2018 Directed Energy Summit

2018 Directed Energy Summit

Honorable Michael D. Griffin
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

General Robin Rand, USAF
Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command and Commander, Air Forces Strategic Air, U.S. Strategic Command 

Rear Admiral David J. Hahn, USN
Chief of Naval Research, Director, Innovation, Technology Requirements, and Test and Evaluation

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Event Overview

Day One Agenda | Wednesday, March 21

The Summit starts with registration at 7:00 a.m. and the program kicks off at 8:00 a.m., and includes a seated lunch with keynote speaker. 

Day 2 Agenda | Thursday, March 22

Thursday's session starts with registration at 7:00 a.m. with the program running from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. An active SECRET clearance is required to attend. See "Security Information" for instructions on submitting your clearance/visit request to Booz Allen. A detailed agenda for this session will be sent upon receipt of your clearance. 

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This report summarizes the future of, and need for, Directed Energy—how to operationalize DE weapons and how to transition them into the hands of the warfighter. It offers perspectives in a world where threats extend beyond the battlefield to the air, space, and cyber.