28-31 August 2023
The Professional Aerospace Contractors Association (PACA) of New Mexico is hosting its 35th BRIEFING FOR INDUSTRY (BFI), 28-31 August 2023, at Embassy Suites, Albuquerque, New Mexico. The 2023 BFI offers three days of presentations and an opportunity to meet with industry and government customers face-to-face. This event draws more than 500 industry and government representatives annually. The presentations feature business opportunities for 2023 and beyond and include descriptions of missions; program objectives and plans; and, most importantly, identify contracting opportunities and technical points of contact. Topics will include:
  • Research and development
  • Test and evaluation
  • Technical and analytical support
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Systems procurement
The following organizations have been invited to present:
  • AF Global Strike Command
  • Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC)
  • Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC)
  • Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) (all directorates)
  • AFRL Office of Scientific Research (AFRL/AFOSR)
  • High Energy Laser Joint Technology Office (HEL-JTO)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
  • National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
  • Space Rapid Capabilities Office
  • PEO for Strategic Systems
  • Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)
  • Space Systems Command (SSC) Directorates
  • White Sands Missile Range (WSMR)
  • Others
BRIEFING FOR INDUSTRY traditionally features senior leaders from the military services and government as keynote and guest speakers. Speaker information, updated event information, registration fee schedule, draft program agenda and online registration are all available at The on-line
registration site will open May 1, 2023 and attendees are encouraged to register early. For assistance call: (505) 450-1165.
All non-government attendees are required to be U.S. citizens and to provide a copy of their organization’s DD2345, “Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement”, prior to being confirmed for the conference. NOTE: Before a DD2345 will be issued to a non-government entity, the entity must have completed a CMMC self -assessment and have the results entered in SPRS. Details regarding acquiring and submitting a DD2345 are available at