The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) held a Small Business Outreach Conference in Washington, DC on February 23, 2004. The event was organized by Contracts and Purchasing Operations (CPO) with support from Wynnewood Technologies, Inc. The goal of the conference was to familiarize small and small disadvantaged businesses with the mission of the Department and the many programs supporting that mission. Businesses were informed of FY 2004 contracting opportunities in support of this mission, including the MATO recompetition. Speakers included Anne Radice, Chief of Staff to Secretary Paige, and Jack Martin , Chief Financial Officer. Nearly 200 individuals from small businesses and the Department attended the event.
The following documents are available for viewing or download:
Agenda (269K) - Conference agenda.
CFOsRemarks.doc (38KB) - Remarks by Chief Financial Officer Jack L. Martin.
MatoInfo.doc (270KB) - Information on the Multiple-Award Task Order (MATO) contract, an IDIQ-type contract, for recurring services such as policy analyses, evaluation design, data collection and analyses, performance measurement, translation and interpretation, website support work, production and distribution of publications, and conference planning and support.
FSACollections.doc (256KB) - Overview of the Office of Federal Student Aid Collections Group.
PCAs.ppt (283KB) - Presentation on ED's Private Collection Services contract requirement.