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Artemis and Contract Support Process Updates the Focus of Marshall Small Business Alliance Meeting

Press Release From: Marshall Space Flight Center
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020

On Feb. 20, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will host the 29th Marshall Small Business Alliance meeting. The event will take place 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration.

At the meeting, NASA’s Office of Procurement will introduce a new integrated procurement operating model that modernizes support capabilities to better achieve NASA missions. This includes the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration program, which will use innovative new technologies and systems to explore more of the Moon than ever before. Improving NASA’s contracting model will allow NASA centers to share resources and lower operating costs, and create new prime and subcontracting procurement opportunities for small businesses.

Other topics will include a Small Business Administration small business legislative update, a Human Landing System Program update, a Marshall administrative support services acquisition update and NASA contracting product service lines acquisition update. Registration will begin at 7 a.m., followed by the event from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Participants for the event include:

  • Glenn Delgado, associate administrator of NASA Office of Small Business Program
  • Monica Manning, assistant administrator, NASA Office of Procurement
  • Steve Miley, associate director of Marshall 
  • Jason Detko, director, Marshall Office of Procurement
  • David Brock, Marshall small business specialist
  • Barbara Carson, Deputy Associate Administrator, Small Business Administration 

Media interested in covering the Marshall Small Business Alliance meeting should contact Janet Sudnik, public affairs officer in the Marshall Office of Communications, at 256-544-0034 or janet.m.sudnik@nasa.gov no later than 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19. 

For more than a decade, the Marshall Small Business Alliance meeting has aided small businesses in pursuit of NASA procurement and subcontracting opportunities. The meeting is sponsored by Marshall's Office of Procurement and Small Business Office.

To learn more about doing business with Marshall, please visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/about/business.html

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