New President, New Plans, New Spending: Frost & Sullivan's Defense & Security Outlook 2009

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Any Presidential election brings concern within the defense and security sectors. With a new incoming administration to the White House, and a likely strengthened Democratic majority in Congress, there...


MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Any Presidential election brings concern within the defense and security sectors. With a new incoming administration to the White House, and a likely strengthened Democratic majority in Congress, there is bound to be significant changes to key foreign policies and defense initiatives. In turn, these changes will impact the current levels of spending and program prioritization for the Homeland Security and defense sectors.

In response to organizations undertaking these hard-pressed considerations in the election and inauguration cycle, Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, announces today its Defense & Security Outlook 2009 Executive Briefing breakfast, to be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at the Westin Tyson's Corner in Falls Church, Virginia .

Kenneth Herbert , Partner/Vice President with Frost & Sullivan and head of the Aerospace & Defense Research Practice will be joined by the firm's senior consultants on Defense Electronics, C4ISR and Homeland Security to discuss the future direction and forecasts for the defense and security sectors. Joining Herbert and his team for the Executive Briefing will be Cathleen Berrick , Director of Homeland Security and Justice with the United States Government Accountability Office and Thomas A. Cellucci , PhD, MBA Chief Commercialization Officer with the United States Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology Directorate. Both Berrick and Cellucci will provide key perspectives and viewpoints from within their agency. Forward objectives, in anticipation of new leadership, will also be reviewed.

To confirm your registration for Frost & Sullivan's Defense & Security Outlook 2009 Executive Briefing breakfast program, or to obtain more information, please contact Brian Denker at brian.denker@frost.com or 516-255-5474. Information is also available online by visiting http://www.frost.com/defenseoutlook.

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