New Missions for the Next Era
What’s coming over the horizon? At the 2019 edition of Defense One’s annual look into the future, we will discuss global threats, industry trends, advanced technology, national-security policy, and 2020 politics through interviews with top leaders and conversations about bold ideas.
Morning Mainstage Agenda
The World As We See It: On the morning mainstage, Defense One will interview key leaders about the choices and challenges they face. The program will explore the geopolitical landscape, global threats, and the U.S. national security strategy with the 2020 elections on the horizon, the state of acquisitions and investments, and views from Congress, Silicon Valley, and beyond. During lunch, Defense One’s Patrick Tucker will lead experts and officials on conversation about the state of defense tech and what’s coming up.
The Future Landscape of the Defense Industrial BaseIn this session we will hear how top industry executives are positioning their businesses for great power competition. Senior Pentagon acquisition officials will also talk about their expectations and needs from the industrial base in the coming years.
A Session Presented by our Underwriter Leidos
What America WantsNational security is often missing from voters’ “most important” issues lists. How does the American public feel about China, Russian influence, forever wars and other topics in the national security sphere? During this conversation, we’ll discuss the constituency problem facing natsec leaders and what solutions or opportunities may lie ahead.
A Session Presented by our Underwriter AWS
|11:45 AM - 12:15 PM||
What’s Next? The Future of Syria, ISIS, and Kurds
|12:10 PM - 12:35 PM||
Panel Discussion: Cyber, AI and the Future of Defense Technology
Industry Perspective: The Future of Defense
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