Events

The following events should be of particular interest to the OFRN Community.

Oct
7
Mon
The Ohio Defense Forum 2019 @ Westin Great Southern
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day

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 
click here to view packages


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. 

Nov
14
Thu
2019 AFLCMC Pitch Day @ Carillon Historical Park
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

https://aflcmcpitchday.com/

Registration closes, Friday, November 1, 2019!

Plan to arrive by mid-day on November 13 to take advantage of an exclusive VC Networking event with the opportunity to meet small business entrepreneurs, investors, VCs, and members of industry. But that’s not all! At our Showcase event on November 14, you will hear directly from senior Air Force Leadership on how they are redefining the very nature of what’s possible in rapid procurement and from invited Small Businesses pitching their SBIR Phase II technology capabilities.

Don’t miss out on being a part of leveraging modern commercial business practices to enable the rapid development of small business ecosystems that have dual-use cutting edge technologies to enable the fielding of fast, relevant and affordable solutions.

Event Snapshot:

When: November 13 & 14, 2019
   November 13: Exclusive Afternoon VC Networking Event
   November 14: Must-See Showcase of Emerging Technologies
Where:
Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409
How to Register: https://aflcmcpitchday.com/
Who is encouraged to attend?
   - Small Businesses
– Major Defense and Prime Contractors
– Members of Air Force, DoD, Federal Government, etc.
– Members of Academia, Investors, Media, etc.

How do I register to attend?
A: Every attendee must be vetted by the AFLCMC Security Team. To request to attend and start the vetting process, simply click on your type on the Overview tab. We will not accept any requests after Friday, November 1, 2019, and there will be no onsite registration. Please note, submitting your request to attend does not guarantee admittance. All requests to attend will be followed up with a validation email confirming your admittance.

Nov
19
Tue
Ohio Aerospace Day 2019 @ Statehouse Atrium
Nov 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Ohio Aerospace & Aviation Council CommitteeandOhio Aerospace and Aviation Council
present

OHIO AEROSPACE DAY
A strategic assembly of government, industry, and academic leaders to discuss the future of the aerospace and aviation industry in Ohio.“Ohio, gateway to the future of aerospace and aviation!”

Go to event website for agenda and registration

download event announcement

 

Feb
27
Thu
Ohio Urban Air Mobility Symposium @ Blackwell Inn and Conference Center, OSU
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The event will be held on February, 27th, 2020 at the Blackwell Inn on Ohio State University’s campus, and is designed to bring together industry, academia, and government stakeholders to learn about various elements of the complex Urban Air Mobility ecosystem – including technology, policy, infrastructure, security, and business perspectives, and to better understand how Ohio can take a leadership role in this emerging market.
The day-long symposium will feature panels and speakers which address various elements of the complex Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem, including:
  • Defining UAM and its specific use cases
  • Vehicle design, enabling technologies, and certification
  • Operational challenges: airspace integration, cyber-security, and traffic management
  • Infrastructure: planning, zoning, and financing (with Public-Private Partnerships)
  • Leveraging Ohio’s research, testing, manufacturing, and early use cases for UAM
There will be plenty of opportunities for networking throughout the event, such as our lunch and post-event reception. Guests are also encouraged to reach out to the event organizing entities to schedule follow up discussions and/or site visits to tour Ohio’s capability centers such as university research labs and the Ohio UAS Center.
Mar
19
Thu
Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace @ Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI)
Mar 19 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

Discover how additive manufacturing is being leveraged to address the aerospace industry’s most pressing manufacturing, repair and supply chain challenges.

This event will feature presentations by additive manufacturing experts who will explore its practical applications for aerospace and the ways in which it is shifting the manufacturing landscape.

Learn about the growing demand for additive manufacturing, plus how your company can gain access to new federal funding opportunities. Event includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

Register by March 12, 2020

CO-PRESENTED BY:

The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI) is a non-profit organization that enhances the aerospace competitiveness of its corporate, federal agency, non-profit and university members through research and technology development, workforce preparedness and engagement with networks for innovation.

The Additive Manufacturing Cluster of Ohio connects 3D Printing education, experience, tools and networks to drive adoption, ignite product innovation and develop the talent necessary to help businesses thrive.