Main Day One

October 28, 2020

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


10:50 - 11:00 Chairman Opening Remarks

13:30 - 14:00 Morning Networking Break & Meetings

  • 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

  • Meeting Army timelines and roadmaps
  • Lessons learned from recent testing efforts
  • Necessary next steps and near-term technology efforts

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Lieutenant General Neil Thurgood

Director, Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition
Army Rapid Capabilities & Critical Technologies Office, US Army

12:00 - 12:30 Speaker Question and Answer Time Block with Event Attendees

12:30 - 13:00 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

  • ARL efforts to enable greater collaboration w/industry across hypersonic
  • Army efforts to develop & support hypersonic leaders
  • Efforts to collaborate w/academia to guide engineering education efforts
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Frederick Hughes

Associate Director, ARL Vehicle Technology Directorate
US Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory

13:00 - 13:30 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

13:30 - 14:00 Afternoon Networking Break

  • 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

  • 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

Faculty Director, National Security Initiative Director, Hypersonic Vehicles Interdisciplinary Research Theme
University of Colorado

14:00 - 14:30 Supporting the Development of a University Consortium for Hypersonic Research

Colonel (Ret.) Ross Guieb - Executive Director Bush Combat Development Complex, The Texas A&M University System
  • Leveraging hypersonic SMEs across the US Academic space
  • Partnership efforts across facilities, where is additional work required
  • Hypersonic development into curriculums: how can academia support a hypersonic workforce
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Colonel (Ret.) Ross Guieb

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

14:30 - 15:00 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

15:00 - 15:00 Roundtable Sessions

Join our industry partners as they share in their transformative and rapid efforts to support the DoD’s Hypersonic Mission sets & goals.


15:00 - 15:30 Advancing High-Speed Propulsion Needs

15:00 - 15:30 Driving Guidance Capabilities for Improved Long-Range Strike Accuracy

15:00 - 15:30 Guiding Workforce Needs to Better Support a Hypersonic Capable Organization

15:00 - 15:30 Delivering Key Hypersonic Needs with a Keen Focus on Industrial Base Alignment & Security

15:30 - 15:45 Chairperson's Closing Remarks

15:45 - 19:30 Continued Networking Opportunities

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