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REMINDER - GSA Reverse Auctions Virtual Training - TODAY (Wed, Nov 15, 2017)

REMINDER! Today, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 GSA will be hosting two (2) virtual training sessions for GSA Reverse Auctions.

GSA Reverse Auctions is a GSA e-Tool used to facilitate the request for, and submission of, quotes using a reverse auction process. This government-owned and managed reverse auction platform has been designed to maximize competition through transparency and real-time pricing with increased savings to the Government and taxpayers. This efficient and cost effective reverse auctions e-Tool can be used to solicit quotes/bids for both commodities and services through GSA and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) contracts, Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) issued by GSA and other federal agencies against Schedule contracts, Agency-specific Multiple Award Contracts (MAC), and Open Market acquisitions.

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GSA Reverse Auctions Buyer Training (Virtual)

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Location: 
Virtual

GSA Reverse Auctions is a GSA e-Tool used to facilitate the request for, and submission of, quotes using a reverse auction process.  This government-owned and managed reverse auction platform has been designed to maximize competition through transparency and real-time pricing with increased savings to the Government and taxpayers.  This efficient and cost effective reverse auctions e-Tool can be used to solicit qu

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GSA Reverse Auctions Vendors Training (Virtual)

Event details
Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Virtual

GSA Reverse Auctions is a GSA e-Tool used to facilitate the request for, and submission of, quotes using a reverse auction process.  This government-owned and managed reverse auction platform has been designed to maximize competition through transparency and real-time pricing with increased savings to the Government and taxpayers.  This efficient and cost effective reverse auctions e-Tool can be used to solicit qu

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GSA Reverse Auctions Virtual Training - Tomorrow (Wed, Oct 18, 2017)

Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 18, 2017 GSA will be hosting two (2) virtual training sessions for GSA Reverse Auctions. Vendor training will be from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET and Buyer training will be from 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM ET.

VENDORS - To learn more or to register for training visit: https://www.gsa.gov/events/gsas-reverse-auction-vendors-virtual-training...

BUYERS - To learn more or to register for training visit: https://www.gsa.gov/events/gsas-reverse-auction-buyers-virtual-training-...

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Webinar - FAR Subpart 8.4 versus Open Market

Event details
Date: 
Thursday, April 4, 2013 -
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Location: 
http://gsafas.adobeconnect.com/schedules

This course will familiarize you with commonly-used methods of acquisition: issuing task or delivery orders under GSA’s Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) (FAR Subpart 8.4), and the Simplified Acquisition Procedures of FAR 13 or negotiating a stand-alone contract under FAR Part 15.

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Video: Schedules vs. Open Markets (Pt 8 of 11)

Federal Acquisition Services (FAS) Senior Procurement Analyst Tommy Benton continues his Schedules vs. Open Markets video series from the 2012 GSA Expo. This video focuses on FAR Parts 8.4, 13, 15, and 51 and their applicability.  Tommy points out key selling points in each key FAR section, like Far 8.4 applicability and how the terms and conditions for a Schedule contractor are available online via eTools while also offering flexibilities to agencies by allowing them to add terms and conditions that may be unique to a specific agency.

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Video: Schedules vs. Open Markets (Pt 6 of 11)

Federal Acquisition Services (FAS) Senior Procurement Analyst Tommy Benton continues his Schedules vs. Open Markets video series from the 2012 GSA Expo. This video focuses on FAR Part 13 and its rules/processes. Tommy also dives down into lowest price/technically acceptable vs. best value scenario for award. Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

Join us next Wednesday for the next clip of Schedules vs. Open Markets (Pt 7 of 11)!

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Video: Schedules vs. Open Markets (Pt 2 of 11)

Continuing with the Schedules vs. Open Markets video series from 2012 GSA Expo is Tommy Benton, Senior Procurement Analyst of the Federal Acquisition Services (FAS) Management office. Offered in this video is an overview of the similarities, differences, and elements of FAR Subpart 8.4, Part 13, and Part 15.  Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

Join us next Wednesday for the next clip of Schedules vs. Open Markets!

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Video: Schedules vs. Open Markets (Pt 1 of 11)

Introducing our next video series of Schedules vs. Open Markets is Tommy Benton of the Federal Acquisition Services Management office. In this introductory video, filmed at GSA's 2012 Expo event, Tommy gives an overview on the learning objectives which include information on FAR Subpart 8.4, part 13, part 15, and information regarding the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) reference desk.  Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

Check back next Wednesday to learn more from GSA’s 2012 Expo on Schedules vs. Open Markets!

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VA Open Market Waiver Request Process

This requirement only applies to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ordering activities placing a delivery order or establishing a BPA under the FSC 65/66 mandatory use Schedules.

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