Ohio Defense and Aerospace Forum and Ohio Aerospace Day 2021

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“Ohio’s Military Installations, Defense Communities and Industries speaking with one voice to the future.”

“Please join us for the 2021 Ohio Defense and Aerospace Forum and Ohio Aerospace Day, which will be held October 5-6, 2021, virtual. The theme this year is: “Ohio Speaking with One Voice!”

Come learn more about how our defense and aerospace installations, industries, academic institutions, and local and state communities are critical to the industrial base and national security and exploration goals of our nation.

This statewide event will highlight Ohio’s Defense and Aerospace Pillars: Preserve and protect our federal installations, Expand our Research capabilities, Attract Industry, and Grow talent and Workforce. Join our defense installation leadership, community leaders, research and academic experts, industry representatives, and elected officials to gain a deeper understanding of the current defense and aerospace environment and the role Ohio plays in supporting national defense and the industrial base.”

The 2021 Ohio Defense & Aerospace Agenda

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Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Contact Janet Harp at jharp@daytonregion.com for information on 2022 sponsorships.

2021 ODAF Agenda

See who is speaking at The Ohio Defense & Aerospace Forum 2021.



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2021 ODAF Presenting Sponsors

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The Ohio State University | College of Engineering

2021 ODAF Partner Sponsors

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University of Cincinnati Research Institute

2021 ODAF Promotional Sponsors

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