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Defense Innovation Summit

in Partnership with

Raytheon Technologies

October  27, 2020

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES 

& NATIONAL SECURITY

Virtual event hosted by America's Future Series, available on desktop, mobile and in Virtual Reality

Convening thought leaders, investors, entrepreneurs and influencers with leaders from across the military, DoD, industry and academia to modernize and better equip our armed forces.

Join General John "Mike" Murray of the AFC, Secretary James "Hondo" Geurts, Secretary Patrick Murphy, Congressman Pete Sessions, Secretary Gordon England, LTG Neil Thurgood, LTG Laura Richardson and other prominent business, government, academic and military leaders in meaningful discussions on the future of advance technologies, the needs of our military and investment opportunities.

Registration 8:30 to 9:00am EDT

  • Opening Keynote: 9:00 to 9:35am EDT    GEN Mike Murray – Army Futures Command

Morning Theme: Advanced Technologies and National Security

 

  • Morning Sessions Honorary Host: Sec. Patrick Murphy

Panel Session #1: 9:45 to 10:55am EDT 

Leading Technologies and Applications / Development Success Factors

  • Mr. Nand Mulchandani - Acting Director Joint AI Center

  • CAPT Frank Futcher - Director NavalX

  • COL Len Rosanoff - Director Army Applications Lab

  • Tambrein Bates

  • Michael Brown - Director Defense Innovation Unit

Panel Session #2: 11:00 to 12:10pm EDT

Requirements and Capabilities / Needs and Use Cases

  • LTG Neil Thurgood - Director Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition

  • Lt Gen Tom Sharpy - Deputy Chief of Staff for Capability Development

  • BG Ross Coffman - Director Army Futures Command NGCV CFT

12:15 to 1:15pm EDT  ~  Transition/Break (45 min) - Virtual Hospitality Suites with Speakers Q & A ~ and interaction

  • Lunch Keynote 1:30 to 2:15pm  EDT Sec. James “Hondo” Geurts 

Afternoon Theme: Partnerships for Defense Innovation

 

Afternoon Sessions Honorary Host: Secretary Gordon England

 

Panel Session #1: 2:30 to 3:40pm EDT

Small and Mid-Sized Business Strategies for Defense Innovation 

  • Michael Howe and Geoff Howe- Founders and Senior Vice Presidents Howe & Howe Technologies Inc.

  • Dr. Lisa Kearney – Engineering Fellow Raytheon

  • Dr. Larry Schuette – Director of Global Science and Technology Engagement Lockheed Martin 

  • Steve Fendley - President, Kratos Autonomous Systems

Panel Session #2: 3:45 to 4:55pm EDT   

Prime Contractors 

  • Lisa Atherton - President and CEO Textron Systems

  • Roy Azevedo - President, Raytheon Intelligence & Space at Raytheon Technologies (confirmation pending)

  • Raanan Horowitz - President and CEO Elbit Systems of America

  • Rick Ambrose - Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Space (confirmation pending)

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VIRTUAL HAPPY HOUR 5:00 to 6:00pm EDT for live interaction, meaningful discussions and Q & A with speakers 

General Mike Murray
GEN Mike Murray
Secretary James (Hondo) Geurts
Sec. James "Hondo" Geurts
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Hosts and Moderators

Sec. Gordon England
Sec. Gordan England
Secretary of the Army Patrick Murphy
Sec. Patrick Murphy
Lt. Gen. Harry Raduege
Lt. Gen. Harry Raduege
Congressman Pete Sessions
Congressman Pete Sessions
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Scott Murray
Scott Murray
Emcee
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Morning Session #1 - Featured Speakers and Panelists

Captain Frank Futcher NavelX
CAPT Frank Futcher
NavalX
Nand Mulchandani  Dod Joint Articial Int
Nand Mulchandani
Joint AI Center
Colonel Len Rosanoff
COL Len Rosanoff
AAL
Michael Brown DIU
Michael Brown
DIU
Nathan Diller
Nathan Diller
AFWERX
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Morning Session #2 - Featured Speakers and Panelists

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MG Sharpy
Lt Gen Tom Sharpy
LTG Neil Thurgood
LTG Neil Thurgood
BG Ross Coffman US Army
BG Ross Coffman
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Afternoon Session #1 - Featured Speakers and Panelists

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Steve Fendley
Kratos
Michael Howe Textron
Michael Howe
Howe and Howe Technologies - Textron
Geoff Howe Textron
Geoff Howe
Howe and Howe Technologies - Textron
Dr Lisa Kearney - Engineering Fellow, Raytheon
Dr Lisa Kearney - Engineering Fellow, Raytheon
Dr. Larry Schuette - Director of Global Science and Technology Engagement, Lockheed Martin
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Afternoon Session #2 - Featured Speakers and Panelists

lisa-atherton Textron
Lisa Atherton
CEO Textron Systems
Raanan Horowitz, Elbit Systems of Americ
Raanan Horowitz
Elbit Systems America
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Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

Speakers subject to change.

 

Questions:    David Hamilton (972) 814-3283, or wmdavidhamilton@gmail.com 

Registering provides access to both the Pitch Day and the Defense Innovation Summit

Registering provides access to both the Pitch Day and the Defense Innovation Summit