Space and Integrated Air and Missile Defense in a New Era AUGUST 10-12 2021
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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.

The health and safety of all SMD 2021 participants is of the utmost importance, and the executive committee is focused on adhering to all federal, state, and local orders regarding COVID-19. Additional health and safety measures, including frequent surface sanitizing, mask requirements, temperature checks and social distancing measures will be implemented to ensure a safe event for attendees.

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Maj. Gen. Kevin A. Huyck
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MG Robert Rasch
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BG Brian W. Gibson
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Maj. Gen John E. Shaw
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Mr. Victorino Meracado
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Brigadier General John L. Rafferty
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Vice Admiral Jon A. Hill
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CSM Finis A. Dodson
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LTG Daniel Karbler
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Dr. Tomas Karako
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Admiral Charles A. Richard
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LTG Neil Thurgood
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2021 Tech Track Information now available!

Tech track information is available! More information found in the PDF below!

SMD Debrief: Modernizing Missile Defense

A discussion with military leadership after the Virtual Space & Missile Defense Symposium The U.S. space and missile defense community‚Äôs challenge is simple: stay ahead of the threat from nations such as China, North Korea and Russia. Across the Department of Defense, leaders are adapting existing systems to better counter the current threat, moving forward […]

Next day Fireside Chat

vSMD media partner Defense News will host a virtual fireside chat on 5 August after the Symposium. This event is not part of but complimentary to vSMD on 4 August. They will interview a series of technology leaders that spoke during the symposium and take a deeper dive into their presentations. This will be a […]

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