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VA Direct Access Program - GDIT Virtual Scheduled 1-on-1s Event - Empowering and Igniting Women-Owned Business through Strategic Partnerships

UPDATE: Registration is now closed. If your firm is selected by GDIT for an appointment, you will receive additional correspondence from the host and the Direct Access Support Team no later than Friday, April 23.

VA Direct Access Program - GDIT Virtual Scheduled 1-on-1s Event – Empowering and Igniting Women-Owned Business through Strategic Partnerships

Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Time: By confirmed appointment only (20-minute meetings between 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST)
Virtual Format: Powered by Cisco Webex with audio and video capability 

Deadline to register for consideration: 12:00 PM ET, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 or whenever capacity is reached. Whichever comes first.


  • Completing registration does NOT guarantee a 1-on-1 session with GDIT.
  • Upon completing registration you will NOT be able to schedule an appointment. Selection and appointment scheduling is at the sole discretion of GDIT.
  • Firms NOT selected will receive communications from GDIT.

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Direct Access Program, is conducting a virtual scheduled 1-on-1 meeting event. 

Note: Your registration is ONLY for consideration to be selected by GDIT for a limited number of 20-minute virtual meetings. You must fully complete your profile, upload your capability statement and click "submit" to begin the meeting consideration process. GDIT is the sole decision-maker regarding firms selected to meet with its representatives. 

Selected firms will participate in a virtual 1-on-1 meeting which entails a video and audio interaction with GDIT representatives. If your firm is selected by GDIT for an appointment, you will receive additional correspondence from the Hosts and the Direct Access Support Team no later than Friday, April 23.

Company Opportunities

GDIT seeks specific skills as the company grows its capacities to serve the VA. Upcoming procurements and ongoing needs include professionals with experience in Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365), fraud waste and abuse, software architecture and development (including agile methodologies), cyber security, robotic process automation, machine learning, data analytics and cloud. In addition, existing work and strong qualifications from VA are also of interest.

Please note: GDIT is not currently pursuing work in medical equipment or facility construction and maintenance.

Business Sectors:

GDIT targets companies associated with the following business sectors:

• Defense, Security & Justice

• Federal Health

• Civil Government

• State & Local/Higher Education

• Commercial 

Applicable NAICS:

GDIT targets companies that specialize in operations related to the following NAICS codes:

General IT NAICS Codes

NAICS    Description

541511   Custom Computer Programming Services

541512   Computer Systems Design Services

541513   Computer Facilities Management Services

541519   Other Computer Related Services

Precision Medicine NAICS Codes

NAICS    Description 

339121   Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing

339113    Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing

621511    Medical Laboratories

254111    Medicinal and Botanical Manufacturing 


The following capabilities are of interest to GDIT:

• Precision Medicine

• Artificial Intelligence

• Cyber Security

• Software-as-a-Service

• Human Capital as a Service

• Mobile Applications

• Managed Services

• Cloud Services


GDIT targets companies that have past performance or current operations with the following Federal agencies: 

• Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) 

• Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

• United States Army

• Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 

Contract Vehicles:

GDIT is interested in companies with current or past operations related to the following contract vehicles: 


• STARS II 8(a) 

• Alliant SB 

Desired Federal Socioeconomic Classifications: 

GDIT encourages companies with the following federal socioeconomic classifications to participate in this opportunity:

• Small Disadvantaged Women-Owned Businesses 

• Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) 

• Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones) 

• Minority-owned (Black-owned, Native American, Native Alaskan, Native 
   Hawaiian, etc.)

Desired State & Local/Higher Education Socioeconomic Classifications:

GDIT encourages companies with the following state & local/higher education socioeconomic classifications to participate in this opportunity: 

• SBE - Small Business Enterprise 

• DBE - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise 

• SDBE - Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise 

• MBE - Minority Business Enterprise 

• WBE - Women Business Enterprise

• MWBE - Minority - Woman Business Enterprise 

• GLBT - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender

If you have questions about the virtual event, please contact the Direct Access Program by e-mail at or by phone at 202-461-4694.

About GDIT

GDIT is supporting some of the most challenging and important government, defense, and intelligence missions across the country. At VA, our 500+ member team provides a variety of services from software architecture and development to technical service desk support to digitization of Veterans claims records to providing technical training on a variety of VA software applications. As a recipient of the 2021 Military Friendly Employer and the 2020 U.S Veterans Magazine Top Supplier Diversity and Top Veteran-Friendly Companies, GDIT is always seeking new small business partners who can bring innovative IT solutions to help us grow and serve the VA Mission.


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