PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013-- 

South Florida NCMA Chapter, National Education Seminar, "100 Worst Mistakes in Government Contracting." 


San Fernando Valley NCMA Chapter, National Education Seminar, "The COR Member of the Acquisition Team: The Contracting Officer's Representative Guide to Performance and Quality."

 2012--

NCMA International Congress, Boston, "Drafting and Negotiating a Cost-Effective ADR clause for Commercial and International Contracts in 2012!"  Presentation Powerpoints

2011--

Huntsville, Alabama NCMA Chapter, National Education Seminar, "Risk Management for Complex U.S. Government Contracts and Projects."

NCMA Government Contract Management Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, “Key Enabling Decisions for ADR Success.”

2010--

Seattle South Sound and Puget Sound NCMA Chapters, National Education Seminar, “Risk Management for Complex U.S. Government Contracts and Projects.”   

NCMA Government Contract Management Conference, Arlington, Virginia, “And…the Rules-of-the-Road for the Promulgation of Government Contract Clauses/Regulations are…?” "Presentation Outline"

Golden Gate (San Francisco) NCMA Chapter, National Education Seminar,  “Risk Management for Complex U.S. Government Contracts and Projects.” 


2009—

ISM—South Florida, Inc. and the University of Phoenix, “How to Negotiate Fair/Reasonable Prices in Sole Source

Government/Commercial Procurements.”  "Speaking Outline"


University of California, Irvine, lecture, “International Contracting Update.”


Beach Cities National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Chapter and University of California annual educational conference, “Update on Regulatory/Contractual Changes in Government Contracting,”


"Contract Negotiations," NES, Ft. Worth, Sacramento/Gold Rush, and South Florida NCMA Chapters

NCMA Houston Space City Chapter, “Contract Negotiation: Deal or No Deal!”

2008—

“Contract Negotiations,” NCMA World Congress NES, Cincinnati, Ohio.

NCMA “Drafting the Ultimate Arbitration Clause,” Audio Seminar Presentation Outline

 

"Solicitations, Bids, Proposals and Source Selection:  Building a Winning Contract,” NCMA NES, Puget Sound and Central Connecticut Chapters.
 
NCMA Educational Conference, Antelope Valley Chapter, ""Contract Negotiations."

"Opportunities for Mediators in Business" lecture, University of California, Irvine Extension

2007—

“Contract Negotiations,” NCMA World Congress NES, Dallas, Texas.


ISM International Conference, Las Vegas, “Update on Recent Developments in International Purchasing/Contracting” (Proceeding Paper)(Presentation Outline) and “Factors in Drafting/Negotiating a Dispute Resolution Clause with Customers/Suppliers” (Proceeding Paper)(Presentation Outline)


“Performance-Based Acquisition,” NES NCMA New Orleans, Alamo, and Huntsville Chapters.


International Association for Contract and Commercial Management (IACCM), “Drafting the Ultimate Arbitration Clause,” Audio Seminar.


2006—

Southern Nevada NCMA Chapter, National Educational Seminar, “Performance-Based Acquisitions.”

University of California, “Impasse Negotiations.”


NCMA Congress Atlanta, Georgia and Puget Sound NCMA Chapter, National Educational Seminar, "Contract Negotiations."


US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, School of International Graduate Studies, “Request for Tender Offers.”
Presentation Outline and
Drafting the RFT


NCMA World Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, "Drafting the Ultimate ADR Clause for Government Subcontracts.”
Presentation Outline


California State Bar Annual Meeting, “Thinking Again For The First Time About Advocacy In Arbitrations.”
Presentation Outline


Central Connecticut NCMA Chapter, National Educational Seminar, “Best Contracting Practices for Businesses.”


2005—


National Defense Industrial Association Annual Educational Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada; Dispute Resolution Today: Or is it a reprise of yesterday’s ADR theme—“Play It Again, Sam?” Presentation Outline

 

Beach Cities NCMA Chapter and University of California, IrvineAnnual Educational Symposium, "Current Issues Impacting the Government Contracting/Buying Professionals."

 

NCMA World Congress, Phoenix, Arizona, "Creating an Effective Dispute Resolution Clause—Rules-of-the-Road in Drafting an Arbitration Clause." Panel Presentation Outline

NCMA World Congress, Phoenix, Arizona, "Are You Prepared for the 21st Century Rules on Buying/Selling “Goods” Under the New and Improved UCC Article 2?"

 

ISM 90th Annual International Purchasing Conference, San Antonio, Texas, “May The New (UCC) Force Be With You!” Presentation

Houston Space City NCMA Chapter, National Educational Seminar, "Award Term Contracting."

NCMA Audio Seminar, “Preparing for the Big Changes to UCC Rules on Contract Formation and Terms of the Deal.”


ABA Audio Seminar, "Contractor Teaming Arrangements: Competitive Solution or Legal Liability?"


“Thinking Again For The First Time About Advocacy In Arbitrations,” various Bar meetings.


China Lake and Ft. Worth, Texas, NCMA Chapters, National Educational Seminar, "Contract Negotiation."


2004—

 

California State Bar Business Law Section Spring Conference, “Update on ADR in the Franchising and Securities Industries.” Presentation Outline


California State Bar Business Law Section Educational Institute, “Drafting Critical Dispute Resolution Clauses.”

Presentation Outline

 

National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress, Orlando , Florida , “Designing the Ultimate Dispute Resolution Clause for Enhanced Subcontractor Relationships” Presentation Outline


Beach Cities NCMA Chapter and University of California , Irvine Annual Educational Symposium, "Current Issues Impacting the Government Contracting/Buying Professional."

 

Institute for Supply Management (ISM), 89th Annual International Purchasing Conference, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania , “An Effective Dispute Resolution Process for Subcontractors,”

 

Institute for Supply Management (ISM), 89th Annual International Purchasing Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “Update on DoD Transformation Initiative."


2003

 

Guanghua School of Management, Peking University, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen, China, “Global Business Law and ADR” Syllabus Outline


Renmin University, Beijing, China, “Designing the 21st Century Human Resources Organization and Use of ADR.”
Syllabus Outline


California American University, “International Business Transactions.”

California State Bar Annual Meeting, “Is Arbitration Becoming Too Much Like Court Litigation?”

California State Bar Winter Meeting, “Are Attorneys Required To Advise Their Clients On The Use/Availability of ADR?”


California State Bar Annual Spring Business Law Section Conference, “Drafting Arbitration Clauses.”


Nashville, Tennessee, 88th Annual Institute for Supply Management (ISM) International Purchasing Conference, “DoD

Regulatory/Contracting Developments Impacting Supply Managers.”


Rome, NY NCMA Chapter, "Negotiation" Workshop.


2002

 

California State University, “Contract Management” course. Syllabus Outline


Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, “International Law/Trade” seminar. Syllabus Outline


San Francisco, California, 87th Annual ISM International Purchasing Conference, “Designing and Enhancing Effective B2B

Relationships in the 21st Century.”
Presentation Outline


California Annual State Bar Conference, “Drafting Effective ADR Clauses/Agreements.”


California Annual State Bar Conference, “ADR In Franchising.”


Los Angeles ISM Affiliate, “Advanced Negotiation Seminar.”


California State University, “Arbitration Workshop.”


NCMA International Congress, seminars/presentations included “21st Century B2B Advanced Negotiation,” “Mock Commercial

Arbitration Between Buyer/Seller,” and “Critical Issues in Building Buyer-Seller Relationships through the Use of ADR.”


California State Bar Business Law Section Conference, “Forum Selection in Franchise Dispute Resolution Provisions.” 


California American University, “International Business Transactions” and “Negotiation” courses.

2001

Monterey Naval Postgraduate School, guest lecturer for ADR program.

California State University, "21st Century B2B Advanced Negotiation Workshop."

Pepperdine University, guest lecturer for ADR program.

Beijing, China, "International Business Transactions."

California Annual State Bar Conference, "ADR in Franchising."

"International Contracting Between United States and Middle East Countries" seminar.

"Mediation & Dispute Resolution: Preventing and Resolving Franchise Disputes," International Franchise Association, Los Angeles.

Orlando, Florida, 86th Annual NAPM International Purchasing Conference,. "Improving Your Sole-Source B2B Negotiation Techniques!" Presentation Outline

Orlando, Florida, 86th Annual NAPM International Purchasing Conference,. "Reverse Auctions."

Orlando, Florida, 86th Annual NAPM International Purchasing Conference, "Hot Topics in Commercial/International/Government Contract Management/Performance."

Phoenix NCMA Chapter, ADR Workshop/Seminar.

Tucson NCMA Chapter, ADR Workshop/Seminar.

NAPM Dallas, "Recent Commercial ADR Initiatives."

Vandenberg NCMA Chapter, National Educational Seminar, "Award Term Contracting."

Keller Graduate School of Management, "Negotiation" course.

2000

Keller Graduate School of Management, various graduate courses in Procurement & Government Contracting, Business Law, and Ethics/Constitutional/Commercial Law.

Beijing, China, "International Negotiations."

Beijing, China, "International Business Transactions."

Beijing, China, "International Business Transactions."

Monterey, California, California State Bar Business Law Section Conference, "ADR in Franchising."

New Orleans, 85th Annual NAPM International Purchasing Conference, "International Contracting" Presentation Outline

New Orleans, 85th Annual NAPM International Purchasing Conference, "Federal Subcontracting Update."

Antelope Valley & High Desert NCMA Chapters Annual Education Conference, "How to Negotiate with a Sole Source Supplier."

Project Management Institute-Orange County, "How ADR Can Be A Viable Project Management Tool."

1999

Keller Graduate School of Management, various graduate courses in Procurement & Government Contracting, Business Law, and Ethics/Constitutional/Commercial Law.

California Lutheran University, Commercial Contracting courses. 

NOVA Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, guest lecturer, "Arbitration and Baseball Arbitration."

California State University, guest lecturer, "Arbitration."

Mexico City, "International Commercial Arbitration for Business Executives."

NAPM Supply Chain Management, Dallas, Texas, "Current Contract, E-Commerce, and ADR Issues .

Beach Cities NCMA Chapter and University of California, Irvine Annual Educational Symposium, "Using ADR as a Contract Management Tool."

Gartner Group presentation on "Y2K."

NCMA San Diego Chapter, National Educational Seminar, "Innovative Contracting."

NCMA Phoenix Chapter, National Educational Seminar, "Innovative Contracting."

NCMA Educational Conference, Antelope Valley Chapter, "Will the Y2K Bug 'Byte' You?"

San Diego, 84th Annual NAPM International Purchasing Conference, "Will the Y2K 'Millennium Bug' Infect You?"

Las Vegas, ABA Real Property Construction Forum, "Disclosure Obligations for Arbitrators and Mediators."

NAPM International Contracting Satellite broadcast, "International Contracting."

Washington, DC, NCMA National ADR Conference, "ADR Between Primes/Subs in Government Contracting."

Greater Iowa NCMA Chapter, "What is Alternative Dispute Resolution in Government and Commercial Contracting?" 

1998 and earlier

Keller Graduate School of Management, various graduate courses in Procurement & Government Contracting, Business Law, and Ethics/Constitutional/Commercial Law.

Defense Systems Management College, guest lecturer on Government Contracting.

California Lutheran University, Commercial Contracting courses.

Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California guest lecturer on "ADR in Government Contracting."
Presentation Outline

West Coast University, Adjunct Professor on International Business Transactions and Intellectual Property for graduate program.

NAPM Electronic Commerce Conference, Phoenix, on “Y2K Issues/Challenges & Ways to Address/Resolve Them.”

NCMA East Coast Educational Conference, Washington DC, “The ADR Evolution in Government Contracting: 'Working it Out.'”

NAPM Annual International Purchasing Conference, Dallas “ADR Under the UCC.”

Member of the faculty on “Changing Contracting/Alternative Dispute Resolution Environment” at annual joint education symposium sponsored by University of California, Irvine and NCMA Beach Cities Chapter.  

"What Is (And Is Not) Happening In ADR In Federal Contracting" at American Bar Association Annual Meeting.  

“International Alliances and International Alternative Dispute Resolutions Techniques” at Aviation Week Symposium. 

Member of nation-wide faculty for seminar sponsored by US Office of Federal Procurement Policy on “Alternative Dispute Resolution--Using ADR to Improve Government Contract Performance” at San Francisco and Reno NCMA Chapters. 

Member of nation-wide faculty on “Commercial Items Acquisitions by the US Government and the Role of ADR in Dispute Resolution with the US Government” and speaker in Reno, Pismo Beach, San Bernardino, and Orange County.

Instructor of Government Contracts course, Federal Publications, Inc.

Member of nation-wide faculty on “Acquisition Reform and Administrative Dispute Resolution Act” and speaker at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas and Army Western Headquarters Military Traffic Management Command, Oakland, California.

Chair of Department of Defense Course Evaluation Committee for University Certification, West Coast University.

Instructor on “New Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 15,” at Edwards Air Force Base and US Army Fort Irwin National Training Center.

NCMA NES, San Bernardino, California, “Program and Contract Changes.”

Guest Lecturer, West Coast University graduate business course, “Critical Thinking in Business Ethics.”

“Negotiation Skills” workshops at High Desert and Las Vegas NCMA Chapters.

“Commercial Contracting” NES, Channel Islands, Anaheim, Orange County, Beach Cities, Antelope Valley, China Lake, High Desert, Inland Empire, and San Fernando Valley NCMA Chapters.