September 24 - 26, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Sill

Agenda Day 2

8:00 am - 9:50 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

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.

9:00 am - 9:45 am Overview Of The Fires Center Of Excellence Programs, Priorities And Vision For The Future

* Pending Finalized Scheduling
Major General Wilson A. Shoffner, Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill at US Army

Major General Wilson A. Shoffner

Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill
US Army

9:45 am - 10:30 am Addressing The Joint Army, Air Force And Navy Efforts To Develop And Advance LRPF Capabilities

Colonel (P) John Rafferty, Director, LRPF CFT at FCoE, US Army

Colonel (P) John Rafferty

Director, LRPF CFT
FCoE, US Army

10:30 am - 11:15 am NETWORKING BREAK

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Guidance, Navigation And Control: Contributions To The Range And Lethality Challenge

• Reviewing APNT threatspace, technologies and solutions
• Addressing precision as a function of GNC and Control Actuation Systems
• Evaluating Precision/Range Tradespace and Precision/Lethality Tradespace
Justin Wymore, Weapons PNT Principal Account Manager at Collins aerospace

Justin Wymore

Weapons PNT Principal Account Manager
Collins aerospace

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Analyzing Adjustable, Economic And Accessible Modernization Kits For Smarter Mortars

• Mapping current variant mortars capabilities and needed modernization
• Considering the economic alternatives of modernization kits
• Approaching the post-2030 plans and future generation mortars

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm LUNCH

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Israel Defense Forces Artillery Development And Its Role In A Congested Battlefield

• Mapping current capabilities and necessary modernization efforts
• Understanding the unique challenges of operation within congested space and a narrow operational corridor
• Providing support solutions and technologies for a fast-changing battlefield
Commander of Support Unit 214 Artillery Corps, Commander of Support Unit 214, Artillery Corps at Israel Defense Forces

Commander of Support Unit 214 Artillery Corps

Commander of Support Unit 214, Artillery Corps
Israel Defense Forces

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm The Canadian Army Modernization Efforts And Vision For The Future Of Indirect Fires

• Reviewing Canada’s leading priorities in advancement of current Artillery systems
• Addressing modernization efforts across the army
• Discussing future cooperation and vision for procurement
Maj Keith Woodill, The Royal Canadian Artillery School at Canadian Armed Forces Department of National Defence

Maj Keith Woodill

The Royal Canadian Artillery School
Canadian Armed Forces Department of National Defence

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm NETWORKING BREAK

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm The Latest Programs And Leading Priorities Of The British Army In Face Of Rapid Advancement Of Near-Peer Capabilities

• Discussing the latest near-peer advancements and the necessary counter capabilities
• Providing an over-view of the Army’s leading programs for LRPF
• Addressing modernization efforts and cooperation to deliver over-matching capabilities
Colonel Eamonn Welch, Assistant Head Joint Effects in the Ground Manoeuvre Capability branch, Army HQ at British Army

Colonel Eamonn Welch

Assistant Head Joint Effects in the Ground Manoeuvre Capability branch, Army HQ
British 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.

5:15 pm - 6:45 pm POST-CONFERENCE NETWORKING