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September 12, 2018

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Acquisition Open Opportunities – Learn all about it!

Do you want to learn how Acquisition Open Opps can help you? We invite you to join us for a virtual informational session on Wednesday, September 19th from 1:00 p.m. ET to 2 p.m. ET.  There will be a short demo of the Open Opps site, as well as a Q&A session.  Sign-ups are not necessary. Session information: Meeting Space: Conference Line: 1-866-928-2008 Participant Code: 784926

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Virtual FAC-C Classes are Here!!

FAI is very pleased to announce that virtual FAC-C training classes have been added to the training schedule running through FY2019. FAI is providing more virtual FAC-C training than ever before, but seats do fill quickly. Please take advantage of these free training opportunities as soon as you can to meet certification and continuous learning requirements.

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FAI's Media Library

Did you know that FAI has a media library full of video products, audio podcasts, lectures and other selected material relating to the challenges of Acquisition in the Federal Workspace? Check out the FAI Media Library today!

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Category Management Online Learning Opportunities

The Government-wide Category Management Program Management Office is delivering a variety of tools, resources, and training to support agencies in meeting their respective targets by September 2018. Visit FAI website for more information.


Market Research Tools on the Gateway! 

Looking for solutions that match up with year-end requirements? Visit the Acquisition Gateway! Solutions Finder provides access to over 300 government-wide contract solutions with easy filter options. Search for Best-in-Class solutions using the new BIC Research Tool


Final Reminder!! Register NOW for GSA’s PACS Reverse Industry Training Day

GSA’s Office of the Procurement Ombudsman and Office of the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) have partnered with industry to offer the first government-wide FREE Physical Access Control System (PACS) Reverse Industry Training. Date: Monday, September 17, 2018; Time: 9 a.m. ET to 3:15 p.m. ET. Continuous Learning Points (CLPs) will be awarded for each session attended. Up to 5.25 CLPs will be awarded in FAITAS if all 5 sessions are attended; however, you must register in FAITAS prior to the session, and validate your attendance by completing the post-training survey. Register Today in FAITAS; select Session V80 for Virtual and 801 for Classroom. If you have questions, please contact