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News | Feb. 9, 2024

19th Annual Engineers Week 2024

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Time: 1330–1500
Location: Virtual (Link forthcoming)
Event Theme: Welcome to the Future!
• Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Facilities Services Directorate (FSD)
• Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E))
R&E Speakers:
• Ms. Heidi Shyu, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering/
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), R&E Welcome Remarks
• Dr. Steven Walker, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of the Lockheed Martin Corporation, R&E Featured Speaker
Final event agenda will be added to this invitation in the coming weeks.
Did you know the DoD employs more than 100,000 engineers?
Every February, the National Society of Professional Engineers and the educational organization DiscoverE sponsor a nationwide Engineers Week (E-Week) to encourage young people to consider Engineering as a field of study and career, and to recognize the countless contributions engineers make to our daily lives. This year’s theme is Welcome to the Future!
The Pentagon traditionally recognizes E-Week with a ceremony featuring invited speakers highlighting the innovations and dedication engineers bring to the Nation’s defense and security. The Principal Deputy Executive Director for SE&A cohosts the ceremony with the WHS Facilities Services Directorate.
WHS Engineers Week Website (CAC-enabled)
Discover Engineers Week Website