The annualNuclear 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.


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


Speakers from top government agencies and cutting-edge industry leaders alike come together at the Summit to share updates and projections for 2020.


Reach more than 400 industry professionals over 3 days of the conference, with time built in for attendees to visit the exhibits.

Pre-Conference Workshop

This workshop in 2019 examined the overall integrated system needs and concerns on meeting the national security tasking to provide for a modern, robust, flexible, resilient and appropriately tailored nuclear deterrent. The agenda for the 2020 pre-conference workshop is coming soon!

View Pre-Conference Agenda *The pre-conference workshop is an add-on to your full conference registration or you can register for just the pre-conference workshop. For more information, visit our pricing page.

2019 Speakers

Industry and government experts will inspire, present updates, and discuss business opportunities that you will be able to act on.
2019 included speakers from the NNSA, the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, National Laboratories, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Defense, contractors, and more.

2020 speakers coming soon!


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Contact Us

General Questions and Customer Service:

Tel: 1-888-707-5814

Conference and Speaking Opportunities:

Nancy BerlinProgram ManagerTel: 703-527-2764Cell: 703-868-3219

Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities:

David BrumbachAccount ExecutiveTel: 301-354-1774Cell: 717-497-1625

Marketing and Registration:

Kelly MahoneyMarketing CoordinatorTel: 301-354-2016

Operations Coordinator:

Kristina RiveraOperations CoordinatorTel: 301-354-1478

Brand Director:

Kristy KellerBrand DirectorTel: 301-354-1779