2019 Hypersonics Capabilities Conference
7/30/2019 - 8/1/2019
Purdue Memorial Union
101 North Grant Street
West Lafayette,  IN  47906
Tel: (765) 494-4600
Event Type : Conference
Event Code : 9MD4
Due to high interest we have reached maximum capacity for the conference and will not take onsite registrations. Please contact Meredith Mangas at email@example.com if you have questions.
ENABLING TECHNOLOGICAL SUPERIORITY: DEFINE. DEVELOP. DELIVER.
NDIA, in partnership with Purdue University, will host a comprehensive program on hypersonic systems. Together with government, industry, and academia, NDIA will present the technical foundations of hypersonic systems, the current approach to rapidly developing hypersonic capabilities, and the warfighter, policy, and acquisition perspectives on delivering a sustainable operational capability.
*Please note: July 30 is open to the press (unclassified). July 31 and August 1 are closed to the press (classified).
With keynotes from military, government, and congressional leaders, and presentations from industry, policy leaders, and acquisition executives, this program will emphasize the importance of joint collaboration in technology development and acquisition in creating an affordable and sustainable capability as a critical national security priority.
Agenda highlights include:
- Warfighter Need for Hypersonic Capabilities & National Security Implications.
- Defense Acquisition Approach to Fielding Hypersonics.
- Navy, Air Force, and Army Development Programs & Acquisition Approach.
- Hypersonic Technology Readiness.
Dr. Mung Chiang
Dean, College of Engineering
U.S. Air Force
Gen David Goldfein, USAF
Chief of Staff
Governor Eric Holcomb
IDA Science & Technology Policy Institute
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM)
Gen Terrence O'Shaughnessy, USAF
Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Dr. Will Roper
Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S)
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense
House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense
Rep. Pete Visclosky
Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
Assistant Director, Hypersonics
Former Deputy Secretary of Defense