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"Free" GSA Professional Development Acquisition Seminar " -- 6_11_14 Atlanta

"Free" 21st Century Government Acquisition Tools and Techniques

This "FREE" GSA acquisition seminar is intended for federal, state and local government acquisition /procurement officials, Contracting Officers, Program/Project Managers, Engineers and Contracting Officer Technical Representatives (COTRs) seeking detailed contracting information pertinent to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Federal Supply Schedules (FSS), the OASIS program and for the Government-wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) while providing training that will equip the audience with tools necessary to simplify their acquisition processes. Attendees will learn the systematic process necessary to successfully award and administer delivery and task order awarded through Federal Supply Contracts. These courses will be presented (in-part) by 1102s that have made awards on behalf of the DOD and other Federal Agencies via Open Market, GWAC, and Federal Supply Schedules contracts via Open Market, GWAC and Federal Supply Schedule contracts. Topics / schedules covered in the course agenda include:

Topics to be addressed during the acquisition seminar include:

  The purpose, benefits, and regulatory foundation of the Multiple Awards Schedule (MAS) Program and GWAC programs
  Characteristics and Schedule flexibilities relating to the acquisition life cycle including acquisition planning and market research
  The task / delivery order administrative functions, documentation requirements, and ordering methods when using GSA    
   Schedules as outlined in FAR Subpart 8.4

  Special ordering methods such as Blanket Purchase Agreements and Contractor Team Arrangements
  Open Market -vs.- Multiple Award Schedules - Differentiating FAR Subpart 8.4 from FAR Parts 13 / 14 / 15 / and 51 deviation
  FLEET Short-Term Rental and Heavy Equipment Rental programs

 OASIS GWAC Delegation of Procurement Authority Training
  NEW GSA Solutions and Platforms-Reverse Auction

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. GSA Solutions
9:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. FAR Subpart 8.4 from FAR Parts 13 / 14 / 15 / and 51 deviation
10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Complex Use of MAS by Experienced Customers - A Power Users Session
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS)
11:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. FLEET Short-Term Leasing and Rental program
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. OASIS - Delegation of Procurement Authority Training/Certification
3:20 p.m. - 4:10 p.m. Green Solution via Reverse Auction for non-complex contracts
Register early - Limited seating is available.
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Public Transportation through MARTA is available.
Valid State Drivers' License, Federal ID and/or State Issued ID card is required to enter Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center
This facility is handicapped accessible.
Paid Parking is adjacent to the facility.

For additional information and special needs, contact :
Dhana Moore, (334) 31--8798,

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Sam Nunn Federal Center Building
Conference Room Area 2nd Floor
61 Forsyth Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Dhana Michelle Moore
(334) 313-8798


Training, Professional Development, Contracts, Acquisitions, GSA, IT, Cloud, Wireless, Commodities, BPA, data, Telecommunications, Equipment, Parts, Market Research, Acquisition Planning, Program Management, Green, Financial