The outlook for reduced defense spending and how businesses can deal with that prospect is the topic of a panel discussion set for Nov. 29 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego.

The program, “Post-Election 2013: Defending Yourself From Reduced Defense Spending,” gets under way at 8 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 7:30.

Scheduled to speak are Kim Koster, director of integrated program management solutions at Deltek Inc.; Tony Nufer, general manager of Vector Planning & Services Inc.; Alan Stewart, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Epsilon Systems Solutions; and Jay Thomas, vice president of finance with Cubic Corp.

Early bird registration of $45 ends Nov. 15. The cost is $55 after Nov. 15.

Members of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, also known as SDMAC, can attend for $25.

Online registration is available at To register by phone, contact Shannon Taylor at 858-277-6695.

Deltek is the event’s sponsor. The program will be presented by the San Diego Business Journal and SDMAC.

The Manchester Grand Hyatt is at 1 Market Place.

— SDBJ Staff Report