Training Seminar with Michelle Currier

April 11th, 2019

All Day Seminar

Raytheon Company

12792 Research Parkway, Orlando, FL 32826 (map below)

Contact: Shannon Baran

Government and industry welcome. Please join us to hear from Michelle on trends and hot topics in the government contracting world, including but not limited to:

    • The do’s and don’ts of industry capture management/new bid submissions.
    • Recent changes in the GFY 2018-19 NDAA to Other Transaction Authorities (OTAs). When they can be used by the Govt and when not.
    • Recent trends in protest decisions by the GAO.
    • Requesting and preparing for debriefs.
    • Section 809 Panel updates (
    • Contracting environment trends for small businesses.
    • Fed Civ. Agency shutdowns and how that has and will impact industry.
    • Changes to LPTA guidance and rules within DoD.
    • Growing emphasis on "rapid innovation".

Speaker Biography:

Ms. Michelle Currier serves as a Professor of Contract Management at the Defense Acquisition University (DAU). Ms. Currier brings a wealth of real-world experience to the classroom from her 39-year career, having served with distinction as a Contracting Officer, Division Chief, Deputy Director Small Business and Director of Contracts at the Naval Research Laboratory, Military Sealift Command, Small Business Administration, Naval Sea Systems Command, and the Army Contracting Command. Ms. Currier has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the DAU Faculty of the Year, DAU Distinguished Teacher Designation, DAU Corporate Asset Development Award, Superior Civilian Service Medal, and DAU Corporate Ask-A-Professor Award. Ms. Currier was recognized by Inside Business as one of the Top 25 Women in Business in Hampton Roads.

Michelle has earned both the Certified Professional Contracts Manger (CPCM) and Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) designations from the National Contract Management Association (NCMA). Ms. Currier was competitively selected and is a graduate of the inaugural class for the U.S. Army's Senior Leadership Program and is DAWIA Level III certified in Contracting.

Ms. Currier is a Past National President of the NCMA (2001-2002) and an NCMA Fellow. NCMA has recognized Michelle with the Alvis D. Keen Honorary Life Member Award, the Charles A. Dana Distinguished Service Award, Outstanding Fellow Award, the NCMA Education Award, several National Achievement Awards and NCMA Volunteer of the Year 2017. Ms. Currier currently serves on the NCMA Board of Advisors and is a Contract Management Leadership Development Program (CMLDP) mentor and faculty member. Ms. Currier is a frequent presenter at industry and government events.


All Day

NCMA Members

Group Rate*


Half Day**

Hot Topics Lunch

Federal Gov't








*Group Rate - Three (3) or more registrants from the same organization. Registrants can pay separately, but must name their organization in the text box above.

**Half Day - Morning Session includes breakfast, Afternoon session includes Hot Topics Lunch


Raytheon Company

12792 Research Parkway, Orlando, FL 32826

Raytheon is a secure facility. Please sign in at the front desk and wait for an escort.


8:00 AM - Check-In/Networking/Breakfast

9:00 AM - Morning Session Begins

11:30 AM - Break

12:00 PM - Hot Topics Lunch

1:00 PM - Break

1:30 PM - Afternoon Session

4:00 PM - End Sessions/Networking