DefenseChain will provide unparalleled insight and information on Defense spending trends and supply chain issues. From program outlooks to defense acquisition reforms and supplier concerns, this event hosted by Aviation Week Network will focus on key components driving the Defense industry. Topics covered at this Conference include changing government customer demands, global market conditions, A&D industry consolidation and contract awards. Emphasis will be on forecasts and pursuing sustainable growth opportunities plus new initiatives.

Key Issues within the Defense Industry

   • Programs & Budget Trends
   • Innovation & Technology
   • Pentagon Policies & Congressional Actions

The Supply Chain View

   • Forecast & Planning
   • Consolidation & Restructuring
   • Prime & OEM initiatives
This Conference is designed for and attended by decision makers in industry and instate and international governments. Speakers and presenters are leaders that drive the primes and supply chain for the Defense industry, including prime and OEM officials, supply chain and program managers, business and corporate development, market analysts, industry advisers and investment bankers.

At DefenseChain, Delegates are presented with up to date information and take part in valuable business networking opportunities with Defense industry leaders. Delegates will gain new tools, information and relationships that will support and enhance their organization's growth opportunities. 


Join us for the 2019 Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards and Banquet

The 2019 Program Excellence Awards and Banquet will bring together program executives, their customer counterparts, and leaders from across the industry to recognize the best in performance and leadership. Finalists and winners will be identified in categories that reflect system and sub-system level programs at all phases of the lifecycle. Nominees will share lessons learned during day two of DefenseChain.


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