Contracting Working Group

Contracting Working Group

GUEST SPEAKERS
  Tiffany Hixson
Regional Commissioner
Federal Acquisition Service (FAS)
U.S. General Services Administration
 

  Jill Akridge
Director of Customer Account Management for Professional Services and Human Capital Portfolio
U.S. General Services Administratio
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GSA released its Next Generation Services IDIQ Request for Information on March 2. PSC is offering an exclusive member event at its Contract Working Group March 18 to discuss the RFI with Tiffany Hixson, Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Professional Services and Human Capital Categories, Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) and Jill Akridge, Director of Customer Account Management for Professional Services and Human Capital Portfolio, FAS. This is an opportunity for members to learn and assist in development of GSA’s acquisition strategy for what will likely be next iteration of the widely used OASIS “best-in-class” contract vehicle.  Please register here or contact Sebastian Herrick for more information.

DESCRIPTION
The Smart Contracting Working Group within PSC’s Acquisition and Business Policy Council (ABPC) was formed to look for opportunities to improve the federal procurement system that would benefit both government and industry. Commonsense policies and consistently applied procedures for how and when the government acquires services can greatly enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the federal acquisition system. In many areas, improvements to government business and buying policy—whether through statute, regulations, or agency guidance—will lead to positive outcomes that far exceed the magnitude of the changes themselves.

This meeting is exclusively for PSC members.


PSC POLICY LEAD
Sebastian Herrick
Senior Associate, Public Policy
Sebastian Herrick serves as Senior Associate, Public Policy, where he provides cross-association support for the Professional Services Council and its member organizations.  

Sebastian was previously Policy and Program Analyst for the Government Relations department of AECOM, a leading engineering and infrastructure firm. Prior to AECOM, Sebastian served as Chief Analyst for ASC Echo, a boutique political and media data firm in the Washington, D.C. area. Sebastian interned for two congressional offices and graduated from Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. He is proudly from Golden, Colorado.


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4. Proceed to Checkout 5. Submit Order 


Please contact events@pscouncil.org if you have any questions or registration problems. 


DATE
March 18, 2021

TIME

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

LOCATION
Virtual Meeting

PRICE
Free for members
Closed to nonmembers

ABOUT ABPC
The Acquisition and Business Policy Council is the principal body for developing PSC’s positions and taking action on cross-cutting, major acquisition policy issues. Its focus encompasses wide-ranging issues such as multiple award and schedules contracts, the role of contractors, federal acquisition workforce development, commerciality, contract type and competitiveness, requirements development and evaluation strategies, alternative acquisition models, internal and external communication, and industrial base health and competition. The Acquisition and Business Policy Council fosters formal and informal partnerships with policymakers and allied stakeholders, and works toward an outcome-oriented federal services acquisition process through regular meetings, timely programs, and various other avenues.

All information and available materials will be distributed prior to the meeting to all registrants. Please contact events@pscouncil.org if you have any questions or registration problems.


When
3/18/2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where
Virtual Meeting
Registration not available.
 

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