U.S. Air Force officials
have cancelled the
DoD Air & Space Weapon
Systems Software Summit ’22.

We apologize for any inconvenience, but we look forward
to announcing the 2023 event soon. Please stay tuned
and thank you for your understanding.

Accelerating DoD Software Engineering to the Speed of Relevance


Never before has software played such a key role on the battlefront—to executing precise operations, integrating and collaborating with allies and managing the defense enterprise. If you’re serious about empowering today’s warfighters with mission-critical software solutions, you belong at the DoD Air & Space Weapon Systems Software Summit and co-located Defense Systems Tech Expo (DSTE), May 3-4, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The government-sponsored software event focused on the U.S. air and space ecosystem, the Summit unites the enterprise engineering software community for two powerful days in Salt Lake City.

You’ll hear top DoD leaders’ perspectives, learn and share lessons learned and best practices with talented organic engineers, explore innovative technologies, build partnerships and establish career excellence during:  

  • Keynote and panel discussions
  • Working group discussions
  • Technical sessions
  • Educational workshops
  • Hands-on training opportunities
  • Technology and equipment demonstrations
  • A co-located exhibit hall with leading-edge solutions

Summit participation is unclassified. Your presentation must be Distribution A. (STATEMENT A: Approved for public release. Distribution is unlimited.)


Defense Systems Tech Expo:
The Forefront Of Emerging Technologies.

Co-located with the Air and Space Weapon Systems Software Summit, the Defense Systems Tech Expo (DSTE), features state-of-the-art innovations advancing autonomy, machine learning, artificial intelligence and weapon systems of the future. You’ll demo commercial and military products in a well-stocked exhibit hall, speak directly with industry partners and discover creative solutions for your biggest development challenges.

Call for Presentations—Submit Your Abstracts to Present Today!

Submit your abstracts for presentations relevant to maintaining DoD weapon systems software and equipment, including emerging technology and solutions that address current software lifecycle challenges and explore the path forward.

It only takes 20 minutes to submit an abstract. Submit yours today. 

Topics under consideration include:  

  • DevSecOps in a Weapon System Environment
  • Agile Software Acquisition
  • Software Open Architecture
  • Software Assurance
  • Capabilities vs Requirements
  • Automated Software Testing
  • Agile Systems Engineering for Software - Intensive Weapon Systems
  • Software Challenges in Systems of Systems
  • DoD Software Policy
  • Software Measurement
  • Software SCRM/SBOM