The National Security Innovation Network joins the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) at the Pacific Operational Science & Technology (POST) Conference 2023.

NSIN Speaking Engagements

Tuesday, March 7
Rapid Prototyping and Expediting Service Delivery
10:15-11:45 a.m. HST
Sheraton Waikiki
2255 Kalākaua Ave
Kauai & Maui Room

Discussion with:

  • Cheryl Ingstad, Managing Director, National Security Innovation Network (NSIN)
  • Mr. Mike Madsen, Acting Director, Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)
  • Mr. Curry Wright, Special Advisor to the Director, AFWERX
  • Ms. Leslie Babich, Director, SOFWERX
  • Dr. Matthew Willis, Director, Army Prize Competitions & Army Applied SBIR Program


  • Mr. Jesse Gipe, Acting National Operations Director, National Security Innovation Network (NSIN)

NSIN Propel Hawaii 2023 Emerging Technologies Showcase
3-4 p.m. HST
Sheraton Waikiki
2255 Kalākaua Ave
Kauai & Maui Room

Join us to learn about the capabilities of the top 12 early-stage venture companies in the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) Propel Hawaii 2023 accelerator program.

These companies are developing:

  • Low-cost buoy systems
  • New networking protocols
  • Quantum encryption and cyber tools
  • Other technology for intelligent routing and communications across distances in denied environments

Propel is a national security-focused accelerator enabling the development of next-generation applications of emerging technology for government and defense. The NSIN Propel Hawaii 2023 accelerator, in collaboration with COMPACFLT, helps the U.S. Navy and partners access top emerging technologies to deliver cutting-edge capabilities in the Pacific region.

NDIA Events

Meet up with NSIN and others in the defense innovation community throughout the conference. Every day you will find science, technology, and security experts from industry, academia, and government.

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Schedule a meeting with NSIN at SXSW

Contact Jesse Gipe, Acting National Operations Director, at, to meet NSIN representatives at POST 2023.

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