Calling all chapter leaders! Join us for Leadership Summit, held in conjunction with World Congress 2012! Attend the conference along with World Congress or just attend Leadership Summit to set your chapter up for a successful 2012-2013 chapter year!
Are you a chapter leader or interested in becoming one? Are you new to chapter leadership or about to pass the torch along to a new chapter leader? Join us for Leadership Summit 2012 where we will cover the most important aspects of chapter leadership in order to set your chapter up for another successful year with best practices and practical examples.
This year’s conference has been condensed to make it easier for chapter leaders to participate. It’s also being held in conjunction with World Congress 2012, in order to make attendee travel more cost effective, and to give our chapter leaders greater exposure to NCMA leadership and the profession at large.
Plus, attendees earn 2.5 CLPs/CPE hours for their participation!
SBA sent a SBIR/STTR proposed size rule to the Federal Register Wednesday morning.
Once published, there will be a 60 day public comment period. (Publishing date TBD)
The proposed rule addresses ownership, control and affiliation for participants in the SBIR and STTR Programs. This includes participants that are majority owned by multiple venture capital operating companies, private equity firms or hedge funds. Previously these firms were excluded from participation in the program.
How will Public Comments be Collected?:
• Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
• Mail, Hand Delivery/Courier: Carl Jordan, Office of Size Standards, or Edsel Brown, Assistant Director, Office of Technology, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third Street, SW, Washington, DC 20416.
Rule will be interim final:
That means that the rule will go into effect as soon as it is published. Potential revisions to the rule based on public feedback will occur after.
SBA will also host outreach sessions during the comment period to gather input and discuss implementation of the proposed rule, Dates and format TBD.
FAQ: Please contact Eric Eide or Ellen Kim (cc:ed above).
Anie J. Borja
Senior Advisor, Office of Field Operations, Small Business Administration, ring: 202.205.7453, bb. 202.744.8628
The Defense Industry Partnership came together in 2010 to cooperatively address the workforce needs of the sector. Despite current economic challenges, the Defense Sector has been an area of economic growth in Rhode Island. Working together to enhance the capabilities of Rhode Island’s defense workforce is a way to accelerate an Economic recovery for the state and provide good paying, high skilled job opportunities to Rhode Islanders.
The Partnership is funded by a grant from the Rhode Island Governor’s Workforce Board. The Southeastern New England Defense Sector Alliance (SENEDIA) is the lead organization working closely with the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, the Middletown Economic Development Advisory Committee, the Rhode Island STEM Center at Rhode Island College, and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation.