The 5th Advanced Materials for Defense Summit

8:00 am ET - 5:00 pm ET
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This two-day, collaborative forum will aim to advance the affordability, readiness, sustainability, and logistical effectiveness of U.S. Defense capabilities necessary for the future fight. The 2022 Summit will feature product demonstrations, networking opportunities and strategic updates from high-profile speakers who are driving initiatives towards advanced materials and manufacturing processes that will significantly shape future operational effectiveness through lighter, more powerful, and cost-effective military and defense systems.

With over 18 speakers presenting topics on material science and technology research, corrosion policy, sustaining material readiness in support of the Warfighter, maintaining a secure and resilient defense industrial base, and innovative technologies and capabilities needed for the future fight, plus a panel discussion on current research and development initiatives towards hypersonic weapon materials, this is an event you do not want to miss!

2022 Speakers Include:
– Dr. Vic S. Ramdass, SES, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Material Readiness, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment

– Dr. Peter Matic, SES, Associate Director of Research, Materials Science & Component Technology Directorate, Naval Research Laboratory

– Dr. Christine Michienzi, ST ,Chief Technology Officer, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, DoD

– Dr. Adam Rawlett, Senior Research Scientist – Material Science, U.S. Army Research Laboratory

– Dr. Charles D. Ormsby, Chief, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies Division, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Defense Strategies Institute is now welcoming Sponsors and Exhibitors for the forum. To learn more please contact Amanda Delgado, or (201) 940-6680.
Active military and government and state personnel attend complimentary.

Those interested in participating in the Advanced Materials for Defense Summit can visit Defense Strategies Institute’s website at Anyone interested in learning more or sending questions contact Erica Noreika at, 201-896-7802.