A demonstration of the Acquisition Gateway and other tools you can use to support your acquisitions
Date/Time: Thursday December 1, 2016 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.CLP's:3Cost: FreeLocation:Denver Federal CenterBuilding #41Lodge Conference RoomWest 6th Ave & Kipling StDenver, CO 80225Acquisition Gateway: Presented by Brian BaileyOur goal is to help make government acquisition great so register today and come learn about GSA's latest online tool; the Acquisition Gateway.The Acquisition Gateway is a workspace that provides accurate, useful, and unbiased advice. It helps federal acquisition professionals learn what they need to know, connect with others to collaborate and communicate, and act to accomplish their tasks effectively. Inside the Acquisition Gateway, you can find governmentwide solution comparisons, connect with other acquisition professionals, and explore product and service category hallways. The hallways feature expert articles, templates, market research tools, prices paid data, and more to achieve successful outcomes at each step of the acquisition lifecycle.Market Research Tools: Presented by Chris ColeMarket research is defined as collecting and analyzing information on the market for a government requirement (refer to FAR 2.101). It is an essential element in acquiring commercial items and provides information to the ordering activity in understanding the requirement and what is available in the commercial marketplace. This information-packed seminar will be filled with tips, techniques and practical examples of how to conduct market research to target and refine your products/services searches to fulfill your agency’s unique requirements.GSA e-Tools: Presented by Brian MickensGSA’s e-Tools provides a one-stop resource where federal and private customers can quickly learn about an array of GSA products and services. From buying paper clips to leasing public buildings, e-Tools allow GSA to better serve its customers by providing an efficient and cost-effective way to do business.
West 6th Ave & Kipling St