CONFERENCE PROGRAM

NADIC Presents:

 

8th Annual Norwegian-American Defense Conference

Winning the Innovation Race through Speed & Cooperation

 

 

April 1, 2022

House of NADIC @ Convene

1201 Wilson Blvd, 30th Floor

Arlington VA, 22209

8am | REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

 

9am | SESSION I

H.E. Anniken Krutnes Ambassador of Norway to the United States

Mr John-Mikal Størdal Director of NATO’s Science and Technology Organization CSO

Rear Admiral Casey J. Moton Program Executive Officer, Unmanned & Small Combatants, United States Navy

Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA 06) United States Congress

Major General Odd-Harald Hagen Norwegian Defence Attaché to the United States 

Mr Olivier Cadet President, Kongsberg Maritime Inc. 

 

​NETWORKING BREAK

​11am | SESSION II

Hon Andrew P. Hunter (PTDO) Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment, US DoD

Ms Nancy Ziuzin Schlegel Vice President, International Government Affairs, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Ms Linda Thomson President, Johnstown Area Regional Industries

NADIC Founders’ Forum: Current Changes in the Global Security Landscape 

Introduction by Moderator Amb Kenneth J. Braithwaite II 77th SECNAV & Former U.S. Ambassador to Norway

Mr Morten Brandtzæg CEO, Nammo AS

Ms Pamela Willgohs EVP Marketing & Sales/Business Development, Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace 

 

NETWORKING LUNCHEON

 

1:30pm | SESSION III

Future Acquisitions of the Norwegian Armed Forces 

Mr Rolf Kjos Deputy National Armaments Director, Norwegian Ministry of Defence

Panel Discussion: How to Innovate at the Speed of Relevance

Moderated by Dr William Greenwalt Non-Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
Fireside Chat w/Mr Steve Blank Co-Founder, Gordian Knot Center for Nat’l Security Innovation, Stanford University

Ms Samantha Clark General Counsel, Rebellion Defense
Dr Kim Lynge Sørensen CEO & Co-Founder, UBIQ Aerospace
Ms Sabra Horne Entrepreneur-in-Residence, BMNT
Mr Ben FitzGerald Partner at Lupa & Adjunct Sr. Fellow, Center for a New American Security

 

3pm | NADIC’s B2B/B2G/G2G MATCHMAKER SERIES

Refreshments Served until 5:30pm

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