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Professional Services Category to Spotlight Organizational Conflict of Interest

In an effort to increase awareness and understanding about Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI) among acquisition professionals, the Professional Services Category (PSC) is sponsoring an Acquisition Gateway spotlight focused on OCI in April 2017. 
The spotlight includes an OCI webinar presented by Ms. Evelyn Lyon, NASA Senior Attorney and OCI subject matter expert, and OCI related articles featuring protest cases that have informed OCI policies on the Acquisition Gateway’s Professional Services Hallway. 
OCI Webinar
Did you know that roughly 20% of protests received by the Government Accountability Office last year involved Organizational Conflict of Interest (OCI)? Join us for this special webinar to learn more about the fundamentals of OCI and provide best practices on how to reduce OCI from future protests. 
When:    April 19, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET
What:      Managing Organizational Conflict of Interest
Who:       Ms. Evelyn Lyon, NASA Senior Attorney
The webinar will cover the following:
  • Overview of OCI
  • Types and Nature of OCI
  • Best Practices for Resolving OCI
  • Synopsis of OCI cases Impacting Federal Acquisition landscape
  • Questions & Answers
The webinar is open to federal acquisition professionals only. Click here to register.
Questions: Contact Maureen Duckworth at maureen.duckworth@gsa.gov
OCI Related Articles
Throughout April, the PSC will post OCI-related articles on the Acquisition Gateway. To find them select the Professional Services Hallway under the Featured Articles section.
The Acquisition Gateway supports category management by expanding the use of high-quality, high-value strategic sourcing solutions to improve the government’s buying power and reduce contract duplication.  The Gateway makes information accessible to the federal community in a single online location and allow agencies to provide valuable feedback on important and relevant policies and issues.
Federal government users first need to assign their personal identity verification (PIV or CAC) card with an Office of Management and Budget MAX User ID.  VIsit  GSA.gov for more information on the the Acquisition Gateway and logging in. The public may visit the site at https://hallways.cap.gsa.gov/ and click on the Non-Federal Government & Public Users button. Please note that this is a more limited access option.

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