Dec 06 - 08

Washington, DC Metro Area, DC


IDGA’s Lightweight Materials for Defense is the premier industry forum to exchange ideas on new materials, trends, opportunities, applications and to identify current and future military needs. Now in its tenth year, this conference will highlight: Updates on advanced metallics, polymerics, ceramics, multifunctional materials and glass composites Material Research and Advancement Updates at the US Army Corps of Engineers Initiatives in Integrated Computational Materials Science and Engineering US Marine Corps Material Needs for Future Combat Systems US Air Force Nanotechnology Needs for 2030 Distinguished speaker faculty includes: Dr. Katherine A. Stevens, SES, Director, Materials & Manufacturing , Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory Colonel John P. Geis II, PhD, USAF, Director, Center for Strategy and Technology , U.S. Air Force Colonel (ret) James Lasswell, USMC, Technical Director and Head Office of Science and Technology, Marine Corps Warfighter Lab Celia Suratt Powell, Textile Technologist Contractor Battelle, US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center Dr. Peter Matic, Branch Head, Multifunctional Materials , Naval Research Laboratory Dr. Michael Nathal, Chief, Advanced Metallics Branch, NASA Glenn Research Center

IDGA’s Lightweight Materials for Defense provides you with unparalleled networking opportunities. You will meet senior-level professionals with responsibilities, including: Program Management Material Management Contracting and Acquisition Research and Development Weapons Specialist Manufacturing Research Scientists Program Managers Technical Directors Chief/Principal Engineers

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