Meet the Direct Energy Summit Speakers:

Speakers


Event Chairman


Major General (Ret.) Al Shoffner
Major General (Ret.) Al Shoffner
Founder, Shoffner & Associates
Former Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence

2020 Speaking Faculty


Dr. Kelly Hammett, SES
Dr. Kelly Hammett, SES
Director, Directed Energy Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory, US Air Force
DASD Timothy S. Dare
DASD Timothy S. Dare
Deputy Director for Prototyping and Software (DD(P&S))
Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering, Advanced Capabilities
Craig Robin, PhD
Craig Robin, PhD
Director, Directed Energy Project Office
Army Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office, US Army
Dr. James Trebes
Dr. James Trebes
Principal Director, Directed Energy
Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering
Dr. Chris Michienzi (ST)
Dr. Chris Michienzi (ST)
Chief Technology Officer
DASD, Industrial Policy and Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition and Sustainment
Dr. Shari Feth
Dr. Shari Feth
Program Executive, Advanced Technology
Missile Defense Agency
Dr. Michael Jirjis
Dr. Michael Jirjis
Directed Energy Experimentation Lead, AF Strategic Development Planning & Experimentation
Air Foce Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Colonel Wendell B. Leimbach, USMC
Colonel Wendell B. Leimbach, USMC
Director, Department of Defense Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office
Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program
Colonel Charles E. Jones
Colonel Charles E. Jones
Division Chief, Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization
US Joint Chiefs of Staff J8
Adam M. Aberle
Adam M. Aberle
Director, Directed Energy Directorate
Space & Missile Defense Technical Center, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command
Jeffrey Boulware
Jeffrey Boulware
Technical Director
Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization
Erin Kampschroer
Erin Kampschroer
APM Ship Integration, Electric Ships Office
PEO Ships
Dr. David K. Abe
Dr. David K. Abe
Program Manager, Microsystems Technology Office
DARPA
Richard Shoge, Ph.D.
Richard Shoge, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Injury Prevention and Reduction Program Manager, Military Operational Medicine Research Program
US Army Medical Research and Development Command
Paul Williams
Paul Williams
Project Leader, Sensors and Detectors Group
NIST
Dr. Philip Lubin
Dr. Philip Lubin
Director, Experimental Cosmology Laboratory, Space Research Laboratory, Interstellar Center
University of California, Santa Barbara
Dr. Peter Huessy
Dr. Peter Huessy
Director for Strategic Deterrent Studies
Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies