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GSA State and Local Training: Denver


Free Training on GSA State and Local Programs


Date:  Thursday, September 25, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 (Noon)

Location: 
Denver Federal Center
Building #41
Colorado Room
W. 6th Ave & Kipling Street
Denver, CO 80225
 
Cost:  Free
 
Overview:
By using the purchasing power of the federal government, GSA can help cities and towns meet their mission while reducing costs and maximizing efficiency. Multiple authorized programs allow state and local governments to use GSA Schedules for select goods and services.  Please join us to learn more about how these programs can be beneficial to your local community.  The following topics with be covered.
 
Cooperative Purchasing: The Cooperative Purchasing Program allows state, local and tribal governments to benefit from pre-vetted vendors on a variety of Information Technology products and services as well as security and law enforcement products and services offered through specific GSA Schedule contracts. This program allows eligible entities to purchase from Cooperative Purchasing approved vendors, at any time, for any reason, using any funds available.  
 
  •  IT Schedule 70 is the largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in the federal government. Schedule 70 is an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award schedule, providing direct access to products, services and solutions from more than 5,000 certified industry partners.
     
  • Schedule 84  Used for the purchase of security and law enforcement equipment.  It features alarm and signal systems, facility management systems, firefighting and rescue equipment, law enforcement and security equipment, marine craft and related equipment, special purpose clothing, and related services
 
Disaster PurchasIng: "Preparedeness, Response & Recovery" GSA’s Disaster Purchasing Program allows state and local governments to buy supplies and services directly from all GSA Schedules to facilitate recovery from major disaster or facilitate disaster preparation and response.
 
1122 Program: Purchase approved law enforcement equipment and vehicles from selected GSA Schedules and AutoChoice for use in counter-drug, homeland security and emergency response activities. 
 
Public Health Emergencies: Purchase directly from GSA Federal Supply Schedule contractors, when expending Federal grant funds in response to Public Health Emergencies (PHE) declared by the Secretary of Health and Human.
 
Wildland Fire: As part of a comprehensive Supply Transformation initiative, GSA is collaborating with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to transfer the Wildland Fire program to DLA.  We will cover all the changes to the Wildland Fire program and provide assistance with navigating the new changes.
 
Federal Surplus Property Donation Program: Eligible state and local governments and nonprofits can acquire federal surplus personal property through State Agencies for Surplus property (SASPs).
 
Computers for Learning: Schools and educational nonprofit organizations can acquire excess computer equipment form government agencies.
 
e-Tools:  GSA’s e-Tools web portal provides a one-stop resource where state and local and private customers can quickly learn about an array of GSA products and services.  e-Tools allow GSA to better serve its customers by providing an efficient and cost-effective way to do business. 
 
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Garrett Pride at garrett.pride@gsa.gov or 303.236.2382.

Seating is limited, so register today for this free training.
 
 
 
Thursday, September 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Denver Federal Center
Colorado Room
Building #41
West 6th Ave & Kipling St
Denver, CO 80225

Event Registration Register Online Now

CONTACTS

Garrett Pride
(303) 236-2382
garrett.pride@gsa.gov

 

State and Local Government, Disaster Purchasing, Cooperative Purchasing, 1122, Computers for Learning