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Conference on Government Business

This one-day program will connect attendees with thought leaders who’ll provide updates, and insights focused on government contracting, cost accounting standards and business systems regulations, presented by FEI's Committee on Government Business. Build your network and engage with other professionals involved in government business.

Who should attend:
Financial professionals who work with government entities and professionals in government who need to stay current on legal issues and cost accounting standards.

About FEI’s Committee on Government Business
The Committee initiates studies and develops positions on existing and proposed legislation and regulations affecting accounting principles, standards, practices, and rules that must be followed by businesses providing goods and services to the Federal sector.

Thank you to our event sponsors!


Brent Calhoon

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Hon. Stephanie Cates-Harman

Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals

Timothy DiNapoli

Director, Contracting and National Security Acquisitions
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Dave Drabkin

Section 809 Panel

Sajeev Malaveetil

Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services, Government Contract Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Barbara Michael

Vice President, Government Compliance
Perspecta, Inc.

Nicole Owren-Wiest

Crowell & Moring LLP

John Panetta Sr.

Senior Director of Government Accounting
Raytheon Company

Paul Pompeo

Arnold & Porter

Mr. Mark Quirk

VP, Industry Compliance & Regulatory Affairs
ManTech International Corp.

Laurie Schmidgall

Senior Director of Cost Accounting and Estimating
The Boeing Company

Laura Semple

Government Contracts Attorney
Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC

Arthur Taylor

Director, Contract Disputes Resolution Center
Defense Contract Management Agency

James Thomas



6.00 CPE




Accounting (Governmental), Technical



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