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Agenda:  GovCon Series Agenda 2020

 

Room TBA, Holiday Inn – Downtown Johnstown
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
8:30 am:   Registration, breakfast & Networking
9:00 am – 11:30 am : Program

Sponsored by Wessel & Company

Hosted by the JARI PTAC

Current Hot Topics/Industry Trends for 2020

-Cybersecurity will become cost of doing business

– DCAA – Relaunching post-award defective pricing audits

– Small Business compliant accounting systems

– DOL new overtime rule – Effective January 1, 2020

– Will ASC 842 new rules on leases lead to losses?

 

Trends for 2020
– Teaming Agreements are on The Rise
– Large Contracts are Becoming More Accessible to Small Businesses
– Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs)
– FAR 42.708 quick closeout – DOD final rule (NDAA) expedited closeout of contract

Small Business contracting with Federal Government Primes Contractors
– Defense spending is significant and expected to increase for 2020
– Cybersecurity is a must (DFARs 204-7301)
– Other Transaction Agreements – Practical Knowledge for Stepping In the Growing Gov’t. Sandbox • Covers DoD OT types – Research, Prototype, Follow-on Production

– Future outlook of Other Transaction Agreements
– Primes can be a great mentor and open the doors to many government opportunities.

Manufacturing Industry 4.0 and Government Opportunities
– Small-Business Runway Extension Act will begin affecting contracts
– Securing Intellectual property and the China trade agreements
– Shaping of supply chains
– Government need for improved process and cost efficiency that spans from small business

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