Main Conference Day 1 - January 27

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration and Networking

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm DoD Review: The Road Map For Operational Energy Advancement And The Cross-Service Priorities

• Increasing future warfighting capability

• Identifying and reducing logistics and operational risks

• Enhancing mission effectiveness

• Innovative software and technology for optimized planning and execution

• Defining the operational energy supply network for secure and reliable fuel logistics

• 21st century energy solutions for new and legacy aircraft and systems


Roberto Guerrero SES

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Energy Sustainment Needs Across the US Military

Brigadier General Jimmy R. Canlas - Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Energy

The Defense Logistics Agency-Energy provides the Department of Defense and other government agencies with comprehensive energy solutions in the most effective and efficient manner possible, and their duties include the provision, procurement and distribution of military specification petroleum products. This session will focus on the ways that the DLA is focusing on resiliency, sustainment and maintaining cost effectiveness in the operational and installation energy space.


Brigadier General Jimmy R. Canlas

Defense Logistics Agency Energy

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Networking Break

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Addressing Engineering Solutions For Maximizing Energy Efficiency And Delivering Powerful, Renewable And Accessible Energy Sources To Fit Future Army Combat Systems

• Advancing maneuverability, operational longevity and safety of forces in the field

• Discussing interoperability for joint operations with global allies and different systems

• Designing for operations in changing terrains

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Harnessing Innovative Operational Energy Technologies

The Operational Energy Capability Improvement Fund guides operational energy innovation via targeted S&T investments. This session will focus on how the OECIF is moving to ensure evolving future operational energy technology requirements are met and how they continue to rapidly address the new critical issues arising from today’s threats that have been under-recognized and under-resourced.

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Understanding the Needs of the USMC for Expeditionary Energy and Installation Energy

Thomas Edward Morehouse Jr. - Chairman, Operational Energy 2020

The US Marine Corps has unique needs for expeditionary operational energy that must consider flexibility and interoperability with joint operations. This session will also touch on the upcoming RFP for the Mobile Electric Hybrid Power Source for the USMC. 


Thomas Edward Morehouse Jr.

Operational Energy 2020