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The A&D Programs Conference (formerly Defense Chain Conference) is produced by Aviation Week Network. A well-known portfolio in the A&D industry, Aviation Week Network provides business-critical information, predictive intelligence and connections with opportunities and people. The history of the event spans over 20 years and has provided critical updates on new industry and defense initiatives. The 2023 conference theme is centered on Building a Resilient Industrial Base.
The Conference speakers are from various government positions, senior leaders from commercial companies, academia, and analysts. Held annually in Washington, DC, and attended by a highly select group of C-suite executives and senior government leaders.
There are three core focus areas: Business Strategy, Supply Chain Opportunities and Program Excellence. Information shared and networking programs during the conference are timely and can have an immediate impact on sustainable growth opportunities.
Delegates meet and engage with top industry analysts who offer their views of the industry, and provide forecasts for business planning, DoD priorities and OEM and prime initiatives.
Supply Chain Opportunities
A&D Programs is the event to demonstrate to delegates where it is best to make their mark with top defense programs and the fiscal realities and deal-making models that prime contractors are utilizing today.
Aviation Week partners with industry leaders to identify and share program breakthroughs, and demonstrate the technology and innovation required to succeed in the industry today.
Who Should Attend:
This year it is an opportunity for delegates to hear about a mix of commercial and defense topics.
Day two of the two-day program highlights new program initiatives in the industry via an exclusive Aviation Week executive roundtable workshop and culminates with the 2023 Program Excellence Awards and Banquet.
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