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4th Internal Controls & DCAA Audits Conference

Applying Robust Internal Controls Strategies and Bringing Federal Collaboration into Play to Guarantee Successful Audits

21-22 Oct 2015
Crowne Plaza National Airport - Washington D.C., United States of America

Why You Should Attend

4th Internal Controls & DCAA Audits Conference

Government contractors and federal officials alike will attend the marcus evans 4th Internal Controls & DCAA Audits Conference to exchange valuable insights and strategies for working together in the present and future audit environment to manage legal concerns, data disputes and overcoming backlog barriers to advance business initiatives and improve future audits. Key topics include proactively engaging federal stakeholders to ease compliance burdens and keeping business systems current in response to emerging DCAA initiatives and regulations.

This conference will provide a setting to exchange progressive strategies for operating in a contentious audit environment while striving to advance  business initiatives and demonstrate ROI. The event will also bring back DCAA and other integral government players to provide their side of the story and shed some light how all can move forward.

Earn up to 15 hours of CLE Credits

Key Topics

  • Interface with auditors before, during, and at conclusion of audits
  • Incorporate federal audit guidance into audit strategy preparation for the start of incurred cost audits
  • Identify circumstances which elevate audit risk to manage audit findings
  • Clarify DCAA & DCMA responsibilities within auditing processes to determine appropriate contractors response
  • Address internal controls issues before they become audit issues
  • Previous Attendees Include

    Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, URS, Fluor, International SOS, Lockheed Martin Corporation, DynCorp International Inc., General Dynamics, Marvin Engineering, Northrop Grumman, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Raytheon, Rolls-Royce North America, Secretary of Transparency and Control of the Federal District, Serco Inc., Tyco International, AECOM, Avon Protection Systems, Mission Essential, and many others

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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Jennifer Quinones
    Deputy Assistant Director, DCAA Policy & Plans
    Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

    Joan Sherwood
    Director, Cost & Pricing Policy
    Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

    Mark Quirk
    Director of Business Systems Compliance

    Brian D. Taylor
    Director of Regulatory Compliance
    Accenture Federal Services

    Mike Vaidya
    Senior Director of Subcontracts, Intelligence & Security
    BAE Systems

    David A. Drabkin
    Corporate Director, Contracts
    Northrop Grumman Corp - Corporate Contracts & Pricing

    Barbara F. Michael
    Vice President Government Compliance & Internal Audit
    Vencore Inc.

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "This has been an exceptional event. Great location, very open and supportive attendees; presenters, logistics were also flawless and I would look forward to the next event." Paragon Space
    • "Provided excellent benchmarking and networking opportunity." Northrop Grumman
    • "High value conference with real-world practitioners who offered practical insights in addressing complex issues." Raytheon
    • "A very informative seminar. It was great to share ideas with other large corporations and gain best practices from leaders in the industry." Tyco International
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Tyler Kelch

    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    9th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Fax: 312-894-6304