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, IDGA
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Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA

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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

Dr. Jennifer A. Ciezak-Jenkins - Research Physicist Deputy Chief Scientist, Army Research Laboratory
• 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
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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, United States Army
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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)

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

Director, Fire Support Test Directorate
US Army

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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