July 29 - 31, 2019
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria , VA

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

- Upgrades of the Dutch fleet of AH-64D Apache en CH-47 Chinook helicopters
- Developing future-proof operational concepts and capabilities
- Preparing the Defence Helicopter Command for joint operations in a multi-domain environment
Air Commodore Robert Adang, Commander Defence Helicopter Command at Royal Netherlands Air Force

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

- 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
Major General Thomas Todd, Program Executive Officer at PEO Aviation

Major General Thomas Todd

Program Executive Officer
PEO Aviation

10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking Break and Demo Drive

11:00 am - 11:45 am Keynote Remarks: Accelerating the Future Vertical Lift Modernization Directive: Current FVL Lines of Efforts & Updates


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

Brigadier General Walter Rugen

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

At this important session, you will have the unique opportunity to learn from leading industry stakeholders as they share in their considerations as to the current ecosystem of Military helicopters. Our speakers will highlight engineering approaches, efforts to drive collaboration in a competitive environment, and the role that affordability and sustainability play in next-generation platforms.

Dr. Bill Lewis, President and CEO at Tennessee Technical Test Team

Dr. Bill Lewis

President and CEO
Tennessee Technical Test Team

Luke Savoie, President, Aviation Services at L3 Technologies

Luke Savoie

President, Aviation Services
L3 Technologies

Rob Freeland, Director, Government Relations at Bell

Rob Freeland

Director, Government Relations
Bell

David Dunn, Division Head, Power and Energy Division at University of Dayton Research Institute

David Dunn

Division Head, Power and Energy Division
University of Dayton Research Institute

Mark Harvie, President at Omni Medical Systems, Inc.

Mark Harvie

President
Omni Medical Systems, Inc.

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch


1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Enabling a Streamlined Expeditionary Aviation Force in Support of Advanced MAGTF Operations

- 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
Lieutenant General Steven Rudder, Deputy Commandant for Aviation at USMC Headquarters

Lieutenant General Steven Rudder

Deputy Commandant for Aviation
USMC Headquarters

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Rotorcraft Acquisition Priorities for the USCG: Requirements Needed to Bolster USCG Operational Reach

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

Rear Admiral Michael Johnston

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

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Break and Demo Drive

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Providing High-Level Rotorcraft Capability in Support of ANG Evolving Mission Sets

-Understanding the rotorcraft needs to maintain Army National Guard readiness and preparedness
-Conducting maneuver unit oversight for the North Carolina National Guard
-U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence's role with FVL
Brigadier General Marvin T. Hunt (Todd), Deputy Commanding General – Army National Guard (ARNG) at United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE)

Brigadier General Marvin T. Hunt (Todd)

Deputy Commanding General – Army National Guard (ARNG)
United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE)

- 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
Colonel Stephen (Steve) A. Barnes, Chief, Medical Evacuation Proponency Division at Army Medical Department Center and School, Health Readiness Center of Excellence (AMEDDC&S HRCoE).

Colonel Stephen (Steve) A. Barnes

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

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks



5:15 pm - 5:30 pm POST CONFERENCE NETWORKING