2022 Defense Communities National Summit

Presentations from breakout and main stage sessions from the Defense Communities National Summit will be uploaded here shortly.

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Army Pre-Conference Townhall
Army Partnership Awards Presentation Carla Coulson Presentation BigBear.AI Shawn McKay Presentation ...
Defense Community Hill Engagement Prep Session
The National Summit is an important opportunity to maximize the influence of America’s defense communities on Capitol Hill. This session will arm attendees with talking points and materials that can help you advocate for key defense community ...
OLDCC Townhall
In this session, Patrick O'Brien, Director of the Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC), discussed the office's priorities and programs. Upload presentation ...
Air Force & DoD Quality of Life Score Cards
Each year the Air Force publishes the State of Military Families which ranks communities based on key quality of life indicators. Specifically, this report focuses on evaluating public education opportunities for military children and military spous...
AI in Action–Using New Technologies to Streamline the Defense Security Cooperation Agency
Our community often leaves reimbursements on the table because of manual or cumbersome internal workflow processes. Attend this session to learn how Juvare’s WebEOC serves as the DSCA synchronizer to proactively plan and respond to requests fo...
The Evolution of Compatible Land Use Programs: What’s New and Evolving in Federal Funding Programs and Notice of Federal Funding
As current events continue to change the landscape of resiliency and compatibility issues and challenges that installations and defense communities face on a daily basis, so do federal policies and funding opportunities. Join us to learn about the n...
TRICARE for Kids Check-In
What are the issues keeping military families in your communities up at night? Too often, it’s how they can find mental or behavioral health care for their kids. In this session, members of the TRICARE for Kids coalition will discuss the acces...
Advancing Resilience through Innovative Funding Strategies
This session provides insight to innovative funding strategies, leveraging both public and private sector sources that can support not only community resilience, but installation mission assurance and mission-essential functions. Upload presentati...
5G Deployments, Use Cases and Policy
Access to reliable internet service on base has moved from luxury to necessity for service members and their families, while telecommunications infrastructure for 5G deployments has become a policy priority. Keeping pace with new devices, new techno...
Building Installation-Community Climate Resilience
Increasing threats, such as climate change, and other operational challenges are driving an immediate need to improve the resiliency of our military installations and the communities that surround them. The importance of creating the right balance b...
Understanding the Impact of Race, Diversity and Inequality Issues on Military Families
This session will dive into the the recommendations for community and installation leaders from the Blue Star Families report on Military Families of Color and highlight the work being done by community representatives including local officials and ...
Understanding How Communities Can Engage with the DoD Manufacturing Technology Enterprise
The DoD Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) enterprise attempts to utilize advanced manufacturing to secure a more lethal force, strengthen alliances and new partnerships, and reform the Department for greater performance and affordability. This sess...
REPI & FEMA Climate Resilience Townhall
Join Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) leaders for an in-depth look at this critical program for defense communities and states, in addition to how it impacts readiness throughout the country. Upload presentation ...
New Policies & Programs Defining the Future of Military Child Education
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