Plenary Sessions

Hear from top Military, Government, and Industry Leaders about the future of Military Readiness, and how the Department of Defense and its partners plan to emerge with a competitive edge, open to all SMR attendees.


Issue Sessions

Explore today's hottest issues, hear from national experts, and learn about innovative ideas that are changing the way we test, train, and operate.


Deep-Dive Sessions

Join experts to take on some of the largest challenges in Military Readiness in a series of interactive, deep-dive sessions. Share ideas, hear from others, and take home a plan of action. Sessions are organized into issue tracks to help attendees get a broad overview or dive into an area of interest.



These educational workshop sessions are intensive training that delve into important issues and are taught by top leaders in their field. The courses typically have a smaller class size for a more personalized learning experience. They can be half-day sessions that are four hours long or two hours. The course could also offer learning credits.