You are invited to attend and participate in the SUMMIT ON CONTRACTING WITH THE U.S. ARMY, scheduled for December 16 - 17, 2013 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Register Now. The Summit is organized by the Defense Leadership Forum. See our new website at www.defenseleadership.org At this high-level national conference and exhibition, find out the latest information on:• Almost $600 billion for fiscal year 2014 Defense appropriations• More than $98 billion for fiscal year 2014 procurement• More than $16 billion for Army procurement, including $5.2 billion for aircraft; $1.6 billion for missiles; almost $1.5 billion for ammunition; $1.6 billion for the procurement of weapons and tracked Army combat vehicles; and $6.4 billion for the acquisition of tactical and commercial vehicles; information systems; communications and electronic equipment of all types; defense energy; and other support equipment, generators and power units, material handling equipment, medical support equipment, environmental restoration, and more.The SUMMIT will be held in Huntsville, Alabama - home to the U.S. Army Materiel Command, the U.S. Army Contracting Command, and the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Army Aviation and Missile Command, Army Security Assistance Command, Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Command, and the Army Space and Missile Defense Command are also in Huntsville. More than 900 defense contractors are based in the area.The Summit begins at 3:00 p.m. on December 16 with a strategic forum on small business. Discover the latest opportunities for small businesses directly with the U.S. Army or as a subcontractor to larger companies. The program on December 16 also includes the Summit VIP Reception at 6:00 p.m.The Summit program on December 17 features:• 2014 U.S. Army contracting priorities• 2014 contracting priorities of local military bases• Effective contracting procedures and strategies• Exhibition of leading defense contractors• Great opportunities for networkingMeet the right decision-makers and get the latest information. Help ensure our nation’s security during uncertain times. As a regular attendee, participate in the Summit’s all-day conference, networking opportunities, and exhibition. As a VIP Attendee, you are also invited to the Summit VIP Reception on December 16.WHO HAS ALREADY REGISTERED? Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, L-3 Communications, Siemens, Honeywell, IBM, Harris Corporation, Johnson Controls, HP, Parsons, Textron, Fluor, Eaton, Michelin, HDR, CGI Federal, URS, S&C Electric, NextEra Energy, Electric Fuel Battery Corporation, Burns & McDonnell, Baker Manufacturing, MD Helicopters, Hunter Hawk, John Deere, Eagle Support Services, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Louis Berger, Jacobs Engineering, Konica Minolta, Stanley Healthcare, Lunacon Construction Group, Gunlocke, ARCADIS, Serco, Curtiss-Wright Controls, Ultra Electronics, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Defense Acquisition, and many more.We look forward to seeing you in Huntsville!For more information, please contact us:Defense Leadership Forumleadershipforum13@gmail.comSummit Call Center: 855-346-2687The SUMMIT is organized by the Defense Leadership Forum (www.defenseleadership.org), a public service organization which has a long and distinguished track record in bringing together the government, military, and business sectors. Senior Pentagon leaders regularly participate in and speak at our events. The Summit is not organized by the U.S. Army or any other agency or branch of the United States military.
Monday, December 16, 2013 - Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMCentral Time
Von Braun Center700 Monroe St.Huntsville, Alabama 35801USA256.533.1953
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