is an important source of innovation in finding technological
solutions to our nation's homeland security
Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) is sponsoring
workshop to obtain feedback from academic institutions on how
want to work with the DHS R&D program. It is critical that
HSARPA develop an
efficient and flexible bid and procurement process so that
it can work with
the best talent in the field. The goal of the workshop is to
from academia on best practices in order to optimize the solicitation,
procurement and execution process to best meet the needs of
our DHS users.
When: December 15, 2003
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Double Tree Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
We understand that academic institutions have specific requirements
partnering with the federal government.
Science and Technology: A Key Element in the War on Terrorism
resources in science and technology give our nation a key advantage
fighting - and winning - the war on terrorism. Our nation needs
industry, and government working together to develop and deploy
security solutions. The Department of Homeland Security is
facilitate collaborative partnerships between the R&D community
federal government in order to prevent or mitigate the effects
catastrophic terrorism against the United States or its allies.
In this seminar, participants will have the opportunity to
recommendations to DHS on the following:
Planning: What do you need to know about DHS priorities in
conduct your strategic and tactical planning?
Solicitations: What processes should DHS use to publicize
and conduct our
What are the best methods to assist academia
in teaming with
Procurements: How can DHS best use the various authorities
provided to us?
Program Management: How can DHS best work with
academia to insure
successful program execution once we have begun?
Your input is critical to DHS developing streamlined procedures
with universities and other academic institutions.
For additional information, contact:
Donna Blanger, CMP
4001 Fairfax Drive, #750
Arlington, VA 22203
blanger_donna at bah.com
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