Defense Communities 2023 National Summit Registration

From 3/6/2023 - 3/8/2023 Association of Defense Communities (ADC) will host the 2023 National Summit in Washington D.C. Early Bird discounts are available until 1/6. For more info click the sign up link below or contact ADC, [email protected]


Early Bird and Delegation Pricing Extended!

The 2023 Defense Communities National Summit is the only event focused on maximizing the influence of America’s defense communities. 

Take advantage of Early Bird pricing today! The deadline has been extended to January 6th. 

Bringing three or more representatives from your community? Sign up for delegation pricing! 

Delegation pricing is a new feature (exclusively for community members) for the 2023 National Summit. Sign up before January 6th to enjoy discounted rates.



Sessions at the 2023 Defense Communities National Summit will cover a variety of topics, from education and workforce development to climate resilience and recruitment challenges. Not only will relevant policy be covered, you will hear from a wide of range of leaders from installations, industry, local and state government, the Pentagon and Capitol Hill.

Topics include:

  • Briefings for Senior DOD and Military Service Leaders

  • Conversations with Congressional Leaders from the Armed Services Committees and Defense Appropriators

  • Bi-Partisan Infrastructure and Inflation Reduction Legislation – What’s in There for Defense Communities and Installations?

  • National Guard and Reserve Component 2023 Mission Priorities and Policy Changes

  • Taking Care of Service Members and Military Families – A Senior Enlisted Perspective

  • The National Guard State Partnership Program – A Force Multiplier in Action, and What it Means for Your State’s Guard Forces

  • Defense Supply Chain and Industry Capacity – How is the Current Global Environment Impacting DOD Strategy and Policy?

  • It Takes a Community to Recruit a Service Member – The Role of Defense Communities in Supporting Recruitment Efforts

  • Foreign Investment in Your Communities – What You Need To Know

  • On and Off Base Housing Policy – How has It Changed and What Comes Next

  • Understanding Today's and Tomorrow's Defense Workforce – How It’s Changing and How We Need To Adapt

  • Climate Related Partnership Opportunities and Infrastructure Investments

  • Investing in the Next Generation of Military Leaders – Resources and Models to Improve Defense Community Primary Education Opportunities

  • Utility Cyber Security – Understanding the Threats and the Role of Communities

  • Future Basing Decisions and Criteria – How Are They Evolving?

  • The Move to an Electric Vehicle and Installation Infrastructure – What It Means for Your Installation and Community



1700 Richmond Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202

The National Summit hotel block is LIVE and will sell out!
Book your room today to take advantage of discounted rates. Per diem rooms available for federal employees as well.



Want your organization to play a larger role at the Summit?

Whether through participating in a session or hosting an exhibit, sponsorship is a great way to increase your brand's mission and visibility at the Defense Communities National Summit. To learn more, click the link below!


January 05, 2023 at 6:27pm - March 08, 2023
1700 Richmond Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202
United States
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