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2017 Northwest Aerospace Defense Symposium
Thursday, May 04, 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM PDT
Category: Training Events



Northwest Aerospace Defense Symposium
Forecasting Success in Defense Aerospace

Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 ♦ Registration: 8:00am - 8:45am / Program: 8:45am - 4:30pm/ Reception 4:30 - 5:30pm
Location: American Lake Conference Center on base at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM)
PNDC/PNAA Members Cost: Before April 7: $250 / After April 7: $340
(PNDC Members login / PNAA Members use code)
Non-Member Cost: $350 before April 7 / After April 7, $440  

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This annual symposium brings together aerospace business and government leaders to discuss new developments and business opportunities in the defense sector. Learn about government contracting forecasts, connect with prime contractors, and network with key government and military leaders.

Who Should Attend:
Middle and upper managers from primes and subcontractors in the defense, aerospace and UAV industries who are interested in learning about budgets, priorities and procurement opportunities.

Speakers Include:

Doing Business in The International Aerospace and Defense Market: Challenges and Opportunities 
Bruce Lemkin - Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs (retired) 
LEMKIN International, LLC.

What is Next in Military Spending and Priorities?  ♦  
J.J. Gertler - Military Aviation Analyst, Defense Policy & Arms Control, Congressional Research Service ­ Washington D.C.

♦ Updates and Opportunities with Northwest Bases ♦
Major General Thomas James, 7th Infantry Division Commander – U.S. Army
Vincent Marsh, Director, Mission and Installation Contracting Command Joint Base Lewis-McChord

♦ Research & Development ♦

♦ Government Contracting Updates ♦

♦ Work Force Panel♦


Thank you to our partners & sponsors: 


Speakers and Content Subject to Change

 IMPORTANT NEW ID Requirements to access JBLM: All attendees will need to present REAL ID compliant government issued ID for base access. Below are examples of the acceptable ID:

• Washington Enhanced Driver’s License
• U.S. Passport and Standard Washington Driver’s License*
• Oregon Driver’s License
*Due to the REAL ID Act of 2005, Washington, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and American Samoaense standard driver’s licenses/identification cards are only accepted when presented with a current U.S. Passport or other ID. All other U.S. state standard driver’s licenses/identification cards are accepted as ID for base access.


Discounted Symposium Hotel rates available at the Best Western Liberty Inn @ 1400 Wilmington Drive, DuPont, WA 98327
Call (253) 912-8777 and ask for the Aerospace Defense Symposium room rates before April 26