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R--Department of Veterans Affairs - Office of Acquisition and Logistics Second Supplier Relationship Management Quarterly Webinar

Solicitation Number: VA79113I0046
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VA Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center
Location: Department of Veterans Affairs Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center
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Special Notice
Added: Apr 11, 2013 4:18 pm
Department of Veterans Affairs - Office of Acquisitions and Logistics

Supplier Relationship Management - Quarterly Webinar

This is not a solicitation. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the United States Government.

Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Time: 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Location: Online webinar


Point of Contact: Jesse Beaman:

Cost: No participant fees for webinar

I. Background Information for the Event:

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is soliciting supplier participation in its Second Supplier Relationship Management Quarterly Webinar of 2013. The SRM initiative is part of VA's broader effort to improve the end-to-end acquisition process which capitalizes on industry expertise as an effort to strengthen the VA acquisition process as a whole.

During the Webinar, VA acquisition leadership will update supplier participants on the Department's progress towards meeting its strategic goals, and will address subjects such as acquisition approaches, procurement policy, the VA supply chain, and Veterans and Small Business Programs.

II. Objectives of the Event:

1. Update suppliers on Supplier Relationship Management activities, including results from the second quarter (2Q) Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Supplier Perception Survey and an update on VA Industry Advisory Group activities.

2. Provide Acquisition Policy updates (sole-source, others)

3. Clarify role of the Strategic Acquisition Center (SAC)

4. Provide updates on the Veterans Small Business conference and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) progress towards meeting FY 2013 socioeconomic contracting goals

III. Agenda:

Time Topic Speaker

2:30-2:35 PM Opening Remarks: Current state of Supplier Relationship Management Initiatives

" Results from 2Q FY 2012 VA Supplier Perception Survey

" Update on VA Industry Advisory Group activities Mr. Jan R. Frye

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Acquisition and Logistics

Mr. Thomas A. Burgess, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

2:35-2:50 PM Acquisition Policy Update

" Sole-source Contracting under Title 38

" Terminating Contracts with Ineligible Firms

" Others? Mr. C. Ford Heard, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Procurement Policy, Systems and Oversight

2:50-3:00 PM Role of the Strategic Acquisition Center

Mr. EG Primus, Deputy Associate Executive Director, Office of Acquisition Operations

3:00-3:10 PM Small and Veteran Business Program Update

" Small and Veteran Business Conference update

" FY 2013 progress on meeting small business and socioeconomic contracting thresholds Mr. Tom Leney, Executive Director, Small and Veteran Business Programs

3:10-3:40 PM Question and Answer Session Mr. Thomas A. Burgess

Mr. Jan R. Frye

Mr. C. Ford Heard

Mr. Tom Leney

Mr. EG Primus

3:40-3:45 Closing Remarks Mr. Jan R. Frye

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Acquisition and Logistics

VI. How to Register:

To register for the Webinar, please go to:

The Webinar is free of charge. If you would like to register more than one person from your company, please only register one name and view the web conference from a common location with those colleagues interested. Once registration is closed, all participants will receive the official invitation with link to the Webinar, which will go live on May 1, 2013 at 2:30 PM EST.
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Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Posted Date:
April 11, 2013
Department of Veterans Affairs;VA Denver Acquisition & Logistics Center;555 Corporate Circle;Golden CO 80401
Mr. Jesse Beaman

Contract Specialist