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Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Category: Networking Events

Featuring: Al Conde, Strategic Integration, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA &
Rear Admiral Christopher Scott Gray, Commander, Navy Region Northwest

WHEN: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
5:00PM* - 9:00PM 
* Invite only VIP reception for top-level sponsors and speakers starts at 4:30pm

WHERE: Hilton Portland Downtown || 921 SW Sixth Ave, Portland, Oregon 97204

HOW MUCH: By October 30: $219 || After October 30: $280
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Join hundreds of our region's top executives for the Pacific Northwest defense and security industry's premier event of the year, the PNDC Annual Dinner. Guests will enjoy an evening of technology displays and demonstrations, high-caliber speakers, special awards and a 50/50 raffle to benefit the PNDC College Scholarship Fund all while networking with elected officials and business leaders. 

PNDC recognizes member companies that have led the way with innovative new solutions, ideas, and products. This recognition will culminate at the Annual Dinner's “Innovation Pavilion” a showcase of the latest offerings from Northwest companies and the Innovation Award. 

Speakers Include:

Al Conde, Strategic Integration, Office of the Chief Technologist, NASA: Conde serves as the lead for strategic integration in NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He manages the development of the NASA Technology Roadmaps and the Strategic Technology Investment Plan that provide the foundation and priorities for the agency’s future technology investments.


Rear Admiral Christopher Scott Gray, Commander, Navy Region Northwest: Rear Admiral Gray assumed duties as Commander, Navy Region Northwest June 2018, overseeing shore organizations and support to homeported and transient ships, submarines, and aircraft as well as tenants, military, and family members. Navy Region Northwest is headquartered in Puget Sound, the U. S. Navy’s third largest fleet concentration area, and includes Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, and Iowa

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Annual Dinner sponsorship includes hosted tables for your staff and guests, a display table in the Innovation Pavilion, speaking opportunities, VIP reception with speakers and special guests, extensive marketing, and more. Register for your sponsorship with the below link or
contact Kate at 888-701-7632/[email protected] for additional details.

 Sponsor the Annual Dinner


Innovation Award:

We are now taking nominations for the Innovation Award. The award will be presented at the PNDC Annual Dinner.  We are excited to showcase the great PNDC members and their creative solutions to big challenges. This award will recognize one such member company that has recently developed or improved a product, service, or process that significantly impacts the overall mission of the defense and security community. Deadline for submissions is October 8th.

 Innovation Award Submission



The Annual Dinner is in the heart of downtown Portland with many transportation and parking options. Directions can be found at the hotel website

Overnight rooms are available at the special rate of $179(+tax), book at and enter use PND as the Group Code as your group code. You may also call 1-800-HILTONS and speak with a reservations agent to book a room. Rate expires October 20, 2018 or when sold out. 

Thank you to our sponsors:








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