First Friday Webinar Series

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Call for Presentations

Do you have an educational topic you would like to present during our Monthly First Friday Webinar Series? Please complete the online form to share your topic and learning objectives with the SAME DC Post Programs committee.

2024 Available Dates:

August 2
October 4
November 1
December 6

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Professional Development (PDH credits) for the First Friday Series is only available for the participants who registered and attended the live session.


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February 2, 2024

Solving the Humidity Control Problem Using New ASHRAE® Design Guide, GSA/DOE Innovation Programs and Technology

Presented by: Andy Lynch, Academy Energy Group & Jim Meacham, Altaire Systems

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January 5, 2024

Attracting & Securing Transitioning Military Talent

Presented by: Ben Wham, PE, Global Recruiters of Charlottesville

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December 1, 2023

Developing Audit-Proof Rates, Costs & Withstanding Federal Audits

Presented by: Doug Hibshman, Tim DiGuiseppe, and Dana Molinari
Fox Rothschild, LLP

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October 6, 2023

Common Contractor Mistakes in Asserting & Defending Bid Protests

Presented by: Maria Panichelli, Esq., McCarter & English, LLP

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September 1, 2023

Exploring New Applications of 3D Laser Scanning: Enhancing Design & Construction in the AEC Industry

Presented by: Christopher Fillmore, LS, IMEG

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August 4, 2023

Resolving Issues, Avoiding Conflict and Preserving Claims on Construction Contracts

Presented by: Maria Panichelli, Esq., McCarter & English, LLP

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July 7, 2023

Unlocking the Potential of ChatGPT and Large Language Models (LLMs) for Proposals

Presented by: Kathryn Bennett, MPH, CPSM, Proposal Industry Experts

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June 2, 2023

The DD Form 1391: Planning to Execute

Presented by: Jilian Breedan, PE, LEED AP, Engage Federal

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May 12, 2023

New Requirements for Protecting VA Sensitive Information

Presented by: Derek Kernus, DTS

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April 7, 2023

Mighty Micro Purchase: Sole-Source Superpower!

Presented by: Judy Bradt, Summit Insight

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March 3, 2023

Low Carbon Materials: Achieving Optimizing During Design and Construction

Presented by: Dirk Kestner, Walter P Moore

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February 3, 2023

ESTCP Project Overview: Data Diodes for Facility Related Control System Cybersecurity

Presented by: Colin Dunn, Fend Incorporated

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January 6, 2023

CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification): A Primer

Presented by: Damon Hacker, Vestige Digital Investigations

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December 2, 2022

What you Don’t Know CAN Hurt You: Leveraging GSA’s MRAS Service

Presented by: Gloria Tarkin, TargetGov & Stacy Swann, USACE & GSA

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October 7, 2022

Teaming, Joint Ventures, and Mentor-Protégé Relationships on Federal Set-Aside Contracts

Presented by: Maria Panichelli, Esq., McCarter & English

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September 2, 2022

Security Considerations in Building Design: Preparing for an Active Shooter Event

Presented by: Ryan Searles, CPD, IMEG

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August 5, 2022

How to Ensure Compliance with the Buy American Act, the Trade Agreements Act, and the “Buy America” Requirements of the New Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Presented by: Doug Hibshman and Dana Molinari,
Fox Rothschild LLP

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July 1, 2022

Using Digital Twin Technology to Go Beyond Replacing Like for Like

Presented by: John J. Kluber, PE, MBA, Huitt-Zollars

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June 3, 2022

Stacking the Deck with Modular Construction

Presented by: George Olear, RA, AIA, Gannett Fleming

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May 6, 2022

Systems Approach to Cost Management

Presented by: Dan Shovlin, MRICS, CEP, Faithful+Gould

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