The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

2019 – The annual Nuclear Deterrence Summit

gathers U.S. and international leaders, experts, and industry executives in the field of nuclear deterrence to discuss management of the nuclear complex, the security of the stockpile, arms control negotiations, and strategic policy.

Benefits of Attending

Congressional initiatives and more!

Gather information through conference sessions, such as deterrence outlook, modernization strategy, updates from the National Nuclear Security Agency labs, Congressional initiatives and more!


Network with colleagues and government officials. 40% are senior management executives (VP-level and higher) and 42% are government or military executives.

Join leaders

Join leaders for the most timely discussions on the United States’ role in arms control and nonproliferation, potential changes to U.S. nuclear posture, and the dynamic nature of this country’s relationship with international allies and adversaries.

2019 Speakers

2019 Sponsors

Nuclear Deterrence Summit is the premier event for nuclear deterrence decision-makers to network; get high-level strategic updates from high-profile and expert speakers who are moving the industry forward, and connect with one another to create business for 2019 and beyond.


Boeing Adapting B-52H for New Nuclear Cruise Missile

Boeing Co. has received a $250 million sole-source Air Force contract to prepare the planned nuclear-tipped Long-Range Standoff cruise missile to fly aboard the B-52H bomber, the Air Force announced Wednesday. The Boeing work will mostly be done in Oklahoma City and is scheduled for completion by Dec. 31, 2024,  according to the Air Force. Work covered […]


Former Guard at NNSS Sues Centerra for Alleged Sexual Assault

A former security guard at the Department of Energy’s Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) sued former site security contractor Centerra Group this week for repeated incidents of alleged sexual harassment culminating with a violent sexual assault in 2017 by five male colleagues. Jennifer Glover, who first told her story to The New York Times in January, sued Centerra […]


NNSA Seeks $16.5B for 2020; Includes More Low-Yield Warhead Work

The White House is seeking $16.5 billion for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) for fiscal 2020: a roughly 8-percent increase from just over $15 billion in 2019 that, a senior Department of Energy official said this week, includes more funding for a controversial low-yield nuclear warhead. The NNSA completed the first of these modified, […]