Based in Maryland, Ascellon Corporation helps companies enhance program management offices into high-functioning systems. Ascellon Corporation also stays actively involved with the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA).
On December 14, 2015, the NCMA will host its 34th annual Government Contract Management Symposium at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. The event caters to individuals and companies serving the federal sector as well as those in government and industry contracting. The two-day forum consists of expert lecturers, networking events, and 20 breakout sessions on topics ranging from contract price adjusting to cyber compliance. Participants can customize their experience by taking advantage of one of five educational tracks available. Among the keynote speakers are defense procurement and acquisition policy director Claire M. Grady and Air Force Materiel Commander Ellen M. Pawlikowski.
The symposium is open to the public. NCMA members and students receive a discounted rate starting as low as $300. In addition, groups can register at a lower ticket price. Registration remains open until the day of the event, when interested parties can sign up on-site.