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7th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit | Potomac Officers Club

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Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process of new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks. 

Join Potomac Officers Club to learn about research and development within the defense sector as competition rises across emerging technologies. As new capabilities continue to influence every aspect of the GovCon and industry, top executives must stay ahead of the curve to defeat adversaries. 

Featuring Dr. Mark Lewis, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization, as keynote speaker, the summit will address the latest priorities, advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions






8:00am 8:10am Welcome and Introductions
8:10am 9:00am Opening Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mark Lewis
9:00am 10:00am Panel: Col. George Dougherty (panelist), Col. William Depue (panelist) and Michael Stern (moderator)
10:00am 10:20am Break
10:20am 11:10am Mid-Day Keynote Speaker: RADM Lorin C. Selby
11:10am 11:50am Closing Keynote Speaker: Dr. Victoria Coleman
11:50am 12:00pm Closing Comments
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