Join the Arizona Technology Council and the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) at the 11th annual AADM Conference.

You’ll hear from regional experts and thought leaders on the latest industry trends, challenges and forecasts. Our keynote, Ivonne May, portfolio director for the Advanced Air Dominance programs, Advanced Technologies Mission Area, Raytheon, an RTX Business, will discuss the acceleration of hypersonic advances, bringing together proven technology with cutting-edge developments in heat management, propulsion and sensing. A panel of commercial space experts will discuss the practical aspects of establishing a sustainable presence on the Moon.

Our spotlight presenters will touch on SBIR opportunities, the commercialization process for one Southern Arizona manufacturer, and innovations in robotics, applied energetics and solutions for testing avionics.  More to come!

Meet new industry contacts, connect with clients and colleagues and hear about the future of Arizona’s growing aerospace and defense, aviation and manufacturing sectors.

Agenda (subject to change):

12:00 PM | Registration/Sponsor Tabletop Exhibits Open
1:00 PM | Opening Remarks/Sponsor Presentations
1:30 PM | Opening Keynote Speaker – Ivonne May, Senior Director of Advanced Hypersonic Weapons, Raytheon, an RTX Business
2:00 PM | Panel Presentation | Building Lunar Infrastructure – A panel of commercial space experts will discuss the practical aspects of establishing a sustainable presence on the Moon. From lunar habitats and resource utilization to transportation systems and communication networks, the panelists will delve into the intricate details that pave the way for human expansion beyond Earth.

2:45 PM | 15 Minute Break
3:00 PM | Spotlight Presentations 

5:00 PM | Closing Remarks/Networking Happy Hour Begins
6:00 PM | Event Ends

Exhibitors: Raytheon, Spirit Electronics, Optics Valley, HyRel Technologies, Global Superabrasives, ASU Thunderbird School of Global Management, Applied Energetics, Arizona Commerce Authority, Blue Canoe Marketing, PADT, JNR Networks, MSS Business Transformation, MJS Designs, Control Vision, Hydronalix, Tucson Embedded Systems and more…

Cost to attend:
AZTC Members – $25  |  Non-AZTC Members – $40

Parking is on-street metered parking or closest parking garages are the Highland Parking Garage or the UA Health Sciences Parking Garage. Both require payment via the Passport Parking App.

*Registration will close at 5pm on July 12.



Presenting Sponsor:

Partner Sponsor:

Silver Sponsor: Raytheon, an RTX Business

Silver Sponsor: Spirit Electronics

Reception Sponsor: Optics Valley

Technology Sponsor: HyRel Technologies

Bronze Sponsor: Global Superabrasives

Bronze Sponsor: ASU Thunderbird School of Global Management

Table Sponsor: Applied Energetics

Table Sponsor: Blue Canoe Marketing

Table Sponsor: Control Vision

Table Sponsor: Hydronalix

Table Sponsor: JNR Networks

Table Sponsor: MJS Designs

Table Sponsor: MSS Business Tranformation

Table Sponsor: PADT Inc.

Table Sponsor: Tucson Embedded Systems

Table sponsorships for this event are sold out!

Interested in learning more about event sponsorships?

Contact Jamie Neilson at [email protected] for more information.


1670 E Drachman St
Tucson , AZ 85721


UA Health Sciences Innovation Building


July 13, 2023


12:00pm - 6:00pm


AZTC Member: $25 | Non-AZTC Member: $40