Calendar of events.
Please submit all listings for conferences, seminars and other events either by fax 301-229-6133 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Listings are free and will run through the issue before the event.
19 Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs is a term of the business that deals with the relation between a government and its veteran communities, usually administered by the designated government agency. Department's monthly Vendor Day Outreach Session in Washington. Program managers will be present for networking and to provide information on contracting opportunities. To register, go to www.va.gov/osdbu. For more information, contact Linda Sitney at 202-565-8132 or Tamika Gray at 202-565-8133 or 800-949-8387.
19 Small Business Workshop at Advantage Consulting Inc., Annandale, VA. Fee is $450. For details and a registration form, go to wwvv.acibiz.com/workshop.htm/. For more information contact Debra Giles at 703-6425153 or visit at wvvw.acibiz.com.
19-20 Federal Procurement Training Classes: "Building Effective Government Cost Proposals, & Establishing Indirect Rates" in Arlington, VA, presented by RGFCC. (EARNS 8 CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) Communications equipment that resides on the customer's premises.
CPE - Customer Premises Equipment Credits per course.) Fee: $369 single class; or $656 for both classes. For more information or to register, call 1-888-389-1230 or visit www.rgfcc.com.
24-25 National Conference for Veterans' Entrepreneurship in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden , sponsored by the Association for Service Disabled Veterans and the Task Force for Veterans' Entrepreneurship. Fee is $100. For information and to register, go to www.asdv.org/ASDV/Conf/index.cfm.
25 Treasury Department's monthly vendor outreach session in Oxon Hill, MD, for HUBZone businesses to meet with Treasury small business specialists. Registration opens at noon Dec. 22. For information, go to www.treas.gov/office s/management/dcfo/osdbu/outreach/vos/index. html.
26 Project Management Workshop at Advantage Consulting Inc., Annandale, VA. Fee is $450. For details and a registration form, go to wwwacibiz.com/workshop.html. For more information contact Debra Giles at 703-6425153 or visit at www.acibiz.com.
7 Coalition for Government Procurement Government procurement, also called public tendering, is the procurement of goods and services on behalf of a public authority, such as a government agency. With 10 to 15% of GDP in developed countries, and up to 20% in developing countries, government procurement accounts Winter Seminar, "The Politics of Government Business: Making Sure All of Your Bases Are Covered," in Arlington, VA. Fee is $258 for members, $368 for non-members. For details, go to http://coalgovpro.org/.
6-9 Annual Reservation Economic Summit and American Indian American Indian
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Any member of the various aboriginal peoples of the Western Hemisphere, with the exception of the Eskimos (Inuit) and the Aleuts. Trade Fair in Las Vegas Las Vegas (läs vā`gəs), city (1990 pop. 258,295), seat of Clark co., S Nev.; inc. 1911. It is the largest city in Nevada and the center of one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the United States. , sponsored by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. For details, go to www.ncaied.org.
16 Veterans Affairs Department's monthly Vendor Day Outreach Session in Washington. Program managers will be present for networking and to provide information on contracting opportunities. To register, go to www.va.gov/osdbu. For more information, contact Linda Sitney at 202-565-8132 or Tamika Gray at 202-565-8133 or 800-949-8387.
16-17 Federal Procurement Training Classes: "Building Effective Government Cost Proposals, & Establishing Indirect Rates" in Columbia, MD, presented by RGFCC. (EARNS 8 CPE Credits per course.) Fee: $369 single class; or $656 for both classes. For more information or to register, call 1-888-389-1230 or visit www.rgfcc.com.
22 Treasury Department's monthly vendor outreach session in Oxon Hill, MD, featuring pre-arranged 15-minute appointments with Treasury small business specialists. Registration opens at noon Feb. 8. For information, go to www.treas.gov/offices/management/dcfo/ osdbu/outreach/vos/index.html.
22-23 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (pwār`tō rē`kō), island (2005 est. pop. 3,917,000), 3,508 sq mi (9,086 sq km), West Indies, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) SE of Miami, Fla. Supplier Development Council annual conference, "Turning Challenges into Opportunities," in San Juan San Juan, city, Argentina
San Juan (săn wän, Span. sän hwän), city (1991 pop. 353,476), capital of San Juan prov., W Argentina. It is a commercial and industrial center in an agricultural region. . Contact Jacqueline Matos at email@example.com.
22-23 Economic Empowerment & National Women's Leadership Conference 2006 in Washington, sponsored by the Minority Business & Professionals Network, publishers of MEA MEA Multiple endocrine adenomatosis. See Multiple endocrine neoplasia. Magazine. The focus is on federal contracting and procurement for 8(a),small/minority, women-owned, HUBZone and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses. Fee is $250. For details and to register, go to www.mbpn.org.
23 Minority Business Opportunity Day in Industry Hills, CA, sponsored by Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region, Minority Business Development Council. For information, go to www.scmbdc.org.
7-8 NASA/JPL High-Tech Small Business Conference in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. . For information, go to http:// acquisition.jpl.nasa.gov/boo/conferences.htm.
9-10 Florida Regional Minority Business Council Expo in Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. . For information, go to www.frmbc.org.
15 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association-Fort Belvoir Chapter's 4th Annual AFCEA-Belvoir / PEO EIS Industry Day in Bethesda, MD. Program, Product and Project Managers from the Army's Program Executive Office/Enterprise Information Systems will attend. Fee is $250 for AFCEA AFCEA Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association members, $275 for non-members. For details and to register, go to wvvw.fbcinc.com/peoeis/ industryday.asp.
20-23 Contract Services Association annual conference in San Antonio. For details and to register, go to www.csadc.org.