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.
- Grant Anderson, President & CEO, Paragon Space Development Corp.
- Dan Geraci, President & COO, FreeFall Aerospace
- Craig Owens, Corporate Program Manager SBIR, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
- Moderator, Julie Bonner, Director of Communications, FreeFall Aerospace
2:45 PM | 15 Minute Break
3:00 PM | Spotlight Presentations
- #1 | OppsSpot – Sonia Vohnout, Principal Owner
- #2 | Applied Energetics – Gregory Quarles, CEO
- #3 | VIAVI Solutions – Fred Van Milligen, VP of Research & Development
- #4 | Hydronalix – Anthony Mulligan, CEO
- #5 | Boeing – Fern Hernandez, VP of BDS Supplier Quality
- #6 | Bombardier – Marco Melancon, General Manager
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
*Registration will close at 5pm on July 12.
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: $40Register