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Workshop on QBS Contracting for A/E Services
May 14, 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-instructed workshop reviewed the background of the qualifications based selection (QBS) process for procurement of professional services. Topics covered included the principle requirements of the Brooks Act and similar state laws, and provide details on all phases of implementing a successful contracting process, including acquisition planning, scopes of work, public notification, full and open competition, evaluation and selection, negotiations, contract award, contract management and administration. It also cover traditional design-bid-build versus design-build.

Instructor
Bruce Ware, Engineering and Construction Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)


Federal Markets Conference
October 11, 2012

Final Agenda

Welcome Remarks, Steve Biegel, AIA, COFPAES Chairman

Leslie Shepherd, AIA, General Services Administration Presentation

Mark DeMulder, US Geological Survey Presentation

Col. Paula Loomis, U.S. Air Force Presentation

Paul Parsoneault, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Presentation

Frank Waltos, Federal Highway Administration Presentation

Andrew Scott, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Presentation


COFPAES Federal Markets Conference
Thursday, September 22, 2011  •  8:30 AM – 4:15 PM
A One-Day Look at Where The Work Is In The Federal Government

Speakers

  • Joseph Dolan, PLS, COFPAES Chairman
  • Les Shepherd, AIA, General Services Administration (presentation)
  • David Campbell, P.E., Bureau of Land Management
  • Scott Higgins, Bureau of Prisons
  • Terry G. Edwards, P.E., U.S. Air Force (presentation)
  • Trent Frazier, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Lunch – Guest Speaker: U.S. Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC)
  • James C. Dalton, P.E., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (presentation)
  • William G. Seifert, P.E., Naval Facilities Engineering Command (presentation)
  • Melissa Hogan, Federal Highway Administration (presentation)
  • Bill Miner, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (presentation)
  • Ken Baum, U.S. Agency for International Development (presentation)
  • Jim Blades, Millennium Challenge Corporation


Federal A/E Forum (invitation only)
Thursday, June 2, 2011  •  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
(Followed by Networking Lunch)

American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

COFPAES Workshop & Federal Architect/Engineer Forum
November 9 & 10, 2010

QBS CONTRACTING FOR A/E SERVICES
Bruce Ware, US Army Corps of Engineers


Federal Markets Conference
Thursday, October 11, 2012
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006

In this one-day event, principals, owners, partners of A/E firms, as well as marketing and business development executives, will get a snapshot view of the Federal market for architecture, engineering, surveying and mapping services. Top officials from key Federal agencies will present information on programs budgets and upcoming projects and procurement opportunities.

Final Agenda

Registration

Welcome Remarks, Steve Biegel, AIA, COFPAES Chairman

Leslie Shepherd, AIA, General Services Administration Presentation

Mark DeMulder, US Geological Survey Presentation

Break

Col. Paula Loomis, U.S. Air Force Presentation

Paul Parsoneault, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Presentation

Frank Waltos, Federal Highway Administration Presentation

Andrew Scott, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Presentation

Federal A/E Forum
Tuesday, May 25. 2010
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC
COFPAES High Performing Communities
Federal Acquisition of Architecture, Engineering and Related (A/E) Services – Dan Gordon
H. Glen Walker - Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
COFPAES Federal Architect-Engineer Forum
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC
Charles Matta, FAIA, Presentation
Khem Sharma, SBA, Presentation

Thursday, May 28, 2009, 9:00 a.m.
Federal A/E Forum

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006-5292
Presentations Available

April 29, 2008
Federal A/E Forum

American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 8:30 a.m.
Federal A/E Forum

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006-5292
Agenda

Federal Contracting Event
August 21, 2009, 9:30am
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC

COFPAES Federal A/E Forum
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington, DC
Markku Allison, Resource Architect, The American Institute of Architects, presentation

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