Austin Startup Community Welcomes Army Futures Command
Please join Capital Factory, Mayor Steve Adler, and the Austin Startup Community in welcoming Army Futures Command to Austin.
On Friday, the US Army announced that Austin will be home to the Army Futures Command. This is great for Austin, great for Texas, great for the nation, and great for the US Army. This is great for startups.
Join us to learn more about Army Futures Command directly from Lieutenant General Eric Wesley and the rest of the beachhead team who are here on the ground launching it.
11:00AM – Reception & Lunch
12:00PM – Welcome by Joshua Baer
12:10PM – Intro by Mayor Adler
12:20PM – Keynote to Army Futures Command by Lieutenant General Eric Wesley
12:50PM – Fireside chat with Joshua Baer, Jay Harrison, and Lieutenant General Eric Wesley
1:30PM – Q&A from the audience
2:00PM – Reception
Light lunch and drinks (and 3D-printed robots) will be provided by Capital Factory.
Army Futures Command, which began operations on July 1, will lead the Army’s future force modernization enterprise. The command is expected to assess the future operational environment, emerging threats, and new technologies in order to develop and deliver concepts, requirements, future force designs, and modern materiel solutions to meet our Soldiers’ wartime needs.
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