April 29 - May 01, 2019
Detroit

Main Conference Day 2

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

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

9:00 am - 9:45 am Current PEO GCS Combat Vehicle Modernization Strategy and Priorities

Major General Brian Cummings - PEO Ground Combat Systems, US Army
- Modernizing existing fleet of GCS
- Replacing obsolete GCS platforms
- Developing emerging advanced GCS technologies
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Major General Brian Cummings

PEO Ground Combat Systems
US Army

9:45 am - 10:30 am Industry Panel Discussion: Challenges Facing the GCV Community: How To Move The Industry Forward

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break and Demo Drive

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Electromechanical Actuation: Using Rotary Actuation in Place of Traditional Linear Actuation

Tim McGee - Business Development Manager, Curtiss-Wright
Scott Roemig - Engineering Manager, Curtiss-Wright

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Tim McGee

Business Development Manager
Curtiss-Wright

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Scott Roemig

Engineering Manager
Curtiss-Wright

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Future Ground Maneuver - Vision, Thoughts and Challenges

Brigadier General (Ret.) Didi Ben-Yoash - Team Leader, Future Combat Vehicles, Israel Ministry of Defence
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Brigadier General (Ret.) Didi Ben-Yoash

Team Leader, Future Combat Vehicles
Israel Ministry of Defence

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Luncheon

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Next Generation Power Solutions for GCVs: Lessons Learned from Electrification and Hydrogen Fuel Systems

Kevin Centeck - Fuel Cell Technologies Team Lead, Ground Vehicle Power & Mobility, TARDEC
- Reducing repair costs by manufacturing only the parts needed
- Reducing repair and maintenance times by cutting logistics burdens
- Increasing troop readiness by enabling quick repairs of mission-essential equipment
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Kevin Centeck

Fuel Cell Technologies Team Lead
Ground Vehicle Power & Mobility, TARDEC

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Enabling Active Protection, Modular Open Architecture for Active Protection Systems

Major Mia Bruner - Deputy AD Survivability, TARDEC, U.S. Army
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Major Mia Bruner

Deputy AD Survivability
TARDEC, U.S. Army

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

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm Identifying Next Generation Weapon Systems that will Increase lethality of Current and Future GCVs

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

4:45 pm - 4:45 pm Post Conference Networking