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NAWCAD Industry Day Set May 9

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The Patuxent Partnership announces a date change for the NAWCAD Industry Day at the University System of Maryland, Southern Maryland SMART Building. The event will be held from 1 to 4 pm Monday, May 9.

Registration does not require TPP membership. However, TPP does require a profile for event registration. Registration is free here.

Agenda (Schedule subject to change.)
1-1:15 pm — Welcome & Introductions
Bonnie Green, Executive Director, The Patuxent Partnership
Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO

Audience Polling
Rick Tarr, Director, NAWCAD Tech Transfer Office; Director, SOMD Tech Bridge

1:15-1:30 pm NAWCAD Leadership Kick-Off
RDML John Lemmon, Commander, NAWCAD
Steve Cricchi, Executive Director, NAWCAD

1:30-1:50 pm Air Systems Group
William Reardon, SSTM, Executive Director, Air Systems Group

1:50-2:10pm Naval Aviation Systems Consortium (NASC) and OTAs
Carol Frisch, NASC Program Manager, NAWCAD
Gary Kessler, Naval Aviation Systems Consortium, CMG

2:10-2:50pm Long Range Acquisition Forecasts (LRAF)
Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO
Al “Bunky” Hensler, Division Head, Procurement Group

2:50-3 pm BREAK

3-3:15 pm Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP)
Lawrence Butts, Deputy Director for Small Business, NAWCAD

3:15-3:35 pm NAVAIR SBIR/STTR
Kristi Wiegman, NAVAIR SBIR/STTR Program Manager
Tony Archer, NAVAIR SBIR/STTR Portfolio Manager

3:35-3:45 pm Ability One
Fred Newcome, Sr. Manager, US Navy & Marine Corps, National Institute for the Blind
Carla Goulart, SourceAmerica

3:45-3 pm Q&A/Closing
Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO

The University System of Maryland, Southern Maryland SMART Building is at 44219 Airport Road in California, MD.

About The Patuxent Partnership

The Patuxent Partnership is a nonprofit member organization that fosters collaboration between government, industry, and academia to advance education through STEM-based initiatives; to advance technology through speaker programs, forums, and networking; to advance science and technology transfer through the exchange of ideas, information, and data related to technologies; and to increase workforce development through an array of initiatives.

To learn more about The Patuxent Partnership and its programs, visit its Leader member page.

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