Luncheon featuring David Van Buren, Air Force Service Acquisition Executive

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Event Date: 
Friday, February 25, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

Mr. David M. Van Buren is the Air Force Service Acquisition Executive, Washington, D.C. He is responsible for all Air Force research, development and acquisition activities. He provides direction, guidance and supervision of all matters pertaining to the formulation, review, approval, and execution of acquisition plans, policies and programs.

Mr. Van Buren directs $67 billion annual investments that include space and major programs like the KC-X, F-35, Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle, Global Positioning System, Unmanned Aircraft System and munitions, as well as capability areas such as information technology and command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. He formulates and executes the $300 billion Air Force investment strategy to acquire systems and support services to provide combat capability to joint warfighting commanders.

Mr. Van Buren has more than 30 years of acquisition experience in the Air Force, large defense corporations, and private equity owned small and medium aerospace and commercial high-technology firms. These technology areas include hyperspectral imaging; laser communications; alternative power sources; avionics; high-speed processing; compound semi-conductors; and satellite power systems. In 2005, he was also a member of the Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Study Senior Review Team as its only small business representative.

Event Location: 
Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner
8661 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: 703.448.1234

Program Agenda:

11:30am: Check-In and Reception
12:00pm - 1:30pm: Luncheon and Program


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Nonmembers $45.00 $50.00
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Civilians: Business Attire
Military: Uniform of the Day


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