Calendar of events.
25-27 - Government Contracting institute presents FAR Basics and Boot Camp for Federal Sales in Washington. Fee is $395 for FAR Basics (to be held March 25) and $595 for Boot Camp. For information and to register, go to http://www.govsalesnet.com/conferences/bootcamp.
26 - Central and South Texas Minority Business Council Expo in Austin. Contact Dinah Lovett at 512/386-8766 or e-mail email@example.com.
2 - RegFairhearing in Seattle sponsored by SBA Office of National Ombudsman. Contact Julie McFarlane at 206/533-7342.
3-4 - Chicago Minority Business Development Council Business Opportunity Fair. Contact Betty Heard at 312/263-0105 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 - RegFair hearing in Portland, Ore. sponsored by SBA Office of National Ombudsman. Contact Donald Matsuda at 503/326-5221.
8-9 - Pittsburgh Regional Minority Purchasing Council presents "Teamwork 2002 -- Bringing Corporations and MBEs Together." Contact Alexander Nichols at 412/391 4423 ore-mail infor@PRMPC.org.
18 - Hot Issues in Employment Law presented by Piliero, Mazza and Pargament in Tysons Corner, Va. The seminar covers recent court and agency decisions, workplace harassment, Title VII, ADA, Family and Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act and wrongful discharge claims. Fee is $60. For information, call Susan Brock at 202/857-1000 or fax to 202/857-0200.
22-23 - Indiana Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Fair in Indianapolis. Contact Terrie Gray or Donald Jones at 317/923-2110 or e-mail email@example.com.
23 - Annual OSDBU Procurement Conference in Upper Marlboro, Md. This national conference fosters partnerships between the federal government, its prime contractors and all categories of small business. The fee is $75 until April 8, $100 thereafter. For details and to register, go to http://www.treas.gov/sba/osdbu/
29-2 - Reservation Economic Summit and American Indian Trade Show in New Orleans sponsored by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. For details, go to www.ncaied.org.
30-1 - Federal Acquisitions Conference 2002, sponsored by GSA and the Procurement Executives Council, in Washington. For information call 800/353-5342.
30-1 - Wisconsin Supplier Development Council "Partners for Profit Trade Fair" in Green Bay, Wis. Contact Floyd Rose at 608/241-5858 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
6-8 - Virginia Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Business Opportunity Fair in Richmond. Call Rita Johnson at 804/780-2322 or e-mail email@example.com.
14-15 - Federal Acquisition Conference 2002 in Dallas, sponsored by the Procurement Executives Council and the U.S. General Services Administration. Acquisition policymakers share their vision of how today's business should be conducted and their expectations of tomorrow's acquisition world. Fee is $200 for government, $550 for non-government For information and to register, go to http://www.fac2002.com/index.asp.
15-16 - Minority Supplier Council of Kansas City, Mo., Business Investment Expo. Contact Jim Abbott at 816/931-9672 ext. 25 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
16 - Pursuing Your Rights Through Federal Contract Claims presented by Piliero, Mazza and Pargament in Tysons Corner, Va. The seminar focuses on protecting your rights during contract performance while presereving your claims. Fee is $60. For information, call Susan Brook at 202/857-1000 or fax to 202/857-0200.
19-22 - Department of Energy Small Business Conference in Orlando, Fla. DOE, its prime contractors and other federal agencies will offer workshops on contracting opportunities. For more information and to register, go to www.smallbusiness-outreach.doe.gov/annual/.
20-23 - Michigan Minority Business Development Council Minority Procurement Conference in Detroit. Contact Tracy E. Taylor at email@example.com.
4-5 - Arkansas Regional Minority Supplier Development Council Minority Business Opportunity Fair in Little Rock. Call Charles King at 501/374-7026.
5-6 - New York/New Jersey Minority Purchasing Council Marketing and Business Expo in Seacaucus, N.J. Contact Rosa Rhoden at 212-502-5663.
5-6 - Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council Business Conference and Opportunity Fair in Tulsa. Contact Debra Ponder-Nelson at 405/767-9900 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
10-12 - Northern Ohio Minority Business Council All-Ohio Trade Fair in Cleveland. Contact StephanieMcHenry-Luckey or e-mail email@example.com.