7–9 May 2019
Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland

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The AIAA DEFENSE Forum is focused on aerospace technologies and their applications in national security. The 2019 forum will use the 2018 National Defense Strategy as a framework to discuss the strategic, programmatic, and technical topics and policy issues pertaining to the aerospace and defense community. This Secret/NoForn event provides a venue for leaders from government, military, industry and academia to explore aerospace technologies and their application to complex national security challenges. The forum’s program consists of two main parts; the technical program offers a deep analysis on research and technologies geared to solve specific problems, and the Plenary sessions tackle the most pressing issues impacting the future of national defense on a high level.

AIAA DEFENSE Forum attracts:

  • Government Officials
  • Active Military
  • Senior Managers and Executives
  • Program Managers
  • Researchers, and Scientists

Technical Topics Include:

  • Advanced Prototypes
  • Computing Systems & Cybersecurity
  • Directed Energy
  • Hypersonic Systems and Technologies
  • Innovative Concepts and Technologies
  • Missile Defense
  • Robotic and Unmanned Weapon Systems
  • Space Systems
  • Strategic Missile Systems - Ground Based & Sea Based Deterrent
  • Survivability
  • System and Decision Analysis for National Security
  • Tactical Missiles
  • Weapon System Performance Analysis, Modeling and Simulation
  • Weapon System Test and Evaluation

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All speakers and attendees are required to have an active final SECRET clearance or higher. Participants should expect that regardless of whether these presentations and slides are classified, ITAR restricted, or unclassified the ensuing questions and discussions often delve deeper into the subject and are likely to be classified in nature.

Security clearance form must be submitted which is available here.

Dates to Remember

  • Early Mem Reg Deadline: 16 Apr 2019
  • Cancellation Deadline: 23 Apr 2019

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