Virginia

DoD Begins Embedding AI Ethics Principles in RFPs

When the Department of Defense (DoD) awarded a big artificial intelligence tech contract earlier this month, it marked one of the department’s first attempts at building its AI ethical principles into a request for proposals (RFP). “One of the things we started insisting on and trying out is, what if we started embedding some of those AI policies, those ethics policies, into the ...

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Procurement specialist, essential medicines, GHSC-PSM

Chemonics seeks a Procurement Specialist, Essential Medicines, for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project located in Arlington, VA. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world. The Procurement Specialist will primarily procure essential medicines and other related commodities which will ...

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City of Danville (VA) announces negotiations with Caesars Entertainment

Today, the City of Danville announced that it is in negotiations with Caesars Entertainment to be its preferred casino gaming operator. “We received several outstanding bids from a variety of companies competing to be Danville’s choice for a resort casino,” Mayor Alonzo Jones said. “The Caesars bid stood out as the best for our community.” The resort is proposed to ...

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City looks to declare Navy Hill properties surplus, opening door for RFP

Four of the city-owned properties set to be declared surplus, clockwise from top left: the Public Safety Building at Ninth and Leigh streets; the parking lot at 609 E. Grace St.; the Theatre Row Building on Broad Street; the Coliseum. A significant step in the City of Richmond’s plan to solicit new development proposals for properties that were part of ...

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Freddie Mac Advances RFP for Financial Advisor

Announcement marks significant step towards responsible exit from conservatorship MCLEAN, Va., May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a major step towards the company’s next chapter, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced it has commenced a request for proposal (RFP) process to secure a financial advisor that will facilitate the company’s responsible exit from conservatorship. The chosen entity will advise ...

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Katie Arrington: CMMC Requirements in RFPs Expected in November

Katie Arrington Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for the Department of Defense’s acquisition and sustainment office and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said the initial version of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements could be included in solicitations by November, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. “We understand this is a big cultural shift and we want to ensure that we’re doing everything we can ...

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Berryville plans to limit curbside garbage, recycling containers

BERRYVILLE — The town plans to limit the number of containers that residents and businesses can place curbside so their garbage and recyclable materials can be collected. The move comes as Berryville seeks proposals for a new collection contract. Its current pact with Republic Services of Winchester will expire at the end of the year, after being extended for six months ...

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