Defense Innovation Days 2017

Defense Innovation Days 2017

28 – 30 August 2017 Marriott – Newport Rhode Island

SAVE THE DATE:  DEFENSE INNOVATION DAYS 2018 – 27 – 29 August 2018 

VIDEOS and PRESENTATIONS Keynote Speaker – U.S. Senator Jack Reed (RI), Ranking Member Senate  Armed Services Committee   Innovation from the Cybersecurity Perspective –  VADM Michael Gilday, Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Congressional Perspective  – U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) Keynote Speaker – Wes Bush, President and CEO, Northrop Grumman Panel on Industry Innovation Needs Wes Kremer, President, Integrated Defense Systems, Raytheon Cheryl Sneed, CEO, Bannaker Industries Joe Marino, CEO, Rite-Solutions Keynote Speaker – U.S. Congressman Jim Langevin (RI) Keynote Speaker – Don McCormack, Executive Director, Naval Surface and Undersea Warfare Centers  –  McCormack Brief Innovation from the Undersea Technology Perspective   Frank Kelley, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Unmanned Systems  –  Kelly Brief RDML James Pitts, Commander, Undersea Warfighting Development Center Keynote Speaker – Dr. James Bellingham, Director, Center for Marine Robotics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution    ___ Technology Initiatives for the Warfighter – William Bray, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development, Test and Evaluation – Bray Brief Keynote Speaker – Col. Michael McGinley, East Coast Military Lead, Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) – DIUx Brief


RAYTHEON  (4th Year!)   Raytheon: Customer Success Is Our Mission

GENERAL DYNAMICS  (2nd Year!)  GDlogoblue

Silver Sponsor:

Northrop GrummanImage result for northrop grumman

Bronze Sponsors:

Dell  Image result for dell

Evans Capacitor Company  EvansCapCo

iXblue   Home

Mercury Systems Mercury-logo 

NAVATEK LTD   Image result for navatek ltd

PURVIS Systems   PURVIS Public Safety Technology, Public Safety Management Systems

Progeny Systems   Progeny-logo-BlackGold

Rite Solutions   Image result for rite solutions

SAIC   Image result for SAIC

Defense Innovation Days 2017 Exhibitors

BAE Systems

Composite Alliance of Rhode Island


Guill Tool and Engineering

Globe Composite Solutions


McLaughlin Research Corporation


Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport

R&D Technologies



ThinkLogical A Belden Brand

Trilogic Systems

United Lens


Highlights from Defense Innovation Days 2016