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Innovative Technology Summit 2013

MG_JusticeThe 6TH Annual Innovative Technology Summit 2013 will be held this hear 13 AUG in Washington DC. Operating under the catchphrase "Innovate or Die", with the mission of "Enhancing Rapid Innovation for DoD and DHS", ITS is a single day event that brings a broad range of individuals from DoD and the defense industry together in a collaborative environment to "...solve capability gaps and build working relationships amongst like minded mission oriented personnel."

Attendees will hear briefings from current DoD Subject-Matter Experts (see below) and will be encouraged to openly discuss current and future program requirements, talk about "innovative technologies" and ultimately to build working relationships that will have the end goal of of benefiting war-fighters and enabling the improved defense and the security of the United States. Proceeds from ITS 2013 will be donated to:The MARSOC Foundation Special Operations Warrior Foundation The Healing Grounds


Critical Topics Being Covered By Speakers
  • Current and Future Urgent Needs and Capability Gaps
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Lightening the Load
  • Systems Interoperability
  • Operator Level Fire Control Sensors / Systems
  • Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Defeat
  • Advanced Imaging Systems R&D
  • Weapon Systems
  • Unmanned Ground Vehicles
  • Micro Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Unattended Ground Sensors
  • Sensor Networking Technologies
  • SOME SPEAKERS ARE TENTATIVE DUE TO ON GOING APPROVALS AND SEQUESTRATION ISSUES

    AS YOU WILL SEE, THIS YEAR HAS BEEN A CHALLENGING YEAR TO NAIL DOWN COMMITMENTS FROM SPEAKERS DUE TO SEQUESTRATION AND TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS.  ITS 2013 WILL BE A GO AND WE WILL HAVE OUT BEST PANEL OF SPEAKERS TO DATE.

     

    FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION!

      Keynote Speaker:

     

    Maj. Gen. Nick Justice - US Army (Ret) (ASAALT) Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology

     

    Senior Member  - US Army REF, Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives - Approval to speak is being routed up the chain of command

     

    Robert Spulak PhD - Sandia Labs, Manager, SOF Innovation Initiative, Associate Fellow, Joint Special Operations University Deepak Varshneya - PhD Program Manager Strategic Technology Office (STO) Adaptive Execution Office

     

    Sam Stover - Joint Inter-agency Liaison, S&T LNO to USSOCOM

    Mr. Bob Baker - Deputy Director, Plans and Programs, Office of the Director, Defense Research and Engineering - Approval to speak is being routed up the chain of command

    Senior Member - ONR Code 30, Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism Dept - Approval to speak is being routed up the chain of command

     

    Jay Rodgers - Local Motors CEO & Co-Founder - DARPA XC2V Challenge Winner / Defense Programs Crowd Sourcing Pioneer

     

    Peter Newell - US Army COL (Ret) - Innovation & Entrepreneur Enabler, Former Commander of US Army REF

     

    CTTSO Representative - Approval to speak is being routed up the chain of command

     

    Mike Doney - Deputy Product Manager, FLIR - Ft Belvoir VA 

     

    Kristin Beck - USN SEAL (Ret) DoD RRTO (Rapid Reaction Technology Office)

     

    Buck Holly - DoD S&T Advisor - Host / Speaker

     

    Event Details

    Technical Briefs Date:   13 Aug 2013 Time:  0800 - 1730 Location: Conference Center at Washington Nationals BallparkBusiness Social Date:   13 Aug 2013 Time:  1800 - 2000Address: Washington Nationals Ballpark 1500 South Capitol Street Southeast, Washington, DCConference Room: Conference Room #4 located on the “Mezzanine Level” Behind Sections 201 - 204


    Registration Fees

    Industry:       $500

    DoD / Gov:    $425

    Sponsors:      $2750

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER (Note: All PR / Media requests can be directed to White Raven Communications: Megan Holly,White Raven Communications. megan.holly@wrcomm.com. 678-231-5462)

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