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2022 Government Contracts Year-in-Review Conference

About the event

Each year, Thomson Reuters hosts the annual Government Contracts Year-in-Review conference where hundreds of leading attorneys, executives and government officials come together for high-level, expert briefings on the past year's legal developments affecting government contracts. For 2022, the format of the popular expert briefings program will be offered as a series of virtual online sessions allowing access for a wide range of attendee schedules.   

How to register

Registration will be available soon, please continue to visit our page for updates.

Dates and location


February, 2022 
Virtual Conference

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2022 Conference Agenda

Government Contracts Year-in-Review speaker presentations will summarize changes related to procurement within these topical areas for the year ending 2021:

Converging Procurement Systems International Public Procurement Law: Key Developments 2020
Export Controls: Compliance and National Security Concerns Statutes & Regulations
Bidding & Negotiation Cost & Pricing Issues
Performance Problems Terminations
Bid Protest Overview Disputes
Intellectual Property in Government Contracts Emerging Policy & Practice Issues
Mandatory Disclosure Fraud, Debarment & Suspension
Cybersecurity for Government Contractors Commercial Item Contracting
Accounting & Compliance Labor & Employment

Conference Briefs: A valuable record of the proceedings

Conference Briefs include a detailed outline and discussion of the topics addressed at the Government Contracts Year-In-Review Conference. Each conference registrant will have access to a pdf download copy of the annual Conference Briefs.

Earn CLE and CPE credits

The Government Contracts Year-in-Review Conference applies for CLE credits from many continuing legal education authorities under sponsorship by West LegalEdcenter/West Professional Development. Specific information concerning which states are available and the process for receiving credit will be provided to participants through their enrollment on West LegalEdcenter. 

NASBA Registry information: 
In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits will be granted based on a 50‐minute hour.  West Professional Development is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org.

For questions related to the conference, email us at:
GovtContractsConferences@thomsonreuters.com

Frequently asked questions

  • Each year, Thomson Reuters hosts the annual Government Contracts Year-in-Review conference where leading attorneys, executives and government officials come together for high-level, expert briefings on the past year's legal developments affecting government contracts.

  • The annual Year-In-Review conference will be transitioned fully to a virtual online educational program which will provide live and on-demand sessions with relevant topical updates.

    Using our West LegalEdcenter platform, attendees will have flexible and convenient online access to the sessions that are relevant to their specific learning needs, or those related to their day-to-day work with procurement in government contracting. 

  • The focus of the Year-In-Review program will continue to be geared towards current subscribers of the following Thomson Reuters government contracts products.    

    • The Government Contractor
    • The Government Contractor Plus (newsletter/email)
    • Nash & Cibinic Report  
    • Briefing Papers
    • Comptroller General Procurement Decisions 
  • Attendees will access all virtual sessions for the Year-In-Review program through our West LegalEdcenter platform. Each attendee will set-up their personal OnePass profile and will access the program sessions as part of the online platform. 

  • With the shift to convenient Year-In-Review virtual sessions, we are moving away from the use of complimentary passes. More information regarding session registration will be provided to current subscribers of government contracts products by mid-November 2021.

  • The Year-In-Review educational program will be offered to attendees as a full series of 18 sessions. In addition, individual session options allowing users to attend only the sessions that are relevant to their needs and learning requirements for their day-to-day work will also be available. More information regarding session information and pricing will be available on the West LegalEdcenter website by mid-November 2021.

    Current subscribers to the West LegalEdcenter platform will have the opportunity to access Year-In-Review program sessions at no cost as part of their annual subscriber rate.

    CLE certification will be available for attendees as they complete sessions and will be dependent on jurisdictional requirements by state. All CLE applications and requirement verifications will be handled by West LegalEdcenter.  

Thank you to our 2021 sponsors! 

For more information about sponsorship, please email GovtContractsConferences@thomsonreuters.com