FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2010
By ONR Corporate Strategic Communications
ARLINGTON, Va. – To expand collaboration and initiatives, the 2010 Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Partnership Conference, to be held Nov. 8-10, will explore a wide range of cutting-edge solutions from autonomous systems to countering improvised explosive devices.
Hosted by the Office of Naval Research, the three-day event will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Va., and will feature a lineup of dynamic senior military leaders.
“Delivering technology solutions that address the complex challenges facing our Sailors and Marines requires consistent cooperation and the exchange of ideas,” said Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Nevin Carr. “This conference is about collaboration and partnerships that can lead to solid returns for those on the frontlines.”
In addition to Carr, featured speakers include Under Secretary of the Navy Robert Work; Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead; and Lt. Gen. George Flynn, USMC, director, Marine Corps Combat Development Command.
Other focus areas at the conference include: Doing Business with ONR; Directed Energy; Warfighter Performance; Information Dominance; Expeditionary and Irregular Warfare; Power and Energy; Fighting at Hypervelocity and Light Speed; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
About the Office of Naval Research
The Office of Naval Research provides the science and technology necessary to maintain the Navy and Marine Corps' technological advantage. Through its affiliates, ONR is a leader in science and technology with engagement in 50 states, 70 countries, 1,035 institutions of higher learning and 914 industry partners. ONR employs approximately 1,400 people, comprising uniformed, civilian and contract personnel, with additional employees at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.