Business and Career Opportunities (Bids and Purchases)

April 19, 2012

Business / Career

FedBizOpps – Procurements

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Louisville, USACE District, Louisville, 600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Place, Room 821, Louisville, KY 40202-2230

T–Inland Electronic Navigational Charts (IENC) Maintenance for the Louisville District USACE and the Mississippi River and its Tributaries. W912QR-12-R-0034 050812 Lauren N. Otte, 502-315-6202 USACE District, Louisville Amendment 0001 is available for download at www.fbo.gov. Set-Aside: Total Small Business Place of Performance: USACE District, Louisville 600 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Place, Room 821, Louisville KY 40202-2230 US URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA27/W912QR-12-R-0034/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120418/PROCURE/0652
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Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard (USCG), USCG Base Support Unit St. Louis, 1222 Spruce Street 2nd Floor – Room 2102.b St. Louis MO 63103-2838

U — Western Rivers Orientation Training Course HSCG2512-Q-8PS037 042512 Tim A. Alexander, Phone 3142692361, Fax 3142692746, Email Tim.A.Alexander@uscg.mil Vendor to develop training course for Western Rivers Orientation in Louisville, KY, St. Louis, MO, and Memphis, TN. Dates shall be finalized NLT 15 July 2012, see Statement of Work. MUST BE REGISTERED IN CCR ( www.ccr.gov ) PRIOR TO AWARD. Set-Aside: Total Small Business Place of Performance: TBD US URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DHS/USCG/COUSCGISCSL/HSCG2512-Q-8PS037/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120417/PROCURE/0071
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Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Corporate Franchise Data Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Corporate Franchise Data Center, Department of Veteran Affairs;SAO East;PCAE STL Contracting Officer;11152 South Towne Square;Saint Louis MO 63123

U–ONLINE WEB BASED TRAINING VA77712Q0193 041712 Wanakee Strickland CONTRACT SPECIALIST 317-894-6495 CONTRACT SPECIALIST This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, and 13.106, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued; the provisions and clauses incorporated herein are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-23, effective June 12, 2008. The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center/Employee Education Resource Center, St. Louis, MO proposes to enter into a firm fixed price, competitive commercial. This solicitation is unrestricted and The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is 611710 and the small business size standard is $7.0 million. Responses are due Tuesday April 17, 2012 by 12pm CST. Questions are due by Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by 9am CST. E-mail to Wanakee.Strickland@va.gov. Statement of Work Title: On Line Training for VA Audiologists Service Required: Online Continuing Education Courses for Audiologists Practitioners in VA Requesting Service: VA Employee Education System (EES) 1. Scope Contractor shall provide on-line courseware that will provide VA Audiologists instruction in relevant topics from their workplace or home, via information technology. ” Courseware is to be interactive in nature. ” Courseware is to be hosted on servers provided and managed by the contractor or the contractor’s designee (server will not be managed by VA/EES). ” No additional computer requirements beyond current systems and software already available through VA are to be necessary for VA staff to access the on-line set of courses. a. Background Access to Audiology training that is meaningful and accessible within work schedules. Distance Learning using interactive computer-based courses can assist the VA Audiologists in meeting the required training goal by providing on-line access to Audiology training. b. Objectives As a result of receiving on-line training in Audiology, VA clinicians will meet training requirements, improve knowledge and skills in Audiology and utilize information technology to overcome time and distance in obtaining this information. VA Audiologists will be able to continue their work routines without the necessity of travel and extensive time away from essential duties. The VA Audiologists will be able to experience the value of distance learning, as a staff development process. 2. Applicable Participant Information Registration for individuals using the course material will include their username (email address) and password (to be provided by the Contractor. 3. COTR, project manager, eLearning producer and content specialist COTR: Eunice L. Beckwith, Employee Education System St. Louis, One Jefferson Barracks Dr., St. Louis, MO 63125; 314-894-5703 or FAX 314-894-6550. e-mail: eunice.beckwith@va.gov. Project Manager: Eunice Beckwith, EERC St. Louis, #1 Jefferson Barracks Dr., St. Louis, MO 63125; 314-894-5703 or FAX 314-894-6550. e-mail: eunice.beckwith@lva.gov Content Specialist: Kyle Dennis, PhD., Deputy Director, Audiology, 50 Irving St. NW, Washington, DC 20422. Phone: 202 745-8000 E-mail: Kyle.Dennis@e2k.va.gov 4. Specific Tasks Phase I: Planning ” Confidentiality and Non-disclosure All preliminary and final reports, all associated working papers, and all other materials deemed relevant by the VA which have been generated by the contractor in performance of this SOW are the exclusive property of the U.S. Government and shall be submitted to the COTR at the completion of the project. The Contractor agrees that these documents will not be distributed to anyone who is not an employee of the Contractor and/or whom would not be subject to the Contractor’s policies and procedures concerning confidentiality and non-disclosure of client information. ” Within five days of award of contract, Contractor shall participate in a conference call with the COTR and the project manager to review specifics relating to the procedures for access to on-line training, registration, and reporting aspects of this training. ” The staff from VA Audiologists shall indicate numbers of persons who will be taking specific on-line courses. ” Contractor shall describe on-line courses to meet training needs in Audiology. These courses shall have been listed in the proposal in response to this statement of work. (See deliverables for appropriate course titles to meet VA Audiology requirements.) ” Contractor shall provide orientation for COTR and two other individuals selected by COTR. The orientation session shall provide the knowledge and skills necessary to provide training for VA Audiology staff in log-on, course access, course documentation, and other relevant procedures, including trouble-shooting. This orientation shall be conducted electronically and by phone. Phase II Set up ” VA Audiology staff shall provide data to contractor indicating information they wish to have entered for participants; format will be EXCEL or text file. ” The Contractor shall have voucher numbers that will be matched to a user name (email address) and password once the user has logged on. The Contractor will make available online a Certificate of Completion (with CEU’s) from that log-on information. No set up of names, etc will be necessary. ” Contractor shall provide assurance in writing that no other use shall be made of these data. ” Contractor shall provide log-on and password procedures for VA staff on the site registration page as well as in writing to Project Manager and COTR. ” Project Manager shall announce availability of on-line courses to VA staff and procedures for log-on and access to the on-line courses. ” Contractor representative shall be available by phone and/or e-mail to Project Manager and COTR for questions regarding log-ons. Phase III Implementation ” Contractor shall provide 24/7 accessibility via the Internet for designated VA staff. ” Contractor shall notify Project Manager & COTR by fastest means if electronic access is unavailable. ” If on-line access is unavailable, contractor shall indicate to Project Manager & COTR by fastest means when system is expected to be available, and confirm when access is restored. Phase IV Reports ” Every 90 days contractor shall provide the Project Manager with a summary report indicating names of individuals who have completed a course(s) successfully and what courses those participants have completed. Contractor will provide this report electronically. 5. Period of performance The initial requirement is for VA Audiologists to have access to the on-line courses on immediately after contract is awarded. Performance Period shall last until all funds associated with this Contract are depleted. 6. Deliverables ” List of on-line courses that meet Audiology training criteria shall be part of proposal. ” Web-based delivery system for on-line courses in Audiology topics. ” Thirteen months to access the existing on-line courses for which Audiology staff has signed up. ” Hosting of courses on a server outside VA. ” Charge against Contract amount to be $99.00 for each course completed by authorized A participants. A course will be considered completed after successful completion of the post-test. No personal charges will be assessed to individual participants. ” Direct log-in capability for designated Audiology clinicians. ” Post-tests available on line for each course (embedded in software) and online availability of CEU Certificate for students/participants upon successful completion of each post-test. ” Interactive courses. ” Training for COTR, Project Manager & content specialist (three VA personnel). ” 24/7 access to on-line courses for VA Audiology staff. ” Technical support will be available Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Eastern Time through the length of access to the on-line courses. Toll-free Technical Support is available at 1-800-753-2160. On-line Technical Support shall also be provided via Frequently Asked Questions and by e-mail ” Secure, on-line records for employees entered into data base, first name, last name, and e-mail address (data provided by VA) ” Reports will be provided to Project Manager regarding designated participants’ course completion. ” User-friendly interface to on-line courses (after introductory training by COTR, Project Manager or content specialist, VA staff should have minimal difficulty logging on to system for reasons other than network outage). ” Course content developed by academic or commercial health care professional organizations. ” Technical and content documentation provided electronically. ” Subjects suited for inclusion in on-line curriculum are representative topics suited for meeting VA Audiology staff training needs. Alarming Facts About Smoke Detectors Fitting Hearing Aids with Cochlear Implants An Audiologist’s Guide to the Physician’s Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) Genetics and Syndromes Associated with Hearing Loss, Presented in Partnership with the Ohio Academy of Audiology The Follow-up Process A Consultative Selling System for Audiologists Classroom Acoustics: What You Need to Know and More – Presented in Partnership with the IL Academy of Audiology Customized Sound Therapy for Tinnitus Control What is Old is New Again Open Fitting, Then and Now Non-linear Amplification for Severe Hearing Loss The Evolution and Case for Bilateral Amplification Validation of Speech Recognition in Noise Ability Open Ended Plumbing: When Hearing Aids Come off the Coupler Probe Microphone Measures, Then and Now Directional Microphones in Classrooms Time Compressed Speech is Back. … This Time with Hearing Aids Revisiting an Old Audio Outcast Have Digital Hearing Aids Lived Up to their Promise? Combined Electric and Acoustic Stimulation Clinician Fit-to-DSL Targets: Preliminary Results From a Network Study Cochlear Implants, The Past to the Present: A Review of Technology, Candidacy and Outcomes Current Topics in Educational Audiology Modified Verification Approaches for Frequency Lowering Devices Universal Design for Hearing: Considerations for Examining Hearing Demands and Developing Hearing Friendly Workplaces Cochlear Implant Candidates in MY Practice? Yes, There Are! The Fine Tuning Process Audiological Counseling: A Forgotten Skill Dilemmas in Hearing Care: Case Studies and Discussion, presented in partnership with the IL Academy of Facts & Myths Surrounding Noise Management Systems – What Happens in the Real World? Telecommunications Accessibility Update: Cell Phones and Cordless Top Ten Reasons for Hearing Aid Delight Integrating Evidence Based Principles (EBP) to Provide Best Practice for Your Patients Ethical Equilibrium: The Changing Landscape of Ethics “The Little Patient That Could” – Self-efficacy and Hearing Aid Success, Presented in Partnership with the MN Academy of Audiology Teaching Hearing Conservation and Awareness to the Audio and Music Communities Standard v. Special Fitting Considerations Central Auditory Plasticity and Development in Children with Hearing Impairment Medical-Legal Issues in Noise-induced Hearing Loss IMC: Strategic Marketing for 21st Century Audiologists, Part I Preferred Listening Levels and Trainability: Historical Perspectives and Practical Considerations IMC: Strategic Marketing for 21st Century Audiologists, Part II Auditory Processing Disorder (APD): Making a Diagnosis and Checking it Twice Scoring the Staggered Spondaic Word (SSW) Test: Using All the Elements Hearing Loss Prevention in Schools of Music & Music Instruction Scoring Staggered Spondaic Word (SSW) Items: Plugging in the Best Information Cost Effective Hearing Health Care Services in Long-Term Care Settings Computer-Assisted Speech Training for Cochlear Implant Patients: Feasibility, Outcomes, and Future Directions Quantifying Signal-to-Noise Ratio Loss Through Speech-in-Noise Testing Ear Kissing (REKS): What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You! Music-Induced Hearing Loss: Risk and Prevention for Musicians and Music Consumers New York & Federal Law, Regulations and Professional Conduct for Hearing Aid Dispensing Customizing Advanced Technology Fittings OC Fittings: Considerations Regarding Prescriptive Methods and Function of Special Hearing Aid Features OC Fittings: Potential Impact of Cochlear Dead Regions on OC Candidacy OC Fittings: Fact & Fiction – Observations from the Trenches OC Fittings: Unique Acoustic and Verification Considerations Measuring Quality in Your Practice Audiologic Rehabilitation with Adults & Significant Others – Is it Really Worth It? The NAL-NL2 Prescription: Background, Derivation, and How it Differs from NAL-NL1 Managing Patient Expectations Top Ten Tips for Successfully Managing Employees Convert and Connect – Making the Web Work for Your Practice Preceptor Training for AuD Students and Externs: Making Supervision Count Factors in the Perception of Environmental Sounds by Patients with Cochlear Implants Presented in Partnership with the IL Academy of Audiology Presenter: Valeriy Shafiro, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Audiology, The Art and Science of Teaching Practice Management -Preview of the University of Pittsburgh Teaching Conference in Partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Billing & Coding – UpdateS Infection Control – HIV, the Immune System, and Developing Written Protocols Motivating the Older Patient to Take Action OAEs: Theory & Practice, Presented in Partnership with IL Academy of Audiology A Practical Approach to Hearing Aid Selection for Adults with Severe Hearing Loss Correlations in Vestibular Test Findings Behavioral Evaluation of Hearing in Babies – Yes, You Can! Adult Hearing Loss Management: Evening the Legs of a Three-Legged Stool Infection Control – Putting the Pedal to the Sterilized Metal Audiologist’s Assistants to the Rescue – New Ways of Incorporating Assistants to Increase Profitability &Productivity Fitting Recommendations for Severe Hearing Loss – Research Update Preventing Clinical Errors for Hearing Care Professionals Hearing Aid Outcome – Subjective and Objective Measures Pharmacology 101: Basic and Clinical Applications for Audiologists. Presented in Partnership with OAA Clinical Applications of the Performance Perceptual Test (PPT) How Smoking Affects the Auditory System Introducing the AARP Hearing Care Program Dispensing a Hearing Aid Brand: What is Important to Audiologists and Their Individual Decision Choice? This is Spinal Tap (At Least it Feels That Way): Improve Communication & Counseling During Pediatric Evaluations Audiology’s Dirty Little Secret: The Disappearing Air-Bone Gap Auditory Processing in Adults Verification of Advanced Hearing Aid Features for Average Joes The Essential Building Blocks of Hearing Aid Outcomes: Applying Evidence-Based Thinking Pediatric Vestibular Evaluation Clinical Encounters: How Well Do We Really Know Them? Clinical Evaluation of Hearing Protectors The Alternative to Advertising: The Medical Referral Marketing Process When to Change Amplification Technology in Children Bilateral Hearing: How Do Cochlear Implant Users Benefit? Noise Risks and the Early Identification of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Youth There is Change in the Air: An Update on Reimbursement Issues and Coding Recreational Firearm Noise Exposure Prevention of Hearing Loss in Supervision of Clinical Fellows: A Mentoring The Basics of Supervision: Roles, Responsibilities, and Realities Construction Noise: How Bad Is It and What Can Be Done About It? Investigation of Work-Related Hearing Shifts Economics of Auditory Training Innovative Trends in Pediatric Hearing Aid Verification CAP Testing 101: Recommendations for Testing and Interpreting, Presented in Partnership with ILAA Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say to Patients Patient Centric Practice Management ENG/VNG: Questions & Answers Straight Talk on Frequency Compression in Hearing Aids Friday Special: Coding Update How ‘Real’ Are Real-Ear Measurements for Use with Open-Fit Hearing Aids? Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials: An Update on Clinical Preview Exam Words of Wisdom from Marion Downs – A Perspective on Hearing In Children Frequently Asked Questions About Fitting Hearing Aids to the Pediatric Population Starting a Private Practice Current Issues in Pediatric Amplification Audiologists and the Americans with Disabilities Act Development, Implantation, and Clinical Implications of a Fully Implantable Hearing Device A Review of Applying Expansion in Hearing Aid Fittings The Brain is for Speech, the Ear is for Music Internet, Marketing and Your Practice Website Modality Specificity in Diagnosing (C)APD: A Reasonable Expectation? Fitting Options for Unilateral Sensorineural Hearing Loss How to Integrate Hearing Assistance Technology (HAT) into your Practice Coding and Billing QNA – II EBP Speech Audiometry and Hearing Benefit Over Time Practical Suggestions for Open Fit Hearing Aids Review of Music Induced Hearing Loss Research Clinical ECAP Measurement Techniques and Tips Audiology & Quality of Life: Is there a Connection? Evidence Based Practice Expanding Criteria for Cochlear Implants Coding and Billing QNA -I Convincing Patients to Take Your Advice:A Blueprint for Building Trust With Patients Using Financial Data In Your Private PracticeCEUs/Hours: Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; IHS/1.0 Preview Exam Designing Effective Patient Education Materials for Older Adults Noise Exposure in NYC Subways Buffalo Model and CAPD Therapy Musicians and the Prevention of Hearing Loss- an Introduction The Fixation Suppression Test in ENG Effect of Speech Presentation Level on Acceptable Noise Levels Assessment and Management of Minimal and Mild Hearing Loss in Children Connecting Families to the EHDI Process The Mechanical Removal of Cerumen Including Normally Developing Toddlers and Preschoolers in Early Intervention Group Aural Rehabilitation Therapy Musicians and Hearing Aids Translating Compression Research into Clinical Decisions Open Canal Hearing Aids: Selection and Fitting Considerations Amplification Protocols for Infants and Children Improving Patient Retention in Your Practice Hearing Aid Pricing Using Elasticity Perception and Coding for Cochlear Implants FM System Fitting and Verification An Introduction to the Advantages and Limitations of Various Business Legal Structures Ethics in Audiology Hearing Aid Compatibility for Digital Wireless Phones Common Errors in ENG/VNG Congenital CMV Infection and Hearing Loss Website Best Practices and the AO Website Program Auditory and Vestibular Evoked Potentials in Clinical Testing and Research Audiologic Rehabilitation with the Geriatric Population Tools for Successful Use of FM Systems in Schools Acceptable Noise Level and Hearing Aid Use Static Position Test in ENG: Technical Issues and Interpretation Output Levels of Personal Stereo Systems, and What Audiologists Need to Know Otoacoustic Emissions: What, When, Where, Why, Who and How Probe-Mic Measures: Yes, They are Still the Best Way to Verify Hearing Aid Performance! The Benefits of Nonlinear Frequency Compression for a Wide Range of Hearing Losses Separating Fact from Fiction: Making Sense of Processed-Based Noise Reduction Coupler Assessment of Open Canal Hearing Instruments The Benefits of Nonlinear Frequency Compression for People with Mild Hearing Loss Planning Ahead – Retirement Benefits for an Uncertain Future Modified Verification Approaches for Frequency Lowering Devices Standard Versus Special Fitting Approaches Listener Preferences and Trainable Hearing Aids: Historical Perspectives, Current Trends and Practical Considerations Acoustic Reflex Threshold (ART) Patterns: An Interpretation Guide for Students and Supervisors Communication Diet Theory: An Extended Foundation for Hearing Rehabilitation Author: Graham Weir Unidentified and Underserved: Cochlear Implant Candidates in the Hearing Aid Dispensing Practice Audiologic Rehabilitation with Adults & Significant Others: Is it Really Worth It? Cost-Effective Hearing Health Care Services in Long-Term Care Facilities Factors in the Perception of Environmental Sounds by Patients with Cochlear Implants An Introduction to Reflective Practice for Audiologists Advanced Technology Fittings – Customizing Features A Montage of Outstanding Questions and Clinical Applications of Otoacoustic Emissions Measuring Quality in Your Practice: First Rate Clinical Practices Unsurpassed Business Managing Patient Expectations Adults with Severe Hearing Losses: Practical Approaches to Making Hearing Aid Selection Decisions Resume Redux – Tips for Tough Times The Performance Perceptual Test (PPT): Clinical Applications Motivating the Older Patient to Take Action Subjective and Objective Measures of Hearing Aid Outcome Discovery/Fulfillment: A Consultative Selling System for Audiologists Severe Hearing Loss – Recommendations for Fitting Amplification Improving Communication and Counseling for Pediatric Audiology Evaluations Options for Preserving Residual Hearing with a Cochlear Implant (C)APD Testing and Interpreting 101: Recommendations for Audiologists What is Important to Audiologists and Their Individual Decision Choice when Dispensing a Hearing Aid Brand? Auditory Processing in Adults: Beyond the Audiogram Effects of Smoking on the Auditory System The Vanishing Air-Bone Gap – Audiology’s Dirty Little Secret There is a Change in the Air: An Update on Reimbursement Issues and Coding New Methodologies for Determining if Two Cochlear Implants are Necessary How Bad is Construction Noise and What Can Be Done About It? Audiologic Predictors of Real-World Hearing Aid Success: An Evidence-Based Review Listening from the Heart: Improving Connections with our Patients Common Clinical Encounters; But Do We Really Know Them? the Pediatric Patient Ten Million Reasons to Think About the Internet, Marketing and Your Website Pediatric Hearing Aid Verification: Innovative Trends Evaluating the Performance of Digital Hearing Aid Features: A Real-World Approach The Essential Building Blocks of Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting: A Beginner’s Guide to Applying Evidence-Based Thinking The Economics of Computer-Based Auditory Training Learning the Art to Apply the Science: Common Questions Related to Pediatric Hearing Instrument Fitting Applying Expansion in Hearing Aid Fittings: Subjective and Objective Findings Audiology and HIV: Developing Best Clinical Health PracticesCase Study Outcomes of Hearing Impaired Listeners Using Nonlinear Frequency Compression Technology Changes in Hearing Aid Benefit Over Time: An Evidence-Based Review Americans with Disabilities Act: What you Need to Know Pediatric Audiological Diagnosis and Amplification Protocols for Fitting Infants and Young Children with Amplification Translating Compression Research Into Clinical Decisions APD Evaluation to Therapy: The Buffalo Model Connecting Families to the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Process Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) Part IV: Strategic Integration-IMC in Action Audiology and Quality of Life: Is there a Connection? Hearing Assistance Technology: Integrating HATs into Clinical Practice Predicting Real World Hearing Aid Benefit with Speech Audiometry: An Evidence-Based Review The Future is Here: The Otologics Fully Implantable Hearing System Musicians and the Prevention of Hearing Loss: An Introduction Gaining an Agreement from Your Patient: Things You Probably Didn’t Learn in Graduate School Laboratory Measures of Hearing Aid Outcome: More Than Just Nostalgia for the ’70s The Medical Referral Marketing Process – The Alternative to Advertising Supervision of Clinical Fellows: A Mentoring Process 7. Government-provided Materials and Responsibilities VA shall provide the following elements to the contractor: 1) Complete spreadsheet of all VA Audiologists authorized to use this series of on-line training. This spreadsheet shall include the participant’s first name, last name, and e-mail address. Specific responsibilities: 1) The VA Project Manager and the COTR will establish time and location convenient to principals involved in the project for kick-off meeting. This meeting shall occur within one week of contract award. 2) The Project Manager and the COTR will review all deliverables. 3) The COTR will notify contractor in writing via e-mail whether a deliverable is approved or whether changes are necessary. 4) The COTR shall immediately notify the Contracting Officer of all changes that will require a modification to the contract to include contractual delays, cost overruns and unresolved problems. NOTICE OF THE FEDERAL ACCESSIBILITY LAW AFFECTING ALL ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROCUREMENTS (SECTION 508) On August 7, 1998, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was amended to require that when Federal departments or agencies develop, procure, maintain, or use Electronic and Information Technology, that they shall ensure it allows Federal employees with disabilities to have access to and use of information and data that is comparable to the access to and use of information and data by other Federal employees. Section 508 required the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) to publish standards setting forth a definition of electronic and information technology and the technical and functional criteria for such technology to comply with Section 508. These standards were published with an effective date of December 21, 2000. Federal departments and agencies must develop all Electronic and Information Technology requirements to comply with the standards found in 36 CFR 1194. SECTION 508 – ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (EIT) STANDARDS The Section 508 standards established by the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) are incorporated into, and made part of all VA contracts, solicitations and purchase orders developed to procure Electronic and Information Technology (EIT). These standards are found in their entirety at: http//www.section508.gov. A printed copy of the standards shall be supplied upon request. The contractor shall comply with the technical standards at 36 CFR 1194.22 Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications, 1194.24 Video and Multimediaproducts, and 1194.31, Functional Performance Criteria in performing this contract. URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/VAAAC/VAAAC/VA77712Q0193/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120417/PROCURE/0073
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Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Office of Information Service Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Information Service Center, Department of Veterans Affairs;Program Contracting Activity Central;6150 Oak Tree Blvd, Suite 300;Independence OH 44131

R–IRDC EVENT PLANNING – RAYNACK/RAY VA70112I0194 042612 Michael Raynack Michael.Raynack@va.gov Contract Specialist I. Introduction: This Sources Sought is for information and planning purposes only and shall not be construed as a solicitation or as an obligation on the part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA is currently conducting market research to locate qualified, experienced and interested potential sources. Responses will NOT be considered as proposals, nor will any award be incurred by interested parties in responding to this sources sought announcement. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is seeking interested sources (contractors) for a near-future solicitation and procurement for Conference Planning Services. At this time, no solicitation exists. Therefore, DO NOT REQUEST A COPY OF THE SOLCITATION. II. Background: The Human Factors Office (HFO) within the Office of Informatics and Analytics (OIA) manages the Informatics Research and Design Center (IRDC) in Nashville, TN. The IRDC is a 10,000 square foot VHA multi-use facility that consists of state of the art conference spaces, participatory design rooms, user experience laboratories, specialty training rooms, and a simulated environment Exploratorium. Key room resources are: Resource Sq Ft Exploratorium 986 Conference Room/Participatory Design 646 Computer Training/Visual Simulation Lab 396 Break Out Room(s) -divisible 396 Primary Usability Lab #1 180 Small Conference Room/ Participatory Design 165 Companion Usability Lab #2 120 The facility is located one half-mile from the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and adjacent to the Vanderbilt University campus. This close proximity allows for interactive collaboration with VA practitioners and world renowned academic leaders in Informatics, Engineering, Computer Science, Medicine, Nursing, and Biologic Research. III. Requirements: The Contractor shall provide the Human Factors Office (HFO) with timely, effective and efficient all-encompassing Event Planning services. Contractor shall be responsible for Event Planning forconferences, meetings, and trainings conducted at the Informatics Research and Design Center (IRDC) in Nashville, TN. Services include the making of all necessary arrangements to include: resource configuration, on-site meeting and registration services, and other communication with attendees. Additionally, the Contractor shall provide audio-visual support services for multiple events to include: configuration of presenter hardware with IRDC tools and the collection of audio and video components for digital media deliverables. The period of performance shall be a 12 month base period and two (12 months) option years to be exercised at the Government’s discretion. The Government estimates up to 56 events per year that would require Event Planning Services. Any work at the Government site shall not take place on Federal holidays or weekends unless directed by the Contracting Officer (CO). Tasks under this PWS shall be performed in VA facilities located at 2817 West End Avenue, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203. Work may be performed at remote locations with prior approval of the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). The Government does not anticipate travel. Minimum Requirements: Apple Mac Systems Utilizing OSX- Snow Leopard Apple Final Cut Studio Vaddio Digital Cameras Familiarization with Apple Server Applications -Podcast Manager -Quicktime Broadcaster -Quicktime Fuze Meeting and Live Meeting Conferencing Applications Roland and Allen Heath Audio Mixing Equipment Sonar Audio Software Yeti Microphones Familiarization with Stage Lighting Setup and Application 1.0 SPECIFIC TASKS AND DELIVERABLES The required services of this Performance Work Statement (PWS) shall be used to support HF for the following types of events: Event Type Number of Events Per Year (Estimated) Size of Event Duration of Event (Generally) ScheduledTraining/Retreat/ Seminar/Symposium 18 Large 3-4 Days Intermittently Conference 1-2 Large 5 Days Annually Workshop/Routine Meeting 12-18 Small 2-4 Days Intermittently Workshop/Routine Meeting 6-8 Medium 3-4 Days Intermittently The VA anticipates the events will occur on an even and routine basis during the course of the performance period, although actual start and completion dates may vary month to month. Definitions for Size of Meeting: Small – 25 or less attendees (1-25) Medium – 26 to 50 attendees (26-50) Large – 51 to 75 attendees (51-75) Conference – A prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda). Retreat – A town hall type meeting for government employees to review progress and challenges in implementing government/departmental policies, engaging their staff in discussing various aspects of said government or departmental activities. Retreats are often held off site or away from the normal duty station or office. Such a facility usually offers participants the opportunity to socialize to a greater extent than they otherwise would in the office, and to personalize relationships and gain greater appreciation of each other. Routine meeting – A formal or informal arranged gathering for a predetermined purpose; in a meeting, two or more people come together for the purpose of discussing a (usually) predetermined topic such as business or community event planning. Seminar – A lecture or presentation delivered to an audience on a particular topic or set of topics that are educational in nature. It is usually held for groups of 10-50 individuals. A seminar is frequently held at a hotel meeting space or within an office conference room. It is also known as a conference. Symposium – A meeting of a number of experts in a particular field at which papers are presented by specialists on particular subjects and discussed with a view to making recommendations concerning the problems under discussion. Training – An activity leading to skilled behavior. Training also refers to the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and information that relate to specific useful competencies. Workshop – A series of educational and work sessions. Small groups of people meet together over a short period of time to concentrate on a defined area of concern. Purposes for workshops may vary; examples include Informing, Problem solving, and Training. Typically a workshop has two components: technical in which one presents theory in lectures and readings, and in which one would do a project, produce a product, or write a paper. Schedule of Tasks/Deliverables: Task/Sub-Tasks Task/Deliverable Description Due Date Quantity Unit Task 1 Event Planning Services for Small-Sized Meetings Sub-Task 1.1 Prepare and/or maintain a documented standard operating procedure outlining the actions, timelines, roles and responsibilities, etc. associated with event planning for the IRDC. Due in first Monthly report and updated each month thereafter, Sub-Task 1.2.1 Coordinate pre-meeting logistics with IRDC Manager and meeting POC/ Develop event plan for Government review. Develop event plan for Government review. Note: IRDC Manager and Meeting POC will provide information regarding speakers or facilitation services required. Due five (5) business days following notification of event requirement. Sub-Task 1.2.2 Arrange/coordinate all audio/visual equipment needs and any other special needs. Determine from IRDC Manager and Meeting POC what room setup will be required, A/V needs (including, but not limited to, projector, laptop, A/V cart, DVD player, VCR player, Television, Projector Screen, Smart Boards, conference phone,video conference equipment, internet service, internet service portals required, Ethernet Cables, flip charts, power strips, extension cords, microphone, whiteboard, pads, pens, markers, pencils, etc.) Due ten (10)business days following notification of event requirement. Sub-Task 1.3.1 Event logistics coordination and communication. -Work with IRDC Manager and Meeting POC to determine attendee listing based upon subject matter -Work with IRDC Manager and Meeting POC to determine the number of days required based on the meeting content and desired outcomes. Due ten (10) business days prior to event. Sub-Task 1.3.2 Communication of preliminary event information to IRDC Manager, Meeting POC, and potential event attendees Weekly Sub-Task1.3.3 Coordinate communication of ground transportation logistics with IRDC Manager and Meeting POC Due five (5) business days prior to event. Sub-Task 1.4 Track Resource Utilization -Track time spent on various tasks -Track a/v resources utilized per desired deliverable -Develop lessons learned for process improvement Monitor throughout event and address in Monthly Report. Sub-Task 1.5 Review timeline of events. -Present timeline of events to the IRDC Manager and the Meeting POC, including a review of the agenda to determine that logistical needs are covered per proposed agenda. Due five (5) business day prior to the event. Sub-Task 1.6 Coordinate with Facilitators/Guest Speakers that have been identified. -Arrange all media coordination for briefings, etc. with speakers, participants, and stakeholders. As required. Sub-Task 1.7 Prepare and maintain a registration tracking spreadsheet that will include attendees, speakers, and staff for each function. Due three (3) business days prior to event. Sub-Task 1.8 Ensure the audio/visual configuration required for the meeting is correctly configured. -Presenters have been educated on hardware being used (SmartBoards, Projectors, Computers, Microphones, etc.) -Support on A/V items is maintained throughout the meeting agenda As required. Task 2 Event Planning Services for Medium- and Large-Sized Meetings w/ Document Preparation, Onsite Coordination, and Expanded Audio/Visual Support Sub-Task 2.1 Prepare and/or maintain a documented standard operating procedure outlining the actions, timelines, roles and responsibilities, etc. associated with event planning for the IRDC. Due in first Monthly report and updated each month thereafter, Sub-Task 2.2.1 Coordinate pre-meeting logistics with IRDC Manager and meeting POC/ Develop event plan for Government review. Develop event plan for Government review. Note: IRDC Manager and Meeting POC will provide information regarding speakers or facilitation services required. Due five (5) business days following notification of event requirement. Sub-Task 2.2.2 Arrange/coordinate all audio/visual equipment needs and any other special needs. Determine from IRDC Manager and Meeting POC what room setup will be required, what refreshments (if applicable), A/V needs (including, but not limited to, projector, laptop, A/V cart, DVD player, VCR player, Television, Projector Screen, Smart Boards, conference phone, video conference equipment, internet service, internet service portals required, Ethernet Cables, flip charts, power strips, extension cords, microphone, whiteboard, pads, pens, markers, pencils, etc.) Due ten (10) business days following notification of event requirement. Sub-Task 2.3.1 Event logistics coordination and communication. -Work with IRDC Manager and Meeting POC to determine attendee listing based upon subject matter -Work with IRDC Manager and Meeting POC to determine the number of days required based on the meeting content and desired outcomes. Due ten (10)business days prior to event. Sub-Task 2.3.2 Communication of preliminary event information to IRDC Manager, Meeting POC, and potential event attendees Weekly Sub-Task 2.3.3 Coordinate communication of ground transportation logistics with IRDC Manager and Meeting POC Due five (5) business days prior to event Sub-Task 2.4 Track Resource Utilization -Track time spent on various tasks -Track a/v resources utilized per desired deliverable -Develop lessons learned for process improvement Monitor throughout event and address in Monthly Report. Sub-Task 2.5 Review timeline of events. -Present timeline of events to the IRDC Manager and the Meeting POC, including a review of the agenda to determine that logistical needs are covered per proposed agenda. Due five (5) business days prior to the event. Sub-Task 2.6 Coordinate with Facilitators/Guest Speakers that have been identified. -Arrange all media coordination for briefings, etc. with speakers, participants, and stakeholders. As required. Sub-Task2.7 Prepare and maintain a registration tracking spreadsheet that will include attendees, speakers, and staff for each function. Due three (3) business days prior to event. Sub-Task 2.8 Ensure the audio/visual configuration required for the meeting is correctly configured. -Presenters have been educated on hardware being used (SmartBoards, Projectors, Computers, Microphones, etc.) -Support on A/V items is maintained throughout the meeting agenda As required. Sub-Task 2.9 Event Documentation Preparation Event Planner to aid Meeting POC with the preparation of: -Meeting Agenda -Meeting Materials -Revision of Material During Event (as needed) -Printing andDistribution of Meeting Materials As required. If required, due five (5) business days prior to the event and through the end of the event. Sub-Task 2.10 On-site Coordination Event Planner would be involved in on-sitecoordination on behalf of the Government as needed. -Acts as a liaison between hotel and management for processing logistical changes prior to event and during event (as needed) -Provide room setup services as needed -On-site attendee coordination -Minute taking (as required) At event. Sub-Task 2.11 Multimedia Deliverable of Meeting (eg. PodCast, DVD, or other electronic format) Event Planner will work with A/V Technician and IRDC Manager to ensure the media documentation is correctly configured for the desired deliverable of the Meeting POC. -Live streaming of the meeting will be provided as required. -URL will be provided with digital media collected from meeting as required. -DVD will be provided to Meeting POC as required. Live streaming required during event. URL must be provided at event conclusion. Digital media within five (5)business days of event conclusion. Deliverable 1.0 Information/artifacts from all of the above Sub-Tasks (1.1 through 1.8 and 2.1 through 2.11) shall be accumulated and presented in a Monthly Report submitted on the 3rd of each month as described in the section “Reporting Requirement” and formatted in Attachment A. Third (3rd) business day of each month. 12 EA REPORTING REQUIREMENTS a. The contractor shall submit a monthly progress report (see Attachment A) via electronic mail. Monthly reports should address project status, and not disclose security issues unless transmitted in a secure manner. The individual program managers retain the right to change reporting period on a case-by-case basis for purposes of managing the work. The official reporting for order compliance shall be the monthly report due on the third business day of each month. The report will cover progress made for the prior month. At the conclusion of each Task noted above, the contractor shall provide a written report documenting task completion. b. The monthly report shall also identify any problems that arose and a statement explaining how the problem was resolved. This report shall also identify any problems that have arisen but have not been completely resolved with an explanation. c. The contractor shall take minutes of all conference calls and/or meetings held with the IRDC Manager. Copies of minutes shall be provided to the IRDC Manager and the COTR as an attachment to the next scheduled Progress Report as determined by the COTR. Additional time may be needed under certain circumstances to complete minutes. Time extensions of this nature shall be permitted by prior arrangement between the contractor and the IRDC Manager. d. Reports shall contain, and are not limited to, the following: ” Project status summary ” Change Request status (new, open, closed since last report) ” Issue status (new, open, closed since last report) ” Schedule status ” Minutes of Status Meetings ” Contractor Staff Roster (providing updates as they occur, including personnel and security requirements – see Attachment C). ” Status of required background investigations. (SECURITY REQUIREMENT) e. The contractor shall notify the IRDC Manager, COTR and Contracting Officer, in writing, if problems arise adversely impacting the performance of the order. The COTR serves as the primary point of contact for the contractor. IV. Submittal Information: Contractors having the skills and capabilities necessary to perform the stated requirements should submit a response of no more than 15 pages in length, single spaced, 12 point font minimum that addresses the above information. The Government will not review any other data, attachments that are in excess to the 15 pages. In response to this Sources Sought, interested contractors shall submit the following information no later than Friday April 26, 2012 by 5:00 PM EST to Michael S. Raynack via email at Michael.Raynack@va.gov . Provide the following information: A. Company Name and Address B. Company point of contact, telephone, and email address. C. Socio-Economic Status – Indicate whether your company, subcontractors, teaming partners, joint ventures have a Federal Socio-Economic status, e.g., Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Veteran Owned Small Business, Woman-Owned Small Business, Disadvantaged Small Business, and Hub Zone. If Service-Disabled or Veteran Owned Small Business, is your company and or partners registered in VA’s VetBiz repository? D. If the company holds a Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract, list the GSA Contract Number and relevant SINS. E. Capabilities / Qualifications: Provide a written description of the capabilities/qualifications/skills your company possesses to perform services described in this Sources Sought. F. Past Experience – Provide the following information on a maximum of three similar projects completed within the last three years for which the responder was a prime or subcontractor. 1. The name, address, and value of each project 2. The Prime Contract Type, Firm Fixed-Price, or Time and Material 3. The name, telephone and address of the owner of each project 4. A description of each project, including difficulties and successes 5. Your company’s role and services provided for each project. DISCLAIMER This notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a solicitation. All information received in response to this notice that is marked as proprietary will be handled accordingly. In accordance with FAR 15.201(e), responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to firm a binding contract. Responders are solely responsible for all expensed associated with responding to this Sources Sought. Set-Aside: Total Small Business URL:https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/ISC/OISC/VA70112I0194/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120417/PROCURE/0313
Matching Key Words: video*; produc*; train*; conference?; seminar?; site?; page?; education*; business*; documentation; event?; produce?; distribut*; 


U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Institute, Office of Acquisitions, FSI/EX/GSACQ, 4000 Arlington Boulevard Room F-2129, SA-42 Arlington VA 22204

T — Russian Video Production RussianVideoProduction 041912 Nadia Shokry, Phone (703) 302-6804, Fax (703) 302-7227, Email ShokryNO@state.gov The Foreign Service Institute provides training to employees of the Department of State and other government agencies in more than sixty foreign languages, regional area studies, and professional disciplines, including economics, political science, information management, and management skills, among others. FSI is now implementing alternatives to traditional face-to-face instruction in an effort to maximize the effectiveness, efficiency, and availability of training. Instructionaltechnology is a key component. To this end, FSI’s Russian Section in the School of Language Studies is seeking to produce a language training video in the Russian language for the Basic Course to be used in theinstruction of non speakers of Russian. The Section’s management seeks a company that will coordinate production of this video in Moscow, Russia. Set-Aside: Total Small Business Place of Performance: , 1 RU URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/State/FSI/GSACQ/RussianVideoProduction/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120417/PROCURE/0314
Matching Key Words: video*; produc*; train*; business*; produce?; production?; instruct*; naics!512110; 


Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Procurement Section, 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington DC 20535

R — Latent Print Support Services 12-P-LDQ005664 043012 Lynda M. Theisen, Fax 703-632-8480, Email Lynda.Theisen@ic.fbi.gov ************************************************************** Amendment 0003 is being issued to modify the RFP and answer questions received on the RFP along with questions and answers from the site visit. *************************************************************** *********************************************************************** Amendment 0001 is being issued to extend the closing date for questions in Section L.1.7 of the RFP from COB April 10, 2012 to 12:00 PM EST April 12, 2012. ************************************************************** ****** *********************************************************   SITE VISIT IS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 9, 2012 AT 12:00 PM. VENDORS MUST COMPLY WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING VISITOR REQUESTS IN ORDER TO RECEIVE ADDRESS FOR SITE VISIT. ALL VISITOR REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12:00 PM EST ON APRIL 3, 2012. CONTRACTORS NOT SUBMITTING THE REQUIRED VISITOR REQUESTS BY THE CUTOFF DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE ABLE ATTEND THE SITE VISIT. **  ************************************************************ The Federal Bureau of Investigation intends to issue solicitation 12-P-LDQ005664 to establish a single-award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for Latent Print Support Services. The contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, facilities, supplies, and materials necessary to perform work associated with individual task orders. Contract period will be for a base period of one year and 4 (four) 1-year option periods. The IDIQ ceiling will be $300,000,000.00. The minimum guarantee will be $8,600, 000 Total contract period, to include all options, shall not exceed five calendar years.   The contract awarded in response to this requirement will support, at a minimum, three sections of the Laboratory (not to the exclusion of other FBI Sections). The three sections are: a) Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC), b) Biometric Analysis Section (BAS), c. Forensic Science Support Section (FSS). The Functional Areas to be covered under the IDIQ contract include the following: 1. Program Management – Provide overall program management support. 2. Evidence Inventory – Provide services to properly inventory and maintain the chain of custody of all evidence entering the contractor facility. 3. Evidence Processing – provide services for all evidence suitable for latent print deposition using the linear processing method 4. Evidence Preservation – preservation of latent prints through the use of photography and preservation of trace evidence through collection. 5. Examination of Evidence – provide latent print examination services. 6. Quality Assurance – establish and maintain a quality assurance program to ensure that all tasks are completed in accordance with the contract. In addition Contractor may be called upon to write Quality Assurance standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and training manuals. 7. Information Management Support – provide services for administering, maintaining and updating internal databases and other facility IT related needs. 8. Administrative Management Support – provide all necessary personnel to assist with case documentation, case flow management and other routine administrative tasks. 9. Facility Management – Provide overall facility support 10. Maintenance of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) – Provide the day-to-day upkeep, maintenance and management of GFE. 11. Supply Management – Provide all materials, supplies and chemicals needed to process casework, protect personnel and maintain office efficiency. In addition, the contractor shall store all chemicals in accordance with all state and county regulations. 12. Safety and Environmental Coordination – Provide safety and environment program support to ensure safety of FBI and contractor personnel. Award will be made to the offeror who submits a proposal that is found to be the best value to the Government as defined in FAR Part 15. There will be a scheduled site visit after RFP release. Details will be provided in the RFP package. This RFP will be issued in electronic format only and will be available on or about March 23, 2012 on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOps) websites. Accordingly, telephoned, mailed, e-mailed or faxed requests for the RFP will not be honored. All future information regarding this acquisition, including solicitation amendments, will be distributed solely through the Federal Business Opportunities website. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring the FedBizOpps website to assure that they have the most up-to-date information regarding this acquisition. The Government will not reimburse interested parties for any costs associated with responding to this solicitation. To be eligible for award, a firm must be registered in the Central Contract tor Registration (CCR) database. Register via the CCR internet site athttp://www.ccr.gov. Questions may be submitted to Ms. Lynda M. Theisen at Lynda.Theisen@ic.fbi.gov or by fax at 703-632-8480.     URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOJ/FBI/PPMS1/12-P-LDQ005664/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120417/PROCURE/0390
Matching Key Words: writ*; standard; operating; procedure?; 


U.S. Department of State, Foreign Service Institute, Office of Acquisitions, FSI/EX/GSACQ, 4000 Arlington Boulevard Room F-2129, SA-42 Arlington VA 22204

T — Russian Video Production RussianVideoProduction 042312 Nadia Shokry, Phone (703) 302-6804, Fax (703) 302-7227, Email ShokryNO@state.gov Set-Aside: Total Small Business Place of Performance: , 1 RU URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/State/FSI/GSACQ/RussianVideoProduction/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120417/PROCURE/0405
Matching Key Words: video*; produc*; business*; production?; naics!512110;

Department of the Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, 374 CONS – Yokota, Unit 5228 Yokota AB, APO Japan . 96328-5228

76 — Yonhap News Subscription Renewal FA5209-12-Q-BL01 041612 Brittany A. Lightfoot, Phone 81-42-551-6120, Fax 81-42-551-0973, Email brittany.lightfoot@yokota.af.mil This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; this is a Request for Quotation (RFQ) and a written solicitation will not be issued. The anticipated award will be a firm-fixed price contract. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-56, 02 April 2012. The reference number for this acquisition is FA5209-12-Q-BL01. The NAICS code for this requirement is 424920; Size Standard 100 employees. This acquisition is a one year subscription for the publication listed below of YONHAP (763098). DESCRIPTION: a. (CLIN) 0001 (1 EA) – YONHAP ENGLISH PREMIUM NEWS i. The period of performance is from May 2012- April 2013. Delivery shall be F.O.B. Destination to: Publications Library Unit #45009 APO AP 96343-5009 Delivery Period: 30 DAYS ARO The following provisions applies to this acquisition: FAR 52-212-1 Instructions to offerors-Commercial items FAR 52.212-2 Evaluation-Commercial items (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: 1. Price (Award will be made single award) (b) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer’s specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of clause) Offeror shall include a completed copy of the provision FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representation and Certifications-Commercial Items Alternate I The following clauses applies to this acquisition: FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial items Addendum to FAR 52.212-4 CONTRACT TERMS AND CONDITIONS – COMMERCIAL ITEMS (Feb 2012): (k) Taxes. The text is deleted and replaced as follows: (1) Unless otherwise provided in this contract, the contract price includes all applicable taxes and duties, except taxes and duties that the Government of the United States and the Government of Japan have agreed shall not be applicable to expenditures in Japan by or on behalf of the United States. (2) The Status of Forces Agreement between the Japan and the United States and implementing the Japanese laws authorizes the United States exemption from certain Japanese taxes for materials, supplies, equipment and services procured for official purpose in Japan by the United States Armed Forces or by authorized agencies of the United States Armed Forces. Those taxes include (1) Consumption tax, (2) Gasoline tax and local road tax on gasoline, (3) Diesel oil tax, and (4) Liquefied petroleum gas tax. (3) The Contractor will submit requests for gasoline or diesel oil tax exemption certificate to the Contracting Officer. This request will show the actual amount of gasoline or diesel oil used exclusively for the performance of this contract, with documentary evidence and detailed item breakdown to support the accurate consumption of gasoline or diesel oil, or other necessary information and data as may be required. The Contracting Officer will issue to the Contractor a tax exemption certificate for the actual amount of gasoline or diesel oil used exclusively for the performance of this contract. (u) Conciliation. Except as otherwise provided in this contract, any disagreement arising under this contract which is not resolved by the parties to this contract may be submitted to the United States – Japan Joint Committee for conciliation in accordance with Paragraph 10, Article XVIII of the Status of Forces Agreement under Article VI of the Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security between Japan and the United States of America. Requests by the Contractor shall be made in accordance with the following procedures: (1) In the event the Contractor desires conciliation after the decision of the Contracting Officer has been served upon him, he will first file his appeal from such findings of fact with the appropriate authority in accordance with the clause of this contract entitled, “Disputes” and within the time limits described therein before filing a request for conciliation with the Joint Committee and then request the appellate authority under the “Disputes” clause to suspend its action on his appeal until such time as the Joint Committee has had an opportunity for effecting conciliation. (2) The request for conciliation will be submitted by the Contractor through the nearest Defense Facilities Administration Bureau, to the Contract Conciliation Panel of the Joint Committee. Upon the filing of the request with the Joint Committee, the Contractor will immediately notify the Contracting Officer in writing that the request for conciliation has been filed. (3) In the event the disagreement submitted to the Joint Committee under subparagraph (2) above has been resolved through conciliation, it will be the responsibility of the Contractor to notify the appellate authority designated in the clause of this contract entitled, “Disputes”, of the settlement of the dispute and to withdraw his appeal. (4) In the event the Contractor has submitted a request for conciliation to the Joint Committee under subparagraph (2) above desires, notwithstanding tendency of his request for conciliation, that action by the appropriate authority under the clause of this contract entitled, “Disputes”, be resumed on his appeal, it is his responsibility to so request the said authority in writing. The Joint Committee shall be immediately informed by the Contractor of his action taken hereunder. (5) No request for conciliation can be submitted to the Joint Committee in the case of a dispute upon which the final decision of the appropriate authority under the clause of this contract entitled, “Disputes”, has been rendered. Pending the hearing of the conciliation panel, the Contractor shall proceed diligently with the performance of the contract in accordance with the Contracting Officer’s decision. The provisions of this clause shall not prejudice any right which the parties to the contract may have to file in a civil suit. FAR 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial items Only the following FAR clauses in paragraph(b) of FAR 52.212-5 are applicable: FAR 52.223-18 Contractor Policy to Ban Text Messaging While Driving FAR 52.232-34 Payment By Electronic Funds Transfer-Other Than Central-Contractor Registration For the purpose of this clause, the blank(s) is/are completed as follows: (b)(1) The date when the Contractor submits first invoice, using EFT Form established by DFAS. The following DFARS clauses cited are applicable to this solicitation: DFARS 252.212-7001 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. Only the following DFARS clauses in paragraph(b) of DFARS 252.212-7001 are applicable: DFARS 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials DFARS 252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies By Sea (iv) Alternate III of 252.247-7023. Quotes must be signed, dated and submitted by 17 April 2012, 1000hrs, Japan Standard Time. All submissions can be electronically submitted to the following point(s) of contact. The Contract Specialist for this requirement is A1C Brittany Lightfoot, send all quotations to this e-mail address: brittany.lightfoot@us.af.mil. The Contracting Officer for this requirement is Masaki Sato and his e-mail address is masaki.sato.jp@us.af.mil. Place of Performance: Camp Zama, Japan, 1 JP URL:https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/PAF/374CONS/FA5209-12-Q-BL01/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/PROCURE/0417
Matching Key Words: documentar*; 


Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Procurement Section, 935 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington DC 20535

R — Latent Print Support Services 12-P-LDQ005664 043012 Lynda M. Theisen, Fax 703-632-8480, Email Lynda.Theisen@ic.fbi.gov *********************************************************************** Amendment 0001 is being issued to extend the closing date for questions in Section L.1.7 of the RFP from COB April 10, 2012 to 12:00 PM EST April 12, 2012. ************************************************************** ****** *********************************************************   SITE VISIT IS SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 9, 2012 AT 12:00 PM. VENDORS MUST COMPLY WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR SENDING VISITOR REQUESTS IN ORDER TO RECEIVE ADDRESS FOR SITE VISIT. ALL VISITOR REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 12:00 PM EST ON APRIL 3, 2012. CONTRACTORS NOT SUBMITTING THE REQUIRED VISITOR REQUESTS BY THE CUTOFF DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE ABLE ATTEND THE SITE VISIT. **  ************************************************************ The Federal Bureau of Investigation intends to issue solicitation 12-P-LDQ005664 to establish a single-award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for Latent Print Support Services. The contractor shall furnish all supervision, labor, facilities, supplies, and materials necessary to perform work associated with individual task orders. Contract period will be for a base period of one year and 4 (four) 1-year option periods. The IDIQ ceiling will be $300,000,000.00. The minimum guarantee will be $8,600, 000 Total contract period, to include all options, shall not exceed five calendar years.   The contract awarded in response to this requirement will support, at a minimum, three sections of the Laboratory (not to the exclusion of other FBI Sections). The three sections are: a) Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center (TEDAC), b) Biometric Analysis Section (BAS), c. Forensic Science Support Section (FSS). The Functional Areas to be covered under the IDIQ contract include the following: 1. Program Management – Provide overall program management support. 2. Evidence Inventory – Provide services to properly inventory and maintain the chain of custody of all evidence entering the contractor facility. 3. Evidence Processing – provide services for all evidence suitable for latent print deposition using the linear processing method 4. Evidence Preservation – preservation of latent prints through the use of photography and preservation of trace evidence through collection. 5. Examination of Evidence – provide latent print examination services. 6. Quality Assurance – establish and maintain a quality assurance program to ensure that all tasks are completed in accordance with the contract. In addition Contractor may be called upon to write Quality Assurance standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and training manuals. 7. Information Management Support – provide services for administering, maintaining and updating internal databases and other facility IT related needs. 8. Administrative Management Support – provide all necessary personnel to assist with case documentation, case flow management and other routine administrative tasks. 9. Facility Management – Provide overall facility support 10. Maintenance of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) – Provide the day-to-day upkeep, maintenance and management of GFE. 11. Supply Management – Provide all materials, supplies and chemicals needed to process casework, protect personnel and maintain office efficiency. In addition, the contractor shall store all chemicals in accordance with all state and county regulations. 12. Safety and Environmental Coordination – Provide safety and environment program support to ensure safety of FBI and contractor personnel. Award will be made to the offeror who submits a proposal that is found to be the best value to the Government as defined in FAR Part 15. There will be a scheduled site visit after RFP release. Details will be provided in the RFP package. This RFP will be issued in electronic format only and will be available on or about March 23, 2012 on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOps) websites. Accordingly, telephoned, mailed, e-mailed or faxed requests for the RFP will not be honored. All future information regarding this acquisition, including solicitation amendments, will be distributed solely through the Federal Business Opportunities website. Interested parties are responsible for monitoring the FedBizOpps website to assure that they have the most up-to-date information regarding this acquisition. The Government will not reimburse interested parties for any costs associated with responding to this solicitation. To be eligible for award, a firm must be registered in the Central Contract tor Registration (CCR) database. Register via the CCR internet site at http://www.ccr.gov. Questions may be submitted to Ms. Lynda M. Theisen at Lynda.Theisen@ic.fbi.gov or by fax at 703-632-8480.     URL: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOJ/FBI/PPMS1/12-P-LDQ005664/listing.html
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/PROCURE/0542
Matching Key Words: writ*; standard; operating; procedure?; 

FedBizOpps – Awards

Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, MICC, MICC Center – Fort Knox, MICC Center – Fort Knox, Directorate of Contracting, Building 1109B, Fort Knox, KY 40121-5000

R–Administrative Support Services for the U.S. Army Recruiting Command W9124D-12-R-0001 Joanne W. Edwards, (502)624-8062 MICC Center – Fort Knox W9124D-12-C-0011 $7,672,356.20 040512 0001-0003 INFUSED SOLUTIONS, LLC (136114316) 22636 DAVIS DR STE 100 STERLING, VA 20164-4470 Administrative support services at 242 various U.S. Army Recruiting Command locations. The contractor shall provide clerical support to include general office duties, such as preparation of correspondence and reports, establish and maintain files, answer telephones, and receive visitors. Normal work hours are not to exceed 30 hours per week. URL: https://www.fbo.gov/notices/d0cb560f0d484044cbee38bf0daeef56
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/AWARDS/0694
Matching Key Words: state!ky; 

 

USABID State and Local Purchases

Cabinet for Economic Development, Dept. of Financial Incentives, 300 West Broadway, Old Capitol Annex, Frankfort, KY 40601

R – REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR LEGAL SERVICES. RFP-638-1200000342-1 DUE 24-MAY-2012 Holland Spade, Phone: (502) 564-7670; Website: https://emars.ky.gov/online/vss/Advantage This information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/BID/0001
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


KY Real Estate Commission, 10200 Linn Station Road, Suite 201, Louisville, KY 40223

R – INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES FOR LEGAL CASES AT THE KREC. RFP-395-1200000364-1 DUE 04-MAY-2012 Shelly Saffran, Phone: 502-429-7250; Website: https://emars.ky.gov/online/vss/Advantage This information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/BID/0002
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


Cabinet for Economic Development, Dept. of Financial Incentives, 300 West Broadway, Old Capitol Annex, Frankfort, KY 40601

R – REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS OF CONSULTANTS. RFP-638-1200000326-1 DUE 04-MAY-2012 Katie Smith, Phone: (502) 564-4554; Website: https://emars.ky.gov/online/vss/Advantage This information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/BID/0003
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


Kentucky Educational Television, 600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502

R – FY12-13 AUDIT SERVICES. RFP-545-1200000310-1 DUE 01-MAY-2012 Christine Hurst, Phone: (859) 258-7107; Website: https://emars.ky.gov/online/vss/Advantage This information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/BID/0011
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


Georgia- Georgia Local Government Access http://www.glga.org/Listing.aspx?METHOD=CAT&CRITERIA=3eed7b66-22fa-dd11-99ac-005056af7e1c Georgia Municipal Association PO Box 105377 Atlanta, GA 30348 404-688-0472 678-686-6289 – FAX

R – Independent NTD Auditor Services SOL Independent NTD Auditor ServicesGRTA Solicitation No. 12-050 The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) is soliciting proposals from qualified firms to provide independent NTD auditor services to review the NTD statistics submitted by PTM, Veolia, and American Coach Lines for GRTA?s Xpress Regional Commuter System. The scope of services is attached as Part 3 of the Request for Proposals (RFP) document. The services to be performed shall generally fall into the following National Institute of Government Purchasing (NIGP) commodity code: 94631 ? Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Services Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. (ET), April 30, 2012. GRTA reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals and shall be the sole purchasing entity for this solicitation.Interested parties must request, in writing, a copy of the RFP document from Maurice Jones, GRTA Purchasing & Procurement Specialist, at mjones@grta.org. For more information about this opportunity please contact the buyer directly.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/BID/0161
Matching Key Words: writ*; copy; 
Kentucky State Procurement

Louisville Metro Housing Authority, Purchasing Department, 3223 S. 7th Street Road, Louisville, KY 40216

R — PROPOSAL #1280, SPECIAL PROJECTS CONSULTANT. CONTRACT #FC-12-05-HD DUE 01-MAY-2012 Sealed Requests for Proposals (RFP) will be accepted at the Louisville Metro Housing Purchasing Department, 3223 Seventh Street Rd., Louisville, KY 40216 for Contract #FC-12 05-HD, Proposal #1280, Special Projects Consultant. The RFP receipt date is 10:00 a.m. Local Time on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. For information on obtaining Proposal packets, contact Bernard Pincus, (502) 569-3457. This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120418/KY/5013
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority, 1627 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214

R — BROKER SERVICES FOR THE ANALYSIS AND LEASING OF 16 W. CENTRAL PARKWAY. DUE 10-MAY-2012 The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) is soliciting Request for Proposals (RFP) for Solicitation 2012-5012. CMHA will receive proposals until May 10, 2012, no later than 10:00 A.M. at 1627 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45214. The RFP and related documents may be obtained by visiting our website atwww.cintimha.com/business-opportunities.aspx. Questions concerning this RFP may be directed to Bill Walters at william.walters@cintimha.com. This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120418/KY/5015
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


University of Louisville, Department of Purchasing, Louisville, KY

R — CONSULTANT TO REVIEW AND PROVIDE BUSINESS ACTIVITY GUIDANCE FOR NEW UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGIES OR PROVIDE AGREEMENT SUPPORT – ADDENDUM #1. RFP132-PSC DUE 30-APR-2012 Melea East and/or Holly S. Clark, Phone: (502) 852-2965; Website: http://louisville.edu/purchasing/bids/bids_rfplisting.htm New Due Date. This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120418/KY/5020
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


University of Louisville, Department of Purchasing, Louisville, KY

R — PROFESSIONAL LEGAL SERVICES AND COUNSEL – ADDENDUM #1. RFP133-PSC DUE 30-APR-2012 Melea East and/or Holly S. Clark, Phone: (502) 852-2965; Website:http://louisville.edu/purchasing/bids/bids_rfplisting.htm New Due Date. This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120418/KY/5021
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky;

Eastern Kentucky University, Division of Purchases, Jones Building, Room 119, Richmond, KY 40475

R — ATTENDING VETERINARIAN – ADDENDUM #1. RFP 39-12 DUE 10-MAY-2012 Phone: (859) 622-2246; Fax: (859) 622-2047; Website: http://www.purchasing.eku.edu/bids_quotes.php This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120417/KY/4997
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 

Eastern Kentucky University, Division of Purchases, Jones Building, Room 119, Richmond, KY 40475

R — ATTENDING VETERINARIAN. RFP 39-12 DUE 10-MAY-2012 Phone: (859) 622-2246; Fax: (859) 622-2047; Website: http://www.purchasing.eku.edu/bids_quotes.php This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120416/KY/4960
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 

Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation, 10180 Linn Station Road, Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40223

R — KAPT – LOCKBOX AND BANKING SERVICES – ADDENDUM. RFP-075-1200000312-2 DUE 18-APR-2012 Elaine Prescott, Phone: 502-329-7134; Website: https://emars.ky.gov/online/vss/Advantage This information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/KY/4781
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


Finance and Administration Cabinet, Office of Procurement Services, 702 Capitol Avenue, Room 096, Frankfort, KY 40601

R — COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY FIRE AND TORNADO INSURANCE – ADDENDUM. RFB-758-1200000734-2 DUE 05-JUN-2012 Michael Gustafson, Phone: (502) 564-5945; Website:https://emars.ky.gov/online/vss/Advantage This information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/KY/4783
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


University of Louisville, Department of Purchasing, Louisville, KY

R — ANEMIA MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT. RFP135-PSC DUE 30-APR-2012 Jami Vance, Phone: (502) 852-0014; or Donna Kerry, Phone: (502) 852-0255; Website:http://louisville.edu/purchasing/bids/bids_rfplisting.htm Vendor will develop a strategy for obtaining FDA marketing authorization for Software for Anemia Management (SAM) beta version for full clinical use which will include an identification of the key regulatory, testing and labeling elements necessary for the completion of the 510(k) submission in accordance with current FDA requirements. This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/KY/4812
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


Murray State University, Procurement Services, 200 General Services Building, Murray, KY 42071-3355

T — DESIGN, FABRICATION, AND INSTALLATION OF DISPLAYS IN A NEW DONOR RECOGNITION HALL. RFP-276D-12 DUE 01-MAY-2012 Phone: (270) 809-2703; Fax (270) 809-3408; Website:http://campus.murraystate.edu/administ/procurement/Vendor/vendmain.htm MURRAY STATE IS ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION, AND INSTALLATION OF DISPLAYS IN A NEW DONOR RECOGNITION HALL. AWARD WILL BE BASED ON EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION, REVIEW OF PAST WORK, SCHEDULE AND COST. PROPOSAL FORMS ARE AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING DAVID BLACKBURN AT 270-809-4090 AND REFERENCING RFP 276D 12. This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/KY/4820
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 


Murray State University, Procurement Services, 200 General Services Building, Murray, KY 42071-3355

99 — DESIGN, FABRICATION, AND INSTALLATION OF DISPLAYS IN A NEW DONOR RECOGNITION HALL. RFP-276D-12 DUE 01-MAY-2012 Phone: (270) 809-2703; Fax (270) 809-3408; Website:http://campus.murraystate.edu/administ/procurement/Vendor/vendmain.htm MURRAY STATE IS ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR THE DESIGN, FABRICATION, AND INSTALLATION OF DISPLAYS IN A NEW DONOR RECOGNITION HALL. AWARD WILL BE BASED ON EXPERIENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION, REVIEW OF PAST WORK, SCHEDULE AND COST. PROPOSAL FORMS ARE AVAILABLE BY CONTACTING DAVID BLACKBURN AT 270-809-4090 AND REFERENCING RFP 276D 12. This notice is provided by the Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program. The information is believed to be correct, but should be verified with the issuing agency/organization.
OutreachSystems Article Number: 120412/KY/4822
Matching Key Words: age:state!ky; state!ky; 

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