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