April 29 - May 01, 2019

Focus Day

9:00 am - 9:50 am Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:50 am - 10:00 am Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:00 am - 11:00 am A Review of S&T Efforts of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle - Robotic Combat Vehicle (NGCV-RCV)

Colonel Kevin Vanyo - MilDep, TARDEC, U.S. Army
- Accelerating prototyping efforts for NGCV-RCV
- Analyzing operational capabilities of NGCV-RCV
- Using results of S&T experiments to inform NGCV-RCV requirements

Colonel Kevin Vanyo

U.S. Army

11:00 am - 11:45 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break


Sam White

Deputy Director, Center For Strategic Leadership
U.S. Army War College


Colonel (R) Frederick Gellert

Professor of Resource Management
U.S. Army War College

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Luncheon

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Review of NGCV Developments & Milestones

Colonel Warren Sponsler - Deputy Director, NGCV CFT, Army Futures Command
- Developing robotic wingmen to increase awareness and protection
- Using Artificial Intelligence to enhance multi-domain operations
- Current S&T efforts for optimizing ground force performance

Colonel Warren Sponsler

Deputy Director
NGCV CFT, Army Futures Command

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Break

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Using Artificial Intelligence to Increase Efficiency in the GCV Manufacturing Process

- Smart manufacturing and supply chain systems
- Reduces risk and delays in manufacturing
- Improves test analysis and evaluation

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

4:45 pm - 4:45 pm End of Focus Day