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NAWCAD Industry Day – April 17, 2024

April 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

April 17, 2024 | 8:30am to 12:30pm
USMSM – SMART Building
44219 Airport Road  |  California, MD 20619

Check-in will begin at 7:45am

**this event is in-person only**


Briefs / presentations from this event can be found here: TPP Programs Resources page

Full link: https://paxpartnership.org/program-resources/ 





AGENDA (subject to change)


7:45-8:30am                   Check-in / Coffee / Networking


8:30-8:45am                   Welcome & Introductions
15 mins                                Ms. Bonnie Green, Executive Director, The Patuxent Partnership
___________________Mr. Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO


8:45-9:20am                   NAWCAD Leadership Update
35 mins                                Mr. Steve Cricchi, Executive Director, NAWCAD


9:20-9:30am                 Tech Bridge
10 mins                              Mr. Rick Tarr, Director, NAWCAD Tech Transfer Office; Director, Southern Maryland Tech Bridge


9:30-9:55am                 Acquisition Process: From requirement to contract
25 mins                               
Mr. Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO


9:55-10:30am                Long Range Acquisition Forecasts (LRAF)
35 mins                               
Mr. Alfred “Bunky” Hensler, Division Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group
LRAF Briefs:
Mr. Jack Summers, NAVAIR Command Information Officer
Mr. Rob Broom, NAWCAD WOLF SAIW Combat Systems Engineering and Integration Branch Head
Mr. Kwame Marshall, ASW Platform Integration and Systems Engineering Branch Head
______________________Mr. Curtis Cook, DAiTA Group Program Manager for Services Acquisition r
_am Manager for Services Acquisition

10:30-10:45am              BREAK
15 mins


10:45-11:20am               Non-Traditional Acquisition Methodologies / Authorities
35 mins                                 Ms. Tracy Medford, Enterprise Procurement Support Division Head, NAWCAD


11:20-11:50am                Engaging in Warfare Center Experimentation & Demonstration
30 mins                                  Ms. Christina Allee, Acting Director, NAWCAD Rapid Prototyping Experimentation and Demonstration


11:50-12:00pm               Survey on Mentimeter – Mr. Rick Tarr
10 mins                                Your opportunity to provide feedback. 


12:00-12:30pm               Q&A / Closing
30 mins                                  Mr. Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO   


Agenda was last updated on April 15, 2024


Printable version of agenda can be found HERE

Full link: https://paxpartnership.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/NAWCAD-Industry-Day-April-2024__FINAL.pdf 



-View attendee list by last name or company name (last updated – 4/16/24 at 12:00pm)
-View a copy of the NAWCAD LRAF FY24 QTR2 here
(full link: https://paxpartnership.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/NAWCAD-LRAF-FY24-QTR2_Final.pdf)
-View Industry Day BAA on Sam.gov site here
-Briefs / presentations that are available for distribution will be made available AFTER the event here: TPP Programs Resources page

Questions / Concerns – Please contact Danielle Moore, TPP Programs Manager: danielle.moore@paxpartnership.org_


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April 17
8:30 am - 12:30 pm


University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland – SMART Building
44219 Airport Road
California, MD 20619 United States
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