DULLES, Va., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Compusearch, a leading provider of software solutions and systems integration services to help government agencies implement, operate, and maintain end-to-end acquisition and grants solutions, is going to hold a panel discussion entitled "Contracting in a Time of Change" about the challenges to the Federal contractor community posed by the Final DFARS Contractor Business Systems Rule.
Who: Contracting in a Time of Change speakers and panelists:
- Moderator, Reid Jackson
Chief Executive Officer, Compusearch
- Robert A. Burton
Partner, Venable and past Deputy Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget
- Timothy Callahan
Executive Director, Contracts, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
- Alan L. Chvotkin, Esq.
Executive Vice President and Counsel, Professional Services Council
- Richard Crespin
Executive Director, Corporate Responsibility Officers Association (CROA)
- Robin Schulze
Director, Government Contractor Advisory Services, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and past Director, Contracts Policy Division, DCMA
- Robert A. Burton
What: The panel will discuss how government and industry are implementing the final DFARS rule to improve transparency and accuracy of information in Department of Defense programs. In addition, panel participants will debate how contractors can avoid "significant deficiencies" which can cause the government to withhold up to 10% of contract progress payments.
Where: The National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20045
When: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
- 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast and networking reception
- 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Panel discussion and Q&A
Register: To RSVP, go to http://www.compusearch.com/Contracting-in-a-Time-of-Change/registration
Founded in 1983, Compusearch is the leading provider of enterprise software and services that automate mandated business rules for organizations involved with public-sector contracts and grants. Our compliance focused solutions support the lifecycle of contracts and grants for public-sector organizations and their industry partners.
Compusearch software solutions provide federal, defense and intelligence agencies and contractor organizations with the visibility, control, and transparency necessary to improve productivity and performance while also meeting increasingly stringent federal compliance standards. PRISM, developed specifically for agencies of the U.S. Federal Government, is the most widely adopted acquisition and grants lifecycle management systems with more than 40,000 authorized users representing over 100 organizations around the globe. SpectrumCLM enables federal contractor organizations to comply with the stringent requirements of the Defense Contract Audit Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, and their specific contract throughout the full lifecycle of the prime- and sub-contracts, thereby avoiding costly invoice withholding and penalties.
Compusearch is a privately held business headquartered in Dulles, VA. For more information, visit www.compusearch.com