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August Hot Topic: Use of Other Transaction Authorities featuring Ben McMartin
August 24 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join us for a power packed session with Benjamin McMartin! The use of Other Transaction Authorities: Byzantine, Opaque, and Evil!
Benjamin McMartin is managing partner of the Public Spend Forum, a Washington DC-based firm dedicated to enabling open government markets worldwide. He is a nationally recognized expert, speaker, and author in federal procurement and non-traditional acquisition methodologies, who spent more than a decade developing some of the most unique procurement solutions for the Department of Defense. He was instrumental in the development and implementation of defense policy and guidance for the use of other transaction authorities and provided training and on-site consulting for more than 5,000 Acquisition personnel as the founder of the Acquisition Innovation Road Show, an organic, government-to-government consultancy.
Mr. McMartin is a regular speaker on topics related to alternative acquisition methods, public procurement policy, and acquisition reform. He previously served as Chief of the Acquisition Management Office for the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Ground Vehicle Systems Center, and prior to that, as a Procuring Contracting and Agreements Officer for the US Army Contracting Command – Warren.