Space and Missile Defense...Sharpening the Military’s Competitive Edge held on AUGUST 7-9 2018 Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama
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The SMD Symposium is the leading educational, professional development and networking event in the space and missile defense community. The symposium is widely attended by leaders and professionals from the United States and our allies around the world.

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LTG Charles Hooper
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Dr. Michael D. Griffin
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LTG James H. Dickinson
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General John E. Hyten
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Rebeccah L. Heinrichs
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Exclusive Coverage: Space and Missile Outlook

The Space and Missile Defense (SMD) Symposium has partnered with Defense News to bring heightened awareness of the news, policy and technology surrounding the industry, through multimedia coverage of the event. The Space & Missile Outlook print edition will be distributed at the show to all the attendees, speakers and local hotels as well as a booth drop to […]

Calling all Exhibitors! The Exhibitor Guide is now available!

Please download the exhibitor manual here. If you have any questions, please email Cindy Landman at

Don’t miss the chance to attend the Symposium Dinner

The Honorable Michael D. Griffin Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, USD/ATL is the confirmed keynote for the 2018 SMD Symposium Dinner on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 6:30 pm at the Von Braun Center North Hall.  To register for the dinner click here

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