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DEFx Chicago

"Building for the Warfighter"

Chicago, IL — November 10, 2022

In-Person and Virtual Options Available

DEF Invites you to a full-day event for the Innovation Community.

DEFx is heading to Chicago in November! DEF is hosting an all day event in Chicago, IL on November 10th, 2022. DEFx events bring together a blend of entrepreneurial leaders in the national security space to deliver inspiration, encouragement, empowerment, networking, and a wealth of advice, insight, and up-to-date info from National Leaders in the defense sector.

Building for the Warfighter; understanding the operational and transactional landscape will ensure that innovation is funded, solutions are deployed, and competitive edge is emphasized.

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10:00-10:30 Coffee

10:30-11:00 DEFx Chicago Kickoff with Trish Martinelli

11:00-12:00 Lunch

12:00-12:30 Defense Innovation Unit and Chicago with Ryan Whelan

12:30-13:00 Networking Break

13:00-13:30 Investing in Dual-Use with a Chicago VC

13:30-14:30 Networking Break

14:30-15:00 Hack Your Bureaucracy with Marina Nitze

15:00-15:30 Networking Break

15:30-16:00 Building for the Warfighter and the DEF Mission: Fireside Chat Trish with Martinelli and Alex Gorsuch

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