Join government and industry contract and acquisition experts from various agencies in an interactive panel format. We will explore ways to improve the federal and defense technology acquisition cycle through collaboration, shared agency service consolidation, other transaction authorities, open feedback loops and more.
When: June 20, 2019
Time: 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Observation Deck at CEB Tower, Arlington, Va.
How are the largest agencies acquiring the best platforms, systems and technology to operate around the globe in support of the nation? What’s changing and still considered the biggest hurdle in the process?
Panel Discussion: General Services Administration
From acquisition vehicles to Centers of Excellence and 18F, GSA has covered a lot of ground in exploring different avenues for federal government services and system acquisition. What’s working, trending, or changing?
Panel Discussion: Strategic Sourcing
Strategic sourcing is the structured and collaborative process of critically analyzing an organization’s spending patterns. As more government agencies adopt the practice to better leverage purchasing power and reduce costs, leaders will share best practices and methods.
Panel Discussion: Health IT Acquisition
Health care agencies have adopted industry best practices and onboarded new emerging technologies to improve patient services. Government leaders will discuss how they have adapted and improved acquisition practices to keep pace.
Panel: Fast Tracking & Agile Acquisition
Learn about some of the latest methods and success stories for how agencies are incorporating new proposal methods like demos and hackathons, unique acquisition methods like Other Transaction Authorities and fast prototyping approaches to improve missions.