September 24 - 26, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Sill

Agenda Day 3

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 The Five Year Challenge: Reviewing Howitzer Shells, Rockets And Missiles Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems

• Outlining GMLRS and modernization efforts
• Viewing dual-purpose improved conventional munitions and the alternative warhead variants to service area targets
• Expanding adaptability to Multiple Launch Rocket System and High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers

9:45 am - 10:30 am Exploring MCBL Ongoing Efforts To Support C2 for Future Indirect Fires Advancement

• Evaluating the continuous work with DARPA
• Understanding the Adaptive C2 to maximize FIF and other future effects on A2AD missions
• Answering the need for Adaptive C2 related to FIF in the MDO environment
Mr. Calvin Johnson, Director of Mission Command Battle Lab at US Army

Mr. Calvin Johnson

Director of Mission Command Battle Lab
US Army

10:30 am - 11:15 am NETWORKING BREAK

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Addressing The Current Threat And The Indirect Fires Gap Of The US Army


Dr. David E. Johnson, Principal Researcher at RAND Corporation

Dr. David E. Johnson

Principal Researcher
RAND Corporation

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Multinational Fires in Large Scale Ground Combat Operations/ Multi-Domain Environment: the French Army perspective

• French Army Fires Organization and Road to Modernization
• Task Force Wagram: Lessons Learned from Operations (Operation Inherent Resolve/Operation Chammal)
• Interoperability with French Army and Multinational Partners
Lieutenant Colonel Nicolas KONIECZNY, French Liaison Officer (FA and ADA) to the Fires Center of Excellence at French Army

Lieutenant Colonel Nicolas KONIECZNY

French Liaison Officer (FA and ADA) to the Fires Center of Excellence
French Army

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm LUNCH

1:45 pm - 3:30 pm Industry Panel - The cross sector challenges and the vision for proving future solutions


2:45 pm - 3:30 pm NETWORKING BREAK

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Commanders' Panel: Sharing Ideas And Creating A Road Map For Advanced Artillery

• Reviewing existing Artillery Technologies presented throughout the program
• Pointing out the technologies and gaps that need further covering and prioritizing
• Creating a realistic and hyper-realistic technological road map for a smarter mortar future
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.