The Defense Technology Symposium (DTS) is hosted by Senator Richard Burr, Senator Thom Tillis, Fayetteville Technical Community College, the North Carolina Military Business Center, the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office and the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation. This event is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration and the Manufacturing Solutions Center at Catawba Valley Community College.

About.  The Defense Technology Symposium (DTS) will highlight the advanced technology needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the correlating capabilities of the innovation ecosystem in North Carolina and the southeast.  The DTS will establish a dialogue and partnerships between industry, academia and government to address the future technology needs of America’s warfighters.

Why Attend: 

  • a single day, a single location to meet and interact with government, academia, and industry innovators
  • learn what others are doing that may help provide solutions to your organization’s gaps/problems
  • expand your connections with the NC Innovation Ecosystem

When.  July 26, 2022  (The DTS is held in conjunction with the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Warfighter Summit and Exposition on July 27-28 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.)

Fayetteville Technical Community College
Tony Rand Student Center, Multi-Purpose Room (building #7)
2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC

Campus Map.  Parking is available in parking lots: 4, 6, 10. View campus map.