As one of the most transformational changes to GSA’s Federal Supply Schedules Program in more than two decades, GSA’s new TDR rule removes complex and burdensome tracking and disclosure requirements imposed on federal contractors.The rule also gives government contracting officers insight to greater inform their decision-making using contractor-provided data such as price, quantity, and product description for all purchases through GSA contracts. These changes will revolutionize government procurement, driving hundreds of dollars in savings. Attend this special AFFIRM / GSA event to learn how this ruling effects both government and the contractors who serve them.
Thursday, April 6, 2017
8:15am - 10:00am
8:15am - 8:45am: Registration, Networking, and Light Continental Breakfast
8:45am - 10:00am: Program
Clyde's of Gallery Place
707 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Metro: Gallery Place (Red, Yellow and Green Lines)
Parking: Clyde's has a parking garage located off of 6th Street
Mr. Youel Page was appointed the Deputy Commissioner, FAS as of November 2, 2014. In this position, he oversees the delivery of more than $50 billion of products, services and solutions that save taxpayer dollars and enable federal agencies to accomplish their missions as efficiently as possible. Mr. Youel Page has over 20 years of experience driving the development of innovative, business-driven strategies for acquisition in public sector operations.
Judith Zawatsky is an experienced federal leader with proven success uniting multiple stakeholders to create innovative program and policy solutions. As the Program Manager of the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Transformation Program Management Office (PMO), Ms. Zawatsky oversees all initiatives that impact the Schedules program. Her goal is to provide GSA’s stakeholders with a MAS program that addresses current market forces and provides government with a streamlined, value-based contracting solution that continues to save time and money well into the future. MAS Transformation is focused on these outcomes.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Zawatsky served as the Director for Outreach & Stakeholder Management in the Integrated Award Environment (IAE). Ms. Zawatsky analyzed and advised on federal policy, guidance and regulations that impacted IAE, such as the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014.
Christopher J. Dorobek is the voice behind GovLoop’s DorobekINSIDER, a blog and audio program that focuses on six words: Helping government do its job better.
He is an award winning journalist and thought leader. In 2008, his editorials in Federal Computer Week were recognized with the ASBPE national editorial award, and in 2010, he was awarded Federal Computer Week’s prestigious Federal 100 Award — the only working journalist to win that award in its more than 20 year history. In 2014, he was recognized with the Association of Federal Information Resource Managers President’s Award for Media.