SOURCE: National Contract Management Association

National Contract Management Association

April 09, 2015 11:00 ET

NCMA Adds a GSA Discussion to World Congress 2015

ASHBURN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2015) -  For the first time, the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and General Services Administration (GSA) are partnering to present "Transforming the Federal Marketplace: A Discussion Co-Sponsored by GSA" on Wednesday, July 29 at World Congress. The discussion will cover new federal initiatives including category management, strategic sourcing, innovative contract vehicles, and information technology. The program will provide additional education based on the Contract Management Body of Knowledge (CMBOK) and Federal Acquisition Certification-Contracting (FAC-C). For full information on the discussion, visit www.ncmaworldcongress.org/gsa.

World Congress 2015 focuses on comprehensive, customizable training for today's contract management, acquisition, and procurement professionals. The event will take place July 26-29, 2015 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas and will host over 15 expert panelists and keynote speakers speaking on the theme of "The Innovative Edge to Contract Management." Attendees can earn up to 23 continuing professional education (CPE) hours for their attendance. For more information on this education event, including speaker names and the complete agenda, visit www.ncmaworldcongress.org.

"NCMA is pleased to partner with GSA on this important new interactive program, consisting of the hottest topics in contracting today, led by some of the most progressive, senior government acquisition executives across several different agencies. The extra programming and communications alone are worth the trip to World Congress," said NCMA Executive Director Michael Fischetti.

The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), which was founded in 1959, is the world's leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. The organization, which has over 22,000 members, is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. For more information on the association, please visit www.ncmahq.org.

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