NASA SEWP Training Event

Federal Acquisition Success with SEWP

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Complimentary (registration required)
4 CPE/CLP credits

After World Congress concludes, grab lunch on your own and then join SEWP for an afternoon seminar series that will cover topics specifically for the federal IT acquisition professional.


2:00pm–2:30pm  Government-wide Acquisition: The SEWP Way
A brief overview of the government-wide SEWP contract vehicle with an emphasis on the current state of the Contracts and Program and plans for the future. 
2:45pm–3:45pm  Concurrent Sessions:
SEWP 101 Training

Hear a general overview of the SEWP contracts, including a review of products in scope for the SEWP contracts and product solution availability. We’ll discuss customer service and the order process, as well as contract groups and fair opportunity. Attendees will see a demonstration of the website and SEWP tools, along with a discussion of SEWP initiatives.

SEWP's Knowledge Base in Acquisition Policy
Supply chain, authorized resellers, EPEAT and more. A discussion on how SEWP can be utilized to support the acquisition process with emphasis on information concerning such topics as authorized resellers, energy conservation/EPEAT, 508 compliance, and TAA compliance.

3:45pm–4:00pm Break
4:00pm–5:00pm Concurrent Sessions:
Innovative Acquisition Strategies and Solutions using NASA SEWP

This session will discuss innovative acquisition strategies and solutions resulting in streamlining not only the acquisition process, but the contract administration for those acquisitions. Innovative and out-of-the-box thinking are required for the more demanding and complex acquisition environment of today. Learn about agency catalogs, the government-wide strategic sourcing (GSS) catalog, contract line item reporting capabilities, delivery orders with options (DOWO), and federal initiatives.

Government/Industry Partnership in Government-wide Acquisition
A discussion on the role that SEWP contracts and the SEWP Program Office play in interactions between industry and government. Information on current and future tools and processes to improve communication and the monitoring and tracking of contract performance.

5:00pm–5:15pm  Break
5:15pm–6:00pm FAR and Beyond with NASA SEWP

Endeavor to discover answers to the challenges that the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) presents in the acquisition of information technology (IT). This interactive session will include the Non-Manufacturer Rule, Trade Agreements Act (TAA), protests, socio-economic goals, agency catalogs, NAICS codes, and audience-requested topics as they relate to usage of the NASA SEWP government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC).

NASA SEWP is a government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC) that provides the latest IT product solutions to all federal agencies. With world-class customer service and the ability to add new products daily, SEWP has been a leader in GWAC program innovation and has been helping agencies get access to the technology they need for over 20 years.

Register via the World Congress registration portal in addition to your World Congress registration or as a standalone event. Enter your contact information first and choose "optional events" in step 6.

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