NEW Date: October 6, 2015
Venue: 1776 Crystal City,
2231 Crystal Drive #1000, Arlington, VA
DOD acquisition head Frank Kendall launched numerous reforms in an effort to simplify and improve its acquisition of products and services.
At this event, Kendall will unveil highlights from the third annual performance report that charts the progress of these efforts. The report will guide the course of future acquisition reforms long-term investments in areas including cybersecurity, big data, advanced computing, robotics, and other areas defense leaders believe will give the U.S. technological superiority for decades to come.
SERVICE ACQUISITION EXECUTIVES - Panel Discussion
The event will also convene a panel of acquisition heads from the service branch to discuss the current State of Defense Acquisition by branch, and what they see for DOD procurement in the future.
Join us as we explore "The State of Defense Acquisition."
- - What has worked? What has changed?
- - Is Better Buying Power working?
- - How will DOD encourage private sector innovation?
- - What are the opportunities private-public collaboration in R&D?
- - What is the next move in the outreach to Silicon Valley?
And join the conversation by tweeting #DefOneAcquisition!
|8:00 — 8:30am||Registration & Networking Breakfast|
|8:30 — 8:35am||Opening Remarks|
|8:35 — 8:50am||
Keynote: State of Defense AcquisitionFrank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
|8:50 — 9:10am||Conversation with Marcus Weisgerber, Defense One Global Business Reporter|
|9:10 — 9:45am||
Service Acquisition Executives Panel
Discussion with SAE's from Departments of the Air Force, Army and Navy
|9:45 — 10:05am||Q&A|