October 28 - 30, 2019
Washington, D.C.

2019 Hypersonic Weapons Speakers

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Lieutenant General Neil Thurgood
Army Hypersonics, Directed Energy, Space and Rapid Acquisition, Army Space and Missile Defense Command, US Army
Brigadier General Andrew Gebara
Director of Strategic Plans, Programs and Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command
US Air Force
Brigadier General Stephen Michael
Deputy Commanding General of the Combined Arms Center for Training
United States Army
Col Eric Felt
Director of the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base
United States Air Force
Col Timothy West
Senior Materiel Leader, Aerospace Systems Directorate Air Force Research Laboratory
United States Air Force
Dr. Eric Marineau
Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Heat Transfer & Materials Program Officer
Office of Naval Research
Dr. Iain Boyd
James E. Knott Professor
University of Michigan
Mr. Jimmy Smith
Deputy Director, Office of Small Business Programs
US Navy
Dr. Phillip Ligrani
Eminent Scholar, Propulsion
University of Alabama-Huntsville
Mr. Jess Sponable
Former DARPA and AFRL Program Manager
Chair of the 2019 Hypersonic Weapons Conference
Emmanuel Skamangas
SSTM for Surface Warfare Analysis
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division
Dr. Venkat Narayanaswamy
Associate Professor
North Carolina State University
Jeffrey Sexton
Deputy Technical Director Hypersonic Defense Program
Missile Defense Agency
Melanie Marlowe
Senior Associate (Nonresident), International Security Program
Ryan Markinson
Subject Matter Expert
Defense Technical Information Center
William McGuffey
Director of Strategic Solutions
Frontier Technology Inc.