Stennis Business Consortium – June 21, 2011

Stennis Business Consortium
Quarterly Meeting
June 21, 2011

1. Welcome and Introductions – Charlie Beasley

a. Introduction to the Stennis Business Consortium

b. Feedback on Inaugural meeting and changes made – Feedback from the inaugural meeting indicated the need for viewgraphs to allow visual and verbal communications during the meetings. All presenters have been asked to provide viewgraphs that will be posted on the MSET website as part of meeting minutes.

2. Steve Vetter, HP Enterprise Services, LLC – Featured Speaker, NASA’s Agency Consolidated End-user Services (ACES)
Click for the HP presentation.

3. Linda Flowers, Lockheed Martin – Featured Speaker, NASA’s Test Operations Contract (TOC)
Click for the LMCO TOC presentation.
Click for the LMCO presentation on how to do business with LMCO.

4. John Lansaw, Contractor for NASA Chief of Technology Office – Featured Speaker, NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Program
Click here for the SBIR/STTR presentation.

5. Federal Agencies

6. Prime Contractors

7. Other Organizations

8. Announcements

  • Oceans In Action Workshop – August 22 and 23 at the IP casino featuring many of the applications of Marine Technology used by local agencies and contractors in our region. MSET coordinating business matchmaking. Laurie Jugan noted the need for anchors at the matchmaking sessions, as well as companies to exhibit and/or sponsor. The event will feature speakers from local organizations, as well as networking events and a panel discussion on the creation of a Regional Innovation Cluster in Marine Technology. Registration is on the Marine Technology Society website (
  • Next meeting – September 27th, 1:00 StenniSphere auditorium

DRAFT Mission Statement: Stennis Business Consortium

The mission of the Stennis Business Consortium is to provide a mechanism for federal and state agencies, local institutions, and businesses to exchange information on small business goals, needed and emerging technologies, upcoming procurement requirements and opportunities, and issues dealing with existing procurement regulations. This is accomplished through regular meetings where specific information is exchanged based on funding cycles, forecasts of small business needs, as well as inquiries from small businesses.

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