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Innovation, Skunk Works® Style

Purpose:

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Step into the world of top secret development where ideas and innovation are the coins of the realm and partnerships are key to developing cutting edge technology the Skunk Works® way – Quick, Quiet, and Quality. Learn about the Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® culture of innovation and the approaches this team has adopted during its 69 year history developing some of the world's most innovative aircraft: P-80, U-2, SR-71, F-117, F-22 and the F-35. The discussion will include the themes of agility, affordability and the need to embrace risk.

Anyone outside NIST wishing to attend must be sponsored by a NIST employee and receive a visitor badge. For more information, contact Stephanie Shaw at 301-975-2667. Colloquia are videotaped and available in the NIST Research Library.

Speakers:

Al Romig, Vice President and General Manager, Chief Skunk, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Advanced Development Programs, Skunk Works®

Details:

Start Date: Friday, March 8, 2013
End Date: Friday, March 8, 2013
Location: 10:30 a.m. Green Auditorium/ VTC with Boulder will be in Room 1-1107 and HML in room B120
Format: Colloquium