When

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Contact

Phil Williams, DANC Science & Technology Committee Chair 
Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) 
336-312-6478 
 

Where

The Frontier at RTP 
800 Park Offices Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
 

 
Driving Directions 
 

Science & Technology Forum - North Carolina's Defense Innovation Ecosystem

Please join us for our S&T forum with briefs from key representatives supporting NC's Defense Innovation Ecosystem!

 

Thank you to our event sponsor - oLabs (Octo Labs)

Tough Stump Technologies - "A Situational Awareness Sytems Company”


Jarrett ‘Fish’ Heavenston, CEO Tough Stump Technologies, USAF (Ret)
Tough Stump Technologies, a Situational Awareness Systems Company, fuses the latest Remote Sensing and Communication technology with over 200 years of experience in small unit tactics, UAS operations and air-to-ground integration. A Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business we deliver fully integrated solutions with the highest standards of integrity and performance. 
Jarrett ‘Fish’ Heavenston co-founded Tough Stump in 2016 upon his retirement from the USAF after identifying the need for “Tactical Mapping.” He applies 25 years of tactical military experience to improve the capacity of righteous organizations to shoot, move and communicate. Fish will detail TST’s latest tracking, mapping, and communications technology development, including deployment across multiple countries.

Earth-Space Commerce Advisors, LLC. - Making Space for Business

From commercial spaceports, launch vehicles, and small satellites, to Low Earth Orbit and cislunar space, the Earth-Space business matrix is evolving.

Jeff KrukinPrincipal & Co-founder.   In early 2019, Jeff and Aerospace-Automotive specialist Bill Vartorella co-founded Earth-Space Commerce Advisors, LLC to provide strategic guidance, business planning, business and partner development, and market intelligence services to space industry startups and established firms, and to non-space companies seeking to enter the various space market sectors

"The US Military and Commercial Low Earth Orbit Satellites"

NP Strategy

Robert Andrews, Specialist with NP Strategy.  Robert is the former Field Director for US Congressman Richard Hudson, native of North Carolina, and an active member of the Defense Alliance of NC.  He has a wealth of knowledge and is a strategic thinker that will guide us through successful ways to engage with important stakeholders.

"Unlocking Success:  Stakeholder Engagement & Brand Awareness in the Defense Industry"

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 AGENDA

12:30PM-1:25PM - EARLY CHECK-IN, SPONSORS SETUP,  ATTENDEE ARRIVALS & NETWORKING

1:25PM - CALL TO SEATS 

1:30PM-1:55PM - WELCOME REMARKS & RECOGNITION OF DISTINGUISHED GUESTS

Tammy Everett, Executive Director, Defense Alliance of North Carolina

 

Phil Williams, Science & Technology Committee Chair, Defense Alliance of North Carolina, Phil Williams LLC

Dr. Brandon Conover, Science & Technology Committee Co-Chair, Defense Alliance of North Carolina, Practical Scientific Solutions, Inc. 

1:55PM-3:30PM - KEYNOTE PRESENTER BRIEFS

3:30PM-3:45PM - QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION 

3:45PM-4:00PM - CLOSING REMARKS
4:00PM - ADJOURN
4:00PM-4:45PM - NETWORKING

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Click here to Register!

Parking is complimentary. Registration will close once max capacity is reached. 

No cost to attend.  Interested in showcasing your products & services during the event?  Consider a low-investment sponsorship.

Arrive early for NETWORKING!  Program begins promptly at 1:30pm.  Forum will be held on the ground floor in Classroom A

The Frontier Building, 800 Park Offices Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 

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The Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) combines the powerful leadership of distinguished military officers and industry executives, a large and active membership base, and an impressive set of standing forums and events to support North Carolina’s government, military, business, and academic communities. https://defensealliancenc.org