20th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference

The future of defense is innovation. The Defense community is collectively developing innovative technologies to protect citizens and troops - on and off the battlefield, and to maintain our technological advantages. The future is us.


Join leadership from the DoD research and engineering enterprise, research laboratories, R&D centers, industry, and academia at the 20th Annual S&ET Conference. Attendees can expect an overview of the USD(R&E), including top research priorities, reviews of budget requests, overview of services S&T programs, S&T Communities of Interest updates, technology discussions from DARPA, HSARP, DTRA and others.


The 20th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference will feature:

  • Opportunities to hear from and meet face to face with Defense Department S&T leadership
  • Insight on specific OUSD(R&E) priority technology domain challenges
    • S&T Communities of Interest (CoI) independent research and development (IRAD) reviews in conjunction with the conference
    • Government and industry table top and poster displays
    • Classified session (SECRET/NOFORN) on Thursday, April 4 

The United States depends on science, technology and innovative engineering to not only protect the American people but to advance our national interests and to prepare us to meet the challenges of an uncertain future. Given today's globalized access to knowledge and the rapid pace of technology development, innovation, speed, and agility have taken on greater importance to DoD efforts.


More details coming soon! Registration will open in early 2019.

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Tue-Thu, Apr 2-4, 2019

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Dr.
San Diego, CA 92108
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