You are cordially invited to attend this joint event sponsored by the Norcal 8(a) Association and US Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce – Western Region Chapter. Two hot topics will be presented and discussed by experts in the field.
Date: Friday, July 27, 2012
Time: 9am to 2pm
Location: Small Business Administration, 455 Market St 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
Lunch: No charge for 8(a) Association and USPAACC Members. $20 for Nonmembers.
Limited Space. Please RSVP to email@example.com no later than July 26.
1. Navigating Through the Maze of Environmental Health & Safety Rules and Regulations at National Labs
Working as a Construction or Non-construction subcontractor at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL) can be a challenge as you struggle through the maze of Environmental Health & Safety rules and regulations. Berkeley Lab project managers will speak about the work authorization program for Non-construction and Construction subcontractors who perform work at facilities owned or leased by LBNL.
The experts will show you step-by-step how to comply with safety requirements at the Lab. They will share with you all the resources and techniques that you need to know about working on-site at the national lab level and more importantly, from a small business perspective. Come to learn how to cross the next hurdle in becoming a contractor at the Lab.
2. Millions of dollars spent on Transportation projects in California: What’s in it for you as the small businesses? How can your company to be prepared to bid on those wonderful contracting opportunities?
Robert Padilla, Caltrans, will discuss the process and techniques of how to work with Transportation agencies.
9am Opening Remarks Welcome – Sam Mughal, Norcal 8(a) President
9:15am Welcome – Clyde Wong, USPAACC Western Chapter President
9:30am Introduction of Speakers – Hanh Le, Berkeley Lab SB Liaison Officer
9:40am LBNL Safety Requirements for Construction – Jerry Ray, Project Manager
10:25am LBNL Requirements for Non-Construction Contractors – Mike Ruggieri, Project Manager
11:10am Transportation Contract Opportunities for Small Businesses – Robert Padilla, Caltrans
12pm Lunch and Networking