September 24 - 26, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Sill

Agenda Day 1

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9:00 am - 9:10 am Program Director Remarks & Intro

Shuki Hasson, Program Director at IDGA

Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA

Lieutenant General (R) Richard Formica, Future Indirect Fires Chairman at Vice President, Strategic Accounts CALIBRE Systems Inc.

Lieutenant General (R) Richard Formica

Future Indirect Fires Chairman
Vice President, Strategic Accounts CALIBRE Systems Inc.

9:30 am - 10:15 am AFC First Year - Reviewing The Army Future Command’s Plans And Challenges

• Investing in the existing technologies to match future technologies
• Researching future combat battlefield needs
• Addressing current gaps in howitzer capabilities by providing short-range solutions

9:45 am - 10:30 am NETWORKING BREAK

10:30 am - 11:15 am Overview Of The Army Research Laboratory Efforts Towards Future Indirect Fires

• Reviewing latest research fields in support of Artillery advancement
• Addressing the leading priorities of ARL for 2020
• Mapping current collaborations across the Army for precision and suspensions technologies
Dr. Jennifer A. Ciezak-Jenkins, Research Physicist Deputy Chief Scientist at Army Research Laboratory

Dr. Jennifer A. Ciezak-Jenkins

Research Physicist Deputy Chief Scientist
Army Research Laboratory

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Sharing Feedback On Existing Marines Munitions And Technologies And The Needed Modernization To Support Current And Near-Future Challenges

• Mapping the existing munitions and the extent of the provided mission support
• Addressing the challenges of the current kits supporting older generation Indirect Fires
• Indicating the needed upgrades and modernization for the immediate/near-future time frame

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Strategic Review Of Resourcing Efforts And Impact On Advancement Of Future Indirect Fires

Lieutenant General James F. Pasquarette, Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8 at United States Army

Lieutenant General James F. Pasquarette

Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8
United States Army

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm U.S. Army Operational Test Command (USAOTC) Operational Test Overview, Fire Support Test Directorate (FSTD)

* About operational Test Command
* Operational Tests Lessons Learned
* Upcoming Test Events
Colonel Jeremy E. Jelly, Director, Fire Support Test Directorate at US Army

Colonel Jeremy E. Jelly

Director, Fire Support Test Directorate
US Army

Lieutenant General (R) Richard Formica, Future Indirect Fires Chairman at Vice President, Strategic Accounts CALIBRE Systems Inc.

Lieutenant General (R) Richard Formica

Future Indirect Fires Chairman
Vice President, Strategic Accounts CALIBRE Systems Inc.

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm POST-CONFERENCE NETWORKING