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2023 Government Acquisition and Labor Symposium
November 28 @ 9:00 am - November 30 @ 6:00 pm EST$250.00 – $600.00
Please join the North Alabama Federal Bar Association for its 51st Annual Government Acquisition and 21st Annual Labor Symposium. This year’s symposium will be hosted at the AC Hotel in downtown Huntsville, overlooking scenic Big Spring Park. The two-day Government Acquisition Symposium (November 28-29, 2023) will offer 12 hours of CLE credit, including 1 Ethics hour. The one-day Labor Symposium (November 30, 2023) will offer 6 hours of CLE credit, including 1 Ethics hour. Each day will include breakfast and lunch.Chapter members are eligible for a 25% DISCOUNT (up to a $150 savings on the full symposium). Members please e-mail North.Ala.Fed.Bar@gmail.com to verify membership and request your 25% discount code.If you are not yet a member, this is a good time to join or renew! Joining the Federal Bar Association can easily be done at the following website: https://members.fedbar.org/ Please be sure to select the North Alabama Chapter in your membership application.T opics and presenters at this year’s symposium include:ACQUISITION SYMPOSIUMThe Sea Change in Small Business Contracting: A Wander into the Minutia, Jerry Gabig (Government Procurement Lawyer, LLC)The Brave New World of M&A: A Local Case Study, Mike Mutek and Mike Kraycinovich (Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies company)Cyber Security Update, Michael Pillsbury (Assistant U.S. Attorney – Northern District of Alabama)U.S. Army Bid Protest Update, Jonathan Hardage (U.S. Army Materiel Command)Government Ethics – Fat Leonard (Ethics), Toby Davis (U.S. Army Materiel Command)Ethics and Professional Responsibility (Ethics), Cynthia Van Rassen (Missile Defense Agency)Department of Defense Appropriations Law Overview/Current Issues, Mike Mueller (U.S. Army Materiel Command)IP and Data Rights from the Government’s Perspective, Larry Brantley (U.S. Army Materiel Command)Artificial Intelligence: A Primer for Attorneys in Federal Practice, Larry Brantley and Billy Nelson (U.S. Army Material Command)Code of Conduct and Business Ethics, and Problems that Can Arise When People Don’t Follow Them, Rich Raleigh (Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP)Cybersecurity Fraud, the False Claims Act, and Government Contractors, Kim Martin (Bradley Arant Boult Cummings) and Don Long (Assistant U.S. Attorney – Northern District of Alabama)And more!LABOR SYMPOSIUMAnnual Update on Legal Developments at the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board (2.0 CLE Hours), Judge Thomas J. Lanphear and Judge Sherry T. Lineville (U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board)Reasonable Accommodations: Process, Purpose and Interaction (2.0 CLE Hours), Margaret Simmons and Amilcar Hernandez (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)DOL Update: Davis Bacon Act, Independent Contractor and Salary Threshold, Jamie Brabston Redstone Government Consulting)2023 EEOC Federal Sector Overview and Update, EEOC Administrative Judge Russ ParkerEthics and Professional Responsibility (Ethics), Cynthia Van Rassen (Missile Defense Agency)