NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior defense officials will discuss where priorities and opportunities exist beyond the FY2015 budget at the upcoming Defense Technologies & Requirements (DTAR) Conference, presented by Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace, and defense industries. The ninth annual event will be held at the Hilton Arlington in Arlington, VA on March 4-5, 2014.
Industry attendees will hear first-hand how programs are implementing affordable and effective designs; gain insight into the programs and technologies that will receive significant funding; learn what policy changes may lie ahead; and hear directly from senior service leaders, gaining the ability to reorient their company strategy based on customers' wants and shifting requirements.
Alan Estevez, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, will deliver a keynote address discussing how sequestration and the imminent budget will affect and constrain OSD/DoD.
Additional scheduled speakers include Shay Assad, Director, Defense Pricing; Lt Gen Christopher Bogdan, PEO Joint Strike Fighter Program, USAF; Lt Gen Charles R. Davis, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition); John Johns, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Maintenance Policy & Programs; Maj Gen Paul T. "PJ" Johnson, Director, Air Force Requirements; Charlie Lilli, Deputy Commander, DLA Aviation; Katrina G. McFarland, Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition); Lt Gen William N. Phillips, Military Deputy/Director, Army Acquisition Corps; Alan Shaffer, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering; Vice Admiral James D. Syring, Director, Missile Defense Agency; Dr. Steven H. Walker, Deputy Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
A mainstay for defense planning and discussion, Aviation Week's DTAR Conference annually attracts more than 200 senior defense executives from business, the military, and government agencies. The event is produced by Aviation Week, with Aviation Week & Space Technology as the event's official publication. Lockheed Martin is the Executive Sponsor, AT Kearney and Dassault Systemes are Sponsors, and Cobham is the Networking Reception Sponsor. Media partners are Aerospace Daily & Defense Report and SpeedNews Defense Biweekly.
For more information or to register, visit www.aviationweek.com/events/dtar. Discounts are available for qualified government, active military and media. For information about all Aviation Week events, visit http://www.aviationweek.com/events/. On Twitter, follow @avweekevents.
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