Get “FAR SIGHTED” in 2020

18 Dec 2020
Join Jennifer Schaus & Associates for a series of complimentary webinars covering the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations) on Fridays at 12:00 pm ET. The FAR is the government “rule book” providing policies and procedures for the procurement of goods and services.   See the full calendar and...

Barriers to Entry in Government Markets – Discussion with Suppliers

12 Aug 2020
What is the single biggest hurdle that small companies face when entering the public sector market? Public Spend Forum is hosting industry experts to discuss barriers to entry that emerging tech companies face when trying to enter the public sector market. Featuring insightful perspectives, this...

OTAs & Everything Else

11 Aug 2020
Join us for a Special Edition of the Acquisition Talk Podcast series hosted by Eric Lofgren on breaking down barriers to entry in government contracting. Eric, also a Fellow at the Center for Government Contracting, will interview procurement expert Benjamin McMartin of the Public Spend Forum on...

Global Leaders Exchange for Public Procurement Meeting

5 Aug 2020
Public Spend Forum is excited to re-introduce the Global Leaders Exchange for Public Procurement meetings with this engaging discussion including Jack Pellegrino (Director, Department of Puchasing & Contracting, County of San Diego) and Danny Mays (Director of the Procurement Bureau for...

DoD Other Transaction Workshop

5 Aug 2020
Attendees will develop a comprehensive understanding of the law, policy and guidance relevant to the DoD’s Other Transaction Authorities. From planning to market research, publication, solicitation, negotiation, award and administration; this session will go beyond the basics and discuss the...

GovShop Training

18 Jun 2020
Join our short training sessions online so you can learn how to best use GovShop to address your research needs. You can also ask questions and bring your research tasks to the meeting. Upcoming Sessions: Tue, Jun 23, 2020 | 12:00 PM — 12:30 PM EDT Register below: hbspt.forms.create({...

Acquisition Innovations

21 May 2020
As commercial technologies are rapidly changing, so too are the methods that government agencies use for soliciting and awarding contracts. The acquisition reform movement is beginning to leverage new contract requirements and procurement authorities. Join us to understand how agencies are...

Recording: Commercial Acquisition Resources: Examples, Roles, and References

12 May 2020
The Defense Contract Management Agency’s (DCMA) Commercial Item Group (CIG), jointly with the Defense Acquisition University, released a new tool, the “Commercial Acquisition Resources: Examples, Roles, and References.” As the title suggests, this is CIG’s initiative to create an...

Recording: U.S. Federal Government Spend on COVID-19 Response

7 May 2020
U.S. federal government spending priorities are shifting in response to the evolving demands of the COVID-19 response. In Censeo Consulting’s latest report, they highlight several key insights from the past 6 weeks of federal spend data to inform funding decisions by agency leaders and...