The NASA Technology and Business Conference, held in Providence for the last several years, will be in Albany, NY this year on August 25-26.
This conference is a small business networking, training, and education conference specifically designed to help small or underrepresented minority-owned business owners do business with NASA. It is hosted by the NASA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization and the NASA Northeast Regional Center for Technology Transfer.
Who Should Attend?
Small businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses, Woman Owned Businesses, HUBZONE Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses, Historically Black Colleges & Universities and Other Minority Institutions, Prime Contractors, and Government Agencies.
The Benefit of Participating
This is an opportunity to learn about and develop business relationships in the areas of Prime Contracting, Subcontracting, Small Business Innovation Research Programs, and Technology Transfer & Commercialization programs directly with representatives of NASA, Prime Contractors and other Government Agencies. These unique initiatives presented will help businesses understand, prepare, and develop techniques to capture opportunities to grow their businesses. Participants travel from all parts of the United States to attend. One-On-One Counseling is a highlight of this event; this is an opportunity to present your company's capabilities, learn where the opportunities are, and follow up directly with a representative after the conference.
Who Will Be There?
Participating will be representatives from all ten NASA Field Centers and NASA Headquarters in addition to representatives from Prime Contractors and other Federal Agencies. Last year Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SAIC, TRW, Raytheon, Hamilton Sundstrand, UNISYS, CSC, Northrop Grumman, United Space Alliance, Ball Aerospace, ATK Thiokol, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, the U. S. Small Business Administration, the General Services Administration, Department of Treasury, Department of State, Department of Defense, Defense Contract Management Agency, U. S. Department of Veteran Affairs and federal and NASA funded programs - the regional Procurement Technical Assistance Centers, the NASA Northeast Regional Technology Transfer Center, and the Space Alliance Technology Outreach Program participated.