Defense Industrial Base Consortium (DIBC) will be hosting its inaugural Annual Symposium September 11-12, 2024

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We are excited to announce that the Defense Industrial Base Consortium (DIBC) will be hosting its inaugural Annual Symposium this fall at the San Diego Convention Center in California. Please SAVE THE DATE for this event on September 11-12, 2024. This event will feature keynote speakers and senior leaders from our DoD program and project sponsors and will provide insight into their strategic priorities and future investments. The event will also feature key perspectives from Interagency partners and the investment community. The high-level agenda is as follows:

Day 1

  1. 0800-0900: Registration
  2. 0900-1200:
    1. National Defense Industrial Strategy (NDIS) Implementation / Industrial Base Policy (IBP) Overview
    2. MCEIP Overview and Strategic Investment Roadmap
    3. Interagency Panel
  1. 1300-1630: Critical Sector Breakouts: government panels, industry panels, and investor panels for:
    1. Strategic and Critical Materials
    2. Kinetic Capabilities
    3. Energy Storage and Batteries
    4. Castings and Forgings
    5. Microelectronics
  1. 1630: Networking Reception
    1. If your organization is interested in sponsoring this portion of the event, please contact to learn more.

Day 2

  1. 0800-0900: Registration
  2. 0900-1200:
    1. DIBC Overview and Best Practices
    2. Investor Panel
    1. 1300-1630:
      1. One-on-ones
      2. Concurrent training sessions:
        1. Innovation Resource Hub:  ATI has partnered with govmates, a teaming partner platform for government contractors,  to offer a one-stop shop center for all ATI consortia members to access resources they need to thrive.  This program is at no cost to ATI consortia members.   From teaming partners, to accessing capital, to IP support, govmates can offer connections to resources to help your business grow.
        2. Color of Money: A discussion on capital structure and the various types of financing available to government contractors, from Venture Capital and Private Equity, to mezzanine loans and alternative structures.