Aviation Week Network Announces Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference, 2019 Program Excellence Awards Banquet Set for Oct. 22-23

Aviation Week Network Announces Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference, 2019 Program Excellence Awards Banquet Set for Oct. 22-23

Conference in McLean, Virginia to provide high-value intelligence on market conditions, acquisition trends, supply chain issues, and program and technology leadership

NEW YORK, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference, produced by Aviation Week Network, returns Oct. 22-23 with discussion of the aerospace and defense industry’s top issues, including acquisition updates, how several critical programs are dealing with dramatic production ramp ups, and an assessment of the industry’s technology innovation capabilities. In addition, Aviation Week will recognize the best in program leadership with its annual Program Excellence events.

Known as the industry’s leading network opportunity and intelligence event, DefenseChain will be held at The Ritz-Carlton Tyson's Corner in McLean, Virginia. To register and learn more, visit conf.events/DCPE.

The two-day DefenseChain Conference and Program Excellence awards are designed for leaders and decision-makers from primes to their strategic suppliers and partners in the defense and space sectors of the industry in the defense industry, including strategic planning and business development leaders, program and project managers, supply chain executives, market analysts, investment bankers and financial institutions.

Day one of the conference is designed to provide a broad perspective of the critical issues affecting businesses large and small in the defense and space sectors, from Defense Department acquisition practices to the decisions OEMs are making that affect the supply chain. Day two of the event will be highlighted by Aviation Week Network’s first report on the Technology Innovation Index, a research effort assessing 23 factors that drive technology breakthroughs for the industry. Attendees will also get a first-hand report on how some of the top programs are coping with dramatic production rate increases and learn more about emerging supply chains for new technologies.

The DefenseChain Conference concludes with the annual Program Excellence Awards Banquet where industry highlights the best in program and project execution.

In addition to suppliers and prime contractors from around the globe, the banquet includes members of the Program Excellence Evaluation Team: The Boeing Co., Collins Aerospace, Elbit Systems of America, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Honeywell Aerospace, Lockheed Martin Corp., Moog Inc., Northrop Grumman Corp, Parsons and the Raytheon.

Aviation Week DefenseChain Conference and 2019 Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards Banquet are sponsored by Siemens PLM Software, AeroDynamic Advisory, CPI Aero, and Kellstrom Defense Aerospace.

For information about registering, promotional and advertising opportunities, contact Joanna Speed at +1-424-465-6501 or jspeed@speednews.com. On Twitter, follow @speednewsconf (https://twitter.com/speednewsconf). For information about all SpeedNews events, visit http://speednews.com/all/conference.

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