Suspension & Debarment: What Makes a Successful Meeting?

Published Date: 
April 13, 2016
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Summary:

Peek into the minds of the General Services Administration and U.S. Air Force Suspension & Debarment Officials as they discuss, among other things, what they look for when they are determining a contractor's present responsibility.

Description

Have you ever wondered why a Suspension & Debarment Official would deem a contractor eligible to do business with the Federal Government even though that contractor has committed a bad act? Peek into the minds of the General Services Administration and U.S. Air Force Suspension & Debarment Officials as they discuss, among other things, what they look for when they are determining a contractor's present responsibility.

What happens when a contractor meets with a Suspension & Debarment Official? These closed-door meetings have wide-ranging effects on Government procurement across all agencies, but are necessarily private. Meeting with a contractor is one of a Suspension & Debarment Official's most useful and effective tools in enhancing contractor responsibility. Satisfy your curiosity and learn what goes on behind the scenes by observing a mock meeting between a contractor and a Suspension & Debarment Official.

The Suspension & Debarment Officials’ discussion and the mock meeting will help explain what Suspension & Debarment Officials are looking for when they meet with a contractor and will shed light on what contractors can do to most effectively work with the Government to prevent exclusion. Don't miss this rare opportunity to look behind the closed doors of a meeting between a Suspension & Debarment Official and a contractor and learn what really goes on!

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Citation

"Suspension & Debarment: What Makes a Successful Meeting?," FAI Media Library, accessed August 19, 2019, https://www.fai.gov/media-library/item/suspension-debarment-what-makes-successful-meeting