May 29-30, 2024 | The Sunset Room, National Harbor, MD

Defense Strategies Institute’s 3rd Annual Assured Logistics Summit will convene senior leaders across the DoD, military services, and industry to discuss strategies, policies, and innovations that will enable secure, resilient, and responsive military supply chains and logistics operations in support of the Warfighter. The 2024 Summit will explore how the DoD is keeping pace to strengthen and protect the supply chains, manufacturing capacity and logistics operations that sustain Warfighters amidst a challenging geo-political threat landscape.

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2024 Confirmed Speakers Include:

LTG Mark Simerly, USA,
Defense Logistics Agency

Lt Gen Tom Miller, USAF,
Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection,

RADM Jack Moreau, USN,
Vice Director for Logistics,
Joint Staff J4

Lisa Smith, SES,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Product Support,

Scott McConnell, SES,
Deputy to the Commanding General,

BGen Forrest Poole III, USMC
Assistant Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics (Logistics Division),

COL Shane Upton, USA,
Director, Contested Logistics CFT,
Army Futures Command

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Why You Should Attend This Summit:

The United States has benefited from decades of largely uncontested logistics operations, but the character of war is changing. It is essential to be prepared to fight and win in an environment in which access to key infrastructures such as waterways, ports, bridges, roads, airfields, and highways is disrupted, damaged, or nonexistent. Amidst an increasingly complex geo-political threat landscape, DSI’s 3rd Annual Assured Logistics Summit will aim to strengthen deterrence by improving logistics and sustainment support across the Department of Defense’s operations.

As the DoD recognizes it can no longer rely on operating in uncontested logistics environments, this year’s Assured Logistics Summit will explore how each of the services is adapting their approaches to enable mobility and freedom of movement, deliver resources and equipment, and sustain Warfighter operations at the point of need. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from, engage with, and ask questions of senior leaders across the community to learn how the DOD is strengthening the security and resiliency of supply chains and improving efficiencies across logistics and transportation operations. Speakers will examine efforts to integrate emerging and advanced technologies such as AI, predictive analytics, 3d printing, rechargeable batteries, and autonomous technologies to reduce logistics demands, improve supply distribution, and provide power at the tactical edge.

This year’s Assured Logistics Summit will explore how to increase resiliency in supply chains, protect critical manufacturing operations, and enable mobility and freedom of movement when operating in austere, resourced-limited, contested logistics environments. Join us at the 2024 Summit to hear from senior leaders from across DoD, military services, academia, and industry on how they are looking to modernize logistics solutions to maximize the operational readiness and sustainment of the Warfighter.


Participating Organizations at Last Year's Summit Included:

Defense Logistics Agency, CASCOM, Joint Staff J4, Army Futures Command, DLA Energy, Army War College, NAVSEA, USMC CCD&I, PMA 274, BlueVoyant Government Solutions, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Groundwell, British Army, Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, TRANSCOM, DOD CIO, NAVAIR, CSIS, Amazon, Sikorsy, The MITRE Corporation, LMI, LinQuest, Lockheed Martin, Taylors International Services, EY, Anglicotech, Air Force Petroleum Office, Palantir USG, DLA Aviation, Northrup Grumman, SourceAmerica, AF Operational Energy Office, Cervello Global Corp, Marine Corps Installations Command, SAWTST, Army G4, Liberty Global Logistics, DHA, Penn State Applied Research Lab, AT&T, Salesforce, Interos, NSWCDD, Exiger, USASAC, ICGroup, JTF-NCR, Librestream, HQ USAF Directorate of Logistics, Iridium, One Network, Rolls-Royce Corporation, Waterman Logistics, Deloitte, Systecon, Yuga Solutions, and many more!


Topics Covered at the Summit:

- Strengthening Defense Logistics to Deliver Readiness and Lethality in Support of the Warfighter

- Accelerating DoD Supply Chain Resiliency to Sustain Military Operations Around the World

- Optimizing the Sustainment of the Warfighter to Ensure Readiness

- Leveraging Emerging Technologies to Enable Logistics in Contested Environments

- Assured Logistics in the Modern Battlefield: Army Strategies for Efficiency, Adaptability, and Autonomy

- Preserving Logistical and Mobility Dominance to Project and Sustain the Joint Force

- Enabling Greater Cooperation in Logistics Across Allies and Partners to Support Worldwide Operations


Exhibit and Sponsorship Information:

The 2024 Assured Logistics Summit provides opportunities for exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, luncheon, and cocktail receptions.

Featured Opportunities Include:

Platinum Sponsor: Participate in a featured panel discussion or 30-minute speaking session. Includes 4x registrations, exhibit table & more.

Gold Sponsor: Present your solution with a 10-minute technology talk. Includes 3x registrations, exhibit table & more.

Luncheon Sponsor: Exclusive lunch sponsorship. Company logo on branded items, 2x registrations & more.

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At Our Summit You Have the Ability To:

Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing the defense logistics community.

Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to discover some of the latest military supply chain priorities of interest to the Federal Government and private sector partners.

Influence: Help foster ideas! Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or idea. __________________________________________________________________________________

Operating Guidance for Government Attendees:

DSI’s Summit directly supports Federal Government priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department's mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.

DSI’s Summit will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.

The Summit is open and complimentary to all DoD, IC, and Federal employees and is considered an educational training forum, and a widely attended gathering.

(Industry and academia members are charged a fee for admission.)

*Summit is Closed to The Press/ No Recordings*