Special Topics for Directed Energy

Discussing power sourcing, thermal management and special

challenges across the technology

8:00 am - 9:15 am Breakfast & Registration

9:15 am - 9:30 am Opening Remarks

Shuki Hasson - Program Director, IDGA
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Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA

9:30 am - 10:30 am Advancing R&D For Directed Energy Within The US Air Force Enterprise To Address Future Challenges

Dr. Kelly D. Hammett - Director, Directed Energy Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

• Discussing thermal management for DE systems

and its effect on safe integration onboard AF

systems

• Meeting the necessary power requirements

needed for DE utilization in a combat

environment

• Addressing current experimentation lines of effort

to support USAF light plan

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Dr. Kelly D. Hammett

Director, Directed Energy Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Discussing Global Trends and Challenges of Directed Energy as a Solution for Missile Defense

Tom Karako - Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS
* Overlooking current hot topics across the world
* Addressing challenges in maturing the technology
* Implementing the technology for MD support
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Tom Karako

Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

8:00 am - 9:00 am TRADOC overview on DE capabilities for air defense

COL Gary Beard - TCM Air Defense Artillery, US Army
* Developing methodologies to assist DE integration across the service
*Synchronizing TRADOC efforts in support of DE for ADA BDE
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COL Gary Beard

TCM Air Defense Artillery
US Army

• Addressing limitations caused by current
conventional DE power sources
• Overviewing the latest developments in the field
and readiness for full deployment
• Integrating DE weapon systems into Army, Air and
Navy components
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Bradley Stanley

Team Leader, Power Platform Team
C5ISR Center, Command Power & Integration Directorate U.S. Army CCDC

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Networking Break

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Discussing Directed Energy development and implementation for deterrence, and its role in countering advanced technologies

Peter Huessy - Director of Strategic Deterrence Studies, The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
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Peter Huessy

Director of Strategic Deterrence Studies
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Closing Remarks

Shuki Hasson - Program Director, IDGA
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Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA

4:30 pm - 6:15 pm Post-Summit Networking Break