DCAA & DCMA Cost, Pricing, Compliance & Audits Forum

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Pentagon City, VA – American Conference Institute has launched the 15th Advanced Forum on DCAA & DCMA Cost, Pricing, Compliance & Audits, the leading compliance event for the government contracting community, scheduled to take place on June 25 – 26, 2024 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel.


This year’s program offers keynote addresses delivered by DCAA Deputy Director Debbra Caw and DOD Principal Director John M. Tenaglia.


Co-chaired by Luis Ambroggio (International SOS), Jennifer Flickinger (HKA), and Mark Smith (BAE Systems), the speaker faculty features senior officials from Defense Contract Audit Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Management and Budget, as well as key decision makers from Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Leidos, Leonardo DRS, L3Harris, and more.


Key topics include:

  • Update on Current Activities at the CASB
  • Government Compliance Best Practices
  • Data Analytic and Artificial Intelligence Consideration
  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Program Proposal
  • Prime-Sub Relationship Tips for Success
  • Unilateral Changes in Cost Accounting Practices
  • CAS Audits

This annual 2-day conference brings together senior officials from DCAA, DCMA, and DOD, government contractors, and industry experts working in procurement, government compliance, cost pricing, audit and serves as a crucial platform for them to delve into the complexities of cost and pricing compliance within the government contracting arena, benchmark their strategies, and connect with the community.


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Staffed by industry specialists, lawyers and other professionals, American Conference Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, the law, and public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge.


Headquartered in New York, ACI has grown to produce more than 100 events each year, attended by thousands of senior delegates from across the world.

Speaker and Presenter Information

Government speakers:

Justin Carder, Chief Digital and AI Officer, Defense Contract Audit Agency

Debbra Caw, Deputy Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency

Jennifer Desautel, Associate Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency

David S. Dolgin, Contracting Officer, Office of Acquisition and Grants Management (OAGM), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Daniel Hawley, Director, Commercial Item Group, Defense Contract Management Agency

John L. McClung, Accountant & CAS Board Manager, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, Office of Management and Budget

John M. Tenaglia, Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting, Office of the Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense


Government contractors:

Sean Bamford, Associate General Counsel, Government Contacts and Cybersecurity, Lockheed Martin

Neil Gardner, Director, Government Compliance, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Nathan Geesaman, Director, Government Regulatory Compliance, Accenture Federal Services

Matthew Popham, Senior Vice President & Director - Government Compliance, Leidos

Marc Salko, Corporate Vice President, Government Compliance & Accounting, Leonardo DRS, Inc.

Relevant Government Agencies

DOD & Military, Dept of Justice, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, State Government, Federal Government

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Tue-Wed, Jun 25-26, 2024


Main conference (June 25-26):  $2495.00

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
900 South Orme Street
Pentagon City, VA 22204
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