July 29 - 31, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Focus Day

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST


9:00 am - 9:10 am Program Director Remarks & Intro

Shuki Hasson, Program Director at IDGA

Shuki Hasson

Program Director
IDGA

Lieutenant General (R)  Mark O Schissler, Lieutenant General Retired, Chairperson at USAF

Lieutenant General (R) Mark O Schissler

Lieutenant General Retired, Chairperson
USAF

9:30 am - 11:00 am Strategic Overview of the Department of Defense A&S Efforts for Future Air Dominance

• Addressing DoD priorities and plans to support US and International Allies Air Dominance
• Acquisition & Sustainment processes needed to support full integration of the 5th Generation fighters
The Honorable Ms. Ellen M. Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment at Department of Defense

The Honorable Ms. Ellen M. Lord

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Department of Defense

10:00 am - 10:30 am Discussing The Case For Fifth Generation Airpower

• Identifying successes and challenges post 5th Generation first integration phase
• Sharing perspective over building infrastructure to support cross generational forces
• Discussing technologies that support software-reliant and multi-domain battlespace
Lieutenant General (R) David A. Deptula, Dean at The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

Lieutenant General (R) David A. Deptula

Dean
The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies

10:30 am - 11:15 am NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:15 am - 11:45 am The RSAF Integral Role In The Airspace Stability And Is The Forerunner For Fighter Advancement In The Region

Brigadier General Khalid Al-Harbi, Commander of the Air Warfare Center at The Royal Saudi Air Force

Brigadier General Khalid Al-Harbi

Commander of the Air Warfare Center
The Royal Saudi Air Force

11:45 am - 12:15 pm The Royal Netherlands Air Force Modernization Efforts For The Advancement Of Its Air Power And Its Vision For The Future Of Fighter Capabilities

Colonel Bertil van Geel, Kingdom of the Netherlands Air Attaché & Deputy Defense Attaché in Washington, DC at Royal Netherlands Air Force

Colonel Bertil van Geel

Kingdom of the Netherlands Air Attaché & Deputy Defense Attaché in Washington, DC
Royal Netherlands Air Force

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH

Hungry? So are we! Sit down to a tasty meal while discussing the topics so far and what’s to come in
the day.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Australia’s 4th To 5th Generation Fighter Transition And Exploring The Role Of ‘Loyal Wingman’ UCAS

• Outline Australia’s experience in transitioning its fighter force from a fourth to a fifth generation force.
• Assess the role of partnerships in developing and sustaining world leading fighter capabilities.
• Exploring and evaluating the ‘Loyal Wingman’ UCAS concept with air combat platforms.
Air Commodore Terry van Haren, The Australian Air Attache’ in Washington, DC at Royal Australian Air Force

Air Commodore Terry van Haren

The Australian Air Attache’ in Washington, DC
Royal Australian Air Force

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Agile Combat Employment Concept and Operation in Multi Player Theaters

• Evaluating PACAF Agile Combat Employment Concept
• Managing and de-escalating territorial penetration
• Assessing gaps and providing solutions to operating in a multi-player airspace
Colonel Robert Davis, 3rd Wing Commander at USAF

Colonel Robert Davis

3rd Wing Commander
USAF

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm NETWORKING BREAK


3:30 pm - 4:00 pm The Adaptation Of The 5th Generation Fighter, The Data Fusion Capabilities And Integration Into The Multi-Domain Operation Concept, And The Vision For Penetrating Counter Air Program

Lieutenant General Timothy G. Fay, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements at USAF

Lieutenant General Timothy G. Fay

Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Integration and Requirements
USAF

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm TECHNOLOGY: Advancing USAF Mission Readiness Through Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Generational Fighter Training

• Mapping the current RedFlag technologies and the future adaptations
• Simulators’ adjustments to the developing technology and 5th Generation capabilities
• LVC training and the path to revolutionizing fighter readiness
Colonel Jake Trigler, Commander of 354th Operations Group, 354th Fighter Wing at USAF

Colonel Jake Trigler

Commander of 354th Operations Group, 354th Fighter Wing
USAF

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

 

4:45 pm - 4:45 pm POST CONFERENCE NETWORKING