PROGRAM: Marshalling Technology Towards Common Goals | Feb 10 | Royal Norwegian Embassy PROGRAM BOOKLET HERE


Co-Chairs: Maj Gen Odd-Harald Hagen, Defence Attaché, Royal Norwegian Embassy (Confirmed) & Dr. Dana Johnson, Director, International Outreach and Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering) (Confirmed)


Welcome: HE. AMB. Anniken Krutnes, Norway’s Ambassador to the United States  (Confirmed)


Organiser’s Welcome, Admin and Introduction of Co-Moderators


Keynote: The Importance of International Defense S&T Cooperation

  • Dr. Kenneth Ruud, Director General, FFI (Norwegian Defence Research Establishment) (Confirmed)


Accelerating Technology to Meet Defense Priorities Roundtable

  • Ms. Kristen Baldwin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology and Engineering (SAF/AQR) (Confirmed)
  • Mr. Maynard Holliday, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Critical Technologies (DCTO[CT]), OUSD(R&E) (Confirmed)
  • Dr. Ninh Duong, Minister/Counselor Defence Science, Embassy of Australia, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • Lois Nicholson, Counsellor, Defence Acquisition and Technology, British Embassy, Washington, DC  (Confirmed)

Moderator: Brett B. Lambert, Managing Director, The Densmore Group (Confirmed)




Developing Incentives and Identifying Opportunities to Collaborate Roundtable

  • DoD International S&T Engagement Strategy and Moderator:  Dr. Dana Johnson, OUSD(R&E) (Confirmed)
  • Basic Research: Dr. Bindu Nair, Director of Basic Research, OUSD(R&E)] (Confirmed)
  • Foreign Testing Program (FCT): Col. Corey Beaverson, USAF, Director, Global Capabilities Programs,  OUSD(R&E) (Confirmed)
  • Collaboration Warfare Program (CWP): Colonel Marcia Quigley, Deputy Director, Coalition Warfare Program, (CWP)OUSD(A&S)/ASD(IBP)/IC] (Confirmed)
  • International Perspective: COL. Kim, Yongsun, Defense Cooperation Attaché, Embassy of the Republic of Korea (Confirmed)


NATO Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA)

  • Ms. Barbara McQuiston, Chair, DIANA Board of Directors  (Confirmed)

Introduced by: Dak Hardwick, Vice President, International Affairs, AIA (Confirmed)


Introduction to DMAG

Introduced by: Sander Oude Hengel, Defense Cooperation Attaché, Royal Netherlands Embassy and Chair, DMAG (Defense MOU Attachés Group) (Confirmed)


Wrap up

  • Maj Gen Odd-Harald Hagen, Defence Attaché, Royal Norwegian Embassy (Confirmed)



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