December 03 - 05, 2019
| Suburban Collection Showplace

Main Conference Day 1

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration and Morning Networking

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Major General (R) William Hix

Managing Partner, Next Horizon Partners, LLC
Former Director of Strategy, Plans & Policy, Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/5/7 Headquarters US Army

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Jeffrey White

Principal Deputy to the ASA (ALT)
US Army

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Brigadier General (Ret.) Didi Ben-Yoash

Team Leader, Future Combat Vehicles
Israel Ministry of Defence

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Yvonne Avitov

Operations and Control Manager Future Main Combat Vehicle Team
Future Main Combat Vehicle Team, Israel Ministry of Defense

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break and Demo Drive

Browse the cutting edge security solutions on display in the exhibit hall and enroll in a chance to win prizes!

11:15 am - 11:45 am Threat Detection Systems for Tanks and Light Armored Vehicles

Eric Geoffroy - Director, Collins Aerospace
· Advance laser threat warning systems
·· Laser range-finders, laser designators and laser beam-riding missile threats
·· Chemical detection systems for current and emerging threat environments.
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Eric Geoffroy

Director
Collins Aerospace

11:45 am - 12:30 pm Predictive Maintenance - So Close, Yet So Far Away

John Kuenzli - Federal and Army Account Solutions, IBM
·· Using sensors and AI to predict GCVs maintenance
·· Increasing the life cycle of GCVs
·· Maintaining high level of readiness
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John Kuenzli

Federal and Army Account Solutions
IBM

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Enhancing Military Ground Vehicle Capability with Li-ion Battery Technology

Scott Ferguson - Global Product Manager, SAFT
·· Why future military vehicles need Li-ion technology
·· Xcelion product overview, capabilities, and roadmap
·· Safety concerns of Li-ion and how Saft addresses these through chemistry choice, product design, and testing
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Scott Ferguson

Global Product Manager
SAFT

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Impact of Technology on the Current and Future Tactical Fight

Colonel Mike McGuire - Director, Combat Developments, US Army SOCOM
·· The future contested, near-peer fight presents both opportunities and risks for a technological force
·· Data analytics and human machine teaming is being used every night on the battlefield-- in unexpected ways
·· OODA Loop is too slow. We need to “Predict and Act”-- and this requires fundamental changes to Mission
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Colonel Mike McGuire

Director, Combat Developments
US Army SOCOM

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Break

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Specialized Display Products for Land Systems

Jamie Boulet - Manager of Business Development, American Panel Corporation
·· APC designs, develops and manufactures highly specialized LCD display products
·· Canopy reflection mitigation and resistive multi-touch, touch panels for operations in all gloved and un-gloved environments
·· Available in both non-ITAR as well as ITAR configurations
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Jamie Boulet

Manager of Business Development
American Panel Corporation

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Developing and Employing Technology for Future Battlefield

Colonel (R) Frederick Gellert - Professor of Resource Management, U.S. Army War College
·· Historical lessons and examples
·· Harnessing S&T efforts in the future
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Colonel (R) Frederick Gellert

Professor of Resource Management
U.S. Army War College

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Major General (R) William Hix

Managing Partner, Next Horizon Partners, LLC
Former Director of Strategy, Plans & Policy, Deputy Chief of Staff G-3/5/7 Headquarters US Army

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm Post Conference Networking