2013 Oceans in Action Business Matchmaking Opportunities

Thursday Aug 22, 2013 15:00 - 17:00 CDT

John C. Stennis Space Center – Building 1100 Atrium
Stennis, MS 39529

On August 22nd, The Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) will be hosting business matchmaking sessions as part of the Marine Technology Society’s Oceans In Action Workshop; this year taking place

in Building 1100, Atrium at Stennis Space Center. Oceans In Action focuses on the accomplishments of the government agencies, universities, and other industry organizations within the Gulf South region, featuring how marine technology is applied to real-world issues. Matchmaking “anchors” will be those Federal agencies and large prime contractors involved in marine technology in and around Stennis.


Who should participate in these free matchmaking sessions?

•             Small companies looking for business supplying marine products or services to local agencies and prime contractors

•             Organizations looking to expand their business in any aspect of marine technology

•             Providers of marine supplies, equipment, or related products and services

•             Individuals looking to license and commercialize patented marine-related technologies

•             Businesses interested in learning more about exporting


One-on-one matchmaking meetings will begin at 3:00pm on August 22nd. Register below to select agency and prime contractor representatives to meet with. For more information on each of these please click on “Brief Descriptions” below.

Matchmaking anchors available at this event are:

•             A2Research

•             ASRC Research and Technology Solutions (ARTS)

•             Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

•             Cardno ATC

•             Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)

•             General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT)

•             Ingalls Shipbuilding – A Division of Huntington-Ingalls Industries

•             Lockheed Martin Company (LMCO)

•             NASA Stennis Office of the Chief Technologist Representative, and Small Business Specialist.

•             Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command

•             Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

•             QinetiQ North America (QNA)

•             Science Application International Corporation (SAIC)

•             U.S. Commercial Service, Mississippi Export Assistance Center


Meeting times are limited and will be assigned based on a first-come/first-serve basis. The deadline to schedule your meeting in advance is August 16th. After that date, meetings can be scheduled at the workshop, provided appointments are still available. Once the advanced meetings have been assigned, you will receive an email confirming your scheduled meeting(s). Depending on the requests received for each organization, the duration of these meetings may vary. The estimated time allotted for each meeting will be 10 minutes.

Registration in business matchmaking is free; however, does not include participation in the Oceans In Action workshop itself. To register for the Oceans In Action workshop visit the Marine Technology Society website (

Brief Descriptions”

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For additional information on this event contact Laurie Jugan at or        288-688-1192.

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