The Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC) focuses on strengthening our members' business growth, our region's economy, and our nation's security through training, one-on-one counseling, business-to-business networking, and advocacy.
PNDC Annual Dinner with Keynote Frank Kendall-Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics - November 9
INSIDER THREAT ASSESSMENT AND CYBERSECURITY – UPDATE AND BEST PRACTICES FOR FEDERAL CONTRACTORS - Oct. 26
Government contractors are faced with an ever changing landscape of new rules and regulations pertaining to insider threat assessment and cybersecurity. This presentation will provide an update on latest developments and recommendations for best practices, including the National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM) requirements for some contractors to have an Insider Threat Program in place by November 30, 2016 and the new FAR final rule on Safeguarding Contractor Information Systems.
TAKING FULL ADVANTAGE OF THE R&D TAX CREDIT FOR DEFENSE AND SECURITY BUSINESSES - Nov. 10
The R&D tax credit can be a valuable incentive for Defense and Security businesses that are eligible. For companies that are new to the tax credit, learn what types of projects and activities qualify for the credit, along with the expenses that can be included. For companies that have been taking the credit, make sure you are maximizing your available credit and meeting the documentation requirements.