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Moderators: Joseph J. Klumpp, Deputy Director for International Engagement, International Cooperation, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy, DoD (A&S) (Confirmed) and Major General Odd-Harald Hagen, Defense Attaché, Royal Norwegian Embassy, Washington, DC (Confirmed)




Keynote: Innovative Procurement for the Warfighter

  • The Hon. Dr. William A. LaPlante, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment USD(A&S) - Video (Confirmed)
  • MG Henning Frantzen, Head of the Department of Defense Policy and Long-term planning, and Norwegian Capability Director (Confirmed)


Fireside Chat: International Cooperation Outlook

  • Cara Abercrombie, Deputy Assistant to the President and Coordinator for Defense Policy and Arms Control, White House (Confirmed)
  • Dak Hardwick, Vice President, International Affairs, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) (Confirmed)


Industry Perspective on Defense Cooperation

  • Mark Hewitt, Vice President for Corporate Strategy, Lockheed Martin (Confirmed)
  • Pamela Willgohs, Executive Vice President Marketing & Sales, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (Confirmed)

Moderator:  Todd Harrison, SVP & Head of Research, Meta Aerospace (Confirmed)




European Initiatives

  • BG Fritz Urbach, Defense Attaché, EU Delegation Washington and Ottawa  (Confirmed)


Expanding Industrial Base Security and Resilience

  • Jennifer Bisceglie, CEO and Founder, Interos (Confirmed)
  • Donald R.  Davidson Jr., Director Cyber-SCRM Programs, Synopsys, Inc. (Confirmed)
  • JC Herz, Fellow, National Security Institute  (Confirmed)
  • Kjell Kringsja, President & CEO, NAMMO, Inc. (Confirmed)
  • Steven Sawhill, Director, US Government and Public Affairs, DNV (Confirmed)

Moderator:  Robert S. Metzger, Partner, Rogers Joseph O'Donnell, PC. (Confirmed)


Keynote: Forging Air Forces of the Future




Enhanced Capabilities through Security Cooperation

  • James A. Hursch, Director, DSCA (Confirmed)
  • Mark Goldsack, Director, UK Defence & Security Exports – UKDSE  (Confirmed)
  • Paula Folkes-Dallaire, Director General, Director General at Public Services and Procurement, Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • Jim Dunn, Director of Policy and Programs, International Affairs, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs (Confirmed)
  • Tim Schimpp, Office of Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation, ASA(ALT) (Confirmed)

Moderator: Christopher Haave, Vice President, International Operations and Disclosure, Raytheon Technologies  (Confirmed)


International Perspectives of Industrial Cooperation

  • MG Henning Frantzen, Head of the Department of Defense Policy and Long-term planning, and Norwegian Capability Director (Confirmed)
  • Col. Juha Helle, Defense, Military, Air and Naval Attaché, Embassy of Finland, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • BG Modestas Petrauskas, Defense Attaché, Embassy of Lithuania, Washington, DC (Confirmed)

Moderator: Pieter-Henk Schroor, Defense Cooperation Attaché, Royal Netherlands Embassy, Washington, DC (Confirmed)


Export Control Update

  • Matthew S. Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Export Administration (Confirmed)
  • Michael Laychak, Director, DTSA (Confirmed)
  • Mike Miller, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Political Military Affairs, DDTC  (Confirmed)
  • Scott Baum, Vice President of Strategy and Growth, Elbit Systems of America (Confirmed)

Moderator: Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services, P.C.  (Confirmed)


Conference Reception

The organizers reserve the right to change the program based on speaker availability and world events | 09/23/22