Advanced Planning Brief to Industry


VA Technology Acquisition Center (TAC)

Advanced Planning Brief to Industry (APBI) 

on June 26, 2024


This announcement is released by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Technology Acquisition Center (TAC), Eatontown, NJ, to notify industry of an Information Technology Advanced Planning Brief to Industry (IT APBI) hybrid event on June 26, 2024. The purpose of the APBI is to offer informative briefing sessions addressing Agency acquisition and IT transformation initiatives and objectives. Several briefing sessions with VA leadership, including but not limited to, Mr. Michael Parrish, Chief Acquisition Officer and Principal Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction and Mr. Kurt DelBene, Chief Information Officer and Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology will be presented.


Date & Time:

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

On-site Registration Check-in: 7:45AM-8:30AM EST

Meeting: 8:30 AM- 2:30 PM EST



Dewberry Hall (Johnson Center) – George Mason University

4477 Acquia Creek Lane

Fairfax, VA 22030


Cost & Registration:

There is no cost to attend this event or to view the live video stream; however, pre-registration is required. Attendees shall use the link below to register for either the in-person event or live video stream:


Registration Link:  Technology Acquisition Center (TAC) Advance Planning Brief to Industry       Tickets, Wed, Jun 26, 2024 at 8:30 AM | Eventbrite



Presentation of email confirmation will be required at check-in. Registration is limited to three attendees per company for the live event and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis until capacity is reached.


Final date/time for in-person registration will be 5:00 PM EST Friday, June 21, 2024.


While pre-registration is required for the live video stream, there is no per company limit on registrations.  All registrants completing the registration process will receive an email from Eventbrite containing the access link.


Please note there is a parking fee associated with Mason Pond Deck (Parking Services - Parking and Transportation - George Mason University).


Additional information will be made available at, under Advanced Planning Brief to Industry 2024. Event agenda and FY24 year-end requirements, as well as FY25 first quarter contracting opportunities will be posted under the APBI Library prior to the event. The registration list, briefing charts and recording from the event will be posted within a week following the event.


This event will be videotaped. Registration constitutes your consent and release for public viewing.


TAC Points of Contact (POC) are (Primary) Ms. Meryl Czaplinski, and (Alternate) Mr. Nicholas Racioppi,


TAC Small Business POC is Mr. Tony Owens,, 848-377-5233.


If you require registration assistance or would like to submit questions ahead of time, please send to