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Monday, June 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM PDT
Category: Business Development

WHEN: Monday, June 15, 2020
Outreach Seminar: 9:00AM - 10:00AM 
Pitch Presentations Sessions: 10:00AM - 1:30PM -  Submit your application below - invitation only

WHERE: Online

Outreach Seminar Registration: PNDC Member Discount Price: $35 | Regular Price: $65

High-level representatives from innovative military procurement and investment agencies are scouting the Pacific Northwest for new technologies, innovative products, unique services, and new processeswhether available now or in any stage of development.

The goal of this program is to connect innovative Pacific Northwest companies with opportunities to support the important missions of the U.S. Department of Defense, and the defense departments’ of close allies, through procurement and innovative funding programs. 


The Outreach Seminar is open to any business representative and will inform attendees about opportunities to support defense agencies, direct sales and research & development funding. 

Members of your Pitch Scouting Panel will give an overview of engagement and funding opportunities available through their organizations. Hear how the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Department of Homeland Security, as well as the Australian Special Operations Command and United Kingdom (UK) Strategic Commands look to industry to support their missions with innovative solutions and partner to fund research and development. 




The Pitch Presentations are open to Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition (PNDC) members. This is a very valuable opportunity to present your innovation to this panel. All members are welcome to submit new technologies, innovative products, unique services, and new processes - whether available now or in any stage of development. Subject to selection for a limited number of presentation spots. This pitch will provide feedback and may lead to sales, partnership or research & development fundingPitch Day Application is know closed - please attend the above seminar to learn about additional opportunities to connect with our panel's agencies

Pitch Scouting Panel Includes*:

  • Lt. Col. Jennifer J.J. Snow,  Chief Technology Officer,  United States Air Force/AFWERX
  • Brad Chedister, Chief Technology Officer, DEFENSEWERX
  • Alexis Zumwalt, Army Applications Lab
  • Captain Mark Loader, United Kingdom (UK) Strategic Commands Joint Innovation Hub Liaison Officer
  • Steven V. Bordonaro, Naval Undersea Warfare Center & Navy Tech Bridge Director for the Northeast region
  • Johannes Schonberg, Director of Engagement, NavalX Northwest Tech Bridge Director – NUWC Keyport
  • Benjamin Johanson, Innovation and Experimentation Group (IXG), Australian Special Operations Command
  • Christopher E. Manuel, California Central Coast Tech Bridge and the Associate Dean of Research for Technology Development, Naval Postgraduate School
  • Sabra Horne, Senior Advisor, Transformation, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Those selected to pitch will be given additional information on the pitch format and will have 10 minutes to present their innovative technology, product, or service via an online platform on Monday, June 15 from approximately 10:00am – 2:00pm. All pitch applications will be forwarded to our scouting panel for their review and potential follow-up. 

* Subject to change