Join the AUVSI New England Directors and Executive Officers for the 2021 Annual Member Meeting.
AUVSI New England leadership will present highlights from the past year, current standings for new Directors, and a view on the remainder of this year's events.
This free meeting will include ample virtual networking time to connect with fellow members, chapter leadership, sponsor representatives and speakers.
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) will provide a key note presentation on the state of Advanced Air Mobility.
Join us to learn how you too can participate.
Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Waseem Naqvi, President AUVSI New England
Kristen Sproat, BCG
Advanced Air Mobility: Value at state, industry progress, and how Massachusetts is charting a course to the future of mobility
Kristen is a former Marine with extensive experience working in the US Department of Defense and with governments in the US and abroad. During her time in the Marines she deployed to Afghanistan, ran CENTCOM planning exercises in Bahrain and Jordan, and created a pioneering program to combat ISIS disinformation for the Iraqi military. She also spent time at Project Maven, the DoD’s first Algorithmic Warfare team, where she co-wrote the Artificial Intelligence Annex to the National Defense Strategy and orchestrated the design, funding, and stand-up of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center.
At BCG Kristen has worked across the Middle East, South East Asia, and West Africa to support governments in their economic development goals and to create opportunities for private sector investment and local job growth. She also works with state and local US governments on reforming constituent services, designing equitable COVID-19 vaccine roll-outs, and identifying the most impactful ways to use the recent influx of federal stimulus funding for long-term reform and growth.