3rd Annual Women in Defense (WID) Symposium - Succeeding in a Time of Transformation

What You’ll Gain From Attending This Event:

·     Insight into Department of Defense and National Security trends to position for near term transitions

·     Networking and professional development opportunities for women in national defense and securit.

·     Four Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Continuous Learning Points (CLP) IAW with The Continuous Learning Policy for the Department of Defense Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Workforce

·     Opportunity to hear dynamic speakers including Military leadership, Senior Executive Service Members of Government, industry executives and academia

·     Ideas for attaining a healthy work/life balance


March 9, 2011 - Early Registration and Reception, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

March 10, 2011 - Registration 7:00am, Event 8:00am - 5:00pm, Reception 5:30pm


The Women in Defense Symposium has been certified as a DAU continuous learning event.  Government attendees will be able to add 4 points toward continuous learning total.

Speaker and Presenter Information

KEYNOTE SPEAKER Rear Admiral Barry L. Bruner, Commander, Naval Submarine Group 10 SPEAKERS CDR Heidi Berg, USN, Deputy National Intelligence Officer, National Intelligence Council‐Military Issues, Office of the Director of National Intelligence Ms. Jeanne M. Holm, Chief Knowledge Architect, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Lieutenant Colonel Julie Nethercot, USMC, Commanding Officer 9th Communication Battalion CAPT (Ret) Barbette Lowndes, USN, SPAWAR Director of Total Force CPL Sara R. Bryant, USMC, SGT Anica A. Cote, USMC CAPT Cynthia T. Macri, MD, Special Assistance to the CNO for Diversity Debra Kimberling, Solar Turbines, San Diego Chapter of Society of Women Engineers Dr. Laura Adolfie, Director for STEM Development, STEM Development Office Research Directorate (DDR&E) Office of the Secretary of Defense Ms. Carmela Keeney, Technical Director, SSC Pacific Ms. Karen Horting, Deputy Executive Director, Society of Women Engineers Dr. Ebonee Williams, Managing Director of the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Leadership Ms. Terry Williams, U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of State

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Thu, Mar 10, 2011, 7:00am - 7:30pm


At the Door Registration:  $300.00
GovEvents Member Price: $0.00

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La Jolla, CA 92037
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