You are invited to attend the

2019 Defense Innovation & Contracting Summit

 

DATES

Details coming soon - please check back later.

 

LOCATION

TBD

 

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

You are invited to the annual Defense Innovation & Contracting Summit, to be held in late 2019. If you have solutions for the following areas, please consider joining us at the Summit:  Cybersecurity, Blockchain, AI, Information Warfare, Defense Cloud, Satellites, Robotics, Unmanned Systems, Simulation, Virtual Training, and much more!

This Summit will provide attendees with:

  • Opportunities to develop collaboration between industry, the military, government, and universities & colleges to accelerate acquisition and deployment of defense innovation solutions.

  • Innovation Priorities of the Department of Defense, National Security Agencies, and National Intelligence Agencies

  • Details on Military and Federal Contracting Opportunities and Procedures

  • New Accelerated Defense Acquisition Strategies

  • Military and Federal Contracting Resources

  • Government Financing for Industry Innovation Solutions

  • Private Financing for Industry Innovation Solutions

  • Matchmaking Sessions with Key Decision-Makers

  •  Opportunities to Present Innovations to the Summit Audience

  • Effective Networking Opportunities

 

If your company will be sending more than one representative, please consider participating as a Summit Sponsor. Sponsorship packages start at $1,495 with multiple VIP Passes. Call (202) 552-0179 for more details and ask about our monthly discount offers! 

 

To pre-register, please contact us at marketing@defenseleadershipforum.org for a manual registration form. If you have any additional questions, please call our customer service center at (202) 552-0179 or email us.

 

SUMMIT AGENDA

DAY 1

8:00AM – 5:00PM Exhibit Areas Open

8:00AM: On-Site Registration

8:00AM: Sign-Up for Matchmaking Session I

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Morning Coffee & Networking with Exhibitors

9:00AM – 12:00PM: General Sessions

12:00PM - 1:00PM:  Networking Lunch with Exhibitors

12:00PM - 1:00PM:  Defense Leadership Roundtable Discussion  (Invite-Only)

1:00PM - 3:30PM:  General Sessions

3:30PM - 4:30PM:  Matchmaking Session I

3:30PM - 4:30PM:  Networking w/ Exhibitors

4:30PM - 6:30PM:  VIP Networking Reception (Invite Only)

*Reception is invite-Only: VIP Attendees,  Exhibitors, Sponsors, Speakers & Special Guests 

 

DAY 2

8:00AM – 12:00PM Exhibit Areas Open

8:00AM – 8:30AM:  Networking Breakfast w/ Exhibitors

8:00AM:  Sign-Up for Matchmaking Session II

8:30AM - 12:00PM General Sessions

12:00PM - 1:00PM Matchmaking Session II

12:00PM – Exhibit Move-Out

*General Schedule for reference only. Subject to change. 

 

LODGING RECOMMENDATION 

TBD

MATCHMAKING SESSION DETAILS

Matchmaking Sessions are an opportunity to participate in one-on-one meetings with representatives from various government agencies, contracting services, and prime contractors, with the purpose to facilitate targeted information exchange and match needs with resources and solutions. A list of matchmaking table hosts will be provided prior to each event via email to only registered attendees. Session sign-up is available ON-SITE ONLY at each Summit near the registration area. Matchmaking session sign-up is first come, first serve. Meetings are not scheduled in advance due to no-shows, last minute changes, etc. 

 

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