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The 67th Annual West Coast Dinner and Acquisition Forum

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The 67th Annual West Coast Dinner and Acquisition Forum will be held at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina Del Rey, California on 24 March, 2017.



Executive Breakfast

7:30am – 9:00am     Ballroom Terrace

Speaker:  : Ms. Joy White, SMC Executive Director

Dress: Business Attire/Service Dress Uniform

Acquisition Forum: “Acquiring the Space Enterprise Vision (SEV)”

9:30am – 11:00am     Marina Vista Room

Moderator:  Maj Gen (ret) H.J. “Mitch” Mitchell

Chair: Col (ret) Mike Miller, Manager, NGAS Sector Customer Engagement


  • Brig Gen Mark Baird, SMC Vice Commander
  • Dr. Wayne Goodman, Executive Vice President, The Aerospace Corp
  • Maj Gen (USAF, ret) Jay Santee, Director, Resilient, Affordable Space, The MITRE Corp
  • Col Scott Connor, Deputy Director, Space Programs (SAF/AQS)

Dress: Business Attire/Service Dress Uniform

Space Division Luncheon

12:00pm – 2:00pm     Ballroom Terrace

Speaker: Brig Gen Michael A. Guetlein, Special Assistant to SMC Commander, incoming Program Executive Officer for Programs and Integration at Missile Defense Agency

Dress: Business Attire/Service Dress Uniform

West Coast Dinner & General Reception (Black Tie)

7:30pm – 11:00pm

Speaker:  Maj Gen (ret) Robert Rego

Bob Hope Distinguished Citizen Award Recipient: Dr. Wanda Austin, President & CEO, the Aerospace Corp (retired)

Dress: Black Tie Formal/Service Mess Dress

Dinner Events to be followed by Post Dinner Industry Hosted Reception

If paying by check:
Please make check out to: NDIA GLAC
Mail to: P.O. Box 3401, El Segundo, CA 90245

Contact Loula Moschonas for table sale questions or invoices –

For Ritz-Carlton room reservations on Thursday and/or Friday night, call 1-800-474-6501 and or visit NDIA Link for the “Ritz-Carlton Reservations