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  • The Agencies Where Trump Can Most Easily Shift Contracting Priorities

    More than $400 billion in government contracts are set to expire this year across the largest 19 federal agencies, according to a recent report by big data and analytics firm Govini. That’s crea...


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    http://www.govexec.com/contracting/2017/07/agencies-where-trump-can-most-easily-shift-contracting-priorities/139637/?oref=river4789
  • Lobbyist Gift-Giving at Issue in More States

    Two months after demonstrators demanding greater accountability from state legislators were arrested at the Pennsylvania Capitol, a bill to ban gifts from lobbyists to officials remains stuck in commi...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/sl-lobbyists-gifts-statesjk.html4790
  • A Supreme Court Justice May Have Leaked Big News About the Ohio Governor's Race

    Former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray is going to run for governor of Ohio, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O'Neill said he was told last week by a mutual friend. O'Neill said the frien...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/tns-richard-cordray-ohio-governor.html4786
  • A User’s Guide To Getting Things Done in Government

    Nobody really loves government, but everyone needs it to work well: to defend the nation, care for the most vulnerable among us, maintain public safety, and provide numerous other services that make l...


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    http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2017/07/users-guide-getting-things-done-government/139558/?oref=river4788
  • States Get Creative on Pension Funding

    Most states have enacted some type of reform over the past decade to shore up their pension funds for the future. But such changes have typically done little to make a dent in the liabilities that gov...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-states-get-creative-pension-funding.html4781
  • The Army Seeks Internet-of-Battlefield-Things, Distributed Bot Swarms

    The Army Research Lab is turning more of its attention to fighting land wars against far more technologically sophisticated adversaries than it has in the past several decades. In the coming months, t...


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    http://www.govexec.com/defense/2017/07/army-seeks-internet-battlefield-things-distributed-bot-swarms/139551/?oref=federal-news-all4783
  • On Infrastructure, California Goes Back to Basics

    For the first time since 1989, California lawmakers this year passed a gas tax hike. The increase  by 12 cents a gallon on gasoline and 20 cents a gallon on diesel  will pay for a decade-lon...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-california-transportation-roads-investment.html4779
  • Texas Governor: I'm Keeping a List of Lawmakers Who Oppose Me

    Gov. Greg Abbott said that he would publicly call out lawmakers who didn’t support his 20-item legislative agenda while Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick came out swinging against House leadership during Mon...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/tt-texas-abbott-special-session-list.html4780
  • James Comey is Now Writing a Book About Ethical Leadership

    After three and a half years at the top of the US’s law enforcement food chain, James Comey has a few stories to tell. The former head of the FBI is writing a book, reports the New York Times (p...


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    http://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2017/07/james-comey-now-writing-book-about-ethical-leadership/139498/?oref=river4774

EVENTS

Conferences

ICAFGSP 2018 : 20th International Conference on Adulterated Food, Government Standards and Practices

ICAFGSP 2018 : 20TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADULTERATED FOOD, GOVERNMENT STANDARDS AND PRACTICES

December 17-18, 2018
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The ICAFGSP 2018: 20th International Conference on Adulterated Food, Government Standards and Practices aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adulterated Food, Government St...

Boosting Government Efficiency

BOOSTING GOVERNMENT EFFICIENCY

June 27-27, 2017
The new administration’s directive to “do more with less” calls on federal agencies to both increase efficiencies and improve results with existing resources.  To meet this challenge agencies are harnessing the power of data and analytics to implement effective, evidence-based...

Next Generation of Government Training Summit

NEXT GENERATION OF GOVERNMENT TRAINING SUMMIT

July 27-28, 2017
The NextGen Summit is a place to cultivate and enable the absolute best next generation of government. Whether you’re a millennial just entering the government workforce or a manager tasked with retaining and developing talent, or a seasoned public servant looking for new resources or challeng...

Governing Leadership Forum: Colorado 2017

GOVERNING LEADERSHIP FORUM: COLORADO 2017

August 01-01, 2017
Governing invites you to join us in Denver as we return after a three-year hiatus for the 2017 Colorado Leadership Forum. Spend the day with us to network, be inspired, and leave with a renewed sense of purpose to take action. From the fundamentals of good government to forecasting the future, the a...

STAY CURRENT AND COMPLIANT IN ALL AREAS OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING

STAY CURRENT AND COMPLIANT IN ALL AREAS OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING

July 17-21, 2017
Federal Publications Seminars (FPS) is the leading provider of high-quality courses and online programs for government contract professionals, educating over 15,000 students annually. With 60 years’ experience in the field, we offer hundreds of public courses and virtual instructor-led courses...

Community Conference

COMMUNITY CONFERENCE

July 15-15, 2017
The annual Orange County Community Conference is a means for you to learn about new and exciting ways to improve your neighborhood.

Defense One Tech Summit 2017

DEFENSE ONE TECH SUMMIT 2017

July 13-13, 2017
The 2nd Annual Defense One Tech Summit will feature top technical thinkers in government, academia, Silicon Valley and beyond. We'll discuss how the game-changing tech of today will become the game-winning resources of tomorrow and paint a picture where commanders have more resources and capabil...

ICEG 2017 : 19th International Conference on Electronic Government

ICEG 2017 : 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ELECTRONIC GOVERNMENT

July 09-10, 2017
The ICEG 2017: 19th International Conference on Electronic Government aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Electronic Government.

 

Webinars

JUL 24, 2017 | 11:00AM
BRIEFING ON FEDERAL AND STATE ADVOCACY ACTIVITIES
Join ASA Chief Advocacy Officer E. Colette Nelson for a briefing on the government advocacy issues that most impact construction subcontractors and suppliers.This live, one-hour webinar starts at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time/8:00 a.m. Pacific Time. Your registration allows access with one inter...
JUL 27, 2017 | 2:00PM
GSA'S GOVERNMENT-WIDE STRATEGIC SOLUTION (GSS) FOR DESKTOPS AND LAPTOPS
Get an overview of the Government-wide Strategic Solution (GSS) for Desktops and Laptops Program and system options available including enabled security, CPU choices, imaging, docking stations, extended warranties and software bundles.  Our program gives agencies a choice of desktop a...
JUL 27, 2017 | 2:00PM
GSA'S GOVERNMENT-WIDE STRATEGIC SOLUTION (GSS) FOR DESKTOPS AND LAPTOPS
Get an overview of the Government-wide Strategic Solution (GSS) for Desktops and Laptops Program and system options available including enabled security, CPU choices, imaging, docking stations, extended warranties and software bundles.  Our program gives agencies a choice of desktop a...
AUG 02, 2017 | 1:30PM
CALLING THE PLAYS: STREAMLINING GOVERNMENT WITH A FEDERAL BIG DATA PLAYBOOK
Data is growing  by 2020, the digital universe is projected to reach 44 zettabytes.  But today, just 27% of Feds give their agency an “A” for data management. And, President Trump’s executive order on streamlining government will require agencies to use metrics ...
AUG 08, 2017 | 2:00PM
GOVERNMENT INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR PROPOSAL WRITING
Looking for that perfect grant and writing the winning proposal has become part of our lives as librarians and part of the lives of our students and faculty as well. This webinar offers some tips gleaned from various Government publications on how to write that proposal. Various Government...
AUG 09, 2017 | 12:00PM
FUN WITH THE DFARS℠ SEASON 3
Covering each Part of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and created to make the DFARS approachable and thought provoking for contracting professionals at all levels.  All sessions will be recorded and accessible as a podcast throughout the year.
AUG 09, 2017
INTRODUCTION TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUDGETING
Still using spreadsheets as your primary budget preparation tool? Join us for a 60-minute webinar and learn about Questica Budget – a budget preparation and budget management tool designed by, and for Local Government. This webinar will focus on Operating and Personnel budgeting, inc...
CASE STUDY: WHEN GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT GOES WRONG
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The Federal Trade Commission, for example, acts to ensure that any given organization is not negligent or reckless with private information. But upon what information does the FTC act?
In this session, we'll focus on a case where the FTC relied on highly suspect information obta...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, tax managers, CFOs, controllers, business managers and owners, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, auditors and consultants.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDAHO PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CFOs, controllers, finance directors, tax managers, tax preparers, presidents, vice presidents, bookkeepers, accounts payable professionals and enrolled agents.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW JERSEY PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
TEXAS PROPERTY TAX LAW - HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROPERTY FROM BEING OVER-ASSESSED
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, controllers, tax managers, real estate professionals, presidents and vice presidents, CFOs, bookkeepers, tax preparers and attorneys.
VOLUNTEERING FOR TROUBLE? CLASSIFYING, MANAGING AND DISCIPLINING VOLUNTEERS
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This live webinar is designed for executive directors, accountants, CPAs, officers, controllers, CFOs, tax managers, human resource managers, and attorneys.

RESOURCES

Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, tried to strike a balance between the bill's supporters, who want stricter enforcement of immigration laws, and those who are concerned that it punishes local gov...

The federal budgeting process is broken. Former lawmakers and budget office leaders know it, current negotiators on Capitol Hill know it, a whole slew of good government groups know it and perhaps mos...

The 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station had a profound impact on nuclear power operators worldwide. The policy discussion on nuclear energy changed from the benefits...

The 2016 Defence White Paper released on 25 February 2016 delivers on the Government’s commitment to the safety of the Australian people and to the defence our territory and national interests. ...

From industry regulations to data privacy laws and government mandates, meeting compliance has become a permanent criterion for doing business. As each year passes, the resources needed to comply with...

Innovative technologies are new and disruptive (e.g. the airplane in 1914, the tank in 1917, nuclear weapons in 1945). Technological innovation often “backs us up” into suddenly needing a ...

As the Air Force’s Information Operations Team Chief, in South Korea, my team was located within the Strategy Division of the 607th Air Operations Center. My responsibilities included managing t...

A radar that requires only the slightest changes in software and configuration to go from high-altitude maritime ISR to performing low altitude Electronic Counter-Countermeasures (ECCM). This emerging...

This presentation provided by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) includes the TRADOC pamphlet for science and technology, and army operating concept. Also the army network campaign ...