Common Defense 2021
Where in 2020, 35 nations participated with the United States in a lively and informative presentation and Q&A format, ComDef returns virtually to provide further insight, discussions and networking for government, military, academia and industry. The goals for the upcoming ComDef are as follows:- The new Administration has focused on near peer competition as well as R&D, defense industrial capability rebuilding, infrastructure improvements, climate change, human rights, Covid recovery, and equity. How will these impact older defense programs? What programs are likely to be impacted? What will be the outlook for the Defense Budget?What strategies will be given emphasis in exporting? Which agencies will be given more authority?Will there be more protectionism? What will be the impact of the new Buy American Executive Orders? How will these dovetail efforts to utilize allied defense industrial bases? How fast will industry adjust to the new realities? Will there be a frenzy of mergers and acquisitions? What will the Administration's stance be on M&A in the defense sector?Will defense industry quickly integrate commercial technology into their offerings? What role will commercial firms play in defense to speed up the technology refresh?What new procurement approaches will be tested to bring in commercial/non traditional entities?How will NATO adjust to evolving imperatives? Can NATO rise to the challenge? What changes are needed? Will the Arctic play an outsize role? A changed security situation in Europe, in particular in the Baltic Sea area, have created new challenges and operating environments. Will the evolving situation in Europe impact US Pacific efforts? Future operating environments - Space and CyberHow will Space and Cyber shape the future defense posture?How can Cyber be made more resilient? What is the future for CMMI? How will international supply chains shape the response? Where are the low hanging fruit of cooperation and capability?Will Exportability be baked into security cooperation? Where should friends and allies invest their capability? In what technologies and capabilities should governments invest? What will be the impact of cancelled programs on arms exports? How can industry partner internationally for success? How potent are existing and envisaged export control regimes? Are major changes needed? Government and industry representatives from more than 35 countries will be participating. Over 30 speakers will provide their insight and perspectives. Network with Government and industry leaders from all US Services and Agencies at this premier international event held online this year.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 Sep 4th, 2021. Cancellations prior to Sep 4th will incur a 20% administration charge. Substitutions are possible at any time.
$95 Earlybird until Sep 23$150 Late rate after September 23
$95 Regular Rate until September 23$150 Late Rate after September 23
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