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|Federal Procurement Institute|
The Federal Procurement Institute provides specific information concerning Federal Government policies related to procurements for grants, contracts and cooperative agreements. It is designed to be a resource for procurement professionals who purchases goods and services in support of federally sponsored programs or research. The Institute will focus on the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards which introduces new requirements in the procurement process for grants and cooperative agreements. The new policies were originally scheduled for implementation on December 26, 2014, universities now have additional time to comply.
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
Al Brooks, Iowa State University
Al Brooks, is Procurement Contract Manager at Iowa State University (ISU). He has been with ISU since 1976 and with Purchasing since 1986. Primary responsibilities include major scientific equipment, telecommunications, research related professional services and collaborations, international contracts and agreements. Al handles most of the higher-level federal procurements at the University. While at ISU, he has developed several unique, nationally accepted, contracting processes and assisted with the creation of the Iowa Biotechnology Association’s Purchasing Cooperative. Has written several articles for NAEP as well as presented workshops at national meetings.
About the 2017 Federal Procurement Institute