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Thursday, November 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM PST
Category: Business Development



DATE: Thursday, November 12, 2020

TIME: 10:00AM - 3:00PM (PT)
Drop in  -  join us for all or part of the day 


COST: PNDC Member Discount Price: By November 6: $35 || After November 6: $55
Regular Price: By November 6: $85 || After November 6: $105



It is time to celebrate the Pacific Northwest Defense and Security Industry’s leadership in supporting our region’s economy and our nation’s security.  On November 12th we will feature a day of virtual technology displays and demonstrations, high-caliber speakers, and special awards while networking with business leaders. Join Pacific Northwest business leaders and special VIP procurement professionals from across the country as we connect, collaborate, and celebrate!



Ellen Lord, Under Secretary Acquisition & Sustainment, United States Department of Defense
DURING THE 10:30AM (Pacific Time) Opening session



Rear Admiral Mike Manazir, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Vice President, Navy Systems, The Boeing Company - PRESENTS DEFENSE Autonomy


The Virtual Tradeshow will be open from 10:00AM - 3:00PM PT, drop in for self-guided tours of exhibits

  • Supply Chain Excellence - tour of Pacific Northwest companies that can support your supply chain needs
  • Innovation Celebration - tour of innovative products, services, or processes
  • Steller Support – support services that can help you manage and grow your business 


10:30AM – 11:45AM PT (1:30PM -2:45PM ET) - Morning Keynote & Presentations:

Featuring: Honorable Ellen Lord, Under Secretary Acquisition & Sustainment, United States Department of Defense

1:00PM - 2:30PM PT (4:00PM-5:30PM ET) -  Afternoon Keynote & Presentations: 

Featuring: Rear Admiral Mike Manazir U.S. Navy (Ret.), Vice President, Navy Systems, The Boeing Company

Meet-ups & Member Discussions – casual conversations in virtual meeting rooms.

  • 10:00AM PT (20 minutes) - Sales in the Virtual World - discussion and advice to take advantage of online networking and sales opportunities now
  • 11:45AM PT (20 minutes) - Cybersecurity Conversations – discussion with fellow PNDC Members about cybersecurity best practices, including complying with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
  • 12:15PM PT (20 minutes) - Brad Chedister, Chief Technology Officer with DEFENSEWERX will share an overview of opportunities to connect innovative products or processes to U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCom) and other military branches through procurement, partnership or innovation funding.
  • 2:30PM PT (20 minutes) - Doing Business with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - Lauren Edwards, Industry Liaison with the DHS Office of the Chief Procurement Officer will host a discussion about selling to DHS’ many agencies.  

 Sponsorship and virtual trade show booths available. Contact Kate Kanapeaux at PNDC for more details [email protected] | 888-701-7632


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