Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services Program Pre-Solicitation Industry Conference

Agency: National Science Foundation
State: Virginia
Level of Government: Federal
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Opps ID: NBD00159431057790784
Posted Date: Sep 30, 2017
Due Date: Oct 27, 2017
Solicitation No: NSFDACS18R0001
Source: Members Only
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Added: Sep 29, 2017 1:45 pm

Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services Program Pre-Solicitation Industry Conference

The National Science Foundation (NSF) hereby provides notice of a forthcoming pre-solicitation industry conference (Conference) regarding the Arctic Research Support and Logistics Services (ARSLS) program. The Conference is scheduled for November 3, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST at NSF's headquarters, which is located at 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314.

Pre-registration for attending this Conference is mandatory. Interested parties must submit a completed ARSLS Pre-Solicitation Industry Conference Registration Form to both Joe Cloft and Patrick Haggerty at and , respectively. Registration forms must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. EST, October 27, 2017. Attendance is limited to no more than four representatives per business concern. The Government reserves the right to further limit the number of attendees based on available space or otherwise. After a Registration form is accepted by NSF, the NSF will forward confirmation to the Attendee's email address listed on the form.

Attendees should arrive at NSF no later than 12:30 pm. Attendees must check-in at the Visitor and Reception Center on the first floor and present a photo identification to receive their visitor pass. Visitor Center staff will direct attendees to the meeting room. Only pre-registered attendees will be admitted. No videotaping or tape recording is allowed at the conference.

The topics addressed at the Conference may include but are not necessarily limited to (i) technical requirements, (ii) contractual and business-related issues, (iii) the general acquisition strategy, and/or (iv) the current acquisition schedule. It is not necessary to attend the Conference in order to be eligible to respond to any forthcoming solicitation; nevertheless, NSF highly encourages interested parties to attend.

Further, interested business concerns are invited to submit comments and/or questions on all aspects of the information provided during the Conference, such as the requirements, schedules, proposal instructions, and evaluation approaches. Comments and/or questions must be submitted electronically to Joe Cloft, email no later than 2:00 PM, EST, on November 22, 2017. PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Submissions must be well-organized and readable in Microsoft Office 2013. All submittals received will be reviewed for informational purposes only. Questions and answers may be posted to

The Government is not liable for any expenses incurred by an attendee, such as costs associated with attending, preparing for, or traveling to the Conference.

Finally, note well that this NOTICE is issued solely for informational, market research, and/or planning purposes. It should not be construed as a commitment by NSF to enter into any agreement with any entity participating in the conference, as a commitment to issue any RFP or solicitation concerning the subject matter of this notice, or as an RFP or solicitation.

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Posted Date:
September 29, 2017
DRAFT_PWS.pdf (4,843.64 Kb)
Description: Draft ARSLS PWS
Registration Form
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Registration Form
Posted Date:
September 29, 2017
Description: ARSLS Pre-Solicitation Industry Conference Registration Form
Contracting Office Address :
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22230
Primary Point of Contact. :
Joseph Cloft
Phone: 7032928094
Secondary Point of Contact :
Christy Donahue


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