WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will address national security and defense leaders gathering at the November 14(th) Defense One Summit in Washington, D.C., announced Defense One Executive Editor Kevin Baron in a letter to readers last night. Defense One is Atlantic Media's digital and events media brand serving the national security and defense leadership community.
The full-day Defense One Summit will convene more than 350 defense and national security stakeholders to discuss trends and ideas for the next era of global security. At the event, Secretary Hagel will sit down for a one-on-one conversation with Baron to discuss his views on the most pressing issues shaping U.S. defense strategy.
Baron also announced that Acting Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Eric Fanning will join the lineup. Fanning, who also serves as chief management officer of the Air Force, is presiding over a period of transition in the service where everything from manned flight to nuclear bombers to the very need for an air force have come into question.
The invitation-only Defense One Summit will take place on November 14, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington D.C. For more information, speaker updates, and to request an invitation to attend, please visit DefenseOne.com/summit or follow on Twitter @DefenseOne with #DefOneSummit.
Information regarding media access and camera pre-set times for Secretary Hagel's remarks will be forthcoming. Members of the media interested in covering Defense One Summit must RSVP here.
Current underwriters of the Defense One Summit include Northrop Grumman, PwC, and Booz Allen Hamilton with additional sponsorship opportunities available at all levels. Contact Associate Publisher of Defense One, Katie Taplett at email@example.com for information.
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