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Small Business Round Table (SBRT) breakfast meetings coming up in 2014

NCMA RI has an exciting slate of Small Business Round Table (SBRT) breakfast meetings coming up in 2014. Our schedule and a brief overview of each SBRT breakfast meeting is as follows:


 
Topic:
Introduction to SBIRs
Date: 29 January 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: NUWCDIVNPT Building 80

Synopsis: Overview of the program with government and industry speakers / presentations. Speakers consist of Jack Griffin of NUWCDIVNPT who give an overview of the DIVNPT/NAVSEA SBIR program, Christine Smith, Executive Director of the RI Science & Technology Advisory Council, Rhode TBD from the State of RI who will discuss new/updated state SBIR initiatives, and Jon Bell of Lockheed Martin who will discuss their SBIR Program Management Organization.
 


 
Topic:
CMMI Certification
Date: 25 February 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: NUWCDIVNPT Building 80

Synopsis: Overview of the certification process – speakers TBD.
 


 
Topic:
SBIR Overview
Date: March 4, 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: Mainstay Inn Conference Room – Newport
Address: 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport RI
Cost: $10.00 for Breakfast

Synopsis: NCMA Breakfast Series – Learn how to obtain grant money for R&D from the Government
 


 
Topic:
SeaPort-e 101
Date: 25 March 2014
Time: 0900-1100
Location: Mainstay Inn Conference Room – Newport

Synopsis: Seaport overview with government and industry speakers / presentations. An opportunity to ask questions both entry level and past performers.
 


 
Topic:
Small Business to Large Business Matchmaking
Date: 29 April 2014
Registration Begins: 0800
Location: Mainstay Inn Conference Room – 151 Admiral Kalfbus Road, Newport RI

Fee: $75 per small business (with no limit on the number of attendees), this includes small businesses that want to "attend but not deliver a presentation". This fee covers all expenses including breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch. There is no fee for large business participants.

Registration Deadline:

SMALL BUSINESS REGISTRATION: Pre-register by e-mail to hill_tony@bah.com and ksant@esncc.com NLT 14 April, 2014. Please provide the individual’s name, company, phone and e-mail address, and the NAICS Codes they support that qualify them as a small business.

LARGE BUSINESS RSVP: hill_tony@bah.com and ksant@esncc.com NLT 14 April, 2014.

Synopsis: Small business presentations and introductions followed by a lunch and networking event.
 


 
Please mark your calendars and keep an eye out for additional details as events draw closer!
 


 
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT) will host a Pre-Solicitation Conference to provide interested parties with technical information and solicit feedback on the Code 34 Radio Frequency Distribution and Control System requirement to be competed via FedBizOpps, N66604-14-R-0102.

This is a re-compete and consolidation of NUWCDIVNPT requirements N66604-10-C-0531 and N66604-12-D-0051. The incumbent for both requirements is EADS North America Test and Services.

The Pre-Solicitation Conference will be held as follows:

Date: Tuesday, January 14
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am (EST)
Location: NUWCDIVNPT Building 80, Newport, RI 02842

Pre-registration is required. Please see attached for additional details: Click Here
 

NCMA December Luncheon Presentation Material

DCMA presentation

Luncheon – December 4th

Robby Ragos, Industrial Supply Property Management Specialist, from DCMA Hartford will speak at a luncheon on December 4th at noon in the Newport, RI area.

Is Government Property a New Hot Button Issue?

    * What you should know about GP
    * How does it impact Contract and Subcontract Administrators
    * What happens if you fail a GP Audit?

Venue Location: Atlantic Beach Club, Middletown, RI

Price Per Person: $25.00

 
 

SeaPort-e Meeting Scheduled for December 11, 2013

As I hope you all know, we are hoping to have a SeaPort-e meeting 11 Dec 0900-1100 at NUWC’s Building 80 in Newport, RI.

In order to facilitate these meetings it is important for the contracting community to have pertinent questions for the SeaPort-e representatives. As such, our committee chair will be collecting questions for consideration.

Please submit questions to hill_tony@bah.com NLT COB November 20, 2013.

Also note that without interest and relevant questions this meeting may be cancelled so please send your good questions now.

NCMA-RI Small Business Round Table

The next Rhode Island Chapter of the National Contract Management Association’s (NCMA) Small Business Roundtable (SBRT) event will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

Location: NUWCDIVNPT Bldg 80, 1176 Howell Street, Newport, RI
Date: Wednesday, June 12
Time: 0900 to 1100, registration starts at 0830
Speaker: Dr. Theresa Baus of the NUWC Newport Technology Partnership Enterprise Office

Cost: A fee of $5 will be charged at the door to pay for light refreshments

This is the last SBRT Breakfast Series event until autumn 2013.

******Personnel without a current CAC Card or NAVSEA badge will need to provide ID in the form of a state-issued driver’s license.******

******Parking is at a premium. Please try to carpool if possible.******

RSVP by COB, Monday, June 10th to Tracy Hamilton at

tjhamilton1.TH@gmail.com