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29 - 31 January, 2018
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria , VA

Main Conference Day 2

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Coffee

9:00 am - 9:10 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

9:10 am - 9:55 am Soldier Power: Lightweighting Soldier Energy Requirements to Increase Mobility


9:55 am - 10:40 am Mobile Nuclear Power Plants for Ground Operations


Juan Vitali, Chief Strategist for HQDA G-4 at US Army

Juan Vitali

Chief Strategist for HQDA G-4
US Army

10:40 am - 11:25 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:25 am - 12:10 pm Using Microgrids to Increase Energy Resilience

- Eliminating points of energy failure within critical infrastructure 
- Improving energy management 
- Increasing resiliency through cybersecure microgrids   
Colonel Colonel Adrian Marsh, Program Manager at PEO CS &CSS, US Army

Colonel Colonel Adrian Marsh

Program Manager
PEO CS &CSS, US Army

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm LEVERAGING COMMERCIAL TECHNOLOGIES TO MODERNIZE DOD’S TACTICAL POWER

• Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) for reducing logistics footprint, extending product life cycle and improving system level reliability and availability
• Enhancing AMMPS capability by incorporating an energy storage system with Masterless Load Demand functionality
• Extending the lifecycle of AMMPS with the injection of modern control technologies
Doreen Swanson, Senior Program Manager, Military Programs at Cummins Power Generation

Doreen Swanson

Senior Program Manager, Military Programs
Cummins Power Generation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Luncheon

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm MODELING AND SIMULATION OF BASE ENERGY REQUIREMENTS


Raymond Folden, Product Director at Contingency Base Infrastructure, PEO CS&CSS, US Army

Raymond Folden

Product Director
Contingency Base Infrastructure, PEO CS&CSS, US Army

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm EMERGING BATTERY TECHNOLOGIES SUPPORTING OPERATIONAL ENERGY

• Bipolar lead acid batteries
• Solid state electrolyte batteries
• Advanced production methods for enhancing battery performance
Matt Hutchens, Program Manager at Defense Logistics Agency

Matt Hutchens

Program Manager
Defense Logistics Agency

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm A Review of U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Operational Energy Innovations


Debbie Lawrence, Associate Technical Director at ERDC-CERL

Debbie Lawrence

Associate Technical Director
ERDC-CERL

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Making Smart Installations Secure: Increasing Cybersecurity of Facility Related Control Systems

- Installing energy storage systems as back-up power source
- Using advanced sensors and servers to perform system analytics
- Upgrading networks to prevent, detect and recover faster from cyber-attacks 
Mr.  Ross Roley, Senior Military Analyst, Energy Office U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) at U.S. Navy

Mr. Ross Roley

Senior Military Analyst, Energy Office U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM)
U.S. Navy

4:30 pm - 4:40 pm Chairperson's Closing Remarks

4:40 pm - 4:40 pm End of Main Conference Day Two