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The Washington Chapter Symposium
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
March 28, 2001

Plans are underway for the 2001 Symposium to be held on March 28, 2001 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center on Seminary Road.  This year’s theme, “TRANSITION AND TRANSFORMATION” focuses on the change in administrations, the changing roles and expectations within the Department of Defense, as well as the changes taking place within the defense industry.

The challenges of 2001: What can we expect?
The Symposium will explore, with a variety of high-level and professional speakers, current challenges facing financial managers as the new administration transitions into place, the defense challenges facing the new president, the outlook for the Quadrennial Defense Review, and the transformation within the defense industry.

Symposium Schedule (as of March 21st):


Registration (Coffee, Tea and Danish)


Opening Ceremony
Presentation of the Flags
Pat Zarodkiewicz, Chapter President

Mr. Ron Speer, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Financial Management and Comptroller)

Mr. George Cahlink, Government Executive Magazine, “Transforming the DoD Workforce”
Sid Davis, Former VP-Senior Correspondent and Washington Bureau Chief NBC News
 “Challenges Facing the New President”


Maj Gen Dan Dick, Director for Strategy, Requirements and Integration (J8), United States Joint Forces Command “CINCs Role in Financial Management - DRB”

Mr. Steve Binder, Aerospace Analyst, Bear Stearns, “The Structure and Dynamics of the Defense Industry As Viewed By the Financial Markets”
Dr. Terry Alderman,
“Take This Job and Love It”

Dr. Diane Disney, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy
“Outlook for Federal Employees in the New Administration”


Lt General Bruce Carlson, Director for Force Structure, Resources and Assessment, JCS
“Resources Assessment and Readiness Implications”


Break Sponsored by
Mr. Lawrence Korb, Vice President and Director of Studies Council On Foreign Relations,  (Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan Administration)
“Defense Policy in the New Administration”


Sean OKeefe, Deputy Director, OMB
"Priorities of the New Administration”

Wrap Up - Announce Raffle Winners

Take charge and Move Out!
The Symposium will provide a chance to engage in a dialogue with members of the transition team, JCS and CINC staffs, as well as defense industry and media leaders.   So take charge and move out!  Sign up to attend the Washington Chapter ASMC 2001 Spring Symposium by printing, completing, and fax or mailing the registration form (available below) today.

Spring 2001 ASMC Symposium Committee Chairs

Co-Chairs: Pat Vestal (703) 697-2511
Col Roger Bick (703) 695-4865
Program: Liz Banta (703) 354-1510
Protocol: Gwen Brown (703) 697-0021
Corporate: Richard Pineda (703) 607-1498 x216
Registration: Mary Wilson (703) 614-8244

Sylvia McDowell (703) 697-8218
Treasurer: Ralph Proctor (703) 697-1880
Facility: Ken Schreier (703) 693-5657

Zena Thomas

(703) 696-7490


Washington Chapter ASMC
Spring 2001 Symposium

When:    Wednesday, March 28, 2001
                Registration: 0700-0800
                Symposium: 0800-1600

Where:   Hilton Alexandria Mark Center                    3dsquare.wmf (948 bytes)  Map  
                5000 Seminary Rd
                Alexandria, VA 22311
                (703) 845-1010

CPE:        Qualifies for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits applicable toward the CPE requirement for the Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certification.


Fees: $130 Members; $140 Members, Late registration
$140 Non-members; $150 Non-Member, Late registration
$5 Parking Extra (Personal Expense)
(Lunch is included in the training fee)


Registration form:3/10

3dsquare.wmf (948 bytes) Download REGISTRATION FORM (MS Word format)



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