The NDIA 2024 Integrated Program Management Division Meeting Program Management Tools and Services Forum has been scheduled and registration is open.
Date: March 13-14, 2024
Location: Tucson, AZ
This will be IPMD’s first ever “Program Management Tools and Services Forum”. In addition to the traditional topics, you’ll get a chance to meet with the industry’s top tools and service vendors. Special speakers have been invited to share AI advancement in the program management discipline.
Keynote speaker will be Maj Gen David Abba, USAF, Director of Special Programs, Department of Defense Special Access Program Central Office
Maj Gen David W. Abba is the Director of Special Programs and the Director of the Department of Defense Special Access Program Central Office (DoD SAPCO), the Pentagon, Arlington, VA. He serves under the authority, direction, and control of the Deputy Secretary of Defense for all programs protected under special access controls in order to acquire and deploy operational and intelligence capabilities to warfighters worldwide. Additionally, Brig Gen Abba chairs the Low Observable/Counter Low Observable Tri-Service Committee.
Featured speaker will be Harold Hickman, Acting Deputy Director, Integrated Program Management, Acquisition Data and Analytics, U.S. Department of Defense
Harold “Hal” Hickman is the Acting Deputy Director for the Integrated Program Management (IPM), a division of the Acquisition Data and Analytics (ADA) office that serves as the Department of Defense (DoD) focal point for all policy, guidance, and competency relating to Earned Value Management (EVM)/IPM. He is serving in this role as a rotation from the Department of the Navy (DON) where he is the Director of the Naval Center for EVM (CEVM). He has served as the Director of the Naval CEVM for four (4) years and has been with the office for seven (7) years.