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“Surviving a Congressional Investigation and Practical Guidance for State Legislative Investigations”
Dorthula H. Powell-Woodson and Ralph J. Caccia, Speakers
Blue National Summit
April 20, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ

"Government Contracting Demystified: Confidently Contracting for Government Healthcare Programs"
Dorthula H. Powell-Woodson and Rachel A. Alexander, Speakers
Blue National Summit
April 21, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ

“Business Partner and Practitioner: The Lawyer's Role in Contracting for Government Health Care Programs”
Dorthula H. Powell-Woodson and Rachel A. Alexander, Speakers
Blue National Summit
April 21, 2015 | Phoenix, AZ

“Recent Developments in Small Business Contracting”
John R. Prairie and George E. Petel, Speakers
NCMA Bethesda/Medical Chapter, 
May 20, 2015 | Rockville, MD

“GovCon Industry Update”
Nicole J. Owren-Wiest, Panelist 
20th Annual Government Contracting Annual Update: Looking Back and Focusing Forward
May 21, 2015 | Tysons, VA

“Decade of Disaster: Keys to Sound Management of Emergency/Urgent Government Contracts”
Richard O’Keeffe, Author
Contract Management
June 2015

“The Government Contracts Intellectual Property Workshop”
Scott A. Felder and Nicole J. Owren-Wiest, Instructors
Federal Publications Seminars
June 2-4, 2015 | San Diego, CA

“Federal Appropriations Law: Transfers and Reprogramming”
Scott A. Felder, Instructor
Department of Defense, Office of Inspector General, Comptroller Accreditation Course 
June 10, 2015 | Ft. Belvoir, VA

“Fun with the FAR”
Kara M. Sacilotto
Public Contracting Institute
June 10, 2015

“M&A in Government Contracting: How to Navigate a Transaction, Before and After, with a Focus on ‘What Matters’”
 Kay Tatum
Government Contracting Conference 2015 of the Greater Washington Society of CPAs
June 11, 2015

“View from Wiley Rein: Are Your Policies Inadvertently Discouraging Reporting of Fraud, Waste, or Abuse?”
Kara M. Sacilotto and Tyler E. Robinson
Bloomberg BNA’s Federal Contracts Report
June 11, 2015

“Introduction to Government Contracts Law”
Scott A. Felder, Instructor
The 168th Contract Attorneys Course, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center & School
June 14-24, 2015 | Charlottesville, VA

“COFC Litigation”
Scott A. Felder, Panel Moderator 
The 168th Contract Attorneys Course, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center & School
June 14-24, 2015 | Charlottesville, VA

“Intellectual Property” 
Scott A. Felder, Instructor
The 168th Contract Attorneys Course, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center & School
June 14-24, 2015 | Charlottesville, VA

“The View of the Suspension and Debarment Process from the SDO’s Office”
Paul F. Khoury, Moderator
ABA Public Contracts Section, Suspension and Debarment Committee
June 19, 2015 | Washington, DC

“Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Program”
Rand L. Allen 
Wiley Rein and Professional Services Council
June 23, 2015 | McLean, VA

“Government Contracts: The Changing Landscape"
Scott M. McCaleb, Moderator
Federal Circuit Bench & Bar
June 27, 2015 | Dana Point, CA

“View from Wiley Rein: How Should the Service Contract Act Apply to Commercial-Item Services?”
Eric W. Leonard and Craig Smith
Bloomberg BNA’s Federal Contracts Report
July 2015

“Advanced Government Contracts Administration Workshop”
Daniel P. Graham and Kevin J. Maynard, Instructors 
Federal Publications Seminars
July 22-23, 2015 | Hilton Head Island, SC

“Department of Labor Enforcement on the Rise – Preparing for a Service Contract Act Compliance Audit”
Eric W. Leonard and Craig Smith
National Contracts Management Association World Congress
July 28, 2015 | Dallas, TX

“Contract & Procurement Fraud: Best Practices to Minimize the Risks of a Government Investigation”
Nicole J. Owren-Wiest, Speaker
American Conference Institute
July 29, 2015 | Washington, DC

“How Did We Do This? – Nuts and Bolts of the Due Diligence Process in Government Contracts”
Jon W. Burd, Moderator
ABA Section of Public Contract Law Annual Meeting
July 30, 2015 | Chicago, IL

“Acquisition Reform”
Tracye Winfrey Howard, Speaker
ABA Section of Public Contract Law Annual Meeting
August 1, 2015 | Chicago, IL

“Effective Trial Techniques”
Paul F. Khoury, Panelist
Court of Federal Claims Judicial Conference
September 24, 2015 | Washington, DC