Request for Proposals 2019-014
2020 Vaccines Against Shigella and ETEC (VASE) Conference
Meeting Organization, Logistics, and Management Support
PATH is currently initiating planning for the 2020 Vaccines Against Shigella and ETEC (VASE) Conference, which will mark the third gathering of this biennial scientific meeting series. The VASE Conferences bring together an international audience of scientists, public health professionals, immunization leaders, vaccine industry representatives, donors, and other experts to discuss developing and introducing new enteric vaccines. In this RFP, PATH is soliciting proposals from meetings management organizations to provide support for planning, organizing, and implementing the 2020 VASE Conference.
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PATH subscribes to principles of simplicity and economy in procurement operations. We strive to obtain goods and services of the requisite type and quality within the time prescribed and at the lowest practical cost. We conduct purchasing activities in a manner that provides open and free competition to the maximum extent practical. We provide equal opportunity to participate to small and disadvantaged businesses, minority-owned firms, and women’s business enterprises. For information on registering as a small business, please see the US Small Business Administration’s contracting guide on the US Small Business Adminstration website.
PATH endeavors to perform all procurement activities in a manner that will build or maintain good donor and business relations while furthering the mission of our organization. We maintain a standard of conduct that complies with US government procurement integrity regulations, anti-terrorism regulations, and Equal Employment Opportunity legislation.