April 29 - May 01, 2019
Detroit

Main Conference Day 1

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

Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar, Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC at US Army

Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar

Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army

9:00 am - 9:45 am Future Ground Maneuver - Vision, Thoughts and Challenges

Brigadier General (Ret.) Didi Ben-Yoash, Team Leader, Future Combat Vehicles at Israel Ministry of Defence

Brigadier General (Ret.) Didi Ben-Yoash

Team Leader, Future Combat Vehicles
Israel Ministry of Defence

9:45 am - 10:30 am Test and Evaluation Perspectives from the Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation

Juliana Ivancik, Ground Combat Systems Action Officer at OSD DOT&E

Juliana Ivancik

Ground Combat Systems Action Officer
OSD DOT&E

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

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Rugged Mission Computing Solutions for Sensor Fusion and AI in Combat Vehicles

- Leveraging next-gen technologies to deploy AI at the Edge
- Understanding advanced sensor capture and data fusion in single LRU rugged computing systems
- Incorporating sophisticated electronics architecture in the combat vehicle ecosystem
Craig Powell, VP Business Development - Global ISR at Systel USA

Craig Powell

VP Business Development - Global ISR
Systel USA

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Future of Autonomous High-Mobility Military Systems: Unstructured, Uncertain, Adversarial Environments

Bogdan Epureanu, Director, Automotive Research Center at University of Michigan

Bogdan Epureanu

Director, Automotive Research Center
University of Michigan

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm LUNCH

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Acquisition Threat Support Overview – the process of how threat intelligence is incorporated to U.S. acquisition programs

Major Daniel Smith, Joint Land Warfare Chief at DIA, U.S. Army

Major Daniel Smith

Joint Land Warfare Chief
DIA, U.S. Army

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Adversary GCV Capabilities – Review of Adversarial GCV Capabilities Informing the NGCV programs

Major Eric Rempfer, Land Warfare Technology Chief at DIA, U.S. Army

Major Eric Rempfer

Land Warfare Technology Chief
DIA, U.S. Army

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Networking Break

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Enhancing Perceived Safety in Human–Robot Collaborative Construction Using Immersive Virtual Environments

Dr. Lionel Robert, Associate Professor of Information at University of Michigan

Dr. Lionel Robert

Associate Professor of Information
University of Michigan

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

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