Accelerating the software-defined force 

Join Applied Intuition Defense for Nexus 24—our annual symposium with visionaries, leaders, and operators at the forefront of artificial intelligence and software-defined warfare. 
June 13, 2024
The REACH at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.


Nexus 24 convenes experts, operators, and technologists to map out the future of software-defined warfare and artificial intelligence in the Department of Defense. This year’s event builds on the success of Nexus 23 and Nexus 22.

For Nexus 24, Applied Intuition Defense is thrilled to bring new perspectives, fresh formats, additional networking opportunities, and other exciting updates for our guests.

Building a vision for software-defined warfare

The future of warfare will undoubtedly be defined by software-enabled autonomous technologies. How can the Department of Defense, Congress, and industry work together to accelerate the software-defined force?

Deploying software at speed

Harnessing artificial intelligence and software-enabled technologies is imperative to prevailing in a future conflict. How can we streamline acquisition processes to acquire essential capabilities?

Software sustainment at the edge

What can we learn from today’s battlefields and the rapidly changing threat environment? How can we ensure tomorrow’s software-defined systems keep pace with changes in battlefield conditions?

Software-defined dual-use tech

How can the Department of Defense apply lessons learned from the automotive industry on rapidly deploying software-defined systems?


At Nexus 24, you will hear from the world’s top experts on software-defined warfare and artificial intelligence, including foreign policy experts, allied delegations, warfighters, technology visionaries, policy leaders, and program managers.

We have an incredible lineup of speakers, including keynotes from:
Gen. James Mingus
Vice Chief of Staff, US Army
Young Bang
PDAS, Army (Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology)
Rep. Rob Wittman
Vice Chairman, House Armed Services Committee
Bilal Zuberi
General Partner, Lux Capital
Stay tuned as we announce more speakers and a final agenda!

The REACH at the Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center is a historic institution that has served as an iconic performing arts center in Washington, D.C. This year, we’re hosting Nexus 24 in The REACH, an expansive venue located next to the main Kennedy Center building.


Excited about Nexus 24? Registration is free but spots are limited. Save your spot now!
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