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NAWCAD Industry Day – October 25, 2023

October 25, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, October 25, 2023  |  8:30am – 4:00pm

44219 Airport Road  |  California, MD 201619




NAWCAD Industry Contacts List can be found here.
(full link: https://paxpartnership.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/NAWCAD_Industry_Contacts_List_2023-11-20_Public_Release_Approved.pdf)

Important info for attendees:

– Check-in will now begin at 7:45am.
– There will be optional one-on-one sessions with group leads in the afternoon. Sign-ups for these sessions will be available at the registration table on the morning of the event, View list of groups hosting one-on-one meetings below.
– Lunch will NOT be provided at this event. If interested, Bird Dog Bistro will be on-site during registration to take lunch orders, to be delivered during the lunch break. 


**View a copy of the NAWCAD LRAF FY23 QTR4 here.
**View Industry Day BAA on Sam.gov site here.  

View attendee list by last name or company name (as of 10/24/2023).


Morning Session (8:30-11:40am)

7:45-8:30am                   Registration and Networking

8:30-8:40am                   Welcome & Introductions
                                         Ms. Bonnie Green, Executive Director, The Patuxent Partnership
                                         Mr. Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO

8:40-9:30am                   NAWCAD Leadership Update
                                         RDML John Dougherty, Commanding Officer, NAWCAD
                                         Mr. Steve Cricchi, Executive Director, NAWCAD
                                         (10 min Q&A)

9:30-9:50 am                 Acquisition Updates
                                        Mr. Jeff Guarnero, Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group/CCO
                                        Mr. Alfred “Bunky” Hensler, Division Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group
                                         (5 min Q&A)

9:50-10:10am                BREAK

10:10-10:30am             Long Range Acquisition Forecasts (LRAF)
                                        Mr. Alfred “Bunky” Hensler, Division Head, NAWCAD Procurement Group

10:30-10:40am             S&T Kick-Off
                                        Dr. Theresa Shafer, CTO, NAWCAD

10:40-10:50am             NAVAIR North Stars Broad Area Announcement Overview
                                       Mr. Raymond Cannon, Procurement Lead for BAA

10:50-11:40am             S&T Tech Areas: briefs

11:40-12:45pm             LUNCH BREAK

ONE ON ONES (12:45-4:00PM)

  • Mission Systems Group
  1. Avionics Engineering IDIQ
  • DAiTA Group
  1. Anti-submarine Warfare RDT&E IDIQ
  2. Simulation Systems (MFS) Consolidated Competition
  3. DNA Enterprise Engineering, Hosting, and Operations Support Services
  4. DNA Software Applications Solutions and Support Services
  5. SAIL RDT&E Support services OR Electromagnetic Effects RDT&E Support Services
  • WOLF
  1. Airborne System Integration Division: Multi-Mission Data Link (Katy Gates and Steve Dean) (Rhiana Haney and CJ Utara)
  2. Ship & Air Integrated Warfare Division (SAIW): AEGIS (Brittany Ramirez and Jenn Gibbs)
  3. Ship & Air Integrated Warfare Division (SAIW): Lifetime Support Engineering (LSE) (Brittany Ramirez and David Burch)
  4. Ship & Air Integrated Warfare Division (SAIW): Communications Systems Integration Support (CSIS) (Brittany Ramirez and Dennis Superior)
  5. Ship & Air Integrated Warfare Division (SAIW): Ship and Air Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Combat, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Systems Support – (SACSS) (Brittany Ramirez and Rob Broom)
  6. Special Communications Mission Solutions Division: Networked Communications Resources (NCR)
  7. Special Communications Mission Solutions Division: Deployed Mission Systems (DMS) (Amy Dorsch, Bill Stack NCR, and Robert Walsh DMS)
  8. IC2&IS: Distance Learning III (Mary Purcell and Doug Shuman)
  • Office of Small Business Programs (Larry Butts and Cynthia Thompson)
  • Air Systems Group (Bill Reardon and Tim Fallon)
  • Systems Acquisition Group (Pete Zawada)
  • Naval Test Wing Atlantic – Mission Systems Test & Evaluation (MSTE) (Jen Russell and Brian Hastings)
  • Command Strategic Leadership Support (CSLS)/ Command Ops Procurement Group (Ed Smetana and Merissa Abell)
  • Liberty Tech Bridge – NSWC Philly & NAWCAD Lakehurst (Kevin Larkins and Michael Lavery)
  • SoMDTech Bridge (NAWCAD) (Rick Tarr, Michelle Miedzinski, Amy Kettelle, & Lindsey Frisco)
  • Naval Aviation Systems Consortium (NASC) (Gary Kessler and Carol Frisch)

Briefs / presentations will be made available AFTER the event here: TPP Programs Resources page

Registration is free to all attendees.
Long form of reg link: https://paxpartnership.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/paxpartnership/event.jsp?event=749&

We respectfully ask that each company limit participation to 3 attendees so that we can accommodate everyone interested in attending.

NOTE: REGISTRATION DOES NOT REQUIRE TPP MEMBERSHIP; however, our system does require a profile for event registration. If you are not a member, you may exit out of the dialogue box and complete the event registration page. If you are a TPP member, please log in to your account. See screenshot at bottom of webpage below for reference.

Questions / Concerns
– Please contact Danielle Moore, TPP Programs Manager: danielle.moore@paxpartnership.org OR 240-317-6023


October 25, 2023
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


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