Industry day event, meeting and exchange day, Infrastructure projects

Solicitation number IndustryDay2020

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Closing date and time 2020/02/04 13:00 EST

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    ***The registration period for the event is extended until February 10th, 2020***

    Notice of Industry Day Event – meeting and exchange day

    Infrastructures projects

    various locations in Quebec and Western Region

    (with security requirements)

    Notice of Industry Day event goal

    The purpose of this notice is to inform the industry that a meeting and exchange day will be held by Defence Construction Canada (DCC), in collaboration with the Department of National Defence (DND), with regards to various major development projects. The main objectives of this information session are as follows:

    • Provide the industry an overview of the upcoming important projects;
    • Explain modified design build implementation process;
    • Provide information on the project specifics related to industrial security requirements, including Facility Security Clearance (FSC) at Secret level and Document Safeguarding Capability (DSC) at Secret level;
    • Offer the interested firms 5-minutes one on one information sessions, ‘business speed dating’ style, with a DCC representative.

      This meeting day is intended for all firms interested by infrastructure design-build, working specially in the following domain areas that may include, but are not limited to:

    • General contractors;
    • Architectural consultants;
    • Engineering consultants;
    • Specialized contractors;
    • Any industry that could be concerned by the infrastructure project.

      Description of projects

      The projects may include, but are not limited to, any new construction of the Department of National Defence (DND) infrastructure, demolition and removal of DND infrastructure, and maintenance of DND infrastructure, in support of Canadian Forces operations. Here is a brief description of some of the related projects for which advanced procurement notices have been published on the MERX site:

    • Notice # APN-DC-2527 – Infrastructures for future fighter capability project (FFCP). The Infrastructures for future fighter capability projects are planned at the main operation bases located in Bagotville and Cold Lake, as well as other various locations in Canada.
    • Notice # HQ000819 – Modified design build of a 7,000 m2 hangar in Bagotville. The facility will include office space and warehouse capacity for aircrafts. The value of the project is estimated at approximately $49 million.
    • Notice # HQ001262 – Modified design build project of a new multi-purpose facility of more than 12,000 m2, constructed to meet LEED Silver standard and located in Bagotville. The facility includes office spaces, maintenance bays, training classrooms and storage areas. The value of the construction projects is estimated at approximately $67 million.


      As part of the projects mentioned above, the consultants/contractors must obtain a valid Facility Security Clearance (FSC) at Secret level, as well as a Document Safeguarding Capability (DSC) at Secret level.

      The subconsultants/sub-contractors must obtain a valid Facility Security Clearance (FSC) at Secret level.

      Day unfold – event meeting and exchange day with the industry

      The meeting and exchange day program is as follows:

      Date: February 12th, 2020

      Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Montreal local time

      Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Montreal, 1255 Jeanne-Mance Street, Montreal (Qc), H5B 1E5, Soprano Room

      Morning schedule:

    • 8:00 to 9:00 am – Arrival of participants / Registration for one on one information sessions

      Meeting room 1: French presentations

    • 9:00 to 9:15 am – Opening remarks
    • 9:15 to 9:45 am – Projects overview (in French);
    • 9:45 to 10:45 am – Modified design-build (MDB) realization mode (in French), by Melinda Nycholat, Vice-President, Operations-Procurement, Defence Construction Canada;
    • 10:45 to 11:00 am – Break
    • 11:00 to 12:00 am – Industrial security requirements (in French);

      Meeting room 2: One on one information sessions – Business speed dating

    • 9:30 to 10:30 am – English and French
    • 10:45 to 11:45 am – English and French

      Afternoon Schedule:

    • 12:00 to 1:00 pm – Arrival of participants / Registration for one on one information sessions

      Meeting room 1: English presentations

    • 1:00 to 1:15 pm – Opening remarks;
    • 1:15 to 1:45 pm – Projects overview (in English)
    • 1:45 to 2:45 pm – Modified design-build (MDB) realization mode (in English), by Melinda Nycholat, Vice-President, Operations-Procurement, Defence Construction Canada;
    • 2:45 to 3:00 pm – Break
    • 3:00 to 4:00 pm – Industrial security requirements (in English);

      Meeting room 2: One on one information sessions – Business speed dating

    • 1:30 to 2:30 pm – English and French
    • 2:45 to 3:45 pm – English and French

      Firms interested to participate to this information day are asked to complete the attached form and return it by email to the contact person identified at the end of this notice by February 10, 2020.

      Registration for one-on-one information sessions will be made on site as participants arrive.

      Please take note of the following provisions:

    • All firms are responsible for the transportation of their participants, accommodation, meals, parking, costs of preparing their response and any other expenses related to their participation in the project.
    • Participation in this session is not mandatory. Non-participating firms in this briefing will not be prevented from submitting a proposal in response to any future tenders;
    • To allow as many firms as possible to obtain one-on-one meeting, a maximum of 5 minutes will be allowed for each meeting.


      The completed registration form or any questions about this information session can be sent to:

    Marie-Eve Neron

    Coordinator, Contract services

    Defence Construction Canada

    (514) 283-8071 ext. 4400

    Contract duration

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Contracting authority
    Marie-Eve Neron
    (514) 283-8071 poste 4400

    Buying organization(s)

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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