Welcome to the website for the Supply Chain conference at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)! Since its start in 2007, the conference has become established as a highly-rated, multidisciplinary event focused on fostering successful space missions. The conference brings together leaders and practitioners from the space industry and related suppliers, universities, NASA, and other federal agencies. It is managed and produced by GSFC’s Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate.
Registration for the conference via this website closed at 3:00pm EDT on October 13th. Same-day registration on a space available basis will be offered at the Building 3 Goett Auditorium for those with a current, NASA-issued identity badge. There is no conference fee, but all participants must register.
The American Society for Quality’s Aviation, Space & Defense Division is sponsoring refreshments for conference participants! In accordance with federal government ethics regulations, refreshments will be provided during the conference check-in and networking breaks.
Speaker Focus: Richard Clarke, CEO of Good Harbor Security Risk Management, will be providing his perspective on the topic of Cyber Security and the U.S. Space Industry at this year’s conference. An author of seven books, he previously served for 10 years as a White House official for three consecutive Presidents in the roles of Special Assistant to the President for Global Affairs, Special Advisor to the President for Cyberspace, and National Coordinator for Security and Counter-terrorism.
Speaker Focus: Christopher J. Scolese, Center Director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, will be addressing the topic of NASA Goddard’s Outlook at the Supply Chain 2016 conference. Prior to assuming this position in 2012, he served as NASA’s Associate Administrator and as NASA’s Chief Engineer along with other senior leadership and program/project management positions over his NASA career, which began at GSFC in 1987.
All registered conference participants are welcome to bring materials about their organizations, products, services and initiatives to share during the conference. Tables will be reserved in the lobby of the Building 3 Goett Auditorium for the materials.
Online registration for Supply Chain 2016 is now available. There is no fee, but all participants (including NASA employees) must register in order to attend the conference.
If there are any questions, please review the conference website and contact the Conference Team as needed.
In addition to registering for the conference, NASA employees should also register in the NASA Conference Tracking System (NCTS) via http://ncts.nasa.gov. The NCTS number for Supply Chain 2016 is 25127-17.
Any questions regarding the NCTS and associated guidance should be directed to the NCTS administrators at the NASA centers.
Sign up for the guided tour of Goddard when registering for the conference! The tour includes a trip to the NASA Center for Climate Simulation, the Spacecraft and Integration Complex, and the Earth Science Mission Operations.