USA — On April 19th 2011 from 0830 to 1630 the US Forest Service (FS) will be hosting a Large Airtanker Forum to meet with contractors and vendors to engage in informal discussions regarding business efficiencies, potential operating strategies, and contracting practices related to the aerial firefighting. Agency leadership, contracting representatives, and program managers from the FS will be in attendance to discuss the 5 to 10 year outlook as well as provide an update on the next couple of years. Space is somewhat limited and companies that want to attend with more than 5 individuals should contact the Contracting Officer to establish those accommodations. Inquiries can be made to Pat Norbury, National Aviation Operations Officer (NAOO) at 208-387-5646, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Colleen Hightower, Contracting Officer (CO) at 208-387-5695, email: email@example.com for general or contracting questions. Attendees may also propose or provide topics for the forum and forward those to the CO or NAOO. All who plan to attend should RSVP to both the CO and NAOO.
Title: Large Airtanker (LAT) Forum – Meeting
Description: Forest Service spring meeting with vendors and contractors from the Large Airtanker Industry
Location: Oxford Suites, 1426 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, Idaho, Phone Number: 208-322-8000
Target Audience: Current Large Airtanker Contractors and Interested Vendors from industry
Contracting Office Address: U.S. Forest Service, Contracting Owyhee Building – MS 1100 3833 S. Development Avenue Boise, Idaho 83705-5354 United States Place of Performance: BOISE, IDAHO
United States Primary Point of Contact.: Colleen Hightower, Contracting Officer firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 208-387-5695 Fax: 208-387-5384