8–10 May 2018
Kossiakoff Center at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland


Speakers for the 2018 DEFENSE Forum are in the process of being confirmed. The following are the distinguished leaders who participated at the 2017 AIAA DEFENSE Forum as speakers.

Marc Bernstein
Associate Director, Lincoln Laboratory,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Biography 

Arnold Bunch PHOTO
Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch
Military Deputy,
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Biography

Greg Coleman PHOTO
Gregory Coleman
Senior Conventional Military Analyst,
United States Central Command, Biography

Englander Keith PHOTO
Keith Englander
Director of Engineering,
Missile Defense Agency, Biography

Stephen Flanagan PHOTO
Stephen Flanagan
Senior Political Scientist,
RAND Corporation, Biography

Grant Conrad PHOTO
Conrad Grant

Chief Engineer,
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Biography

Terence Haran PHOTO
Terence Haran
Senior Research Engineer,
Georgia Tech Research Institute, Biography

Todd Master PHOTO
Todd Master

Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office,
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Biography

Jeremy Raley PHOTO
Jeremy Raley
Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office,
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Biography

John Rathke PHOTO
David "John" Rathke
Principal Intelligence Analyst, UAV & Special Mission Aircraft Flight,
National Air and Space Intelligence Center,
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Biography

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Andrew Roettgen

Engineer, Technology Strategy Division,
DTRA, Biography

Audrey Schaffer PHOTO
Audrey Schaffer
Director, Space Strategy and Plans,
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Biography

Martin Whelan PHOTO
Martin Whelan
Corporate Director, Space Programs,
Northrop Grumman, Biography

Douglas White PHOTO
Col. Douglas White
TRADOC Capabilities Manager,
ADA Brigade, Biography

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