Bipartisan Smart Contracting Caucus to Host Tuesday Panel Discussion on Federal Acquisition Workforce

Published: May 18, 2009

Washington, DCThe Smart Contracting Caucus, an eleven member bipartisan dedicated to educating Congress about government contracting and facilitating a dialogue with the contracting community, will host a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 19 at 3:00 PM in Rayburn 2203.

The event will be moderated by Tom Temin of Federal News Radio and will focus on the Federal Acquisition Workforce – those Federal workers charged with planning, awarding and managing federal contracts and grants.

The event is open to the public.  For press seeking more information about Tuesday’s event please contact Frederick Hill at 202-225-0037.  Other inquiries should be directed to Steve Castor at 202-225-5074.


WHO: Moderator

Tom Temin, Federal News Radio



John K. Needham


Acquisition & Sourcing Management Issues

U.S.  Government Accountability Office

Steve Kempf

Assistant Commissioner, Acquisition Management

Federal Acquisition Service

U.S. General Services Administration

Max Stier

President & CEO

Partnership for Public Service

Alan Chvotkin

Executive Vice President and Counsel

Professional Services Council

Scott Amey

General Counsel

Project On Government Oversight (POGO)

Steven Schooner

Associate Professor of Law

Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program

George Washington University Law School


Rep. Issa and other Members of Congress to Address the Forum

WHAT: Smart Contracting Caucus Panel Discussion

on Federal Acquisition Workforce

WHEN: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 – 3:00 to 4:30 PM

WHERE: 2203 Rayburn House Office Building