After countless hours from many dedicated Department of Defense contributors, the updated DoD OT Guide is finally available! This OTA Today will address such topics as what the guide is (and isn't), significant updates since the 2018 guide was issued, and, of course, answers to your questions about the updated OT Guide.
Date: August 2, 2023
Time: 12pm - 1:30pm (Eastern) 9am - 10:30am (Pacific)
Kristine Kassekert, DAU Learning Director for OTA
Larry McLaury, Senior Procurement Analyst, USD(A&S) Defense Pricing & Contracting
Cherissa Tamayori, Director, Acquisition, DIU
Cherissa Tamayori is the Director of Acquisition and Senior Contracting Official for the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). In this role, she serves as the senior acquisition advisor to the Director of DIU and is responsible for the development, implementation, and execution of all phases of the DIU project lifecycle across the six technology portfolios.
Elizabeth Midkiff, Procurement Analyst for SAF/AQCP
Elizabeth M. Midkiff currently serves as a Procurement Analyst for SAF/AQCP, Operational Imperative Field Support Team, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Contracting), Pentagon. Ms. Midkiff is responsible for providing support to DAF Operational Imperative Teams and the contracting workforce with focus on providing education and tools on Source Selection, Other Transactions, Commercial Solutions Openings and Digital Acquisition.