WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 10 & 11, 2023 * 1:30PM TO 4:45PM VIA ZOOM
This three-session webinar aims to impart knowledge, guidance and updates to the key actors from national and local government agencies, state universities and colleges, GOCCs and the private sector engaged in the Procurement of Civil Works/ Infrastructure under RA 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Act (GPRA) and its 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). The webinar will cover fundamental principles, procurement organizations and planning, eligibilities, standard bid documents, procedures for public bidding, early procurement, and alternative modes of procurement, administrative remedies, offenses¸ penalties, and blacklisting.
This will also focus on the recent GPPB issuances on: (a) efficient E-Based Procurement Processes, (b) Procurement in Emergency Cases in times of calamities and community quarantines, and (c) blacklisting of errant suppliers.
For public officials, avoid getting into trouble due to violation and ignorance of the procurement law. For the private sector who wants to do business with the government, avoid disqualification due to non-compliance!
He is a practitioner, lecturer, consultant, and adviser to many national and local government agencies, private companies, and law firms on procurement law. His expertise in public procurements was honed by his former government positions:
• President and Chief Operations Officer, NORTHRAIL Corporation
• Deputy Administrator, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System
• Executive Director of the National Solid Waste Management Commission and the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission
After leaving government service in 2018, he earned his Public Procurement Specialist Certification from the Government Procurement Policy Board (GPPB) and National Engineering Center of the University of the Philippines (UP-NEC) and has since become a regular lecturer on Government Procurements for the MCLE Programs of the UP College of Law and the Ateneo School of Law.