Leaders from Federal Agencies Make Major Announcements
Hundreds of federal construction contractors met with major federal construction agencies at AGC Virtual Federal Contactors Conference. Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, General Services Administration, Small Business Administration, Bureau of Reclamation and Natural Resources Conservation Service participated, with several agencies making significant announcements about their respective programs.
Among the many highlights, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, spoke about the partnering initiatives AGC and USACE have begun, based on AGC’s Recommendations, and the collaboration with industry to rapidly execute Alternate Care Facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. NAVFAC’s commander Rear Admiral John Korka discussed his vision for the agency’s future and partnering with the construction industry and AGC. Dan Mathews, Commissioner of GSA’s Public Buildings Service gave updates on the construction program and on the Public Buildings Reform Board, which will make recommendations of billions in underutilized and vacant federal properties.
Presentations and other information from the conference were made available this week to those that registered for the AGC Virtual Federal Contractors Conference.
For more information, please contact Jordan Howard at Jordan.Howard@agc.org or (703) 837-5368.