Introducing A&D Programs! 

Aviation Week Network proudly presents the A&D Programs Conference, a gathering of key stakeholders from across the defense aerospace industry. Building on the success and increasing the value provided by the former DefenseChain Conference, this all new conference will provide unparalleled insights and information on Defense spending trends and supply chain issues. From program forecasts to defense acquisition reforms and supplier concerns, this event will focus on key components driving the Defense industry.
Conference delegates will be immersed in pivotal discussions covering changing government customer demands, global market conditions, supply chain issues, A&D industry consolidation and contract awards. Emphasis will be on forecasts, pursuing sustainable growth opportunities, and enabling new collaborative initiatives between government and industry to accelerate military readiness and advance capabilities in emerging sectors such as space and advanced air mobility.

Address Key Issues within the Defense Industry

   • Programs & Budget Trends in a New Administration, NASA and DoD
   • Innovation & Technology
   • Pentagon Policies & Congressional Actions

Explore Processes to Eliminate Gaps in the Supply Chain

   • Forecast & Planning
   • Consolidation & Restructuring
   • Prime & OEM initiatives
   • Threats & Vulnerabilities

Emerging Sectors

   • Space
   • Advanced Air Mobility
This event goes beyond the world of U.S. and international Defense, bringing together those who make business, engineering, technology, program and policy decisions across the breadth of the Aerospace and Defense industry. This event is designed for and attended by decision makers in industry and U.S. and international governments. Speakers and presenters are leaders who drive the primes and supply chain from the entire Aerospace industry, including prime and OEM officials, supply chain, engineering and program managers, business and corporate development, market analysts, industry advisers and investment bankers.

At A&D Programs, 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 2022 Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards

The 2022 Program Excellence Awards Banquet will bring together program executives, their customer counterparts, and leaders from across the industry to recognize the best in program 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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