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Engineers Week 2023: Creating the Future!

Save the date for the 18th annual Engineers Week event:

Date: Thursday, February 23, 2023
Time: 1330 to 1500
Location: Pentagon Auditorium with Livestream

Did you know that the U.S. Department of Defense is one of the world’s largest engineering organizations, with more than 100,000 civilian engineers?

In recognition of DiscoverE’s nationwide Engineers Week, the DoD Washington Headquarters Services, Facilities Services Directorate (WHS FSD) and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) will host an event February 23 at the Pentagon to celebrate the importance of engineering as a profession and the work engineers contribute to national defense.

The event will include presentations from two featured speakers, Major General Richard Heitkamp, Deputy Chief of Engineers and Deputy Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dr. Dinesh Verma, Executive Director, Systems Engineering Research Center/Acquisition Innovation Research Center.

Welcome remarks from the co-sponsoring agencies will include Mr. Paul McMahon, Director, WHS/FSD and Dr. David Honey, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Deputy Chief Technology Officer.


Visit the CAC-enabled Engineers Week website for more information.


Read about last year’s Pentagon E-Week event:


For questions, contact the Engineers Week inbox.

Office of the Under Secretary of Defense,
Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E))
3030 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3030