The following events should be of particular interest to the OFRN Community.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and the 30th anniversary of Ohio Aerospace Institute by joining us for thoughtful perspectives on the past, present, and future of commercial and defense aviation and cybersecurity. This full day program offers:
• Connections to aerospace opportunities
• Networking with industry leaders including retired NASA astronauts, legal and cyber security experts
• Best practices and compliance requirements for government contracts, as well as control requirements for aerospace; including industry, academia, and research organizations
• Information on how your company can fill the growing maintenance, repair and overhaul need in the aerospace industry
TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE Opportunities are available for companies to set up tables showcasing their technologies and products. This will be open to member companies first. If you are interested please contact KimHolizna@oai.org.
COST Members $50 Non-members $95 *Includes continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments, networking reception and presentation materials*
LOCATION Ohio Aerospace Institute 22800 Cedar Point Rd. Brookpark, OH 44142
SPEAKERS & PANELISTS Greg Harbaugh and Michael Foreman Retired NASA Astronauts, Dr. John M. Sankovic CEO of Ohio Aerospace Institute, Kerry T. Scarlott BakerHostetler, Barron Avery BakerHostetler, Randall Cook Ankura, Michael Garson Ankura
ABOUT OAI The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) is a joint initiative of the NASA Glenn Research Center, the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the State of Ohio, ten public and private universities granting doctoral degrees in aerospace-related engineering disciplines, and numerous companies engaged in aerospace activities. OAI has offices in Cleveland and Dayton.
To request a meeting with exhibitors or other attendees, contact KimHolizna@oai.org.
2019 Theme: Ohio’s Defense Ecosystem
“Connecting Ohio’s Military Installations, Defense Communities and Industries”
With Special Guest Congressman Michael Turner
The DDC, along with many key partners and sponsors, hosts the annual state-wide Ohio Defense Forum. The Forum is for defense installation leadership, community leaders, industry representatives, and elected officials to connect, build awareness, and gain a deeper understanding of the current defense environment, and the role they play in supporting all facets of national defense. Event networking opportunities allow stakeholders to interact and discuss key issues with top level officials.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
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The Ohio Defense Forum Attire
Civilian: Business | Military: Uniform of the Day
Advance registration is STRONGLY encouraged.
Due to security considerations and space limitations, on-site registrants may not be guaranteed admittance.
All attendees will be asked to show a government-issued photo identification card to enter the event.