Future Pilot Training - Industry Day
Solicitation number W3471-130001/B
Closing date and time 2014/01/08 14:00 EST
Last amendment date
Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Attachment: None Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT PROCESS In order to ensure a successful transition from the current process that the Government of Canada has in place for military pilot training following the expiration of the NATO Flying Training In Canada (NFTC) and Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS) contracts, Industry shall be consulted in an engagement process as one of the first steps in determining how the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will deliver this training in the future. The engagement process will include the Future Pilot Training (FPT) "Industry Day Engagement Session" followed by "One-on-one Industry meetings" and "Working Group Sessions" at a later time. The FPT Industry Day Engagement Session is scheduled for 4 February 2014 from 0900 hrs to 1200 hrs at the RCAF Officers' Mess, Control Tower and Annex rooms, 158 Gloucester Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Those companies requesting one-on-one meetings must advise their interest via email to: FPT.Project@forces.gc.ca by 1400 hrs Eastern Standard Time 8 January 2014. On 9 January 2014 a meeting schedule will be set up via a random draw of names from those submitted and participants will be advised of the timing for their one-on-one meeting. One-on-one meetings will be scheduled for the afternoon of 4 February 2014 at the same location and 5 - 6 February 2014 (if required) at 1 Nicholas Street, 4th Floor Boardroom, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Working Group Sessions are anticipated to be scheduled from March until May 2014 if required. Industry is requested to provide comments and recommendations to the Public Works Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Representative on the draft Industry Engagement Process Rules of Engagement which includes a Dispute Resolution Process (file available below under Solicitation Documents) by 28 January 2014. The draft Industry Engagement Process Rules of Engagement will be discussed and finalized at the Engagement Session. To participate in Industry Day Engagement Session, Working Group Sessions, one-on-one meetings, and review of the final draft Request for Proposal (RFP), Industry must sign and agree to the Industry Engagement Process Rules of Engagement. Also, in order to facilitate the one-on-one meetings, Industry is encouraged to provide written comments and recommendations on the proposed topics for discussion as well as any additional topics Industry may wish to discuss. All Industry consultation will be documented and this information is subject to the Access to Information Act. Canada shall not reveal any designated proprietary information to third parties. Industry Day Engagement Session: The purpose of the Industry Day Engagement Session is to provide Industry and other interested parties ("Participants") with general information on the FTP project, the engagement process, finalize the draft Industry Engagement Process Rules of Engagement and obtain Industry comments on the engagement process timeline. One-on-one Industry Meetings: Following sign-off by Industry of the Rules of Engagement, Canada will meet with Industry Participants individually to listen to their concerns, recommendations and solutions. Canada will analyze and summarize Industry input, identify topics that need to be discussed at Working Group Sessions and revise solicitation document(s), if applicable. Working Group Sessions: The objective of the Working Group Sessions is to resolve Industry issues and secure an open competitive process to replace the current pilot training system. Industry will be invited to Working Group Sessions comprised of representatives from Industry, DND, Industry Canada (IC) and PWGSC to discuss specific issues, potential solutions and revised solicitation document(s), if applicable. Canada will finalize the solicitation document(s) following these meetings. Following the Working Group Sessions, Canada will document all Industry issues, positions and action. A draft RFP will only be made available to all participants who have signed and complied with the Rules of Engagement for a final review before the official RFP is published on Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS). Third Party Consultation: Third parties such as Industry Associations will be consulted on an as and when required basis to discuss Industry issues and recommendations on Industry standard practices. REGISTRATION Participants who wish to attend the Industry Engagement Session and One-on-one Industry meetings are to register by notifying DND at FPT.Project@forces.gc.ca by 1400 hrs Eastern Standard Time 8 January 2014. On 9 January 2014 a meeting schedule will be set up via a random draw of names from those submitted and Participants will be advised of the timing for their one-on-one meeting. Participants must identify themselves by their legal name, corporate address, the names of representatives attending by their respective title as well as their office address, telephone number(s) and e-mail address. Please note: (1) Although Industry may register as many representatives as required, no more than 4 representatives may attend at any given time due to space limitation. (2) All attendees are encouraged to register and will be required to sign-in upon arrival to the venue. (3) Interested Participants are encouraged to submit comments on the Industry Engagement Agenda and suggest additional topics to the PWGSC Representative to be discussed at the One-on-one meetings and Working Group Sessions. (See attached Rules of Engagement). (4) Attendees are responsible for their own transportation, accommodation, meals, parking and all other expenses. (5) Participation is not a mandatory requirement. Not attending the Industry Engagement Session will not preclude an interested participant from submitting a proposal. (6) Media cannot participate in the one-on-one meetings or Working Group Sessions. Agenda for Industry Engagement Session: 1. Opening Remarks 2. Consultative Process 3. Project Overview 4. Rules of Engagement 5. Consultation Schedule 6. Questions and Answers 7. Closing Remarks PWGSC Representative: Olivier Aubert Public Works and Government Services Canada Future Pilot Training Project E-mail: Olivier.Aubert@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca Tel. No.: 613-991-9140 Delivery Date: 04/02/2014 The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Public Works and Government Services Canada
11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du PortageGatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5Canada
- Contracting authority
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1 Nicholas Street/1, rue Nicolas
Suite 215/Suite 215
Room 253Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0S5
Department of National Defence
101 Colonel By DrOttawa, Ontario, K1A0K2Canada
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