Hypersonic Weapons Systems

April 25-26, 2024
United States
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Key Details Dates: April 25-26, 2024 Venue: Sheraton Reston Hotel Reston, VA, United States Organizer: American Conference Institute
About Hypersonic Weapons Systems

The 3rd Annual interactive summit on Hypersonic Weapons Systems will give an in-depth explorations of the United States Department of Defense’s approach to the continuous worldwide expansion of hypersonic weapons, providing visitors with a chance to hear about the latest innovations in Hypersonic weapon technologies in the context of the present backdrop of strategic competition from China and Russia.

This summit will discuss the crucial needs within the advancement of hypersonic technologies, as well as how to use them to further develop & enhance the U.S.’s global posture. The interactive event will not only enable participants to gain some rare, up-close access to hypersonic experts discussing the DoD’s approach to the ongoing global situation with regard to hypersonic weapons, but event organizer ACI (the American Conference Institute) will also provide opportunities for one-on-one networking with the people you want to learn and hear from the most.

Note: Participants are strictly vetted; certain citizens are not admitted to the conference. The Conference runs under Chatham House rule, no press or media will be in attendance. 


Sheraton Reston Hotel
Reston, VA
United States

What to Expect from Hypersonic Weapons Systems 2024

The 3rd Annual event aims to enhance the understanding of visitors with regard to Government/DoD and International Cooperation Plans and Policies to Maintain a Global Defensive Superiority, as well as enabling guests to learn about the Latest DoD Hypersonic Weapon Systems Posture, Programs & Emerging Capabilities and Opportunities for Industry, or meet policymakers, subject matter experts, and strategy leaders to inform your policy, transform concepts of operation, and enhance operational effectiveness. Further to this, participants will gain a greater understanding of Counter Hypersonic Technologies and Platforms – Challenging the Adversarial Threats.

There will be expert-led panel discussions, key note presentations, and numerous networking opportunities. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in cutting-edge discussions and gain valuable insights from industry leaders at the forefront of hypersonic technology.

Speakers at the Summit

This year’s co-chairs are Dr. Mark Lewis and Dr. Rodney Bowersox, with keynote speakers Dr. James Weber (Principal Director of Hypersonics) and VADM Johnny Wolfe, Jr. (Director, Navy Strategic Systems Program).

Other speakers include:

  • Geoff Adams – Senior Mission Architect, Missile Defense – L3 Harris Space & Airborne Systems
  • Dr. Michael Brown – Principle Scientist High Speed Division – AFRL Aerospace Systems
  • Dr. Grahan Candler – McKnight Presidential Chair Aerospace Engineer & Mechanics – University of MN
  • Ben Caplan – Engineering Fellow – Raytheon Technologies
  • Dr. Victoria Coleman – Chief Scientist – U.S. Air Force
  • Dr. Brandon Chynoweth – Research Assistant Professor – Purdue University
  • And many more.
More Information and Registration

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