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Partnership: The Key to PPBE Reform

  • The process of defense budgeting is in need of reform. For more than 60 years, both houses of Congress have been working together to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) annually, which outlines the budget for the Department of Defense (DoD) for the upcoming fiscal year. 

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75 Years of Excellence: ASMC Alamo City Symposium

  • From February 16-17, 2023, Management Concepts staff had the pleasure of returning to San Antonio, TX to support the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC) Alamo City Chapter Professional Development Symposium (PDS) as a Diamond Sponsor, presenting a session as well as greeting ASMC members at our booth in the exhibit hall. Several hundred attendees gathered at the education center at Fort Sam Houston to attend sessions and earn continuing education credit, explore the exhibit hall, and network with other defense financial management professionals.

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Off to the Races: GPA Annual Conference ’22

  • As usual, Management Concepts had a blast reconnecting with all our Grant Professional Association (GPA) friends at the Annual Conference which took place November 2-5, 2022, in in Louisville, Kentucky. Over 1,100 grants professionals convened in person and online to learn, connect, and have some fun.

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Navigating Tomorrow at the FAA Managers Association Convention

  • Management Concepts was pleased to return as a Bronze Sponsor to the Federal Aviation Administration Managers Association (FAAMA) 41st Annual FAAMA Convention and “Managing The Skies” Expo (FAAMA Convention). This year’s inspiring theme “Navigating Tomorrow – It Starts with Us!” was future-focused, stressing the need for leadership in action, and enabling Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) managers to implement the policies that will enable the FAA workforce to meet the needs of a workforce facing hiring and development shortfalls in the face of looming retirements amongst senior staff.

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OIGs on a Mission: AIG Annual Conference ’22

  • The Association Of Inspectors General (AIG) met in person for the first time since 2019 at their Annual Conference in Washington, DC, October 12-14, 2022. Management Concepts was pleased to support the conference for the first time as a Gold Sponsor, and meet the many inspectors general (IGs) and those in related roles at the federal, state, and local levels who came from across North America to participate in the event.

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Back in 3 Dimensions Once Again: AAFEA Conference Highlights

  • AAFEA Leadership Development Workshop 2022. Management Concepts was proud to continue to partner with the African American Federal Executive Association (AAFEA) as a Platinum Sponsor, exhibitor, and workshop presenter at the annual Leadership Development Workshop (LDW), which took place September 19-21, 2022 in College Park, MD and online. For the first time since 2019, AAFEA members were able to network in person with leaders from across government and industry, while also having the option to attend virtually as well. The 2022 LDW theme “Leadership Dimensions – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA)” brought timely and thought-provoking issues to the forefront throughout the three-day event, highlighting successes and addressing challenges.

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"Yes, and…" — Looking back at NCMA World Congress 2022

  • Management Concepts was proud to sponsor and exhibit at the 2022 National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress, held July 18–20, 2022. The 1,400 attendees were excited to convene in person in Chicago, with an additional 400 attendees participating online. During the three days of the event, NCMA emphasized the idea of new ideas leading to the future with the theme, “Contracting Solutions for a ‘Yes, and . . .’ World.”

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