The Institute for Defense Government Advancement (IDGA) is proud to announce the 5th Directed Energy Summit 2020. This latest event in the successful directed energy (DE) series will deliver broader international scope and the most current information to our continuously growing community, promoting the advancement of one of the most crucial and multifunctional technologies the United States and its global allies are addressing.
The 2019’s event provided keynote speakers, including Lieutenant General Neil Thurgood, Director of Army Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition, and the co-chairs of the U.S. Congress Directed Energy Caucus, Congressmen Douglas L. Lamborn and Jim Langevin, who provided strong U.S. perspectives. Our 2020 summit will expand the platform to bring our leading global allies under one roof, thus creating active cooperation opportunities and a truly international exchange of thought leadership.
The future of warfighting depends upon the development, testing, and deployment of DE systems for defense installations and offense weapons. IDGA is committed to keeping you up to date with the very latest developments and hottest topics, in addition to providing networking with over 100 decision makers at the most senior levels from across the U.S. Department of Defense, international allies, industry partners, and academia.
Directed Energy Summit 2020 will focus on the latest deployments and assessments of the technology for defense applications, as well as provide international perspective on ally progression and counter near-peer capabilities, the scientific breakthroughs allowing higher DE power through engineering and maneuverable and accessible power sourcing to ensure maximum operational functionality. The program will also offer a one-of-a-kind opportunity to participate in focus groups and engage in discussions and network and build interpersonal relationships with the necessary people to promote your ideas and technologies and turn them into cooperation and actions.
Join us at Directed Energy Summit 2020, along with the leading commanders, developers, scientists, thinkers, and stakeholders in the field, and invest in the advancement of one of the top global defense priorities.