April 29 - May 01, 2019
Detroit

Main Conference Day 1

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

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Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar

Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army

9:00 am - 9:45 am Sustainment and Modernization Challenges Facing The Ground Combat Vehicles Fleet

Major General Daniel Mitchell - Commanding General, US Army TACOM
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Major General Daniel Mitchell

Commanding General
US Army TACOM

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, OSD DOT&E
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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

Craig Powell - VP Business Development - Global ISR, Systel USA
- 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
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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, University of Michigan
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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, DIA, U.S. Army
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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, DIA, U.S. Army
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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, University of Michigan
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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