Top Military, Government, Cybersecurity, Technology and Intelligence Leaders Discuss the Future of Defense at the 7th Annual Defense One Tech Summit
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Top Military, Government, Cybersecurity, Technology and Intelligence Leaders Discuss the Future of Defense at the 7th Annual Defense One Tech Summit

Keynote Interview with Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks

June 13, 2022

Virtual event begins June 13 and runs through June 17

Washington, DC (June 9, 2022) Defense One, the leading provider of news, analysis, and commentary to the national security and defense communities, will host its 2022 Digital Defense One Tech Summit on June 13-17, 2022. Defense and military branch leaders, including Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, will join the all-virtual event to discuss emerging technologies and their likely impact on the national security tactics and strategies of tomorrow. Now in its seventh year, the Tech Summit will explore the battlefield of tomorrow, new technologies  in the military service branches, intelligence priorities, biotechnology on the front lines, next steps in space, 5G, the AI revolution, the role of big tech, and more. Media interested in attending the Tech Summit should RSVP to Liz Stein at


What: The Defense One Tech Summit

When: June 13-17, 2022

June 13: 1:00-3:30pm ET

June 14: 1:00-3:30pm ET

June 15: 1:00-3:30pm ET

June 16: 1:00-3:30pm ET

June 17: 1:00-3:30pm ET

Where: To receive the LIVE WEBCAST LINK, please register here. All media can register free of charge.

 Who: Curated by Defense One, the event’s keynotes and panels feature top-level speakers, including:

  • Kathleen Hicks, Deputy Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense

  • Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, Ranking Member, House Intelligence Committee, U.S. House of Representatives

  • Stefanie Tompkins, Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

  • Michael Brown, Director, Defense Innovation Unit, Department of Defense

  • Adm. Mike Rogers, ret., former head of U.S. Cyber Command and director, National Security Agency 

  • Dave Frederick, Executive Director, U.S. Cyber Command, Department of Defense

  • Dustin Gard-Weiss, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Policy and Capabilities, Office of the Director of National Intelligence 

  • Col. Wallace “Rhet” Turnbull, Deputy Director of Space Systems Command's Space Systems Integration Office

  • Michael C. Horowitz, Director, Emerging Capabilities Policy Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Department of Defense

  • Palmer Luckey, Founder, Anduril

  • Wesley Kremer, President, Raytheon Missiles & Defense

  • Dmitri Alperovitch, Co-Founder and Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator

  • Bryan Clark, Senior fellow and Director of the Center for Defense Concepts and Technology, Hudson Institute

  • Tom Karako, Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

  • Mark Lewis, Executive Director, National Defense Industrial Association's Emerging Technologies Institute

  • Stephen Wood, Senior Director, News Bureau, Maxar

  • Adm. Mike Rogers (ret.), Senior Advisor (Former Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency), Brunswick Group

The Tech 365 underwriters for the Defense One Tech Summit are Google Cloud, Leidos, and VMware. The Elite underwriters for this event include Alteryx, BetterUp, Ciena, Cisco Systems, ManTech, HP and Intel, Oracle Cloud. Further support provided by Delinia, Improbable,  Mandiant, Opentext, Pluralsight, Rubrik, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Trellix, Veeam, Via Satellite.


About Defense One

Defense One is a digital and events media brand that informs the U.S. defense and national security leadership community by delivering news, breaking analysis, and ideas on the topics and trends defining the future of defense and national security. Part of GovExec, Defense One offers new voices and innovative, fearless commentary while providing national security leaders, influential professionals, stakeholders, and interested citizens across the defense spectrum with the information that they need to know.

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