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The TxDOT procurement process for architectural, engineering and surveying services is very complex and fluid. We are committed to keeping you, our consultant community informed on the changes that can affect the procurement process and contract management. Here are some ways we keep you informed.

PEPS Conferences

2022 conference

2021 conference

Fireside Chats

PEPS will be conducting informative sessions known as Fireside Chats every other month until our next conference. Each presentation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will last approximately 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes for questions. Upon completion, the presentation and Q&A documents from each session will be published below.

Note: The list and order of presentation topics is subject to change as issues develop.


Date Topic WebEx Presentation Q&A Recording link
07/07/23 HUB subcontracting plans - avoiding mistakes that cause disqualification Registration      
05/05/23 3rd party security risks on PEPS contracts Registration Presentation   Recording
03/03/23 PEPS invoice impediments Registration Presentation Q&A  
09/16/22 2023 contract budget registration   Presentation    
05/06/22 Precertification updates Registration Presentation Q&A  
03/04/22 Negotiation center updates Registration Presentation Q&A  
01/21/22 Contract utilization Registration Presentation Q&A  
09/10/21 Ethics in engineering procurement Registration Presentation Q&A  
09/16/22 2023 contract budget Registration      
07/09/21 Prime provider evaluations - status report Registration Presentation Q&A  
07/15/22 Ethics in contracting Registration Presentation    
05/07/21 How to avoid disqualifications in a proposal Registration Presentation Q&A  
03/05/21 Electronic submittal platform - implementation Registration Presentation Q&A  
01/08/21 Annual rate negotiations - implementation Registration Presentation Q&A  
11/06/20 PEPS COVID response - lessons learned Registration Presentation Q&A  
09/04/20 Administrative qualifications - status report Registration Presentation Q&A  

Virtual attendance certificate