Common Defense 2019
Where in 2018, 35 nations participated with the United States in a lively and informative presentation and Q&A format.
ComDef returns to Washington, DC to provide further insight, discussions and networking for government, military, academia and industry. The goals for the upcoming ComDef are as follows:- - Understand how the US Defense Budget will shape the industrial base; understand the implications for each Service. - Which programs are under threat; are there international angles? - Will there be another round of mergers and acquisitions? Who will take the lead? - If commercial technology R&D now outspends defense R&D, how will defense procurement barriers to entry be addressed? - Is the industrial base now global and what are the implications. - Will export control reform help or hinder the industrial base? - Provide an overview and status report of the leading initiatives and programs designed to facilitate Coalition effectiveness - Understand the budgetary implications of not engaging in international cooperation - Determine key enablers for Cooperation to work - Identify the proposed areas for future cooperation - Identify the key industry partners and personalities - Highlight successful interoperability activities and draw out their determinants - Network with colleagues with shared concernsWHO SHOULD ATTEND Government - policy staff - procurement staff - program office staff - Industrial policy staff - international agreements staff - FMS staff - R&D community Services - International Cooperation Staff - Security Assistance Staff - Training and Doctrine Staff Embassy officials - Procurement - R&D - Defense Cooperation Attaches - Service Attaches Industry - government relations executives - business strategy executives - business development executives - sales and marketing executives - merger and acquisition staff - Aviation and defense financial analysts - Think Tanks - Defense media The program subject to changes in topics, speakers and schedule due to circumstances beyond the control of the organizers. CANCELLATION/REFUND/LATE REGISTRATION POLICY I understand that there are no cancellations after July 30th, 2019. Cancellations prior to July 15th will incur a 20% administration charge. Registrations after October 13th, 2019 will incur a $50 onsite fee. Substitutions are possible at any time.
$250 Early Earlybird until August 15$275 Earlybird until September 15$295 Regular rate from September 15Includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch and reception.
$325 Early Earlybird until August 15$445 Earlybird rate until September 15$495 Regular Rate after September 15Includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch and reception.
Press registration - credentialed press with documentation. Need code to register.
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