FAR-eopardy! Have Fun While Learning About the FAR

Something different this month! Form a team of three people and play a competitive game testing your knowledge of Government contracting and the FAR. Brought to you in conjunction with GMU and Public Contracting Institute.


Program Description

On May 17, the NCMA Dulles Chapter and are excited to bring to you a PCI/GoFARther℠production of FAR-eoprady!

What is that you might ask? At our next program, we plan to offer a little fun and competition into your lives. Steve Daoust, PCI’s host of Fun with the FAR℠, will be hosting a game show that will pit three of you (and a team of our choosing to help you) against each other as we ask to you answer questions about Government contracting and the FAR for points and prizes. So come on out to join us for a little fun and laughter as we pick your brain on the simple and perhaps complex nuances of our profession in a different and unique forum.

In this seminar attendees will learn about:

  • Key Government Contracting & FAR Rules


Friday, May 17, 2018 8:30AM to 10:30AM Registration, Breakfast, and Networking Start at 7:30AM


UNICOM Technology Park Conference Center

15000 Conference Center Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151

UNICOM Technology Park Conference Center

The Presenter

Stephen Daoust, Vice President Legal, Contracts and Compliance, Iridium Satellite LLC

Stephen Daoust currently is the Vice President Legal, Contracts and Compliance, Iridium Satellite LLC. Throughout his 25 year career, Steve has worked as a Chief Government Contracts Counsel, Director of Contracts, and Chief Compliance Officer for both publicly traded companies like Iridium and Affiliated Computer Services and large accounting firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was asked on a daily basis to provide expert advice and counsel on the negotiation and administration of contracts with federal, state, and local governments as well as international organizations such as the United Nations and the World Bank.  Steve also practiced law for seven years in the Washington, D.C. office of McKenna & Cuneo in the areas of government procurement, compliance and complex litigation, representing the firm’s Fortune 50 clientele in litigation before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Army Corps of Engineers Board of Contract Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.  Steve began his government contracts career working with lawyers in the Army Judge Advocate General’s Office assigned to the Defense Supply Service –Washington contracts organization.

Steve  has written and has provided extensive training materials to corporate audiences on topics involving, marketing and selling services to the Federal Government, federal outsourcing, ethics and compliance, business management, commercial contracting practices, mergers and acquisitions of federal contractors, GSA multiple award schedule contracts, TINA, contract claims, insider trading, anti-trust, organizational conflicts of interest, teaming agreements, effective review of government solicitations, drafting effective solicitation questions, and sexual harassment/discrimination and has authored an article for the National Contract Management Association entitled “Partnering with the Federal Government – A Contractor’s Perspective.” Steve is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Public Contract Law Section and the Washington Metropolitan Association for Corporate Counsel of America. Steve received his B.S. degree cum laude in the field of political science at American University and earned his Juris Doctorate at The George Washington University National Law Center.

Other Details

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 prior to the event provided the speaker agrees. The UNICOM Technology Park Conference Center provides complimentary Wi-Fi if you prefer to download the presentation files on the day of the event. We will NOT have printed copies available the day of the event. Our event cancellation and inclement weather policy is here.

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