.

About The Speaker

patrick-fitzgeraldPat Fitzgerald has over thirty-five years of experience in government auditing and acquisition which includes enhancing the cost effectiveness of business operations, resolving compliance challenges, improving business system effectiveness, conducting internal investigations, preparing for negotiations, and improving relationships between contractors, auditors, and contracting officers. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Pat served for five years as the director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency, overseeing the agency’s $600 million budget as well as the 5,000 professionals who provide contract audit and advisory services to the Department of Defense. Pat also served as the auditor general for the U.S. Army and was responsible for helping soldiers achieve their missions more effectively and efficiently as well as for providing recommendations to Army leaders to resolve issues. As the Auditor General, Pat directed the internal audit function in the U.S. Army by leading the U.S. Army Audit Agency and reporting directly to the Secretary of the Army.

Program Cost

Earn 2 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits! Join us for an informative presentation, a hot breakfast, and an opportunity to network with fellow contract professionals, all for only $40 (NCMA members; $45 for non-members). Our event cancellation policy is here and our inclement weather policy is here.

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