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National Security Summit

Jan 17 & 18, 2024
9:00AM - 4:00PM ET


Title Sponsor

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Venue Host

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1100 New York Ave NW #3934, Washington, DC 20005

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A discussion on leading innovations, disruptive technologies, and creative collaboration models for strengthening our defense industrial base and supply chain resilience across all domains

This program covers matters from both global and national perspectives … going beyond Defense and the Industrial Supply Base.


Discussion topics may include Federal, State, and Local policy and governance (e.g. Re-shoring), medical and healthcare concerns (e.g. Coronavirus), as well social and economic factors for supply chain resilience and ensuring our ability to protect our nation and the world.


Early Bird Pricing

Featured Speakers and Guests

GEN Keith Alexander, USA, Ret.



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Ken Peterman


Chairman, President & CEO

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Maj. Gen.
John Olson


Chief of Space Operations Mobilization Assistant

Confirmation Pending

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General Tim Ray, USAF (Ret.)


President & Chief Executive Officer

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Lt. Gen. Harry Raduege, USSF (Ret.)


President and CEO

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Scott McIntyre


Chief Executive Officer

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Vance Serchuk


Executive Director

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Hon. Ellen M. Lord


Board of Directors/Former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (DoD)

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LTG Bruce Crawford, USA, Ret.


Board Member

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Kim Kagan

Institute for the Study of War 


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Preston Dunlap

Arkenstone Ventures

Founder/First (former) CTO and Chief Architect Officer, U.S. Space Force and Air Force

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Col Nathan Diller, USAF, Ret.

U.S. House of Representatives

Congressional Committee Staffer (HAC-D PSM)

Maj Gen Kim Crider, USAF, Ret.

Elara Nova

Founding Partner

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Benjamin Reed

Quantum Space LLC

Co-Founder and CTO

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Jason Rathje

Office of Strategic Capital


Confirmation Pending

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André Pienaar

C5 Capital


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Dr. JR DeShazo

LBJ School of

Public Affairs


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Mark Gerencser



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Joshua Carlson

Dauntless Space

Managing Editor

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Laura Winter

The DownLink, a Defense & Aerospace Report Podcast

Editor & Host

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Brig Gen Chad Raduege, USAF, Ret.
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Jim "hondo" Geurts

Advisory Board Chairman

Advisory Board Chairman/ Former Under Secretary of the Navy

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Jana Monroe

Former FBI Agent and Profiler

Inspiration for Clarice Starling in The Silence of the Lambs

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Lauren Bedula


Member Board of Directors

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Ben McNally

Gallium Solutions

Client Lead

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Bong Gumahad


Former Senior Executive Service (SES)

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Nicole Robinson


Chief Growth Officer

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Daniel Gizinski


Chief Strategy Officer

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Congressman Ken Calvert

U.S. Representative for the 42nd Congressional District

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Lauren Knausenberger


Chief Innovation Officer

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Vishal Amin

Microsoft Federal Defense

General Manager of Security Solutions

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Trent Overhue

Silicon Heartland Holdings


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Richard Jackson

Oklahoma Attorney General's Office

Deputy Attorney General for Cybersecurity, Technology, and Digital Assets

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Maj Gen Cameron Holt, USAF, Ret.

Holt Consulting Group LLC

President & Founder

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David Rothzeid

Shield Capital

Vice President

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Samuel Visner

The Aerospace Corporation

Technical Fellow

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Tonya Wilkerson

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Deputy Director

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Pete Modigliani

Beacon Global Strategies LLC

Vice President

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Damon Feltman

Space Development Agency

Chief of Transport Layer

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Benjamin Reed

Quantum Space

Co-Founder & CTO

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