Please join the Atlantic Council on Monday, March 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. for “5G Networks: The Acquisition Path Forward”, an address by the US Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, Ellen Lord. The event will take place at the Atlantic Council’s Headquarters at 1030 15th St. NW, 12th Floor, in Washington, DC.

Ms. Lord will address the Department of Defense’s commitment to ensuring that the United States and its allies enjoy secure and reliable networks while maintaining an open investment environment. She will also discuss how the Department of Defense plans to implement rigorous acquisition of 5G networks and technologies.

The Defense-Industrial Policy Series is a platform for senior government executives in defense and aerospace to address the public policies that shape the market for defense goods and services. By engaging the perspective of government leaders about issues at the interface of defense ministries and industries, the series aims to cultivate a constituency for practical solutions to these challenges.

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This event is open to press and on the record.

5G Networks: The Acquisition Path Forward

Featuring the Honorable Ellen Lord, US Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment

An Address by:

Ellen M. Lord

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment

Department of Defense

Introduced by:

General James L. Jones, Jr., USMC (Ret.)

Executive Chairman Emeritus

Board of Directors

Atlantic Council

Moderated by:

Steven Grundman

Senior Fellow

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Atlantic Council