2009 Simplified Acquisition Symposium Presentation

The 2009 Simplified Acquisition Symposium was held on Wednesday April 22nd with over 400 registrants and over 2500 continuous learning points (CLPs) awarded.

Each attendee received a flash drive containing speaker/presenter bios and presentations. Each flash drive is encrypted and requires a password to access the data. The symposium was held on Earth Day, therefore the password is buygreen.

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The afternoon workshops are below. Click on the workshop name for the presentation.

Work Shops

12:45-1:30 Gaithersburg Distribution Center/Self Service Stores: Your First Source

Richard Trott, Acting Chief, Supply Services and Chief of Transportation Management

FAR, HHSAR, NIH Manual : Which are the really important regulations?

Susan Nsangou, Branch Chief, Station Support/ Simplified Acquisitions Branch, NIDA COAC


Susan D. Reider, IMPA-CP, Human Resource Specialist (Employee Relations), DHHS/NIH, Workforce Relations Division

1:35-2:20 Simplified Acquisition
Pearls of Wisdom

OA Simplified Acquisition Leads

SAC A & B, Warrants, SA Professional Certification and Career Progression

Carl Henn, NIH Career Acquisition Manager and
Ed Wilgus, Acting Director,
Division of Simplified Acquisition Policy & Services

Retirement Planning

Tricia Strittmatter, Chief,
Benefits & Payroll Liaison Branch, Workforce Relations Division

2:25-3:15 Negotiating the Maze of Socio-Economic Programs (SB, HUBZone, Buy American etc.)

Annette Owens-Scarboro, Small Business Specialist,
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, HHS

Competition Requirements: FSS, OM, Fair Opportunity & Synopsis Writing (FAR 5 & 6)

Phillip D. Osborne, Director, Office of Acquisitions, National Library of Medicine, NIH

Effective Meetings

Sandra Thomas, NCI Deputy Director Office of Workforce Development

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