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Nov. 29 - Dec. 1, 2017
Detroit, MI

Main Conference Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am Networking Breakfast & Registration

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:45 am Keynote: Will Future Conflicts Continue To Be An Urban Affair Or Should The Military Focus On All Terrain Capabilities? How Does This Affect The Requirements & Planning Of The NGCV?

General Robert Abrams, Commanding General, FORSCOM,US Army
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General Robert Abrams

Commanding General, FORSCOM
US Army

9:45 am - 10:30 am What Organizational Design Changes Can Be Enacted In The Near, Mid, And Far-Terms Which Will Close Or Mitigate Capability Gaps?

Major General Robert Dyess, Deputy Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center,US Army
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Major General Robert Dyess

Deputy Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center
US Army

10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:00 am - 11:45 am Integrating novel optronics and inertial systems enhances real-time vehicle situational awareness and weapon effectiveness

Bob Lachance, Vice President, Business Development,Safran Optics 1
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Bob Lachance

Vice President, Business Development
Safran Optics 1

11:45 am - 12:30 pm U.S. Military’s Short Term And Long Term Strategic Plan In Modernizing Its Fleet Of Stryker Vehicles To Increase Their Protection And Lethality.

Colonel Glenn Dean, Project Manager, Stryker Brigade Combat Team,U.S. Army
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Colonel Glenn Dean

Project Manager, Stryker Brigade Combat Team
U.S. Army

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Luncheon

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Using Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle And Robotic Wingmen To Give GCV Crews Increased Protection And Battlefield Awareness

Major Alan Stephens, Lead Project Officer,Maneuver Robotics and Autonomous Systems, MCoE, US Army
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Major Alan Stephens

Lead Project Officer
Maneuver Robotics and Autonomous Systems, MCoE, US Army

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Integrating Active Protection Systems In The Current And Next Generation Ground Combat Vehicles To Increase Protection Against Anti-Tank Weapon Systems

Colonel Kevin Vanyo, Military Deputy to the Director, TARDEC,U.S. Army
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Colonel Kevin Vanyo

Military Deputy to the Director, TARDEC
U.S. Army

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Deploying Next Generation Weapon Systems On Current And Future GCV Platforms To Increase Their Lethality On The Battlefield.

Major General John Charlton, Commanding General,US Army Test & Evaluation Command
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Major General John Charlton

Commanding General
US Army Test & Evaluation Command

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Identifying Future Capabilities Of Robotic And Autonomous Systems (RAS) To Increase Situational Awareness And Force Protection

Mr. Dale Ormond, Principal Director,Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)
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Mr. Dale Ormond

Principal Director
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

5:15 pm - 7:15 pm Cocktail Hour