Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit

SESSION SUMMARIES

FEDERAL PROGRAM AND REQUIREMENTS DIALOGUES (SESSIONS BY STATE)
GEORGIA/FLORIDA, VIRGINIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, NORTH CAROLINA
Please note: North Carolina will be divided into two sessions, one session dedicated for Navy/Marine Corps and one session dedicated for Army/Air Force.

Representatives from military installations and major commands in each state will present and engage in interactive discussion with businesses about their programs, projects and related issues for FY2021 and beyond.  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

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS PROGRAM & ISSUES DIALOGUE 

Representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses.  Audience participation throughout the session is strongly encouraged.  Presentation and discussion with the audience will address:

  • FY2021 program of work for new and renovation construction, maintenance, environmental and energy projects, other infrastructure construction, architectural and engineering services, facilities-related service contracts and other opportunities at each facility or throughout each agency’s area of responsibility
  • Impact of budget constraints on FY2021 and future projects
  • Anticipated acquisition strategies for projects in the FY2021 programs (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, infrastructure, environmental and engineering projects

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION PUBLIC BUILDINGS SERVICE AND FEDERAL ACQUISITION SERVICE 

Representatives from the General Services Administration will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses. Audience participation throughout the session is strongly encouraged.  Presentations and discussions among the panel members and with the audience will address the topics below:

  • FY2021 program of work for new and renovation construction, maintenance, environmental and energy projects, other infrastructure construction, architectural and engineering services, facilities-related service contracts and other opportunities at facilities throughout the agency’s area of responsibility
  • Impact of budget constraints on FY2021 and future projects
  • Anticipated acquisition strategies for projects in the FY2021 programs (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
  • Agency use of public private partnerships to provide infrastructure and services
  • Process for teaming, subcontracting or supplying installation contractors and public private partnerships
  • Contractor access to federal supply schedules as a tool to connect with federal opportunities for construction, engineering and facilities-related services and supplies
  • Government expectations, concerns and current issues with contractors in acquisition and execution of construction, infrastructure, environmental and engineering projects

FEDERAL AGENCIES PROGRAM & ISSUES DIALOGUE 

Representatives from federal agencies will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses.  Audience participation throughout the session is strongly encouraged.  Presentation and discussion with the audience will address:

  • FY2021 program of work for new and renovation construction, maintenance, environmental and energy projects, other infrastructure construction, architectural and engineering services, facilities-related service contracts and other opportunities at each facility or throughout each agency’s area of responsibility
  • Impact of budget constraints on FY2021 and future projects
  • Anticipated acquisition strategies for projects in the FY2021 programs (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, infrastructure, environmental and engineering projects

US COAST GUARD PROGRAM & ISSUES DIALOGUE 

Representatives from the US Coast Guard and federal agencies will present and engage in an interactive discussion with businesses.  Audience participation throughout the session is strongly encouraged.  Presentation and discussion with the audience will address:

  • FY2021 program of work for new and renovation construction, maintenance, environmental and energy projects, other infrastructure construction, architectural and engineering services, facilities-related service contracts and other opportunities at each facility or throughout each agency’s area of responsibility
  • Impact of budget constraints on FY2021 and future projects
  • Anticipated acquisition strategies for projects in the FY2021 programs (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, infrastructure, environmental and engineering projects

TRAINING, HIRING AND RETAINING A SKILLED WORKFORCE

This session will focus on challenges in the construction, engineering and related industries with hiring, training and retaining a skilled workforce.  Panel members will also focus on specific issues and current and future initiatives in North Carolina to address workforce challenges, including tapping into the transitioning military workforce.   Active audience participation is encouraged, to highlight specific issues and provide input to developing initiatives to mitigate workforce issues.