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

Main Conference Day 1

Everything you need to know about International Military Helicopter USA's first conference day!

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

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairman's Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:45 am Driving the Development of Next Generation Dutch Rotorcraft Capabilities

Air Commodore Robert Adang - Commander Defence Helicopter Command, Royal Netherlands Air Force
- Current Dutch rotary wing acquisition priorities
- Improving teaming capabilities for a unified and coordinated combat force
- Opportunities to collaborate with U.S.A. to increase helicopter competencies
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Air Commodore Robert Adang

Commander Defence Helicopter Command
Royal Netherlands Air Force

9:45 am - 10:30 am Designing, Developing, Delivering and Supporting Advanced Aviation Capabilities for Operational Commanders and Allies

Major General Thomas Todd - Program Executive Officer, PEO Aviation
- Delivering improved lethality, reach and survivability capabilities to support the operational environment
- Managing fleet modernization efforts to meet current and emerging threats
- Efforts to integrate optionally piloted capability to the entire existing fleet
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Major General Thomas Todd

Program Executive Officer
PEO Aviation

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break and Demo Drive

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Keynote Remarks: Accelerating the Future Vertical Lift Modernization Directive: Current FVL Lines of Efforts & Updates

Brigadier General Walter Rugen - Director, Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team, US Army Futures Command

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Brigadier General Walter Rugen

Director
Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team, US Army Futures Command

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Providing High-Level Rotorcraft Capability in Support of ANG Evolving Mission Sets

- Rotorcraft capabilities needed to support National Guard mission sets
- Desired requirements to support advanced ANG readiness across a wide-reaching AOR
- Army Aviation COE and ANG collaborative efforts

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch


1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Enabling a Streamlined Expeditionary Aviation Force in Support of Advanced MAGTF Operations

Lieutenant General Steven Rudder - Deputy Commandant for Aviation, USMC Headquarters
- Understanding the unique rotary wing craft needs for the USMC enterprise
- USMC Aviation approach to new aircrafts and systems
- Operational perspective: requirements needed to meet next-generation rotorcraft capabilities
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Lieutenant General Steven Rudder

Deputy Commandant for Aviation
USMC Headquarters

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Rotorcraft Acquisition Priorities for the USCG: Requirements Needed to Bolster USCG Operational Reach

Rear Admiral Michael Johnston - Assistant Commandant for Acquisition and Chief Acquisition Officer, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, United States Coast Guard
- Current USCG rotorcraft acquisition priorities
- Emerging requirements for future acquisition to support USCG missions across multiple AORs
- Timeline of future rotorcraft acquisition
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Rear Admiral Michael Johnston

Assistant Commandant for Acquisition and Chief Acquisition Officer
Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, United States Coast Guard

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Networking Break and Demo Drive

- Developing aeromedical evacuation upgrade and modernization strategies
- Serving as the aeromedical evacuation user representative in the acquisition process
- Refining and developing aeromedical evacuation unit designs and force structure
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Colonel Stephen (Steve) A. Barnes

Chief, Medical Evacuation Proponency Division
Army Medical Department Center and School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence (AMEDDC&S HRCoE).

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Providing Professionally Trained Rotorcraft Aviators for Army & Allied Forces’ Efficient Mission Success

Colonel George Ferido - Director of Training and Doctrine, 110th Aviation Brigade
- Efforts to expand training capabilities with 110th Aviation Brigade
- Technological requirements needed to elevate next-generation of Army Rotorcraft men & women
- Current acquisition and training priorities
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Colonel George Ferido

Director of Training and Doctrine
110th Aviation Brigade

5:15 pm - 5:30 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks



5:30 pm - 6:00 pm POST CONFERENCE NETWORKING