Registration has opened for the annual Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit scheduled for Oct. 21 and 22.
The annual conference, traditionally held in Fayetteville, will be “virtual” this year because of COVID-19, with a $30 registration fee.
Representatives from military installations and major commands in North Carolina as well as Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Virginia “will present and engage in interactive discussion with businesses about their programs, projects and related issues for FY2021 and beyond,” the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) says in a statement. “Representatives will address acquisition and execution processes for projects in the program of work. Audience participation throughout the session is strongly encouraged.”
Topics to be addressed include:
- Installation/agency growth and facilities utilization plans, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency major military construction (MILCON) projects, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency sustainment, restoration and modernization (SRM) construction, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency civil works projects, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency energy programs and projects, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency environmental programs and projects, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency horizontal infrastructure construction, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency non-appropriated fund major/SRM construction, FY2021 and beyond
- Installation/agency architectural and engineering services, currently in place and future acquisitions
- Installation/agency service contracts, currently in place and future acquisitions
- Installation/agency use of public private partnerships to provide infrastructure and services
- Process for teaming, subcontracting or supplying installation public private partnerships
- Impact of budget constraints on FY2021 and future programs and projects
- Anticipated acquisition strategies for projects in the FY2021 program (primary emphasis)
- Agency use of and business access to Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC),
- Multiple Award Construction Contracts (MACC), Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts, Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA), Basic Ordering Agreements (BOA) and other acquisition tools
- Agency use of various small business set asides, sole source awards and other acquisition tools
- Government expectations, concerns and current issues (with contractors) in acquisition and execution of construction and engineering projects
Sessions and speakers include:
- Department of Defense Program and Issues Dialogues with the US Army, US Air Force, US Navy and US Marine Corps with FY21 and beyond forecasts from installations in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (invited)
- Federal Agency Program and Issues Dialogues detailing FY21 and beyond forecasts with the Department of Veterans Affairs, US Coast Guard, General Services Administration,Environmental Protection Agency, National Institutes of Health, US Department of State and many more (invited)
- Dedicated energy and environmental sessions
- Interactive panel discussions on critical topics for federal contractors such as CMMC (cybersecurity maturity model certification), contracting technical and legal issues, disaster response opportunities
- Meet and greet sessions with prime contractors on the General Construction MACC and Hurricane Florence Recovery program.
- Built-in networking system where you can upload your LinkedIn profile (not required), search participants and connect with government and military representatives, general and specialty contractors, design firms, construction supply firms, companies that provide facility-support contracts, resource partners and current federal contractors seeking partners and suppliers during the Summit in the event platform.
Additional information is available at this link.