NASA GSFC Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Industry Day

NASA GSFC Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Industry Day
Event on 2016-08-09 07:30:00
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Industry Assistance Office is hosting a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Small Business Industry Day on August 9, 2016.  The Industry Day will provide attendees with information on doing business with the NASA Centers, large prime contractors and Government agencies.  HUBZone businesses are highly encouraged to participate; however this event is open to all businesses. The networking event will be held in the Building 8 Auditorium. Each Technical Directorate will exhibit in the Auditorium, and will meet directly with industry during the matchmaking sessions. In addition, Contracting Officers, Small Business Specialists across the Agency, exhibitors from Industry, the Small Business Administration, and the Maryland Procurement Technical Assistance Center will participate at the event. Registration closes on Friday, July 22, 2016 at midnight   Participants must be registered to attend and must be issued an event badge before access to the facility is permitted. If you are interested in scheduling a one-on-one matchmaking appointment with any of the Technical Directorates, please email your request to  A description of each of the Technical Directorates are listed below. *Draft Agenda *Subject to change Agenda   GSFC NASA HUBZone Industry Day   August 9, 2016       Opening & Welcome       Building 8     7:30am Registration 8:00am – 9:00am Networking 9:00am – 9:45am Welcome, Ms. Ann Haase, Small Business Specialist, GSFC/HQ   Welcoming Address, Mr. Chris Scolese, Center Director, GSFC   NASA Small Business, Mr. Glenn Delgado, Associate Administrator, HQ Office of Small Business Programs   Guest Speaker, Mr. Mark Crowley, Executive Director, HUBZone Contractors National Council   Closing, Ms. Ann Haase, Small Business Specialist, GSFC/HQ 9:45am – 2:00pm Networking continued     Matchmaking       Building 8       10:00am – 2:00pm Code 150 – Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Room N303)                                      Code 200 – Management Operations Directorate (Room 121)     Code 300 – Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate (Room 121)       Code 400 – Flight Projects Directorate (Room 429)   Code 500 – Applied Engineering & Technology Directorate (Room 509)   Code 600 – Sciences and Exploration Directorate (Room 513)   Code 700 – Information Technology and Communications Directorate (Room 518) ..Room 518Room 518   Code 800 – Suborbital and Special Orbital Projects Directorate (Wallops Flight Facility) (Room 519)                         Please visit one of our cafeterias at a time convenient for you:  Cafeteria Building 1   –  Hours –  7:15am – 9:30am ; 11:00am – 2:00pm  Cafeteria Building 21 –  Hours –  7:15am – 9:30am ; 11:00am – 2:00pm   Who Should Attend This Event?   Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Businesses Small Businesses who want to do business with NASA Small Businesses who want to meet and network with NASA Contractors Large Contractors looking for HUBZone Small Businesses for potential teaming opportunities GSFC strives to create an inclusive environment for all, including individuals with disabilities.  If you would like to participate in this event and would like to request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter, please contact Ann Haase, Small Business Specialist, at 301-286-3443;  In order for accommodations to be processed, please send your reasonable accommodation request no later than two weeks prior to the start of the event, July 26, 2016.   IMPORTANT!! SECURITY INFORMATION *Access to the Center is limited to U.S Citizens Only *No Foreign Nationals permitted *No walk-ins permitted Acceptable forms of ID: Real ID Act Compliance: Effective July 21, 2014, all US Government Agencies are required to adhere to the Federal REAL ID Act phase two requirements for access to Federal facilities.  The Act will impact Visitors to NASA facilities using state-issued ID to access the Center.  Only driver's licenses or identifications cards from states that meet REAL ID standards may be used for Visitor access.  Current (as of March 8, 2016) noncompliant states and territories whose driver’s licenses do not meet the Real ID standards are: America Samoa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, and Washington. Visitors with driver’s licenses from these states will be required to present an alternate form of identification for unescorted access.  In addition to Real ID complaint driver’s licenses, other acceptable forms of identification for access include Federal employee badges, passports, or military identification cards.  All personal vehicles and personal property will be subject to random inspection prior to entering NASA Goddard Space Flight Center at Federal Officers discretion.  Any guests whom exit the Center and seek reentry will be subject to random inspection of their personal vehicle and personal property prior to authorized reentry. Firearms and weapons are not permitted on Federal Government property. Event badged guests are only approved entry to event locations outlined in the event agenda and program. Visitors entering the Center are expected to follow all applicable rules and procedures.   Matchmaking: GSFC Technical Directorate Description                           Code 150 – Office of the Chief Financial Officer The Office of the CFO manages all aspects of Center-level Financial Management and Resources (FM&R). The OCFO guides all budget development and execution activity, and is responsible for designing and implementing the financial systems required for proper data collection and reporting.   Code 200 – Management Operations Directorate              The Management Operations Directorate (MOD) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has aimed its activities at improving customer service, strengthening our partnerships, and enhancing awareness of the services provided to the Center.   Code 300 – Safety and Mission Assurance             The Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Directorate provides an independent voice and perspective for implementing safety and mission assurance to enable mission success. SMA implements effective, innovative and cost efficient approaches to reduce risk and ensure mission success.   Code 400 – Flight Projects Directorate Flight Projects Directorate (FPD) is responsible for the enabling of Earth and Space Science, and Exploration.  There are several Program and Project Offices to include Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) Program, the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Program; in addition to the Project Divisions for Earth Science, Planetary Science, Astrophysics, Exploration and Space Communications, and  Explorers and Heliophysics.   Code 500 – Applied Engineering Directorate The Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate (AETD) is an end-to-end science mission operation. At Goddard and within Engineering, AETD designs missions, build satelites and instruments, operate and control spacecraft, and acquire and distribute data to the world-wide science community.   Code 600 – Sciences and Exploration Directorate              The Sciences and Exploration Directorate is the largest Earth and space science research organization in the world. Its scientists advance understanding of the Earth and its life-sustaining environment, the Sun, the solar system, and the wider universe beyond. Code 700 – Information Technology and Communications Directorate    The Information Technology and Communications Directorate (ITCD) provides a full range of Information Technology (IT) capabilities and communications support for Goddard Space Flight Center. These services range from consulting and desktop support to network engineering and telecommunications. Overall ITCD’s objective is to assist the Center in achieving its mission through the most efficient applications of IT.                                                                                                                                                          Code 800 – Suborbital and Special Orbital Projects Directorate (WFF)     Wallops is now NASA's principal facility for management and implementation of suborbital research programs. The research and responsibilities of Wallops Flight Facility are centered on the philosophy of providing a fast, low cost, highly flexible and safe response to meet the needs of the United States' aerospace technology interests and science research.

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