Main Day One

April 28, 2021

9:00 - 10:50 EST Webinar Opens / Meeting Setting


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Erin Riley Kocourek

Senior Director, Hypersonics Campaign
Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a Business of Raytheon Technologies

11:00 - 11:30 EST Developing Hypersonic Systems to Bolster Warfighting Capability Immediately

Mike E. White, SES - Principal Director, Hypersonics, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering
  • Offensive priorities: the path ahead and 6-12 month priorities
  • US Hypersonic Vision & Strategy: S&T roadmap efforts
  • Addressing Service & Department-wide hypersonic needs
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Mike E. White, SES

Principal Director, Hypersonics
Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

  • Immediate S&T needs and roadmap efforts
  • Developing capability-led technology advancement for hypersonic utilization
  • Updates on the JHTO current lines of effort

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Dr. Gillian Bussey

Director, Joint Hypersonics Transition Office
Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

12:00 - 12:30 Guiding AFRL Munitions Efforts to Support a USAF Hypersonic Enterprise

Colonel Garry A. Haase - Director, Munitions Directorate & Commander, Eglin Research Site, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • Supporting development of air-launched munitions technology
  • Discovering, developing, and integrating air-launch weapon technologies across the USAF
  • Research lines of effort across USAF munitions: current initiatives
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Colonel Garry A. Haase

Director, Munitions Directorate & Commander, Eglin Research Site
Air Force Research Laboratory

  • Efforts to support modernization in Hypersonics
  • Supporting readiness and Joint lethality in contested environments
  • Understanding the Hypersonic ecosystem: immediate needs
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Colonel Corey "Lite'nin" Beaverson

Director, OSD R&E Global Capability Programs
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense, Research & Engineering

12:00 - 12:30 ARL Essential Research Program on Long Range Precision Fires Lines of Effort

Dr. Frank Fresconi - Lead, Essential Research Program on Long Range Precision Fires, Army Research Laboratory
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Dr. Frank Fresconi

Lead, Essential Research Program on Long Range Precision Fires
Army Research Laboratory

12:30 - 13:00 Advancing Industrial Base Priorities to Enable Continued Hypersonic Development, and Future Hypersonic Dominance

Chris Michienzi, Ph.D. (ST) - Chief Technology Officer, DASD, Industrial Policy and Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition and Sustainment
  • Policy and operations supporting industrial base support for hypersonic
  • Supply chain priorities
  • Acquisition priorities moving forward: far-term strategy

 

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Chris Michienzi, Ph.D. (ST)

Chief Technology Officer
DASD, Industrial Policy and Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition and Sustainment

13:00 - 13:30 EST Afternoon Networking Break & Speaker Q&A Block

  • Payload Integration into Weapon Systems
  • Survivability & Defense Against Hypersonics: Leveraging Mod/Sim
  • Atmospherics and Space Sensing: Know Thy Payload Environments
  • Empowering DoD Integrator and Contractor Missions
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J. McCarrick, Ph.D.

Associate Program Director for Strategic Partnership Programs, Weapon Technologies & Engineering Program
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex Capabilities
  • Building a National Security Research Eco-System
  • Private-Public-Partnership in Hypersonics
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Colonel (Ret.) Ross Guieb

Executive Director Bush Combat Development Complex
The Texas A&M University System

  • University of Colorado’s Hypersonic Vehicles Interdisciplinary Research Theme (HyVIRT)
  • Optimizing hypersonic systems across multiple disciplines including aerothermodynamics, materials, propulsion, structures, and navigation and control
  • Driving research and workforce development involving more holistic, interdisciplinary approaches
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Dr. Iain Boyd

Director, Center for National Security Initiatives; Director, Hypersonic Vehicles Interdisciplinary Research Team
University of Colorado

15:00 - 15:30 EST Acceleration of Hypersonic Weapon System Development through Targeted Hypersonic Vehicle Simulation Improvements

Scott Morton - DoD HPCMP CREATE Air Vehicles Project Manager, US Army ERDC Information Technology Laboratory
  • M&S Meeting the Needs of Hypersonic System Developers
  • Transitioning Decades of Basic Research to Production Capability
  • The need for a National Hypersonic Vehicle Modeling and Simulation Strategy
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Scott Morton

DoD HPCMP CREATE Air Vehicles Project Manager
US Army ERDC Information Technology Laboratory

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Erin Riley Kocourek

Senior Director, Hypersonics Campaign
Raytheon Missiles and Defense, a Business of Raytheon Technologies

15:45 - 15:45 EST End of Digital Day 1