TPP/NAVAIR OSBP Event: Meet & Greet featuring Mr. Hondo Geurts

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  • There is no fee to attend.
  • Advance registration is requested to manage seating.

NOTE:  There is a separate registration for the match-making event in the afternoon from 1-4pm.  Register for matchmaking appointments here.


Check-in and coffee available at 7:15am.  Morning program featuring NAVAIR leadership and keynote speaker, Mr. Hondo Geurts, 8am-12pm; afternoon matchmaking sessions 1-4pm.

Tentative agenda posted below. Schedule subject to change.

8-8:15am Welcome and Introductions; Ms. Bonnie Green, Executive Director, The Patuxent Partnership; Mr. Shelby Butler, Associate Director, NAVAIR, Office of Small Business Programs
8:15-8:35 Opening Remarks/NAVAIR Vision: VADM G. Dean Peters, Commander, NAVAIR
8:35-10:05am Panel: Moderator: Mr. Shelby Butler; Panelists:

  • RDML Brian Corey, PEO (U&W)  (confirmed)
  • CAPT Craig Dorrans, PEO (JSF)  (confirmed)
  • Mr. Gary Kurtz, SES, Assistant Commander, AIR 1.0 Program Management  (confirmed)
  • BGen Gregory Masiello, PEO (A)  (confirmed)
  • Mr. Garry R. Newton, SES, Deputy Commander, NAVAIR  (confirmed)
  • Mr. WIlliam Pearce, AIR 6.7   (confirmed)
10:05-10:45am Q&A moderated by Mr. Butler   **Please submit questions here by August 24th.
10:45-11am Coffee Break
11am-12pm Keynote Speaker: Mr. James “Hondo” Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition (ASN (RD&A))
12-1pm Lunch on your own

NAVAIR OSBP Match Making Event with representatives from PMAs, AIR 6.7, SBIT/STTR, large businesses, PTACs, SMDCs, banks, TEDCO and NAVAIR OSBP site deputies

REGISTER for matchmaking appointments here.


Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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