Wednesday May 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM PDT
Thursday May 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM PDT

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Kate Kanapeaux 
Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition




Over the two day of the event, attendees shared relevant information, identified critical issues, learned about regional military opportunities and increased awareness of current defense, aerospace and national security initiatives.

Selected slide presentations are available below.

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Available Presentations are Linked Below:

U.S Congressman Denny Heck (WA) - House Financial Services Committee, Trade Sub-Committee

Updates from Col. Scott McLaughlin, Commander, 446th Airlift Wing

 Updates from CAPT Mike Nortier, Commanding Officer

Military Transport Market Snapshot: Ten Year Outlook for Major Programs Worldwide: Katrina Jones - Director, Defense Market Analysis, Aerospace Analytics

Boeing Maritime Update: James (JD) Detwiler - Director Business Development, Maritime Programs, Boeing Military Aircraft

Aerospace Updates and Opportunities: David Fitzpatrick-Aerospace Industry Consultant 

What is Next in Military Spending and Priorities: J.J. Gertler - Military Aviation Analyst at Congressional Research Service

U.S. Department of Defense  Budget Themes and Analysis:  Maritime Domain Awareness, Unmanned Aerial Systems and Military Space: Ron Stearns - Research Director, Aerospace Analytics

Growth of the Pacific Northwest Space Business: Dr. Roger M. Myers -Executive Director, Advanced In-Space Programs Aerojet Rocketdyne

 Industry Partnerships in High-Tech ResearchAnthony Waas - Boeing-Egtvedt Chair, Professor of Aerostructures at University of Washington

 Bending the Cost Curve: Creating Strategic Agility in the 21st Century: Jim Nam – Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Transformational Innovation, U.S. Air Force (Acquisition), Washington, D.C.

Cybersecurity Panel - Managing the Risk in the Aerospace and Defense Industry: 

  • Isaac Potoczny-Jones -Research Lead, Computer Security, Galois
  • Special Agent Joshua Michaels, FBI, Cyber Task Force

Research and Development Panel: Key educational institutions share what they are doing to support research and infrastructure in aerospace and defense

  • Todd A. Cleland, Ph.D. – Director, Industry Relations, University of Washington
  • Chris Vogt – Manager of Department of Defense Programs, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

Prime Contactor’s Perspective: Kevin Moschetti - President, Esterline Control and Communication Systems 

Procurement Officer Panel: Updates, opportunities and priorities

  • Pamela Muņoz - Director, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord
  • Col. Alan K. Dorow - United States Property and Fiscal Office for Washington, National Guard Bureau

Beyond Our Borders - Exporting Opportunities for Northwest Aerospace & Defense Companies:

  • Lewis Hedge - First Secretary, Defence Acquisition Policy and Trade, British Embassy, Washington D.C.
  • Consul General Moon Duk-ho - Consul General, Republic of Korea in Seattle
  • Nelson G. Dong - Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Beyond Defense - Domestic Sales Opportunities Outside of Department of Defense:

  • Vanessa L. Langston - Government Contracting Business Liaison, Defense Industry Adjustment Program/Military and Defense Sector, Washington State Department of Commerce
  • Tiffany Scroggs - Program Director, Washington Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)