Status Report

NASA JPL High-Tech Conference for Small Business 3-4 March 2009

By SpaceRef Editor
January 28, 2009
Filed under , ,

Synopsis – Jan 27, 2009

General Information

Solicitation Number: MR-09-01
Posted Date: Jan 27, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jan 27, 2009
Original Response Date: Feb 13, 2009
Current Response Date: Feb 13, 2009
Classification Code: 99 — Miscellaneous
NAICS Code: 927110 – Space Research and Technology
Set-Aside Code:

Contracting Office Address

4800 Oak Grove Drive, Mail Stop 190-205, Pasadena, California 91109-8099


The California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), operates under a prime contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

BACKGROUND: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will host the 21st Annual High-Tech Conference for Small Business on March 3 and 4, 2009 at the Westin Hotel near Los Angeles International Airport.

PURPOSE: The two-day conference will focus on contracting and marketing opportunities for small, minority, women-owned and veteran/service-disabled veteran-owned businesses in high-tech industries. It includes several “how-to” workshops featuring information on major programs, small business initiatives and other topics. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with approximately 250 corporate, federal, state and city government representatives to discuss potential contracting and subcontracting opportunities.

MARKETPLACE: Networking and counseling opportunities are available to discuss potential business opportunities is available with more than 100 exhibitors. There is no fee to exhibit; however, due to space limitations, exhibitors are limited to prime contractors and government agencies. Contact Jasmine Colbert at 818-354-8689 for exhibit information.

REGISTRATION: A registration fee of $140 per person is due no later than Feb. 6, 2009. Pre-registration is advised. On-line registration is available at:

QUESTIONS? For more information, contact Andrea Acosta at or 818-354-7531.

Point of Contact

Name: Mary Helen Ruiz
Title: JPL Business Opportunities Office
Phone: 818-354-7532
Fax: 818-393-1746

SpaceRef staff editor.