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October 26, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Hosted by North Carolina Military Business Center
In Partnership with the Defense Alliance of North Carolina;
the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina
and the Society of American Military Engineers

Purpose: As a follow-up to the 2023 Southeast Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit’s “Industry and Government” exchange sessions in Wilmington, the following webinar and in-person event will be held to discuss: issues of inflation; supply chain issues; labor challenges; acquisition policies; and other issues that may affect North Carolina contractors working with the federal government.


  • Webinar: October 26 beginning at 0900. Topic: Update on Labor Challenges and Acquisition Policies, Supply Chain Issues for Infrastructure. This session will discuss any progress made in acquisition policies and procedures that will assist contractor’s in today’s contracting environment within the federal government.  In addition, discussion on acquisition tools, timelines to award, use of varying acquisition methodologies to better balance the use of MACC, MATOCs, IDIQ and stand-alone contracts. For example, Early release of acquisition plans to existing contractors on MACCS or MACTOCs in order to plan and allow more time to negotiate roles and costs.  Identification and Publication of offerors on the short list for two phased procurements.This session will have industry members share experiences and best practices to address inflationary, supply chain and communications concerns between government and Industry partners on government contracts. While inflation and supply chain issues have abated somewhat, what is/can DoD do to help in mitigating some of the impact to federal contractors? For example, use of economic price adjustment clauses in contracts, extraordinary contractual relief procedures, progress payments, these are just a few possible solutions.Who should attend: General and Specialize trade contractors working within the Federal Government.

Registration. Webinars and the in-person event are free; however, registration is required. Register here: https://ncmbc.us/Machform/machform/view.php?id=203038


October 26, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Event Category:


North Carolina Military Business Center
Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC)
the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina
Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)


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