NCMA Denver Chapter Events

2018-2019 Program Year

NCMA Denver Gives Back!

Attending networking events every month is a great way to expand your professional horizons, meet professional and personal goals, and make connections in your industry. This month NCMA Denver is doing things a little differently. We will be rolling up our sleeves and giving back to the community.


Join us on March 27th from 4:45pm-7:15pm at the Denver Rescue Mission, Lawrence Street Community Center, where we will be serving meals for our community. All are welcome so please bring your friends, family, or coworkers.

· When: Wednesday March 27th from 4:45pm to 7:15pm MST

· Where: Denver Rescue Mission, Lawrence Street Community Center (2222 Lawrence St, Denver, CO 80205). This event is located in downtown Denver, therefore parking is limited to street and garage parking.

· Price: Your Time

Please note that due to advanced planning and preparation for this event, a 72 hour cancellation notice is required.  For registration cancellations, please email info@ncmadenver.org.

REGISTER HERE

NCMA Denver March Virtual Webinar Series

(March 28)

Please join the Denver Chapter for the March 28th Virtual Webinar. Move your RFP from a C to an A+! will be hosted at Dentons in downtown Denver from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (MST). The Chapter will be offering this educational opportunity and CPEs to our members for $20 per webinar (versus $189 per webinar). Participants will earn 1.5 CPE/CLP credits per webinar.


March 28, 2019: Move your RFP from a C to an A+! Five Things You Can Do Today

Hosted at Dentons (Downtown Denver Location) - please check in at the lobby and you will be escorted to the 7th floor.

Abstract:

This webinar, presented by Jake Smithwick, PhD, MPA, is based on a multi-university study that reviewed and graded hundreds of public RFPs. Learn the 5 most effective way to improve your RFP instead of recycling an old model not structured to help ensure success. 

Key Takeaways:

Improve the client-procurement relationship through better RFPs, improve contract performance outcomes.


Cancellations, Substitutions, and Requests for Refunds

Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing 24 hours prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be made within 24 hours of an event or for no-shows. Cancellation or substitution requests should be sent to info@ncmadenver.org.


NCMA Denver Chapter April Virtual Webinar

(April 11th)

Please join the Denver Chapter on Thursday April 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (MST) for the NCMA Webinar “Size Protests – What You Need to Know.” This webinar provides an introductory look into the world of size protests. The discussion will address the unique features of this particular process—such as affiliation, filing requirements, and the timeframes associated with size protests. Participants will earn 1.5 CPE/CLP credits. The presenters are Mr. Alexander Gorelik, JD, CPCM and Mr. Jacob Scott, JD.


Mr. Gorelik is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP, has more than seven years of prior experience in federal contracting at the U.S. Department of the Navy. Before entering private practice, he worked as a Senior Contracting Officer for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and a Contract Specialist for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program Office.


Mr. Scott is an Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP, practicing government contract law, construction litigation. He represents clients at the Government Accountability Office, U.S. Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and various federal District Courts.

Key Takeaways:


-Identifying the requirements necessary for filing a size protest (due dates, form).

-Explaining the meaning of “affiliation,” and who is considered to be an “affiliate.”

-Determining who decides size protests and which regulations apply.

When:    Thursday April 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. MST

Where:   EKS&H, Now Part of Plante Moran, 8181 E Tufts Ave #600, Denver, CO 80237 (DTC)

Cost:    $20 for members

 


Cancellations, Substitutions, and Requests for Refunds

Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing 24 hours prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. Refunds will not be made within 24 hours of an event or for no-shows. Cancellation or substitution requests should be sent to info@ncmadenver.org.

Past Events:

  • NES - Pricing and Negotiating Commercial Item Contracts - March 6, 2019
  • Networking...For Your Future! - February 11, 2019
  • 2019 January CPCM Certification Study Group - January 16 - 20, 2019
  • NCMA January Webinar Series, January 10 & 24, 2019
  • Denver Chapter Holiday Party, December 11, 2018
  • NCMA November Webinar Series, November 15, 2018
  • Denver Zoo Taps and Tails, October 25, 2018
  • NCMA October Webinar Series, October 11 and 25, 2018
  • Staying Relevant in a Changing Federal Marketplace, September 12, 2018
  • NCMA Denver Chapter Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, June 13th, 2018
  • NCMA May Spotlight Seminar Series, May 10 and 24, 2018
  • NCMA April Spotlight Seminar Series, April 19 & April 26, 2018
  • CMLDP / Certification Networking Event, April 18, 2018
  • NCMA March Spotlight Seminar Series, March 8 & March 29, 2018
  • NCMA February Webinar: IP Protection and Cybersecurity, February 22, 2018
  • NCMA February Webinar: Commercial Item Acquisition, February 8, 2018
  • NCMA Winter Seminar: Pricing Webinar, January 11, 18 and 25, 2018
  • NCMA Denver Fall Event: Fortifying Leadership Competence in Contract Management Capability, November 9, 2017
  • NCMA Denver Webinar: CAS and the Consequences of Non-Compliance, October 19, 2017
  • NCMA Spring Seminar: Focus on the FAR Parts 12, 19, 22 and 42, May 2, 2017
  • NCMA Winter Seminar: Cyber Security, February 21, 2017