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Industry Briefing - Upcoming Procurements for Australia’s Aid Program in the Philippines

The Australian Embassy in the Philippines will hold a briefing to inform interested parties about upcoming Australian Aid Program procurements for the Philippines. The briefing will be held at:

Discovery Primea Hotel, 2nd Floor Cervantes Room
6749 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Tuesday 23 August 2016 , 12:30 to 17:05

The industry briefing will cover procurements that will be released into the market in the next six months.

  1. Education Pathways to Peace in Mindanao (see link to AusTender below)
  2. Trade and Inclusive Economic Growth Facility (see draft concept note below)
  3. Connecting Transport Infrastructure for Economic Development (see information sheet below)
  4. Australia Awards Scholarships (see information sheet below)

More detailed information about each of these investments, including information sheets, concept notes, and design documents will be made available on this website two weeks before the industry briefing date.

The information that will be provided at the industry briefing is for planning purposes only and it does not represent solicitation or constitute a request for proposal, nor is it a commitment to purchase or tender for any described services. The scale, scope and focus of any proposed program may change at any time and is subject to formal approval by the Australian and Philippines Governments before any procurement process will commence. Programs may also be subject to delays, revision or cancellations.

Please note that the Australian Embassy in the Philippines will not be liable for any travel, accommodation or other costs incurred by participants.

Attendance Confirmation

Interested parties should nominate a maximum of 2 participants and confirm their attendance with Ms. Krismarie Diaz no later than Friday 12 August 2016. Please e-mail Krismarie.diaz@dfat.gov.au, and provide your full name and the organisation that you represent. Kindly bring identification documents on the day of the event (i.e. passport or driver licence, etc).

Further Appointments

Australian Embassy staff will also be available to meet interested parties on Wednesday 24 August, the day following the industry briefings. Kindly contact Ms. Krismarie Diaz (Krismarie.diaz@dfat.gov.au) to schedule a meeting at the Australian Embassy.

Time Item Presenter
12:30-13:00 Registration
13:00-13:05 Introduction - Outline of the Program Ming Toh
First Secretary - Economic
13:05-13:15 Welcome Message Amanda Gorely
Australian Ambassador to the Philippines
13:15-13:35 About Australia's Aid Program to the Philippines Mat Kimberley
Deputy Head of Mission
13:35-14:00 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Procurement Policy and Processes Eduardo Cajina
Assistant Director
Contracting and Services Branch
14:00-14:40 Investment Briefing Part 1: Trade and Inclusive Economic Growth Facility
(including question and answers)
Daniel Featherston
Counsellor - Economic
14:40-15:10 Coffee Break
15:10-15:50 Investment Briefing Part 2: Connecting Transport Infrastructure for Economic Development (including question and answers) Daniel Featherston
Counsellor - Economic
15:50-16:10 Investment Briefing Part 3: Australia Awards Scholarships (including question and answers) Daniel Featherston,
Counsellor-Economic Section
16:10-17:00 Investment Briefing Part 4: Education Pathways to Peace in Mindanao (inc. question and answers) Nigel Bruce
First Secretary - Development
17:00-17:05 Close

Last Updated: 24 August 2016
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