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Notice of Intent to Sole Source 49100422P0025: AISES Sponsorship 2022

The National Science Foundation (NSF) intends to negotiate a sole source purchase order with American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) 2022 AISES National Conference - Achieve Inspire Support Explore Succeed.

The purpose of this sponsorship is to focused on substantially increasing the representation of North America's Indigenous people (Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations, Metis, Inuit) in STEM studies and careers. This robust nonprofit currently supports student and professional members across the US and Canada in critically needed STEM disciplines. Through chartered college and university chapters, professional chapters, tribal chapters, and affiliated K-12 schools, members benefit from diverse STEM-focused programing that supports careers and promotes student success and workforce development in multiple crucial areas. The AISES National Conference is the premier event for Indigenous STEM professionals and students. Sponsorship in this Conference provides NSF an unparalleled opportunity to connect with up to 2,500 participants who are focused on learning the important trends, needs, and research impacting indigenous STEM studies and careers.

The proposed contract action is for services for which the Government intends to sponsor with only one source under the authority of FAR 13.106.1(b). This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposal. This synopsis is for informational purposes only.

POINT OF CONTACT

Charles Blair
Telephone: 703-292-7029
Email: chblair@associates.nsf.gov