Ensuring National Security and Economic Prosperity

2 PM - 2:30 PM | Voltron & Captain America

In his role performing the duties of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Mr. Paul Cramer plays a crucial role in shaping the Department of Defense’s (DOD) policies and strategies for strengthening the nation’s industrial base, in addition to providing oversight for Defense acquisition and the acquisition workforce, contract administration, and logistics, among other key areas. In this keynote address, Cramer will discuss the challenges facing the defense industrial base, including supply chain vulnerabilities, workforce development, and emerging technologies, and outline the DOD’s initiatives to address these challenges. Cramer will also emphasize the need for public-private partnerships and collaboration across industry sectors, government agencies, and academia to achieve a resilient and self-sufficient industrial base. This keynote address is a must-attend for policymakers, business leaders, and individuals interested in the defense industry and national security.


  • Paul D. Cramer


Capital Factory

1st Floor - Voltron

8th Floor - Captain America

Date + Time

Saturday, March 11

2 PM - 2:30 PM

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