July 29 - 31, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

Main Conference Day 2

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

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

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

9:00 am - 9:45 am Guiding FVL Contracting Solutions to Meet Timelines in Support of Army & Unified Land Operations

Mr. Joseph Giunta - Executive Director, Army Contracting Command - Redstone
- Contracting efforts to support FVL development efforts
- Driving collaboration at Redstone with FVL counterparts to meet Army timelines
- Meeting FARA time lines ahead of time: strategies to limit schedule delays
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Mr. Joseph Giunta

Executive Director
Army Contracting Command - Redstone

9:45 am - 10:30 am The Future of Vertical Lift: Preparing the Way Forward (an Industry Perspective)

Randy Rotte - Director of Business Development for Cargo Helicopters and Future Vertical Lift Programs, Boeing
-Determining the balance between speed, capability and affordability
-It’s more than just the aircraft
-Leveraging expertise to deliver to the Warfighters
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Randy Rotte

Director of Business Development for Cargo Helicopters and Future Vertical Lift Programs
Boeing

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


11:15 am - 12:00 pm Building the Army and FVL of the Future: Driving Modernization Efforts for Army Acquisition

Jeffrey White - Principal Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology, US Army
- Efforts to guide Army acquisition processes to support future FVL integration
- Today’s modernization will be tomorrow’s readiness: Acquisition reform efforts to rapidly provide new level of capability
- Guiding Army Acquisition and Modernization strategies to make Soldiers more lethal
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Jeffrey White

Principal Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology
US Army

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Technologies Behind the Curtain: Enabling Future Capabilities of Military Helicopter Operations

Carvil E. Chalk - Director (A) for Aviation Development, U.S. Army Combat Capability Development Aviation & Missile Center
- Driving manned and unmanned aircraft teaming to bolster Army aviation rotary lethality
- Current lines of effort with the degraded visual environment (DVE) mitigation program
- Understanding the future for the Future Airborne Reconnaissance Aircraft
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Carvil E. Chalk

Director (A) for Aviation Development
U.S. Army Combat Capability Development Aviation & Missile Center

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch



1:45 pm - 2:15 pm Technological Advances in Dual Redundant Large Area Displays, Touch Panels and Light Mitigation for Fixed and Rotary Wing Aircraft

James (Jamie) Boulet - Manager of Business Development, American Panel Corporation (APC)
Continued advances in display technology have allowed implementation of larger and dual redundant flight displays to be available to a wider array of aircraft, offering reduced weight and decreased area requirements for instrument panels.  This technology, first originating in the development of the Panoramic F-35 Heads Down Display, offers similar capabilities for Multi-Functional Display (MFD) implementation in other Fixed and Rotary Wing aircraft.
 
-       Recent advancements in dual redundant Large Area Displays
-       Touch panels modernization
-       Current & future light mitigation display technologies available for Fixed and Rotary Wing aircraft implementation
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James (Jamie) Boulet

Manager of Business Development
American Panel Corporation (APC)

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Key Challenges in Rotary Wing Aircraft Survival to be Met for Increased Performance and Survivability of Army Aviators

Colonel Mark McPherson - Incoming Commander, United States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL)
- Driving crew survival in military helicopter operations
- Aeromedical aspects of flying in degraded visual environments (DVE)
- Evaluating the psychological, cognitive, and sensory requirements associated with manned-unmanned teaming operations
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Colonel Mark McPherson

Incoming Commander
United States Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL)

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon Networking and Refreshment Break

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Advocating for the Advancement of Vertical Flight Research and Technology

Mike Hirschberg - Executive Director, The Vertical Flight Society - (American Helicopter Society)
The Vertical Flight Society is the world’s oldest and largest technical society dedicated to enhancing the understanding of vertical flight technology. The organization provides insight and promotes awareness of vertical flight capabilities, to include challenges and development.

-Advocating and support vertical flight technology for the US Govt.
-Efforts to collaborate with Government, industry and academia to further the development of FVL capabilities
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Mike Hirschberg

Executive Director
The Vertical Flight Society - (American Helicopter Society)

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Revolutionary VTOL Designs for Extreme Flight Missions

Inder Chopra - Director, Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, University of Maryland
- Vertical Flight Society creative design efforts for rotorcraft development
- Unmanned disaster relief delivery vehicles, and delivery drone utilization in urban settings
- Managing the challenge of manned unmanned teaming
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Inder Chopra

Director
Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, University of Maryland

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks & End of Summit