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6th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit | Potomac Officers Club


As emerging technologies continue to influence every aspect of the GovCon and industry, top executives have the challenge of staying ahead of the curve, especially for their plans regarding the research and development of the defense sector as U.S. competitors continue to make major technological advances in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning and more. 

Join Potomac Officers Club to hear the latest priorities, advancements and challenges that face the top executives from the public and private sectors during the 6th Annual Defense R&D Summit. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how the U.S. continues to protect and advance our national security as the world competes to lead the pack in the future of advanced technology.


Thursday, February 06, 2020
7:00am - 12:30pm
Eastern Time Zone


Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner
1700 Tysons Boulevard
McLean, VA
(703) 226-7007



7:00am 8:00am Check-in/Networking Reception
8:00am 8:10am Welcome & Introductions
8:10am 9:00am Opening Keynote: Jim Faist, Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
9:00am 10:00am Relevant R&D to Multi-Domain Panel
10:00am 10:20am Break
10:20am 11:00am Mid-Day Keynote: Kristen Baldwin, Deputy Director, Strategic Technology Protection and Exploitation of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)
11:00am 11:40am Mid-Day Keynote: Ryan Frigm, Technical Director of Space Development Agency (SDA)
11:40am 12:20pm Closing Keynote
12:20pm 12:25pm Closing Comments
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