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2018 Federal Procurement Institute
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2/7/2018 to 2/8/2018
When: February 7 - 8, 2018
Where: The Hotel at Arundel Preserve
7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard
Hanover, Maryland  21076
United States
Contact: Sarah Woods
(443) 219-3632

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  Federal Procurement Institute

February 7 - 8, 2018
Hanover, MD



The Federal Procurement Institute provides specific information concerning Federal Government policies related to procurement for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements. It is designed to be a resource for procurement professionals who purchases goods and services in support of federally sponsored programs or research. The Institute will focus on the recently enacted Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards which introduces new requirements in the procurement process for grants and cooperative agreements. The new policies were originally scheduled for implementation on December 26, 2014, universities now have an additional year to comply.

Expected Outcomes

As a result of this institute, participants will be able to:

  • Know the difference between Federal grants, contracts and cooperative agreements
  • Understand and apply the Federal requirements for competition which include Micro-Purchase, Small Purchase, Sealed Bidding and Competitive Proposals
  • Develop bid documents which promote competition and include required Federal terms and conditions
  • Understand the basic structure of the Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Identify and mitigate conflicts of interests as defined by the Federal Government
  • Recognize items that are unallowable for purchase with Federal funds
  • Understand the Federal concept of reasonableness when conducting transactions
  • Gain an understanding of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards which are the applicable policies that provide guidance to Colleges and Universities receiving federal funds.
  • Understand how Federal Government views “compliance”, through review of procurement related audit findings
  • Apply the correct federal procurement process to any order

Certification Hours

Attendees at this event will earn 10.5 hours of continuing education. These hours may be applied toward ISM's C.P.M. / CPSM / CPSD recertification and/or A.P.P. re-accreditation, or UPPCC's CPPO/CPPB certification or recertification program requirements.


Member Tuition - $675
Non-Member Tuition - $875

 Hotel Information

The Hotel at Arundel Preserve

7795 Arundel Mills Boulevard

Hanover, MD 21076

Hotel Rate:$157 per night

Convenient to transportation, attractions, shopping, Maryland Live! Casino, and dining, The Hotel at Arundel Preserve is a boutique hotel that’s more than just a place to stay.

In all of the hotel guest rooms, enjoy upgraded linens and bath amenities, stay connected with complimentary high-speed Internet, and catch your favorite programming on the 40” LED HD TV.

Travel to and from the BWI Airport and local attractions via the complimentary 24 hour shuttle service.

The fitness center is open 24 hours a day, and includes an elliptical, bike, treadmills, and universal weights.The Hotel at Arundel Preserve features both an indoor and an outdoor pool.

Hotel Reservations

Call 1-888-624-4011 and identify yourself as part of the "NAEP" group. You may also use the group code 180206NAE when making reservations on the hotel's website, Make reservations by FridayJanuary 19, 2018 to be eligible for the discounted rate of $157 per night.

Cancellation Policy

Registrant requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to the NAEP registrar, Sarah Woods. Cancellations postmarked or received on or before January 7, 2018, are entitled to a full refund minus a $150 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be granted for cancellations made after January 7, 2018.

CONFERENCE NO SHOWS are liable for the full amount due. Substitutions are accepted and valid for this event ONLY. You will need to obtain the registration confirmation number for the person whose registration you will be using.

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NAEP National Office, 8840 Stanford Boulevard, Suite 2000, Columbia, MD 21045
Tel: 443.543.5540 • Fax: 443.219.9687

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