2017 Women In Defense National Conference

  • 9/27/2017 - 9/27/2017 8:15am - 6:30pm
  • The Mayflower Hotel
    1127 Connecticut Ave NW
    Washington,  DC  20036
    USA
    GET DIRECTIONS
  • Event Type : Conference
    Event Code : 7WID

Description

The Women In Defense National Conference brings together leading change agents, innovators, and influencers from the military, defense industry, government, and academia. 

This year’s theme is convening thought leaders and fortifying connections. WID’s annual one day conference will be attended by government and industry stakeholders, WID members, civic assets and leaders from across the country dedicated to empowering women as well as creating a more inclusive workforce and secure nation. Hear inspirational remarks from top industry executives, subject matter experts, and government officials on a variety of topics to include: the national security landscape; acquisition and technology;  innovation, STEM, and academia; coalition building; leadership; and best practices in communication and negotiation. Witness WID’s annual Service to the Flag Awards Ceremony where Women In Defense recognizes one leading government change agent and one distinguished industry leader who have served in national defense and security, supported military service members, and/or facilitated partnerships between industry and the military. 

Showcase your business at WID’s first Career Expo. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Confirmed speakers for the 2017 National Conference include:
  • The Honorable Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force
  • General Lori J. Robinson, USAF, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM)
  • Leda Chong, Senior Vice President, Government Programs and Sales, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.
  • Dr. Jacqueline Henningsen, Ph.D., Former Director AF/A9
  • Major General Sharon Dunbar, USAF (Ret), Vice President, Human Resources, General Dynamics Mission Systems

Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Richards, Meeting Manager, erichards@ndia.org.

Contact

Ms. Tameka Brown
703-247-2570
tbrown@ndia.org

Ms. Elizabeth Richards
703-247-2588
erichards@ndia.org

2017 Women In Defense National Conference

  • 9/27/2017 - 9/27/2017 8:15am - 6:30pm
  • The Mayflower Hotel
    1127 Connecticut Ave NW
    Washington,  DC  20036
    USA
    GET DIRECTIONS
  • Event Type : Conference
    Event Code : 7WID

Description

The Women In Defense National Conference brings together leading change agents, innovators, and influencers from the military, defense industry, government, and academia. 

This year’s theme is convening thought leaders and fortifying connections. WID’s annual one day conference will be attended by government and industry stakeholders, WID members, civic assets and leaders from across the country dedicated to empowering women as well as creating a more inclusive workforce and secure nation. Hear inspirational remarks from top industry executives, subject matter experts, and government officials on a variety of topics to include: the national security landscape; acquisition and technology;  innovation, STEM, and academia; coalition building; leadership; and best practices in communication and negotiation. Witness WID’s annual Service to the Flag Awards Ceremony where Women In Defense recognizes one leading government change agent and one distinguished industry leader who have served in national defense and security, supported military service members, and/or facilitated partnerships between industry and the military. 

Showcase your business at WID’s first Career Expo. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Confirmed speakers for the 2017 National Conference include:
  • The Honorable Heather Wilson, Secretary of the Air Force
  • General Lori J. Robinson, USAF, Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM)
  • Leda Chong, Senior Vice President, Government Programs and Sales, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.
  • Dr. Jacqueline Henningsen, Ph.D., Former Director AF/A9
  • Major General Sharon Dunbar, USAF (Ret), Vice President, Human Resources, General Dynamics Mission Systems

Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Richards, Meeting Manager, erichards@ndia.org.

Contact

Ms. Tameka Brown
703-247-2570
tbrown@ndia.org

Ms. Elizabeth Richards
703-247-2588
erichards@ndia.org