April 29 - May 01, 2019
Detroit

Main Conference Day 1

8:00 am - 8:50 am Networking Breakfast & Registration

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:45 am Sustainment and Modernization Challenges Facing The Ground Combat Vehicles Fleet

Major General Daniel Mitchell - Commanding General, US Army TACOM
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Major General Daniel Mitchell

Commanding General
US Army TACOM

9:45 am - 10:30 am Key Future Requirements For NGCV To Achieve Tactical Overmatch

Brigadier General Richard Coffman - Director, Next Generation Combat Vehicle, U.S. Army
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Brigadier General Richard Coffman

Director, Next Generation Combat Vehicle
U.S. Army

10:30 am - 11:15 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Rugged Mission Computing Solutions for Sensor Fusion and AI in Combat Vehicles

Craig Powell - VP Business Development - Global ISR, Systel USA
- Leveraging next-gen technologies to deploy AI at the Edge
- Understanding advanced sensor capture and data fusion in single LRU rugged computing systems
- Incorporating sophisticated electronics architecture in the combat vehicle ecosystem
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Craig Powell

VP Business Development - Global ISR
Systel USA

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Acquisition Threat Support Overview – the process of how threat intelligence is incorporated to U.S. acquisition programs

Major Daniel Smith - Joint Land Warfare Chief, DIA, U.S. Army
Major Eric Rempfer - Land Warfare Technology Chief, DIA, U.S. Army
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Major Daniel Smith

Joint Land Warfare Chief
DIA, U.S. Army

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Major Eric Rempfer

Land Warfare Technology Chief
DIA, U.S. Army

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Luncheon

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Adversary GCV Capabilities – Review of Adversarial GCV Capabilities Informing the NGCV programs

Ricardo Rodriguez - Senior Land Warfare Analyst, Defense Intelligence Agency
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Ricardo Rodriguez

Senior Land Warfare Analyst
Defense Intelligence Agency

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Using Synthetic & Virtual Training Technologies To Improve Training and Effectiveness of GCV Crews

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Keys to Defeating Enemy Small UAS platforms on the Battlefield

- Analyze and study the UAS platforms of the adversaries to improve GCV APS systems
- Testing and fielding directed energy and EW solutions
- Invest in R&D to counter adversary hard and soft kill CUAS measures

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm Cocktail Reception