The content of the Practice Symposia is comprised of 36 sessions structured around eight Tracks. The Tracks and associated sessions are:

• Agile
• Analysis, Forecasting, and Reporting
• Contracting
• Cost Estimating
• Department of Energy (DOE)
• Integrated Planning and Execution
• Planning and Scheduling
• System Implementation Experiences

Practice Symposia: DOE Track

Practice Symposia – DOE Track Details

PS 01.02 DOE EVMS Improvement and Path Forward
Melvin Frank, Department of Energy
Karen Urschel, Humphreys & Associates, Inc.

PS-03 DOE EVMS Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action
Robert Loop, Department of Energy
Rick Millikin, CH2M

PS 04.05 DOE EVMS Interpretation Handbook (EVMSIH)
Robert Loop, Department of Energy
Craig Hewitt, Department of Energy Contractors

PS-06 DOE EVMS Subject Matter Expert (SME) Development
Linda Ott, Department of Energy
Karen Urschel, Humphreys & Associates, Inc.

Practice Symposia: Agile Track

Practice Symposia – Agile Track Details

PS-07 Show Me the EV! Agile and EVM Demonstration
Ray Stratton, Management Technologies

PS-08 To QBD or Not to QBD? That is The Question: A Simpleton’s View of Agile
Brian Evans, MCR, LLC
Katherine Evans, MCR, LLC

PS-09 Integrated Agile Software Development with Earned Value Management
Glen B. Alleman, Niwot Ridge, LLC
Jeff Lutton, PrimePM

PS-10.11 NDIA IPMD Agile and EVM Guidance
Kathy Dailey, General Dynamics Information Technology
AnnMarie Oien, Lockheed Martin
Amy Martz, Raytheon
Ron Terbush, Lockheed Martin
Scott Rummel

PS-12 EVM and Agile Closed Loop Control for Optimized Program Performance
Dr. AnnMarie Oien, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

Practice Symposia: Contracting Track

Practice Symposia – Contracting Track Details

PS-13 NDIA IPMD Prime and Subcontractor Management Working Group
Anna Blachman, Lockheed Martin-MST
Caroline Cremisi, Raytheon

PS-14 Subcontracting with an Earned Value Management (EVM) Requirement
Kristin Heim, L-3 Communications
Elizabeth Schloer, Booz Allen Hamilton

PS-15 Because the PM Says So…
Lisa Wolf, Booz Allen Hamilton
Patricia Thompson, Subcontractor
Kelle McCluskey, KMC Endeavors, Inc.

Practice Symposia: Planning and Scheduling Track

Practice Symposia – Planning and Scheduling Track Details

PS-16 The Truth about Schedule Quality
Tom Polen, Deltek

PS-17 Modern Cost/Schedule Risk Analysis and Effective Risk Mitigation
Dr. David Hulett, Hulett & Associates, LLC

PS-18 Program Cost and Schedule Reserve: An Integrated Risk Approach
Ted Hibsman, Leidos

PS-19 The Art of Planning
Joshua Garvey, ClearPlan

PS-20 Sneak Preview – What’s New in the PASEG?
Yancy Qualls, Humphreys & Associates

PS-21 Subcontract Schedule Management
Rick Price, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Practice Symposia: Cost Estimating Track

Practice Symposia – Cost Estimating Track Details

PS-22 Beyond Correlation: Don’t Use the Formula That Killed Wall Street
Dr. Christian Smart, Missile Defense Agency

PS-23 Seven Degrees of Separation: The Importance of Data
Christel Petty, Missile Defense Agency

PS-24 The Art of Activity Based Costing
John Leahy, Booz Allen Hamilton

PS-25 Using Stochastic Optimization to Improve Risk Prioritization
Eric Druker, Booz Allen Hamilton

PS-26 Where Does Your Cost Estimate Go?
Emily Stafford, MITRE Corporation
Christopher Metz, MITRE Corporation

PS-27 Early Stage Cost Estimating for Radars and Sensors
Jeremy Goucher, Herren Associates
Liz Goff, Herren Associates

Practice Symposia: Integrated Planning and Execution Track

Practice Symposia – Integrated Planning and Execution Track Details

PS-28 Creating Credible Plans & Integrated Reporting and Control Systems – Part 1
Glen B. Alleman, Niwot Ridge, LLC
Thomas J. Coonce, Institute for Defense Analyses
Rick Price, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

PS-29 Creating Credible Plans & Integrated Reporting and Control Systems – Part 2
Glen B. Alleman, Niwot Ridge, LLC
Thomas J. Coonce, Institute for Defense Analyses
Rick Price, Lockheed Martin Space Systems

PS-30 Checklist to Support NDIA IPMD’s Surveillance Guide
Marty Doucette, Pilgrim Companions, Inc.
Dan Bellovary, Rolls-Royce Corporation

Practice Symposia: Analysis, Forecasting, and Reporting Track

Practice Symposia – Analysis, Forecasting, and Reporting Track Details

PS-31 Effective Root Cause Analysis
Buddy Everage, MCR Federal, LLC
Dr. William Chadick

PS-32 TCPI in 3D – Defending your EAC from Intense Audit Scrutiny
Guy Novak, Northrop Grumman Corporation

PS-33 Cost and Software Data Reporting (CSDR)
Matt Walker, SAIC

Practice Symposia: System Implementation Experiences Track

Practice Symposia – System Implementation Experiences Track Details

PS-34 CAIWG EVM Scalability Guide
Bob Wasser, BCF Solutions

PS-35 Roadmap for Rapid EVM Adoption
Suzanna McLaughlin, Yulista Aviation
David Moore, PrimePM Solutions

PS-36 EVM Mountains and Majesty
John McGregor, PARCA
Karen Kostelnik, PARCA
David Nelson, PARCA