3rd Directed Energy Systems

IDGA is proud to announce the return of our 3rd Directed Energy Systems Event this June 25-27, in Washington, D.C. Over the three-day summit we will look at what has changed and advanced in in the DE market over the past year with technology, acquisition and joint service road maps.

We will also take a deep dive into policy and operational considerations for the development and employment of these next generation weapons and how we can best transition from R&D to operational success when the technology is demonstrated.

Get an In-Depth Understanding on:

  • Governmental perspectives on Directed Energy Development, Acquisition and Force Integration
  • Roadmap for High Power Microwave (HPM) Directed Energy (DE) Weapons
  • Requirements for multi-domain capabilities when applying DES
  • Defensive Laser Weapons for Air Mobility Platforms
  • Lessons Learned and Future Plans for DEs Operational Integration

Speaker and Presenter Information

General Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff


Congressman Jim Langevin, Co Chair, Directed Energy Caucus

Congressman Doug Lamborn, Co-Chair, Directed Energy Caucus

Vice Admiral Thomas Moore Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, US NAVY

Dr. Lawrence Grimes, Director, Joint Directed Energy, Transition Office

Colonel (R) John Haithcock, Director, Fires Battle Lab, Fires Center of Excellence

Dr. Donna C. Senft, Chief Scientist, Air, Mobility Command, US Air Force

Mr. Joseph Keelon, Program Executive, Advanced Technology Office, MDA

Dr. Julie Lawrance, Staff Assistant for Directed Energy, ASD R&E

Mr. Scott Boyd, Director JLaSE Joint Test, NSWC Dahlgren

Mr. Steve Squires, Director, HELSTF, U.S. Army, Test and Evaluation Command

Colonel Richard, Haggerty Project Manager, ITTS PEO STRI

Dr Jeffry Haggemeier, Chief Engineer, SHiELD, Laser Division, AFRL

Mr. Matthew Ketner, Branch Head - High Energy Laser Controls & Integration, NSWC Dahlgren

Dr. Boris Zhdanov Senior Scientist, US Air Force Academy

Dr. Michael Jirjis, Directed Energy Experimentation Lead, Strategic Development Planning
& Experimentation, US Air Force

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Dept of Energy, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Justice, Other Federal Agencies, Coast Guard, Federal Government

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Mon-Wed, Jun 25-27, 2018, 9:00am - 5:00pm


Attendee Pricing:  $2160.00

To Be Announced
Washington, DC

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