May Manufacturing Division Meeting

1 - 2 May 2024

Washington, DC


Wednesday, May 1, 2024

On the Path Towards Domestic Production of Li-ion Batteries

Multi-Tier Supply Chain Risk Management - Path to Supply Chain Resilience

  • Jeff Chang, Lockheed Martin Fellow, Lockheed Martin

Ensuring Access to Capital for Critical Defense Technologies

  • Neal Orringer, President, Applied Science & Technology Research Organization (ASTRO) America
  • Mark Morrissette, Managing Director, Stifel Financial/North Atlantic Capital
  • Mike Nitka, Managing Director, Stifel Financial

Manufacturing Workforce Development

  • Jeannine Kunz, Manufacturing Workforce Development Committee Chair, National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
  • Keith DeVries, Deputy Director, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Manufacturing Technology (ManTech)

Castings and Forgings' Struggle with the National Defense Industrial Strategy

  • Raymond Monroe, Executive Vice President, Steel Founders' Society of America (SFSA)


Thursday, May 2, 2024

Defense - Critical Supply Chain Resilience

  • Adele Ratcliff, Director, Innovation Capability and Modernization (ICAM), U.S. Department of Defense