Emerging & Disruptive Technology for Defense

Emerging & disruptive Conference
The Emerging & Disruptive Technologies (EDT) for Defense Conference is the inaugural event for military decision-makers, leading industry, academia, and non-traditional defense companies, who are transforming joint capabilities and facilitating the integration of disruptive technologies in the defense enterprise. The conference will focus on modernization priorities and cutting-edge technologies, which will enable JADC2 architecture, expanded maneuver, and information advantage.

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Illinois Digital Government Summit 2023

November 1, 2023 | USA

The Digital Government Summit brings together technology focused public-sector professionals with leading industry partners to connect on innovative approaches, get inspired and discover new technologies. Join us and let’s improve the future of government together!

Achieving Transformative Cooperation for National Defense Forum

March 14, 2024 | USA

Join us at the Achieving Transformative Cooperation for National Defense Forum, where top military leaders, defense experts and policymakers will come together to explore the future of Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control (CJADC2) and its impact on international security. This event will focus on achieving seamless sensor-to-shooter connectivity on the battlefield by emphasizing combined interoperability with global partners. Speakers will discuss the United States’ strategic approach, how to promote resilience and what’s being done to address intensifying global competition.

Homeland Security Week

January 23-24, 2024 | USA

The continually evolving landscape of homeland security has proven to bring unique challenges. With each incarnation of our Homeland Security Summit Week we have persisted in bringing forth the most pertinent topics of discourse. This year, we have prepared an event centered on the most pressing issues discovered in our extensive industry research. These issues include safeguarding and securing cyberspace networks, ensuring against the evolving threat to the US homeland, countering biological threats and hazards, and the unique challenges faced by law enforcement. During the duration of this event we will be platforming experts from across the Federal Government, Law Enforcement, Industry and Academia to facilitate a discourse essential to our understanding of the current state of Homeland Security in the United States. Recent developments have highlighted the need for technology, strategies and approaches to bolster the homeland security of the United States against emerging threats. This event will cover diverse topics ranging from border security, cybersecurity, counter UAS, intelligence sharing, infrastructure protection and resilience, identity technology, agency collaboration, budget planning and much more. For years the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) has continually brought together the top minds in the homeland defense and security spheres at our Homeland Security Week event for thought leadership, industry collaboration and the development of best practices. We at the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement are thrilled to once again host our esteemed Homeland Security Week Summit for two days on January 23-24, 2024. Join us on-site, where attendees can meet and collaborate with speakers and industry leaders on a multitude of topics.

Challenges and Best Practices to Achieving Audit Readiness in the DoD Forum

January 29-22, 2024 | USA

In the government contracting space, audits provide an important glimpse into how the Department of Defense and other government agencies spend their money. Audits can uncover critical vulnerabilities and wasteful practices while helping to identify ways to improve operations. During this forum, attendees will learn why audit readiness is so important, which key challenges can stand in the way, how to best prepare for audits and which technologies can be the most effective. Audit and compliance professionals come together with government officials and industry leaders to share their insights into this important audit-focused conversation.

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