Performance of the Defense Acquisition System: Looking Ahead
In the current and foreseeable budget-constrained environment, the effective implementation of acquisition reform efforts becomes all the more important as the Department of Defense seeks to maximize every dollar. Please join CSIS for remarks by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Frank Kendall, followed by a panel of experts who will explore defense acquisition reform through the prism of industry.
8:15AM: Introductory Remarks: Dr. John J. Hamre, President and CEO, and the Pritzker Chair,
Keynote Remarks: The Honorable Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense
for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense
Question & Answers with Mr. Kendall
9:15AM: Panel Discussion
Mr. Pierre Chao, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Renaissance Strategic Advisors
Mr. Jon Etherton, President, Etherton & Associates, Inc.
MajGen Arnold Punaro (USMC, Ret.), Chief Executive, The Punaro Group, LLC
Questions & Answers with Panelists: Mr. David Berteau, Senior Vice President
and Director, National Security Program on Industry and Resources, CSIS (Moderator)
10:00AM: Conclusion of Event