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  • Jul
  • 18
  • 2014

Upcoming Public Meeting: Contractor Business Systems Compliance , August 18, 2014

Department of Defense (DoD) is hosting a public meeting to obtain the views of experts and interested parties on DoD's proposal to amend the DFARS to entrust contractors with the capability to demonstrate compliance with DFARS system criteria for contractors' accounting systems, estimating systems, and material management and accounting systems, based on contractors' self-evaluations and audits by independent Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) of their choosing. More information and instructions to register for the public meeting are available at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/business_systems_compliance.html

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  • Jul
  • 17
  • 2014

Upcoming Webinar: Government Furnished Property Basics—Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Ms. Carol Vigna and Mr. David Guinasso will present a Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy developed Government Furnished Property Basics webinar on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 at 1100 EST and Wednesday, 30 July 2014 at 1300 EST. Each webinar will be 1.5 hours in length and participants may earn continuous learning points with supervisor concurrence. Both webinars contain the same content.

Training topics include: GFP definition; applicable FAR & DFARS clauses; and a step-by-step tutorial for accomplishing GFP attachments, required by PGI 245.103-72. This webinar is intended for all members of the acquisition community.

To participate in the 1100 EST session on 29 July, click here: https://connect.dco.dod.mil/armygfpbasics29july2014 for entry into Defense Connect Online (DCO) to access the webinar. As a reminder, enter the DCO as a GUEST with your name/organization and the number of people in attendance. Do not enter using your CAC card.

To participate in the 1300 EST session on 30 July, click here https://connect.dco.dod.mil/gfpbasicsarmy/ for entry into Defense Connect Online (DCO) to access the webinar. As a reminder, enter the DCO as a GUEST with your name/organization and the number of people in attendance. Do not enter using your CAC card.

Contact for any questions or concerns: DPAP/PDI 703-585-9110 or 703-697-4452.

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  • May
  • 7
  • 2014

Upcoming Webinar: Government Furnished Property Basics for Contracting Professionals—14 May 2014

Ms. Carol Vigna and Mr. David Guinasso will present a Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy developed Government Furnished Property Basics webinar on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 at 0900 EST and 1500 EST. The webinar will be 1.5 hours in length and participants may earn continuous learning points with supervisor concurrence. Training topics include: GFP definition; applicable FAR & DFARS clauses; and a step-by-step tutorial for accomplishing GFP attachments, required by PGI 245.103-72. This webinar is intended for all members of the acquisition community. To participate in the 0900 session or 1500 session on 14 May, click here for entry into Defense Connect Online (DCO) to access the webinar. As a reminder, enter the DCO as a GUEST with your name/organization and the number of people in attendance. Do not enter using your CAC card.

Contact for any questions or concerns. Mary Petkoff, HQ AFMC/PKQ, mary.petkoff@us.af.mil, DSN: 986-0354/COM: 937-656-0354

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  • Mar
  • 14
  • 2014

Determination of Fair and Reasonable Prices When Using Federal Supply Schedule Contracts

Effective immediately, contracting officers shall comply with class deviation that clarifies that ordering activity contracting officers are responsible for making a determination of fair and reasonable pricing when using the Federal Supply Schedules. Further details are provided within the memorandum.

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  • Jan
  • 24
  • 2014

Mandatory Annual Ethics Training for the Defense Acquisition Workforce

Effective January 2014, Component Heads will ensure acquisition professionals have adequate time and resources to complete the training, and chain-of-command leaders, managers and supervisors are responsible for ensuring members complete the annual training. Further details are provided within the memorandum.

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