October 14, 2009 09:00 ET

Top Government Speakers to Keynote Annual Privia Users Conference on Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Conference Features Stellar Lineup of Speakers on Current Government Contracting Trends and Forum for Government Contractor Networking

STERLING, VA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2009) - SpringCM announced today that its Government Solutions Division based in Sterling, VA will hold its second annual Privia Users Conference on Wednesday, October 28 at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA. Building on user feedback and the success of the inaugural conference last year, this year's agenda boasts a compelling lineup of three renowned keynote speakers and four industry experts presenting sessions on best practices in government business development and proposal management. In addition, four leading Federal Contractors will present case studies detailing how they have successfully deployed Privia to streamline their business development, capture and proposal management lifecycles and win more business as a result.

Larry Allen, President of the Coalition for Government Procurement, will provide opening remarks on the current trends in government contracting with insights to help contractors strategize for the coming year. The luncheon address will be delivered by Kristen Mistichelli, Acting Director of Acquisitions at the National Cancer Institute. Ms. Mistichelli will address the economic stimulus funds spending plans and how contractors can help the agency achieve its goals. Stan Soloway, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Services Council will close the conference with his address on the resourcing challenges faced by the government and trends in this area.

"Our goal, as the leading provider of automation solutions for managing the complete Government Contract Lifecycle, is to provide our customers with insights into the market trends and successful deployment strategies that will help them enhance their business development operations and grow their business," said Steve Maier, VP and GM of SpringCM's Government Solutions Division. "The processes involved in winning Government business are complex and this forum allows our customers to delve into the details with industry experts and their peers in order to improve their organizations' efficiency and win rates in this key market."

The conference will also feature well-known experts in the areas of government business development and proposal management such as Howard Nutt, Executive Director of the BD Institute, Lauren Hammond from Waypoint LLC and Carl Dickson from These sessions will focus on best practices and how government contractors cannot only survive, but get a competitive advantage in this highly competitive marketplace.

Attendees will also hear presentations from users of Privia -- representation includes executives from Scientific Research Corp., CACI, Tenacity Solutions, JB&A and Citizant -- who will describe specific values and business benefits gained from using the solution. The day will conclude with the Oktoberfest Networking reception -- an event that was well received by last year's conference attendees and provide an opportunity for networking with industry peers. Registration is still open and complete information can be viewed at

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