NAWCAD Lakehurst 2023 Industry Day Wed, February 1, 2023

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
815 NJ-37
Toms River, NJ 08755

About this event

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst (LKE) Industry Day provides businesses the opportunity to learn more about NAWCAD LKE, strengthens the public and private partnership between Government and Industry, and identifies areas where industry can support the NAWCAD LKE mission of assuring aircraft operate safely and effectively from aircraft carriers, air capable ships, and expeditionary airfields worldwide.

The NAWCAD LKE Small Business Roundtable (SBR) and the Women in Defense Liberty Chapter are partnering to host this year’s Industry Day.

Registration opens at 8 AM and concludes at approximately 3 PM. This is an in-person event only.

Naval Air Warfare Center


  • Registration & Networking
  • Welcome and Opening Remarks, Ms. Sheila Harris-Adams, Chair, NAWCAD LKE-SBR
  • Keynote – NAWCAD LKE Overview, Ms. Kathleen Donnelly, Executive Director, NAWCAD LKE
  • Keynote – NAWCAD LKE Contracting, Mr. Patrick Smith, Director of Contracting, NAWCAD LKE
  • NAWCAD Department Overviews:
  • NAWCAD LKE Mission Operations & Integration
  • NAWCAD LKE Prototype, Manufacturing and Test
  • NAWCAD LKE Aircraft Launch & Recovery Equipment
  • NAWCAD LKE Support Equipment
  • Office of Small Business Programs Update
  • New Jersey Small Business Development Center, Kelly Broznya, CEO & State Director
  • Closing Remarks

Sponsorship Opportunities are available. If interested, please contact Margaret Margle at

Thank you to our sponsors!