POC - 2023 Navy Summit

2023 Navy Summit | Potomac Officers Club


The U.S. Navy is accelerating its modernization efforts in order to update its fleet, meet evolving mission needs and keep America at the forefront of global naval power. Today’s Navy is embracing unmanned systems, AI and other cutting-edge technologies to augment and expand the service branch’s capabilities and effectiveness.

The 2023 POC Navy Summit presents top Navy officials, veterans and industry representatives who will gather to discuss the initiatives, solutions and acquisition priorities that will drive the Navy’s efforts to remain efficient and competitive in the next generation of warfare. 

Join this annual event to hear updates on the Navy’s fleet modernization, acquisition reform efforts, software development, cybersecurity implementation, Project Overmatch, advanced weapons system technology adoption and more!



Wednesday, June 21, 2023
7:00am - 12:30pm
Eastern Time Zone


7920 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA



7:00am 8:00am Networking Reception
8:00am 8:05am Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:05am 8:45am

Opening Keynote: Hon. Erik Raven

Keynote Introducer: Frank Pandolfe

8:45am 9:45am

Naval Innovation and Great Power Competition Panel: Rob McHenry, Ben McNeal, Frank Pandolfe (Moderator) and Michael Stewart

9:45am 10:00am Break
10:00am 10:40am

Morning Keynote: RADM Fred Pyle

Keynote Introducer: Ben McNeal

10:40am 11:20am

Keynote: Jane Rathbun
Keynote Introducer: Steve Hull

11:20am 12:00pm

Closing Keynote: Captain Casey Plew
Keynote Introducer: Jon Rucker

12:00pm 12:05pm

Closing Comments

12:05pm 12:30pm


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