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RPA in Federal Acquisitions at ACT-IAC Acquisition COI

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 4PM-5PM EDT
Venue Address: 
VIRTUAL MEETING
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 4PM-5PM EDT
2020-08-24 16:00:00 2020-08-24 17:00:00 America/New_York RPA in Federal Acquisitions at ACT-IAC Acquisition COI See more details at: https://www.actiac.org/events/act-iac-acquisition-coi-august-2020 VIRTUAL MEETING, , ,
Venue Address: 
VIRTUAL MEETING

Event Details

Overview

Featured Topic: Leveraging RPA to Transform the Federal Acquisition Service

Join the Acquisition COI for a presentation from Jeff Lau, Regional Commissioner for the Federal Acquisition Service’s (FAS) Northeast and Caribbean Region (Region 2) within the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), who is also responsible for leading efforts to leverage Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology to the acquisition process at FAS.  We will discuss current progress, lessons learned, and future paths for how GSA is Leveraging RPA to Transform the Federal Acquisition Service.

About the Speaker
Mr. Jeffrey Lau is the Regional Commissioner for the Federal Acquisition Service’s (FAS) Northeast and Caribbean Region (Region 2) within the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). He is responsible for providing leadership and oversight to four FAS portfolios representing over 120 employees and approximately $2 billion in revenue annually across a diverse mix of product and service offerings. These portfolios provide procurement and contract solutions to federal customers as well as state and local agencies. Mr. Lau is also leading efforts to leverage Robotic Process Automation technology to the acquisition process at FAS.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Lau served as the Deputy Regional Commissioner for Region 2, leading special projects and developing strategies in the area of human capital and employee engagement. He also held various advisory and management positions in the National Administrative Services and Office Supply Center. Mr. Lau began his career with the General Services Administration in 2004 as a Contract Specialist under the Outstanding Scholars Program.

Mr. Lau earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from St. John’s University.