IDGA’s 6th Annual Military Antennas Summit to feature a Small Business Opportunity Day

IDGA Editor

New York, NY – July 13, 2010 The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Military Antennas Summit scheduled for September 27 - 30, 2010 at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA.

IDGA’s Military Antennas promotes the development of military RF systems by providing a home for the greater Military Antennas Community. It brings together some of the greatest minds and most respected people in the field.

In keeping with the summit’s community focus there will be a Small Business Opportunity Day on September 27th. This is a one-stop shop for small-and medium-sized antennas businesses to learn how to target opportunities with the government and prime contractors. Attendees will get their questions answered, have the opportunity to network with potential partners, and hear from speakers, including:

  • Dr. Joseph R. Guerci, IEEE Fellow and Warren D. White Award Recipient 2007, IDGA Advisory Board Member
  • John Williams,Director, Navy SBIR, STTR & T2, Department of Navy, ONR
  • Steven Wallner,Special Assistant to the Director I2WD, Intelligence & Information Warfare Directorate, CERDEC/RDECOM
  • Nafiz Karabudak, Senior Manager Technology Initiatives, Lockheed Martin
  • Roy Azevedo,Vice President, Advanced Concepts and Technology, Raytheon
  • Gail Taylor-Smith,PE, Phantom Works E&T, Strategic/HRL Technology, Director, Boeing

The Department of Defense provides $1.2 billion a year in SBIR funding. Military Antennas SummitSmall Business Opportunity Day will give attendees insight on how to access it.

For more information on attending or sponsoring the 6th Annual Military Antennas Summitplease visit www.MilitaryAntennasEvent.comor contact Alexa Deaton at

The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense through live conferences and events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power from military, government, and defense industries.

In addition to our live events, IDGA also offers an online community dedicated to providing defense industry professionals with breaking news, business opportunities, introductions, podcasts, webinars, and presentations from key industry leaders. Members of our online community are able to extend their live event experience and interact with the defense industry by leveraging the opportunity to network, share ideas, best practices, and business solutions.