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Free GSA Acquisition Training Seminar Ft Rucker, AL Feb 06, 2014

FREE "GSA Solutions" Acquisition Seminar-Earn CLPs

Date: February 06, 2014
Start time: 0800-1630 CST
Regular break will be made after each seson.
Total of 8 CLPs awarded.  

This free GSA training acquisition seminar is intended for federal acquisition experts, procurement officials, and contracting officers seeking detailed acquisition information in compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and GSA simplified acquisition resources.  During this seminar, information will be provided explaining ways to simplify the acquisition process through the use of GSA’s GWACs, Multiple Award Schedules (MAS), and eTools.

Attendees will receive step-by-step instructions enabling them with knowledge in how to successfully award and manage delivery/task orders through the use of GSA solutions and eTools.

During the acquisition seminar, several courses will be taught by warranted Contract Officers who will share their acquisition experience and expertise in awarding government contracts and delivery/tasks orders on the behalf of federal agencies through the use of GSA’s Solutions.  
Topics to be addressed during the acquisition seminar include:

The purpose, benefits and regulatory foundation of the GWACs and MAS Program
MAS characteristics and flexibilities relating to the acquisition life cycle including acquisition planning and market research
The task/delivery order administrative functions, documentation requirements and ordering methods using Multiple Award Schedules outlined in FAR Subpart 8.4
Open Market vs. Multiple Award Schedules - Differentiating FAR Subpart 8.4 from FAR Parts 13/14/15
Introduction of GSA’s new Reverse Auction eTool Platform

The following courses will be presented:

- GSA Advantage!® for Federal and Military, Buying Green Products (1 CLP)
- Experience GSA eBuy (1 CLP)
- Researching Green in the GSA eLibrary (1 CLP)
- FAR 8.4 vs. FAR 15 (1 CLP)
- Complex Use of MAS by Experienced Customers - A Power Users Session (1 CLP)
- Reverse Auction (1 CLP)
- GSA Assisted Acquisition Services  (1 CLP)
- Property Disposal - Basics of Property Disposal (1 CLP)

Register early - Limited seating is available.

Entrance at front gate requires a State valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
This facility is handicapped accessible.
Free Parking is available

If additional information is needed about this acquisition seminar, contact

Michael Gilbert, (706) 505-0945, email:


Rachel Wynne, (478) 957-3386, email:


Thursday, February 6, 2014
9:15 AM - 5:30 PM

Ft Rucker
Room 284
Building 5700
453 Novosel Street
Ft Rucker, AL 36362

Event Registration
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Michael Gilbert


Green, GSA Solutions, MAS, Acquisition, GWAC, FAR