Virtual Informational Forum-Industry Day Notice.pdf Automatically Extracted Text
SUBJECT: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Enterprise Platform for Industrial Control Systems; Virtual Informational Forum/Industry Day 1. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Enterprise Platform team together with the Air Force Sustainment Center’s, Center IT Office (AFSC/LZT), is hosting a Virtual Informational Forum/Industry Day, 3 November 2021. This forum will afford all interested sources an opportunity to participate in the initial planning and strategy for this acquisition, allows the Air Force to share information, and gain industry knowledge in support of market research. This Virtual Informational Forum /Industry Day presents an excellent opportunity for industry to provide additional input regarding the recent Request for Information (RFI) (FA8126-IIoT-RFI-0001), comment on the acquisition strategy, shape competitive requirements, help the Government understand risks and obtain answers to any questions. 2. The Virtual Informational Forum/Industry Day activities will include an overview of the required capabilities (along with a Q&A Session) and a virtual tour of one of the maintenance buildings that will be on-boarded to the IIoT Enterprise Platform. The Government requests interested parties make an effort to submit questions regarding either the upcoming Industry Day or the IIoT Enterprise Platform supporting documents and requirements to the POCs below by 20 October 2021. A final Virtual Informational Forum/Industry Day Schedule and supporting documents will be posted to the IIoT Enterprise Platform RFI notice site on SAM.gov in the near future. 3. Each party must submit a Registration Form (provided) to the POC(s) below, no later than 15 October 2021. Attendees will be sent a meeting invite through their provided email address, via Zoom.gov. Zoom login information will only be sent to individuals registered to attend. 4. This Virtual Informational Forum/Industry Day Notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes. All information provided is subject to change. This does not constitute a solicitation (Request for Proposal or Request for Quotations) or a promise to issue a solicitation in the future. This Virtual Informational Forum/Industry Day Notice does not commit the Air Force to contract for any supply or service, whatsoever. Responses to this notice are not offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract or agreement. The Air Force will not be obligated to pursue any particular acquisition alternative as a result of this notice. Responses to the notice will not be returned. Not responding to this notice does not preclude participation in any future solicitation if one is issued. 5. Industry participation in this Virtual Informational Forum/Industry Day is entirely voluntary. The Government will not provide reimbursement for information provided or obtained, travel and time spent. Further, the Government requires unrestricted use of any information resulting from the forum. The results/minutes from the forum as well as Government responses to questions/comments received will be posted to the RFI webpage at SAM.gov as soon as possible after the conclusion of the session. The Government reserves the right to revise the products of the forum to ensure all user requirements are satisfied. 6. The Points of Contact (POCs) for this notice are John W. Byrne (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Richard Fenton (email@example.com).