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    Description:

    Join DAU's Other Transaction subject matter experts for a discussion of the most important development in other transaction during FY 23.  Topics to include, but not limited to: changes implemented as result of the FY 23 NDAA, the recently issued OT Guide and the Guide to Research Other Transactions, OT trends and updates on the OTA Certification (CCON 023).

    The OTA Today webinar series addresses topics relevant to the OT community. 

     

     

    Speakers

    Chris Hetz

    Chris is an instructor at DAU who provides Other Transaction Authority (OTA) training to DoD acquisition professionals as part of the OTA Team. He also works with start-ups to help them develop strategies to navigate public sector procurement processes. Before his current work at DAU and in industry, Chris served as the Senior Contracting Official for the Defense Innovation Unit.  While there, he focused on minimizing the barriers to entry for commercial technology into the government and maximizing the paths to scale successful prototypes for DoD partners. His experience in government contracting includes past leadership roles within the US Army Corps of Engineers (LA District), Installation and Contingency Contracting organizations, and the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Procurement.

    Brian Serra

    Agreements Officer

    Brian Serra is a lover of finding better ways to get things done and really likes that OTAs and nontraditional acquisition let people do that!. After spending over a decade working as a contracting professional for the Army Contracting Command, he recently transitioned to private industry. As an Agreements Officer for the Government, he was a co-founder of the Training and Readiness Accelerator (TReX) and has helped to develop and execute OTAs in support of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force.


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