The Ash Carter Exchange on Innovation & National Security.

The Ash Carter Exchange on Innovation & National Security

Join us May 7 & 8 at the second annual Ash Carter Exchange, co-located with the first-ever AI Expo for National Competitiveness. This event, hosted by SCSP and Mrs. Stephanie Carter, is set to continue the extraordinary discussions and connections made during last year’s unforgettable gathering.

The event honors the enduring impact of former Secretary of Defense Dr. Ash Carter whose visionary recognition of technology’s role in national security guides our preparedness for tomorrow’s challenges. Dr. Carter’s unique approach and leadership have left an indelible mark on defense and national security.

Be a part of this dynamic environment where groundbreaking ideas are exchanged, strategic collaborations are formed, and the public is enlightened about the advancements that are transforming our security landscape. As we carry forward Dr. Carter’s critical mission, we bridge the essential gap between cutting-edge innovation and the safeguarding of our national security.

Last year’s Exchange was a testament to the power of collective expertise, bringing together esteemed leaders from the government, industry, and scientific spheres for engaging dialogue. This year, we are poised to delve even deeper into the conversations that shape our national defense.

Last years speakers include:

  • Charles Q. Brown, Jr.
  • Frank Kendall
  • Eric Smith
  • Robert M. Gates
  • Leon Panetta
  • Condoleezza Rice
  • Eric Schmidt
  • Michele Flournoy
  • H.R. McMaster
  • Mark Milley
  • Jen Easterly
  • Anne Neuberger
  • Nate Fick
  • Alex Younger
  • Kathleen Hicks
  • Craig Martell
  • Doug Beck
  • Will Roper
  • Kim Budil
  • Robert O. Work
  • Shirley Ann Jackson
  • Maria Zuber
  • And more!

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