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STRATEGIES TO OUTPACE THE THREAT: LESSONS LEARNED & NEW IDEAS (Aerospace Corp), Mar 28, 2019, DC, 11:30-2:30 ET (livestreamed)

UPDATED March 28

The Aerospace Corporation will host an event on March 28, 2019 in 902 Hart Senate Office Building on “Strategies to Outpace the Threat: Lessons Learned & New Ideas.” It will “focus on the need for urgent change in defense space, lessons learned for new models of defense space acquisition, and how better acquisition might meet new space systems and on-the-ground special operations needs.””

More information is on the event’s website.

The event will be livestreamed on Aerospace’s Facebook page.

The agenda as of March 28, 8:00 am ET is as follows. Note that it now ends at 2:30 instead of 3:00.


  • 11:30 am: Registration and lunch served
  • 12:00 pm: The Threat Driving the Need for Change – Todd Harrison, Director, Defense Budget Analysis and Director, Aerospace Security Project, Center for Strategic & International Studies
  • 12:15 pm: Changes in Defense Space – Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics
  • 12:45 pm: The DoD Space Budget in Brief – Russell Rumbaugh, Sr. Project Leader, Center for Space Policy and Strategy, The Aerospace Corporation
  • 1:00 pm: Lessons Learned & New Ideas – Steve Isakowitz, President and CEO, The Aerospace Corporation
  • 1:30 pm: The Acquisition-Operator Connection – panel discussion moderated by Dr. Jamie Morin, Exec. Director, Center for Space Policy and Strategy, The Aerospace Corporation:-Col. Lorenzo “Che” Bradley, Chief, Space Superiority Division, Strategic Plans and Requirements Directorate, U.S. Air Force
    -Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Riggs, 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, West Virginia Army National Guard
    -Lt. Col. Dan Walter, Chief, Frontiers Division, Space and Missile Systems Center, U.S. Air Force
  • 2:30 pm: Adjourn



March 28, 2019
11:30 am - 11:00 pm