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Federal / Industry Real Property Advisory Council (FIRPAC)

ABOUT FIRPAC

Mandate/Purpose:

a) The Council provides a forum for the public and private sector to discuss issues pertaining to the planning and management of Federal Real Properties including the disciplines of architecture, engineering, construction, facility management, interior design, heritage conservation, quantity surveying and landscape architecture.

b) Common objectives consist of improved relations, information sharing, and enhanced communications. Subjects of interest include but, not limited to: Professional Practices, Strategies of Procurement, Security, Insurance and Policies, Codes and Standards with respect to Real Property services.

c) The intent is for Industry to meet with senior representatives of relevant Federal Government Departments to facilitate an open and ongoing dialogue.

d) Discussions should center on national policy issues, as well as issues affecting all regions.

e) The Council should openly share developments and discuss barriers with the intent to work towards a solution.

f) The agenda should include only high level policy issues to be discussed between senior representatives from each stakeholder group present.

Documents:

Summary of meeting October 26, 2016

RFP - Contract alert - January 6, 2017

BGIS – Summary of meeting November 28, 2016

Notice: BGIS cancels request for standing offer for consulting services

Presentation by Bob Hildenbrandt of the Institute for BIM in Canada 

Revised Terms of Reference

Summary of meeting - June 29, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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